Hyundai Card's impressive "Music Library + Understage" has recently established itself in central Hannam-dong in central Seoul, Korea. Started by two ardent Korean music collectors, the repository of vintage vinyl records houses over 10,071 vinyls and 3,298 books related to the records. Included in the staggering collection are six of the world’s rarest vinyl LPs, including the 1977 track “God Save the Queen” by the Sex Pistols - only 10 of which still survive today - and The Beatles’ controversial “butcher cover” of the 1966 album Yesterday and Today. The building’s top two floors are dedicated to records and music publications from the ’50s to the present, while the basement contains the "Understage" performance venue created for indie artists. Six LP players in the main atrium are also available for people to session records. The Music Library is the third of the credit card company’s “library project,” with the Design Library having opened in 2013 and the Travel Library in 2014.
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