Ep 3. Teenage Head Records: The Rise of Vinyl in a Digital Age
Follow Dafrosty backstage to find out the inner workings of the music business in Malaysia, through conversations with some of the most dedicated individuals in the industry, from how they sustained their passion for music, to nurturing platforms for the industry’s growth.
In this episode, Dafrosty spoke with Radzi, the owner of Teenage Head Records, outside the store in SS14, Subang Jaya, on his experience with the local vinyl market, as well as the role of the record store in the music industry.
Aiman Misri / Dafrosty
Aiman Mohd Misri, a.k.a. Dafrosty, has witnessed the growth and dominance of Malaysia’s Hip Hop scene in the past decade from multiple perspectives; recording and mixing engineer, music technology lecturer, independent record label owner and artist.
Teenage Head Records
Teenage Head Records came into the Malaysian market at the right time to profit from a much younger audience discovering new music on streaming services. Annual Record Store Day and Cassette Store Day events at the shop are often filled with gatherings of local young music lovers celebrating the physical medium of music consumption, as well as driving sales up through exclusive physical releases by local musicians.