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The Shop at The Standard Spa has gone vinyl. This Friday, the hotel's gift shop is throwing a musical affair, where guests can preview The Standard Spa's curated playlists and new and vintage vinyls from 3 to 6pm. Cocktails will be served. Music will flow.
Don't expect Led Zeppelin, The Beatles, and rock albums. Instead, you'll find an eclectic mix of Australian rock, rhythmic Yoruba-inspired beats, Brazilian funk, and more genres and styles you didn't know you needed until now. Artists on display include The Preatures, Ibeyi, Jessica Pratt, and more, and even if you're not into the sounds, the covers are going to be raw. Larry Levan's 1987 recording at the Paradise Garage before it closed will be on sale which has a Keith Haring silkscreen on the cover, and New York street artist Jean-Michel Basquiat designed Rammelzee featuring K Rob's pre-Beastie Boys hip-hop album.