Record Store Day 2012: Your Handy Guide To Orange County Stores
What's happening in the OC/LB area for this year's edition of Record Store Day, you ask? Here's a nifty guide to all the excitement spinning around on Saturday, April 21.
Black Hole Records: They will carry a selection of the official Record Store Day limited edition releases. 108 N. Harbor Blvd., Fullerton, (714) 449-1788. http://www.blackholerecords.
Bionic Records: They will carry a selection of the official Record Store Day Releases. 6012 Ball Rd., Buena Park, (714) 828-4225; bionicrecords.tumblr.com.
Creme Tangerine Records: Many records will be on sale up to 75% off through Sunday. They will carry a selection of the official Record Store Day limited edition releases. 2930 Bristol St., Kiosk 2 (in front of Urban Outfitters), Costa Mesa, (714) 932-0552; www.cremetangerinerecords.com.
Durty Mick's Records: They will play host to a free in-store appearance from Danny Diablo of Skarhead and the Shotblockers, Skinhead Rob of the Transplants, Tobe Bean of the Street Dogs. Live performances by Twitching Tongues and Damon Dagger. Durty Mick Records and Insta-Press merch will be handed out throughout the day. On Sunday, they will hold a 10% off sale. They will carry a selection of the official Record Store Day limited edition releases. 403 E. 3rd St., Long Beach, (562) 437-3590; www.durtymickrecords.com.
Fingerprints Music: Opens at 6 a.m. M. Ward will perform a sold-out in-store at 5 p.m. Al Jardine of the Beach Boys will perform at 2 p.m. World Party will perform at 7:30 p.m. Entrance to all in-store performances available via pre-sale only. Call Fingerprints for full details. They will offer giveaways throughout the day. Two limited-edition records will be available that were recorded at Fingerprints: Horrible Crowes (Gaslight Anthem off-shoot) and Taking Back Sunday. Fingerprints will be the only place to get either on colored vinyl. 420 E. 4th St., Long Beach, (562) 433-4996; www.fingerprintsmusic.com. @fingerprintsLB.
Mass Media Records: Plus, there will be a barbeque! They will carry a selection of the official Record Store Day limited edition releases. Check updates throughout the day on Twitter at @massmediarecs. 614 E. 4th Street, Santa Ana, (714)564-7018, www.massmediarecords.com. @massmediarecs
Moonlight Graham: They will carry a selection of the official Record Store Day limited edition releases and giveaways. 401 W. Chapman Ave., Orange, (714) 639-0084, www.moonlightgraham.net @MG_Orange.
Pepperland: Midnight Screening and more bands TBA will perform in-store for free. They will also cary a selection of the official Record Store Day Releases. 850 N. Tustin St., Orange, (714) 639-0909.
TKO Records: Huntington Beach's own The Crowd will perform in-store for free. TKO will offer a 15% off storewide sale on current inventory. They will also bring out a special stash of $5 LPs and $2 7-inches. TKO Records is releasing a reissue of Poison Idea's classic 1983 debut 7" EP "Pick Your King." It's limited to 1,000 copies on clear vinyl. This release has been unavailable on the 7" format since the early 90s, and original copies of it fetch $300+ on the collectors market. In addition, they are going to be the exlusive store on the West Coast to carry the limited Record Store Day edition of Integrity's "Palm Sunday" 10-inch on Organized Crime Records. It's limited to 75 copies on white vinyl. 18948 Brookhurst St., Fountain Valley, (714) 962-0500. www.tkorecords.com. @TKOrecordsoc.
Vinyl Solution: Shattered Faith will perform in-store for free. They will also cary a selection of the official Record Store Day Releases. 18822 Beach Blvd., #104, Huntington Beach, (714) 963-1819. http://www.facebook.com/
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