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420 E. Fourth St. Long Beach, CA 90802 | Long Beach | 562-433-4996
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  • News: feature
    Too big to be a suburb of LA but TFC (look it up!) to be OC, Long Beach sits between the two, siphoning off Orange County youth who are too afraid to move away to an actual large city. But...
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    Jeremy Spencer was the co-founder of Fleetwood Mac who could make his guitar do just about anything. But in 1971 after growing tensions, he left the Mac prior to an LA show and began his...
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    Tapes were sturdier than a CD, more portable than a record, but lacking in sound quality compared to nearly any other format. Bonus: you could usually fix one with a pencil. For all us '80s...
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    Several years back, a friend asked Foo Fighters lead guitarist Chris Shiflett to play at the Hootenanny—and though the rockstar insists his newly assembled ragtag rockabilly band...
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    Fingerprints Records celebrates Record Store Day with an in-store show, featuring Jimmy Eat World, Best Coast, Mike Watt and Lawrence Juber. Jimmy Eat World has been on an extensive tour...
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    Feeding People play a delightful brand of fuzzy-buzzy garage rock seasoned with reverby vocals and spooky-circus guitar riffs. At times, they’re reminiscent of the Doors (but if the...
  • Music:
    When digital sharing began overtaking the music industry in the early 2000s, employees of the independent Long Beach music store Fingerprints approached owner Rand Foster about doing away...
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    Author Greggory Moore turns an otherwise ordinary novel reading into a sensory flood of theatrical performance and live music. He calls this a "literary concert" and transforms the pages of...
  • Heard Mentality: Last Night reviews
    Milo GreeneFingerprints7/16/12If Milo Greene sounded at all plaintive at their (unofficial) record release show last night at Fingerprints in Long Beach, it's not because they weren't...
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    Milo Greene isn’t one person, it’s five: Robbie Arnett, Graham Fink, Andrew Heringer, Curtis Marrero and Marlana Sheetz. But the Los Angeles-based indie-folk quintet lends their...
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    Summer is in full swing and that means Long Beach is about to erupt with concerts and music festivals every weekend. Fingerprints hosts a live in-store with Sacremento-based Walking Spanish,...
  • Heard Mentality: in-store appearances
    Brian Wilson owes the world nothing. Nope, not you, mega fan. Nor you, guy who owns a mint condition 45 of Heroes And Villains. Nor you, guy who traded in his Sublime records for a copy of...
  • Heard Mentality: Albums we like
    The word "legend" applies only to a few people on this planet. One of those people is Brian Wilson. The man behind the Beach Boys is a bona fide musical genius and most certainly a legend in...
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    Seeing Dengue Fever live is a once in a lifetime music experience. Drawing on Cambodia's 1960's obsession with all things rock, this band, fronted by Cambodian native Chomm Nimol, rocks...
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    Ah, summer. So many shows, so little time, such a finite budget. Where to go? What to do? Relax, we've got the solution: a little quiz to help you decipher which shows are best for your...
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    Indie-folk foursome Infantree came from beyond the Valley—the San Fernando Valley, not the Valley of the Dolls, though they do share a certain ambitious sensibility with that ’60s...
  • Heard Mentality: in-store appearances
    We just gleaned this from Fingerprints Records' Facebook page a few minutes ago: "Oh, look. We just found 30 spots on the guest list, no purchase necessary, for today's performance by The...
  • Heard Mentality: Over the Weekend
    The Show: Have you ever seen a guy make the sign of the cross with his face? If you haven't, then you haven't seen the Foo Fighters play live, which is a shame. Front man Dave Grohl did the...
  • Heard Mentality: long beach
    UPDATE, APRIL 11, 6:56 P.M.: Hey, seriously, this in-store performance is way sold-out. Fingerprints would like to stress that there will be absolutely no walk-up entry on Saturday. So don't...
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    CLUED IN TO THE NEW FINGERPRINTSThere's not much on the walls, and all the merch that isn't CDs or vinyl is nowhere to be found, but if you squint long and hard enough, you can see that the...

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