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Record Store Day

  • Calendar

    September 5, 2013

    Cassette Store Day

    Fingerprints

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2013

    OC Weekly Slaughters at OC Press Club Awards

    The Orange County Press Club held its annual awards dinner at the Balboa Bay Resort last night, and as the Mexican himself would say, we slaughtered the Special Olympics. Once again, we dominated the awards portion of the evening -- as well as the wine consumption.This infernal rag took home a whopp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2013

    The Top Five Non-Album Atmosphere Jams to Excite You For Friday's Show!

    This Friday, midwest underground hip-hop heroes Atmosphere return to Cali at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater with Slightly Stoopid. As impressively prolific as the rap group's catalog is, it might be easy to overlook that while it's been two years since their last album, 2011's The Family Sign, th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2013

    What Did People Buy On Record Store Day at Coachella?

    By: Ryan Cox While we're covering weekend two of Coachella, it's no surprise that the Zia Records' pop-up store was swarming with eager music lovers on Saturday for Record Store Day, hoping to scoop up some of those re-released and hard to-find aural gems. Hell, people were just eager to spend hard ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2013

    Record Store Day: Here Are The Must Haves That Should Be On Your List

    For record collectors everywhere (including this one), this Saturday is their Christmas. Yep, Record Store Day is here once again. Beginning in 2008, the event celebrates independent record stores with the release (and re-release in some cases) of super rare, limited edition (or out of print) albums ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 18, 2013

    Record Store Day

    Fingerprints Records

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2013

    Dr. Freecloud's Record Shoppe Turns to Pledge Money for Survival

    With Record Store Day fast approaching, it's probably a good time to highlight a local house of wax that could use some saving. This month, Dr. Freecloud's Record Shoppe--one of the last OC dens of avant garde electronica--is hosting a pledge drive to help keep their doors open. The Fountain Valley ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2013

    Fingerprints Celebrates Record Store Day With Jimmy Eat World, Best Coast and More

    If you're like us, the arrival of April means Record Store Day is almost upon us. On April 20, our favorite LBC music shop Fingerprints is celebrating in a big way. This year the shop's in-store performance lineup boasts FM alt-rockers Jimmy Eat World along with L.A.'s own Best Coast, Grammy-winning ... More >>

  • Music

    September 6, 2012

    Wayne Coyne Says 2013 Is the Year of the Flaming Lips

    After breaking a Guinness World Record, the Oklahoma psych rockers have much more in store

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2012

    Wayne Coyne Says 2013 Is the Year of the Flaming Lips

    See Also:* Pacific Festival: The Dunes Announced* Boys Noize Talks New Album, Working With Snoop Dogg and Skrillex*Bloc Party Speaks: Why Bringing Their Guitars to HARD Summer is a Gutsy MoveAs the Flaming Lips pulled into New Orleans for the final show on a marathon, eight-city, 24-hour jaunt acros ... More >>

  • Music

    August 16, 2012

    Braid Come Screaming Out of Retirement

    The '90s post-hardcore act return with new music and the same ol' attitude

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2012

    Post-hardcore Braid shout down obstacles to come out of retirement.

    See Also: * How Alabama Shakes Turned a Shitty Career Break Into a Major Score* Bloc Party Speaks: Why Bringing Their Guitars to HARD Summer is a Gutsy Move*Young the Giant are OC's Next Great Band "When I was a child, I always dreamt one day I'd have lymphoma," jokes singer/songwriter Robert N ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2012

    Sea Wolf Talks New Album, 'Old World Romance'

    Like the protagonists of the Jack London novel, the LA-based folksters Sea Wolf, led by Alex Brown Church, returned home for the creation of the band's third full-length album Old World Romance (out September 11) after having been adrift for the previous release, 2009's White Water, White Bloom. We ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2012

    Stone Gossard on Brad, the Oklahoma City Thunder, and When That New Pearl Jam Album Is Coming Out

    When the Seattle sound exploded in the early '90s and went on to define a generation, Stone Gossard was one of the people most responsible for the sound. As the rhythm guitarist of Pearl Jam, Gossard wrote some of the band's biggest hits. His other, lesser-known band, Brad, has done pretty well fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2012

    Top Five Hits: Fingerprints in Long Beach

    Here are the top five selling records this week from Fingerprints, 420 E. 4th Street in 
Long Beach, (562) 433-4996.This week's top seller is one of their Record Store Day items, Al Jardine's A Postcard from California.

