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The Record Exchange - Culture Spot

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[ 2014 staff picks ]

2014 staff picks

After weeks of scrutiny, Record Exchange staffers have completed their 2014 Top 10 lists, and leading up to Christmas we will be posting individual lists here on the website. Visit the store to view the lists in realtime and shop our special '14 Staff Picks display. Let the judgment begin!

VIEW STAFF LISTS HERE

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The Record Exchange is a proud partner with Boise's Payette Brewing Company! Enjoy Payette Brewing Company beer (and for free!) at Record Exchange events such as Record Store Day, the annual holiday Bonus Club Sale and our singer-songwriter Birthday Bash celebrations!

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[ go listen boise ]

go listen boise

Go Listen Boise is a non-profit, all-volunteer organization with the mission of fostering a vibrant and diverse musical culture in the Boise area.

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rx amazon store

Visit The Record Exchange's Amazon Marketplace store to shop for rare and discount CDs, vinyl, DVDs and books. Live in Boise? Order online and arrange for in-store pickup!

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ritter treefort bundles

Josh Ritter is returning to Boise for a special performance at the Cathedral of the Rockies during Treefort Music Fest, and The Record Exchange has exclusive album/ticket bundles (CD and LP) that get you a guaranteed-admission ticket to the show and Ritter's new album Acoustic Live Vol. 1!

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black friday exclusives

Black Friday is over, but The Record Exchange still has dozens of vinyl and CD exclusives you can’t get anywhere else in the Treasure Valley!

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[ rx top 10 ]

rx top 10

1. Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper
Panda Bear
2. The Lonesome Crowded West
Modest Mouse
3. This is All Yours
Alt-J
4. Uptown Special
Mark Ronson
5. Black Messiah
D’Angelo
6. Ultraviolence
Lana Del Rey
7. Evermotion
Guster
8. Talking is Hard
Walk the Moon
9. Lost on the River
The New Basement Tapes
10. Metamodern Sounds in Country Music
Sturgill Simpson

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January 22nd, 2015

JOSH RITTER ALBUM/TREEFORT TICKET BUNDLES AVAILABLE EXCLUSIVELY AT THE RECORD EXCHANGE; NOW ON SALE!

10805584_10152605102517709_8198870099363565454_nJosh Ritter is returning to Boise to play the Cathedral of the Rockies during Treefort Music Fest, and a limited supply of single-show tickets are available for those without Treefort passes or those with passes who want to guarantee entry into this special show inside the main stain-glass windowed chapel of the cathedral!

January 22nd, 2015

WOVENWAR (EX-AS I LAY DYING) LIVE ACOUSTIC SET/SIGNING THURSDAY 3/5!

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Wovenwar (ex-As I Lay Dying) will visit the The Record Exchange (1105 W. Idaho St.) for a special acoustic set and signing at 6 p.m. First Thursday, March 5. As always, this Record Exchange in-store event is free and all ages. Wovenwar is performing with In Flames and All That Remains at the Knitting Factory later that evening and we have tickets for sale at the store!

January 22nd, 2015

HERE’S THE METAL: 2015 CALENDAR WITH PURCHASE OF ANY OF THESE CDs!

here's the metal januaryOur Here’s the Metal program, which highlights select metal titles each month and offers you a free gift with purchase, continues with a fresh selection of new face-melting titles!

Purchase any of the following sale-priced titles now through Feb. 9 and we’ll give you a free Here’s the Metal 2015 calendar!

January 22nd, 2015

ENTER TO WIN A LIMITED-EDITION 3LP PANDA BEAR ‘GRIM REAPER’ VINYL SET!

rx top 10Panda Bear just released Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper, and to celebrate one lucky customer will win a limited-edition 3LP vinyl set that includes the bonus Mr. Noah EP, courtesy of Domino Records!

To enter the drawing, send an email with the subject “Panda Bear” HERE by midnight Thursday, Jan. 29. We will draw a name and notify the winner on Friday, Jan. 30.