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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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2013 staff picks

After weeks of scrutiny, Record Exchange staffers have completed their 2013 Top 10 lists, and leading up to Christmas we're posting individual lists here on the website. You can also visit the store to view all the lists in realtime and shop our special '13 Staff Picks display. Let the judgment begin!

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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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the right price

Think local. Think indie. Think $9.99 CDs at Record Exchange.

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RSD exclusives/events

Okay, here it is: the Record Store Day exclusives list. Over 400 limited-edition CDs, vinyl LPs, 7-inches and more available Saturday, April 19 at The Record Exchange. Follow the link to peruse the list and read about Record Exchange RSD events!

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payette brewing company

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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[ rx top 10 ]

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1. ULTIMATE ALTERNATIVE WAVERS
Built to Spill
2. HALF THE CITY
St. Paul and the Broken Bones
3. THE SPACE PROJECT
Various Artists
4. TIME TRAVELERS AND BONFIRES
Sevendust
5. DEMOLICIOUS
Green Day
6. BECAUSE THE INTERNET
Childish Gambino
7. THE DEVIL LOVES YOU
aka Belle
8. DO TO THE BEAST
Afghan Whigs
9. DOTTED LINE
Nickel Creek
10. MEMPHIS GREASE
John Nemeth

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krbx card savings!

The Record Exchange is proud to be part of Radio Boise's KRBX Card program! Present your card on Sunday and New Release Tuesday (6-9 p.m.) and get 20% off all gift shop items and 20% off used CDs, vinyl, DVD, Blu-ray and cassettes!

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April 23rd, 2014

CATE LE BON IN-STORE APRIL 23 (4PM)

2093Cate Le Bon will perform live at The Record Exchange (1105 W. Idaho St.) at 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 23. As always, this Record Exchange in-store event is free and all ages. Cate Le Bon is opening for Franz Ferdinand at the Knitting Factory later that evening and we have tickets for sale at the store!

ABOUT CATE LE BON

April 23rd, 2014

BOISE WEEKLY PRESENTS FAMOUS MOTEL COWBOYS LIVE AT THE RECORD EXCHANGE THURSDAY, APRIL 24 (6PM)

famous motel cowboysBoise Weekly presents Famous Motel Cowboys at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 24, at The Record Exchange (1105 W. Idaho St.). As always, this Record Exchange in-store event is free and all ages. Famous Motel Cowboys are performing three nights of reunion shows April 25-27 at Humpin’ Hannah’s!

ABOUT PINTO BENNETT AND THE FAMOUS MOTEL COWBOYS

April 23rd, 2014

RECORD EXCHANGE TOP 20 SELLERS (WEEK ENDING APRIL 20, 2014)

built to spill1. Ultimate Alternative Wavers, Built to Spill
2. Half the City, St. Paul and the Broken Bones
3. The Space Project, Various Artists
4. Time Travelers and Bonfires, Sevendust
5. Demolicious, Green Day
6. Because the Internet, Childish Gambino
7. The Devil Loves You, aka Belle
8. Do to the Beast, Afghan Whigs
9. A Dotted Line, Nickel Creek
10. Memphis Grease, John Nemeth
11. Morning Phase, Beck
12. Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action, Franz Ferdinand
13. English Oceans, Drive-By Truckers
14. Awake, Tycho
15. Rivers in the Wasteland, NEEDTOBREATHE
16. AM, Arctic Monkeys
17. Transgender Dysphoria Blues, Against Me!
18. Foreverly, Billie Joe & Norah
19. St. Vincent, St. Vincent
20. Atlas, Real Estate

April 22nd, 2014

94.9 FM THE RIVER PRESENTS NEEDTOBREATHE LIVE AT THE RECORD EXCHANGE MAY 12; ONLY BOISE SHOW!

needtobreathe94.9 FM The River presents NEEDTOBREATHE live at The Record Exchange (1105 W. Idaho St., Boise) at 6 p.m. Monday, May 12. This is the band’s only show in town! As always, this Record Exchange in-store event is all ages.

Purchase NEEDTOBREATHE’s new album Rivers in the Wasteland on CD or vinyl at The Record Exchange and we’ll give you a wristband guaranteeing your admission — we anticipate a big crowd for this one!

April 22nd, 2014

NEW RELEASE TUESDAY 4/22: NEON TREES, CHVRCHES, EELS, THE WHIGS

Here’s a quick look at the bright and shiny new releases this week at The Record Exchange:

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Neon Trees – Pop Psychology

Chvrches – The Bones of What You Believe Special Edition

Eels – The Cautionary Tales of Mark Oliver

G. Love and Special Sauce – Sugar

The Whigs – Modern Creation