For music lovers – music fans – discover the Good Bar
And to continue celebrating music day, we reviewed a bar in New York. The Good Bar allows you to bring your own vinyl to play!
***We should point out that the bar is currently closed to guests due to the covid-19 pandemic, but we wish them to reopen soon!***
The Good Bar, by the same creators of the Good Room, was created for music lovers. Nicknamed “listening bar”, places like Good Bar are equipped with quality sound devices for a unique music experience. The bartenders themselves are experts in music selection.
The listenging bar experience comes from Tokyo, where this type of bar has existed since the 1950s. Now the concept has moved to several cities around the world like New York with Good Bar and even Paris with the bar Fréquence.
Good Bar organizes weekly events of listening to records chosen by a guest selector. Also, every week, they organize an event called BYOV (Bring your own vinyl). It is a perfect bar for audiophiles, those who know about sound and music. In fact, the bar has excellent equipment for listening to incredible brands such as Klipsch and a Thorens record player – to please music lovers!
Of course at God Bar it is also possible to taste incredible cocktails. In the meantime, during the confinement, the bar offers cocktails to go. Like this beautiful cocktail we see in the picture below: the Grace Jones. Vodka, lemon, egg white, fresh strawberries and mint.
Good Room Brooklyn
98 Meserole Ave, New York, 11222
Between Lorimer St and Manhattan Ave
Listening Bars around the world: Paris
In Paris we also find the concept of listening bars. This time we present the bar Fréquence, founded by three friends, Guillaume Quenza (ex-Sherry Butt), Matthieu Biron (ex-Andy Wahloo) and Baptiste Radufe. Skilled with their six hands to handle shakers and record players. It took them a few months to make their dream come true together: to set up a bar where cocktails and vinyls are placed on the same scale of values.
Located in the 11th district (home of the 33 rpm boutiques), the universe of this musical bar with its wooded décor was brilliantly designed by the young trio. The bottle lines have given way to the owners’ vinyl collection (the trifle of 1,500 to 2,000 records). The glasses are hidden in a refrigerated display case, and at the counter the record player is shown as a good neighbour to the bar station. A smart idea for bartenders, who immediately mix DJ sets and funky cocktails.
20 Rue Keller, 75011 Paris
Don’t drink and drive. Enjoy responsibly.