L.A. RECORD ULTIMATE RECORD STORE DAY 2011 GUIDE!

April 15th, 2011 | News

L.A. RECORD’S ULTIMATE RECORD STORE DAY 2011 GUIDE

Our diligent team of L.A. RECORD record fiends—including operatives Carpenter, Child, Fader and Martinez—spent untold eons calling every record store we could get a hold of to assemble this exhaustive list of who is doing what for Record Store Day tomorrow. (There are a few stores missing that we will add in as time permits so don’t worry if you aren’t on here—or email chris @ larecord.com to get listed!) Enjoy your Big Star and Boddie comps and see you somewhere tomorrow!


AMOEBA
Over a hundred special limited releases including LP’s and 7inches from Bad Brains, Beach Boys, Big Star, and tons more from letters other than B. A full list is on their website. Limited Quantities, first come first serve.
6400 W. SUNSET BLVD., HOLLYWOOD. (323) 245-6400. AMOEBA.COM.

BACKSIDE
Over 100 titles, live bands and acoustic shows, djs and giveaways, 3D releases for certain albums. Open early at 9am. Discounts anywhere from 15-20 percent off with cash purchases.
139 N. SAN FERNANDO BLVD, BURBANK. (818) 559-7573. BACKSIDERECORDS.SMOOLA.COM.

BURGER RECORDS
Bad Antics will do an in-store show and Burger will be giving away records and cassettes.
645 A. S. STATE COLLEGE BLVD., FULLERTON. (714) 336-0561. BURGERRECORDS.COM.

CREME TANGERINE
15-20% off used vinyl with live bands TBA.
THE LAB: 2930 BRISTOL ST, KIOSK 2, COSTA MESA. (714) 932-0552.


DR. FREECLOUD’S RECORD SHOPPE
Free shows featuring: Phrank, Chachi, DJ Slutfuck, Devilman, Double A Ron, Verity, Mike Hemp, Dope E, Sam I Am
Static, Gabbernaut, Dubsak + more TBA. Free food and drinks, free giveaways, limited edition vinyl.
18960 BROOKHURST ST, FOUNTAIN VALLEY. (714) 962-9787. DRFREECLOUDS.COM.

DR. STRANGE RECORDS
Everything 15% off plus limited edition vinyl. Mustache Rides for the ladies and native American rugburns for the kids.
7136 AMETHYST AVE, ALTA LOMA. (909) 941-1778. DRSTRANGE.COM.


DURTY MICK’S RECORDS
The Street Dogs’ Tobe Bean will be DJing from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Free t-shirts, several rare releases off their own label, and a select amount of official Record Store Day releases, including rare or collectible vinyl by Agnostic Front, Token Entry, Roger Miret and the Disasters and Left Alone.
19106 S. NORMANDIE AVE. #311, TORRANCE. (310) 515-9921. DURTYMICKSRECORDS.COM.

FACTORY RECORDS
Giant cheapo sidewalk sale with vinyl marked down to insanely low prices plus newly stocked rare records and strange awesome releases no one else has admitted to having!
440 E. 17TH ST, COSTA MESA. (949) 722-8101. FACTORYRECORDSSHOP.COM.

FINGERPRINTS
Opens at 6am. Limited Record Store day vinyl releases. Live shows all day including a sold-out Foo Fighters show, OFF!, and Brett Dennen plus members of Fucked Up clerking. Full schedule on their website.
4612-B E. 2ND ST, LONG BEACH. (562) 433-4996. FINGERPRINTSMUSIC.COM.

HEADLINE RECORDS
10-50% off everything in the store. If you buy 5 items and have a Headlines Records card you get a free Headline Records shirt (while supplies last).
7706 MELROSE AVE, LOS ANGELES. (323) 655-2125. HEADLINERECORDS.COM.

LEFT OF THE DIAL
Store opening bright and early at 7am! T-shirts are on sale for 20% off, plus the store will have the exclusive RSD releases.
1065 PACIFIC COAST HWY, SEAL BEACH. (562) 598-3666. LEFTOFTHEDIALRECORDS.COM.

LOVELL’S RECORDS
Record Store Day releases, a DJ, possibly a Banjo Mandolin Duel.
6719 GREENLEAF AVE, WHITTIER. (562) 696-7616. MYSPACE.COM/LOVELLSRECORDS.

MAD PLATTER
Open from 10am until 10pm. Gifts With Every Purchase! The more you buy the more you get from our gift tables stocked with toys, posters, exclusive releases and more. Enter to Win Raffle for Store Gift Cards, Concert Tickets,  New Turntables, Headphones, Musical Gear, & More – Winners need not be present – for every customer.  Winners will be contacted Tuesday 4/19. All RSD releases will be limited to one per person per title. Members of Dio’s band will be signing the Record Store Day exclusive release Killing the Dragon LP picture disc at 1pm.
1223 UNIVERSITY AVE, RIVERSIDE. (909) 626-0355. RHINORECORDS.CC.

