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An OC Guide to Record Store Day 2014

An OC Guide to Record Store Day 2014
Jena Ardell

Record Store Day is this Saturday, April 19th. Not sure where to head for the best selection, sales or coolest live performances? We've got you covered. We've called every participating record store in Orange County to find out what will be going down at each location. If you wake up really early and plan accordingly, you can hit up each shop... or just cherry-pick based on your interests and this nifty list:

1. Fingerprints 420 E. 4th Street Long Beach, CA 562-433-4996 http://fingerprintsmusic.com Tons of RSD releases. Dream Theater will be signing copies of their 'Illumination Theory' release. Pre-order recommended. DJ set by Mayer Hawthorne and 14kt at 3 PM. by In-store performance by Wayne Kramer & Lexington at 5:30.

2. Durty Mick Records 403 E. 3rd St. Long Beach, CA 562-437-3590 http://durtymickrecords.com DJs all day!

3. Bagatelle Records 260 Atlantic Avenue Long Beach, CA 562-432-7534 http://bagatellerecords.com Hundreds of various sampler records from the 50s, 60s, and 70s will be $1, that day only.

4. Third Eye Records 2701 East 4th St. Long Beach, CA 90814 714-415-9814 http://thirdeyerecordshop.com 20% off all used vinyl. Open at 10 AM. (And the guy who answered the phone was totally charming, ladies).

5. dyzzyonvynyl 3004 E. 7th street longbeach, CA 562-438-8928 Store-wide sale. Same hours.

6. Bionic Records 6012 Ball Rd. Buena Park, CA 714-828-4225 Select sales. Lots of RSD releases were ordered.

7. Ceremony 423 S. Brookhurst St. Suite O Anaheim, CA 714-927-0487 http://facebook.com/ceremonyrecords Freebies. Tons of RSD exclusives. Meat in the Middle food truck will be on site from 4:00-8:00 PM, just in time for the live bands.

8. Black Hole Records 108 N Harbor blvd Fullerton, CA 714-449-1788 http://blackholerecords.info Still ironing out details...

9. Programme Skate & Sound 2495 E. Chapman Ave. Fullerton, CA 714-798-7565 http://programmehq.com All records on sale. RSD releases present. This is the stop for punk and hardcore lovers. Other items like skateboards and clothing also available.

10. Burger Records 645 S. State College Blvd. Unit A Fullerton, CA 714-336-0561 http://burgerrecords.com Ppening at 9am, will have a huge stock of RSD titles and will be having lots of limited edition Burger items available only in the shop!

11. Pepperland Music 850 N. Tustin Street Orange, CA 714-639-0909 http://pepperlandmusic.com Performance by Chris Cruz. $1 record sale bin. LOTS of RSD releases and a large selection of used CDs and DVDs.  

An OC Guide to Record Store Day 2014
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12. Moonlight Graham of Orange 160 N. Glassell St. Orange, CA 714-639-0084 Could not be reached.

13. Sound of California 19241 Doe Run Santa Ana, CA 714-544-4683 Could not be reached.

14. Left of the Dial Records 320 French St. Unit B Santa Ana, CA 657-900-2275 http://leftofthedialrecords.com Open 6 AM. RSD releases available. Channel 3 will be performing at 4 PM. Sales, promos and giveaways! Lots of exclusives here.

15. Resurrection Records https://facebook.com/GetResurrected Moved to Portland...

16. Vinyl Solution 18822 beach blvd #104 huntington beach, CA 714-963-1819 http://myspace.com/vinylsolution Private record collections will be on sale. Exclusive releases. Dano Forte's Juke Joint Freakshow (a blue's band) will be performing. Open 10 AM - 7 PM.

17. Dr. Freecloud's Record Shoppe 18960 Brookhurst St. Fountain Valley, CA 657-888-4695 http://www.drfreeclouds.com RSD releases. Djs and local artists will be performing. $1 record sale bin. 50% off inventory sale.

18. Analog 3313 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa, CA 949-500-0330 http://analogcollective.com RSD releases will be available. $1 record bin.

19. TKO Records 21405 Brookhurst St. Huntington Beach, CA 92646 714-962-0500 15% off storewide sale on non-RSD releases. Open 9 AM. First 150 costumers will receive goodie bags containing a record tote and poster. Exclusive color editions of Poison Idea's "Getting the Fear" and the Belltones LP will be available.

20. Port Of Sound Record Shoppe 1500 Adams Ave #102 Costa Mesa, CA 714-444-2337 http://portofsoundrecords.com Lots of RSD releases will be available here.

21. Creme Tangerine 2930 Bristol Street Costa Mesa, CA 714 932 0552 http://cremetangerinerecords.com 50% off entire 'outside section' of the store. Open 8 AM to 8 PM. More RSD releases purchased this year than any other year. "We go all out for RSD, so come down and get weird with us!"

22. Factory Records 440 East 17th Street Costa Mesa, CA 949-722-8101 http://factoryrecordsshop.com Annual Parking Lot Sale with over 10,000 albums for $1 each! Tons of RSD exclusives will be available. Open 5 AM - 8 PM.

23. Sound Spectrum-Music & Memorabilia 1264 s. coast hwy. laguna beach, CA 949-494-5959 http://soundspectrumlaguna.com RSD exclusives. Open 10 AM - 8 PM. $1 bin. $2-5 section of used vinyl. The Reggae selection here is hard to beat.

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