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The Dial Corporation

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2013

    The Five Must-See Shows in OC This Weekend

    Friday, May 3 Basscon The Yost Theater Friday night's alright for partying down, so make your way over to Santa Ana's historic Yost Theater for Basscon tonight. The Yost has been putting out great EDM and trance music nights for a while now, but Basscon looks like its going to be an intense night o ... More >>

  • Music

    May 2, 2013

    Psycho de Mayo's Strange Trip

    Psychedelic bands from around the world converge on Santa Ana

  • 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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2012

    Left of the Dial Reopens New Santa Ana Location

    Every now and then, it's nice to be able to say that you can't keep a good record store down. A little over a month after shuttering their old location in Seal Beach, revered wax palace Left of the Dial has reemerged in SanTana. That's right, no more tussling with the Bermuda triangle of shittiness ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2012

    Burger Records to Unleash Wiener Dog Benefit Compilation

    You've gotta hand it to the guys running Burger Records--whatever some animal activists may say about their undying taste for cow meat on a bun, they definitely do their part to help any endangered house pet they come across. This week, the Fullerton garage label/record store announced via Facebook ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2012

    Left of the Dial Closes In Seal Beach, Opens a Pop-Up Store in Los Alamitos

    We recently got word that Seal Beach Record Store Left of the Dial is closing after today. Kinda. They're really just relocating to a smaller storefront. But that's not stopping them from dropping some going-out-of-business style sales. The shop is closing it's current location off Pacific Coast Hwy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2012

    Top Five Hits: Factory Records

    [Editor's Note: Every Friday, our resident record store expert Michael Chin checks in with his weekly report of what the hell people who still buy records at local shops are listening to.]See Also:*Myspace Was Better Than Facebook (For Music)*Top Five Hits: Fingerprints in Long Beach*Top Five Hits ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2012

    Top Five Hits: Fingerprints in Long Beach

    [Editor's Note: Every Friday, our resident record store expert Michael Chin checks in with his weekly report of what the hell people who still buy records at local shops are listening to.]See Also:*The Hives - The Observatory - September 11, 2012 [w/ VIDEO]*Top Five Hits: Left of the Dial in Seal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2012

    Top Five Hits: Left of the Dial in Seal Beach

    [Editor's Note: Every Friday, our resident record store expert Michael Chin checks in with his weekly report of what the hell people who still buy records at local shops are listening to.]See Also:*Wayne Coyne Says 2013 Is the Year of the Flaming Lips*Top Five Hits: Creme Tangerine in Costa Mesa*T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2012

    Spare Notes: Douglas and the Furs, 'Douglas and the Furs EP'

    See Also: *Video: Douglas and the Furs Surprise the Shit Out Of Jack White Fans at the Wiltern*Locals Only: Douglas and the Furs*Top Five Hits: Left of the Dial in Seal Beach[Editor's Note: This new Weekly music feature highlights outtakes and personal stories from bands who just finished working th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2012

    Top Five Hits: Left of the Dial in Seal Beach

    This week's Top Five are from Left of the Dial Records, 1065 Pacific Coast Highway in Seal Beach, (562) 598-3666. The prized number-one spot this is awarded to David Bowie's iconic concept album The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars.

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2012

    3hree Things: A Box Full Of Cassettes And Shame

    Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, where Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native.​I'm not gonna lie. I didn't spend my formative years as a music listener (late-80's/earl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2012

    They Might Be Giants at UCLA Royce Hall Last Saturday Night

    Matt Smith / SF WeeklyThey Might Be Giants live at the Filmore in November​ They Might Be Giants Royce Hall, Los Angeles Jan. 28, 2012 It's a special kind of when-did-I-get-so-old moment when a band you grew up with celebrates its 30th anniversary. In all fairness, They Might Be Giants as we've k ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2011

    Black Sunday Record Fair at Alex's Bar

    ​ L.A. RECORD and B-Music/Finders Keepers Records presents Black Sunday, a record fair at Alex's Bar. Independent labels, stores and DJs will gather for one afternoon to offer new and used vinyl, DVDs, CDs, cassettes, and collectibles, and you get to peruse their treasures while nursing bloody ma ... More >>

  • 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 >>

  • Calendar

    November 10, 2011

    They Might Be Giants

    House of Blues

  • Food

    June 29, 2000
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