They gave me 20 tapes /by Tali Stern
Burger Records is both a shop and a label based out of Fullerton, CA. Last month while in California, I went on a real wild quest to visit their retail location. I was staying in Orange County with some friends, so it took us about two hours to get there. When we finally got to the store, I was surprised to find that it is hidden away amongst nondescript, strip-mall style terrain. This was a surprise to me, because I thought it would be flashier, and in a crowded area. But there it was, tucked away and unassuming.
The label has been around since 2007 and the shop opened in 2009. It has, especially over the last few years, gained a lot of popularity, known for being a fun-loving, down-to-earth label with releases mainly in the surf, garage, and powerpop styles. The folks at Burger are good at connecting with their followers and maintain an active and popular social media presence that . . .