MASS MEDIA RECORDS
20% off all LPs and 10% off all EPs. Free t-shirts or canvas tote bags will be given with any $50 or more purchase.
Special RSD releases. New EP by A Heads, Discography 1982-2009.
777 W. 19TH #C, COSTA MESA. MASSMEDIARECORDS.COM

MOONLIGHT GRAHAM
Sidewalk sale on Saturday and special hours of 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Limited-edition releases for Record Store Day.
Goodies from all of the brands they carry in the store at 40%-70% off.
401 W. CHAPMAN AVE., ORANGE. (714) 639-0084. MOONLIGHTGRAHAM.NET.

ORIGAMI VINYL
Opening at 10 a.m. (two hours early). First 150 customers get free Origami Vinyl tote bag with an exclusive Record Store Day design. Live instores:
2 p.m. – Special Guest.
4 p.m. – Nick D of Islands.
6 p.m. – Hanni El Khatib.
8 p.m. – The Growlers.
Throughout the day, they’ll also be giving out free concert tickets, records, and “schwag.”
1816 W SUNSET BLVD., ECHO PARK. (213) 413-3030. ORIGAMIORIGAMI.COM.

PEPPERLAND.
In-stores with bands and limited-edition releases for Record Store Day.
850 N. TUSTIN AVE, ORANGE. (714) 639-0909. PEPPERLANDMUSIC.COM.

POOBAH
RSD exclusives plus DJ sets by Nobody and Sacred.
2636 E. COLORADO BLVD., PASADENA. (626) 449-3359. POOBAH.COM.

RECORD SURPLUS
20% off everything in the store, further discounts on upstairs items and budget CDs
11609 W. PICO BLVD., WEST LA. (310) 478-4217. RECORDSURPLUSLA.COM.

RHINO
RHINO RECORDS MIDNIGHT SALE
Rhino will be opening at midnight until 2am for the beginning of Record Store Day 4/16/2011. 10% OFF ALL SALES! Enter to Win Raffle for Store Gift Cards, Concert Tickets,  New Turntables, Headphones, Musical Gear, & More – Winners need not be present – for every customer.  Winners will be contacted Tuesday 4/19. All RSD releases will be LTD to one per person per title.
RECORD STORE DAY – SATURDAY
Both stores will be Open from 10am until 10pm.
1)  Gifts With Every Purchase! The more you buy the more you get from our Gift tables stocked with toys, posters, exclusive releases and more.
2)  Enter to Win Raffle for Store Gift Cards, Concert Tickets,  New Turntables, Headphones, Musical Gear, & More – Winners need not be present – for every customer.  Winners will be contacted Tuesday 4/19.
All RSD releases will be LTD to one per person per title.
235 YALE AVE., CLAREMONT. (909) 626-7774. RHINORECORDS.CC.

ROCKAWAY
RSD exclusives, storewide sale up to 50% off and extended hours—10 AM to 7 PM!
2395 GLENDALE AVE., SILVER LAKE. (323) 664-3232. ROCKAWAY.COM.

SOUND SPECTRUM
Record Store Day gift bags, assorted specials, and local reggae band Jahmex performing in the afternoon.
1264 S. COAST HWY., LAGUNA BEACH. (949) 494-5959. SOUNDSPECTRUMLAGUNA.COM.

TKO RECORDS
Record Store Day eve party Friday night! Legendary punk band The Meatmen will be in store signing and hanging out, as well as frontman Tesco Vee will be reading from the “Touch &Go” book. The festivities begin at 6pm and include free pizza and sodas, so don’t miss out! On Saturday receive 20% off all regular inventory, as well as 2 TKO exclusive 7″s available only on Record Store Day! “Darby Crash Rides Again” by Poison Idea and “Happy Fucking Easter, Asshole” by The Meatmen. Only 500 of each release! Surf and Destroy Radio will also be podcasting from the store Saturday after noon and talking to all the fine folks.
18948 BROOKHURST ST., FOUNTAIN VALLEY. (714) 962-0500. TKORECORDS.COM.

VACATION VINYL
Exclusive Record Store Day releases, giveaways, listening party for the new 1 AM Radio album “Heaven is Attached by a Slender Thread” from3-3:30, guest dj’s all day including DJ  Eyad, Matthew David from DUBLAB, M. Geddes Gengras, Eddie Ruscha from Secret Circuit, Amanda Brown from Not Not Fun records and the 100% Silk imprint.
4679 HOLLYWOOD BLVD., LOS FELIZ. (323) 666-2111. VACATIONVINYL.COM.

VINYL SOLUTION
Gestapo Khazi and Jail Weddings will be performing. Special RSD deals—details TBA!
18822 BEACH BOULEVARD, HUNTINGTON BEACH. (714) 963-1819. MYSPACE.COM/VINYLSOLUTION.

VIP MUSIC
Special RSD deals—details TBA!
1606 W. ROSECRANS AVE., COMPTON. (310) 537-0678. VIPMUSIC24.COM.

WOMBLETON
Cheap record sidewalk sale! Incentive discounts to buy multiple items! 10% storewide on regular inventory. Guest DJ Lengua 7-11 tonight (Thursday), with possible other guest DJ’s throughout the weekend. Bargin bin for limited time only!
5123 YORK BLVD, HIGHLAND PARK. (213) 422-0069.
WOMBLETONRECORDS.COM.