Explore Taipei's Music Scene
From cafes to record stores down to creative parks - here are some hotspots in Taipei music lovers should never miss out.
Explore Taipei's Music SceneBy Chinoy TV
As Huashan 1914 Creative Park, Ximending Shopping District, and Dadaocheng have evolved into hip hangouts, many record shops in the area have sought to take on a new look, expanding their range of products that cater to their music-lover customers.
Today, from cafes to creative parks - here are some hotspots in Taipei music lovers should never miss out.
A shop that sells merchandise, apparel, records, and art books filled with passion and uniqueness, made by local bands.
THT Record Store and Cafe Bar
A cafe bar and record shop that caters a wide range of music genres. Along with good music, they also serve craft beers and French cuisine cooking.
White Wabbit Records
An independent record label and shop located in Shi-Da Road that specializes in indie/alternative music.
Huashan 1914 Creative Park
After being abandoned, it now serves as Taipei's primary creative arts center and a venue for significant cultural activities. (Read: Taipei's New West Side Story)
A hotspot in Taipei where the most fashionable people gather (Read: Causeway Bay Books Moving to Ximending). It never runs out of entertaining places and cool street performances. Celebrities also choose Ximending as a venue for their converts and events. (Read: Heating Up Taiwan's Concert Industry)
Source: Chinoy TV, a 30-minute lifestyle magazine show that tackles the different facets of Chinese-Filipino lifestyle, including people, events, sports, fashion and food. Transcending traditional media, it has now crossed into online, print and events to cater not only to Chinoy audience, but to Chinese and Filipino culture aficionados as well.
Edited by Tomas Lin