Culture

Small Business

Little shop of wonders— Global

Preface

In a world of bland city centres, a shop full of interesting and unusual magazines and music that’s staffed by experts is a joyful discovery. And what’s more, they make your neighbourhood special.

Bangkok, Book Truck, Fabrizio Prestinari, Milan, Nattapon Siangsukon, Paris, Shuhei Mita, The Kisok, Tokyo, Tschann Libraire, Yannick Poirier, Zudrangma HQ Records

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Nattapon Siangsukon, Bangkok

“I opened Zudrangma in 2007 and it moved to its current location in the heart of Bangkok’s Thonglor area in 2011. My customers come from around Bangkok but I also get tourists who are curious about Thai music. They sit on the big sofa and listen, or relax outside or in the café next door.

My shop has records I found in Bangkok’s China-town, at night markets and in private collections. I bought records from ex-DJs, collectors and an exporter of used jukeboxes. I specialise in Thai music from the…

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