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2012

    AWOLNATION on Record Store Day at Coachella, and Their First Albums

    Is it musical overload to celebrate National Record Store Day at Coachella? Pop up store Zia Records (located on the festival premises) proved it is not. Although the store drew many bands on the festival lineup for special signings, Record Store Day drew even bigger crowds than usual, with attendee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2012

    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., F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2012

    Creme Tangerine's Parker Macy Talks Record Store Day 2012

    Miguel Vasconcellos/OC WeeklyParker Macy (top) and Jonathan Staph (bottom) As you can see above, Creme Tangerine is not like most independent record stores. They took a niche market and made it even quirkier by selling vinyl out of a baby-blue trailer. Creme Tangerine, and it's owner Parker Macy is ... More >>

  • Music

    April 19, 2012

    Record Store Day: Good for Only a Few Stores?

    Did the annual event really save the vinyl record industry?

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2011

    Support Your Local Independent Record Shops: Black Friday Record Store Day Sales Roundup

    ​Like it or not, the holiday season is upon us. As we all know, the big kick-off is Black Friday, when everyone shakes off the inevitable Thanksgiving food coma and hits the streets to forage for the best deals on gifts for friends and family. Rather than heading to the nearest mall to wait in hel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2011

    Top 15 Essential Black Friday Record Store Day Releases

    ​First, we told you what OC record stores are having Black Friday Record Store Day sales. Now, we're letting you know what RSD releases you should look out for. Here are 15 essential Black Friday Record Store Day releases you might be able to score this Friday. (No guarantees, though -- most of th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2011

    Warner Bros. Records Announce Exclusive Vinyl Releases For Record Store Day On Black Friday

    ​This morning Warner Bros. Records announced that they'll be releasing exclusive Record Store Day releases on Black Friday. See below for details on limited edition vinyl packages from the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Iron and Wine, Tom Petty, The Black Keys, and Eric Clapton that'll be available this F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2011

    Record Store Day's Black Friday Special Releases: Rolling Stones, Beastie Boys And More

    ​Record Store Day is giving fans a few limited releases to tide them over until the annual April event. The event, which saw it's 30th anniversary this year, is dedicated to independent record retailers and supported by artists and fans alike. A handful of new records will be released on Nov. 25, ... More >>

  • Music

    May 5, 2011

    Record Stores Revinylize OC

    The vinyl boom is fueling a resurgence of record retailers

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2011

    Over the Weekend: Foo Fighters at Fingerprints on Record Store Day, April 16

    Chad Sengstock/OC WeeklyFoo 'til you're red in the face​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. Frontman Dave Grohl did the head-banging maneuver with teeth clenched several tim ... More >>

  • Music

    April 7, 2011

    Foo Fighters at Fingerprints!

    [Mental Notes] Record Store Day, Andrew W.K. and Honeypie at Detroit Bar

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2009

    Live from Coachella: Record Store Day!

    It's pretty cool that the official on-site record store at Coachella this year is Zia Records, from my hometown of Phoenix. It's been Virgin Megastore in years past, which is not only now out of business, but was always totally totally horrible. A copy of Private Eyes for $18.98? Sure, why ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2009

    Will Record Store Day Spin Right Past Orange County By?

    April 18 is Record Store Day. The National Association of Recording Merchandisers is sponsoring this celebration of "the unique culture of indie record stores all year long" with sales, in stores and other mayhem. NAMBLA, I mean, NARM has the backing of fellow sponsors Music Monitor Network, the Coa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2008

    Last Night: The Alex Benefit at the Detroit Bar

    The Alex Benefit at the Detroit Bar, April 19, 2008 with We Barbarians, Nathan Willett, Delta Spirit, and Jonnie Russell from the Cold War Kids Better Than: Donating money to the Presidental Election Campaign Fund. Download: Delta Spirit's "Trashcan" from Ode To Sunshine Benefit concerts often re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2008

    Celebrate Record Store Day April 19

    Currently on the endangered species list: your local record store. (You remember those, right?) In a valiant attempt to raise awareness of their existence and importance (and perhaps move some stock), hundreds of independently owned music emporia throughout North America are celebrating Record Store ... More >>

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