Relocating: Dead Dog Records on Bloor Street

Dead Dog Records has moved to its new location at 1277 Bloor Street West.

Dead Dog Records first opened its doors back in April of 2015, and since then has expanded to three locations throughout the city. You can find them at 1209 Bloor Street West, 568 Church Street, and 256a Queen Street West (inside Black Market Underground). The Bloordale location will be moving soon, to 1277 Bloor Street West (beside Sugo.)

Dead Dog Records caters to music lovers of all types and boasts an impressive inventory of both new and used vinyl records, spanning across genres such as hip-hop, pop, punk, heavy metal, jazz, blues, classic rock, and everything in between. They also carry CDs, DVDs, and Blu-Rays, all carefully selected by a staff with over 50 years of collective experience in record retail.

Dead Dog Records hosts unique events, such as the popular “Vinyl Show and Tell” and listening parties. On April 13th, they’ll be holding an exclusive Metallica Midnight Listening Party at their Bloor Street store for fans to enjoy the highly anticipated new album, 72 Seasons. Attendees can purchase a variety of editions, including the Indie “Midnight Violet” vinyl, standard black vinyl, single CD, and yellow cassette tape.

Dead Dog Records will join Record Store Day 2023 on April 22nd at 8am. They’ll offer limited titles for in-store purchase on a first-come, first-served basis with a one-copy-per-title-per-customer limit. Any remaining stock will be available on their website on April 23rd at 12pm EST.

Broken Social Scene’s 2003 album You Forgot It In People will be available in-store on Record Store Day. The 20th anniversary edition features new artwork with archival photos, a pull-out show poster, and liner notes. The album will be pressed on black/blue marble double vinyl.

You can take a look at the titles Dead Dog Records will be bringing in for Record Store Day on their website. 1209 Bloor St West, 568 Church Street, and 256a Queen St West, Toronto.

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