Posts Tagged ‘fingerprints music’

The Doors (and Windows)

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Nov 6, 2013

Yesterday morning, I checked out photographer Jim Coke’s Jim Morrison mural off Fourth and Linden. It’s right across the street from Fingerprints Music, where there’s a more comprehensive display of Coke’s photos including some taken in the weeks leading up to The Doors’ “Light My Fire” charting at No. 1. For contact information regarding the […]

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Deltron 3030 at Fingerprints

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Oct 8, 2013

Deltron 3030 beamed down to Fingerprints Music last Friday to play a free in-store. Wow. But before that, they needed a meal after traveling all day, doing press in Hollywood, and eating nothing. Good thing Berlin is connected to the Downtown Long Beach record store. My friend and Imprint alum Paul Kwon (wearing glasses) and […]

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The Three O’Clock at Fingerprints

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Jun 26, 2013

Last night The Three O’Clock played at Fingerprints. The band started out at the Salvation Army in 1981 and became the leader of Los Angeles’ post punk, psychedelic flavored Paisley Underground, a scene that also featured The Dream Syndicate and The Bangles. The Three O’Clock got back together this year for Coachella (which I didn’t […]

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Thao & The Get Down Stay Down at Fingerprints Music

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Feb 7, 2013

Last night, Thao & The Get Down Stay Down celebrated the release of We The Common by playing a free in-store at Fingerprints in Downtown Long Beach. Not Los Angeles. Not San Francisco. But Long Beach. How cool is that? The packed record store audience was the first to hear songs played live off the […]

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Meet Rand Foster of Fingerprints Music

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Nov 7, 2012

Remember last month’s interview with Kerstin Kansteiner of Berlin Bistro? The other half of 4th Street’s filling station of inspiration and caffeine, conjoined twins of culture and cuisine, or two-headed monster vying for my ears and stomach is Rand Foster of Fingerprints Music. The shop has great taste in music, a sizable vinyl room, and […]

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Meet Kerstin Kansteiner of Berlin Bistro and Portfolio Coffee House

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Oct 15, 2012

Kerstin Kansteiner owns and operates two of the cooler cafés in Downtown Long Beach. There’s the first location, Portfolio Coffee House, which has not only anchored but fueled the Arts District for more than 20 years in its location by the historic Art Theatre. And more recently there’s Berlin Bistro, which in conjunction with the […]

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