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After weeks of scrutiny, Record Exchange staffers have completed their 2016 Top 10 lists. Visit the store to view the lists in realtime and preview our picks. Let the judgment begin!

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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 select live music events!

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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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1. Voids
Minus the Bear
2. Divide
Ed Sheeran
3. Side Pony
Lake Street Dive
4. Last Place
Grandaddy
5. Volcano
Temples
6. Blurryface
Twenty One Pilots
7. Prisoner
Ryan Adams
8. Windy City
Alison Krauss
9. Graveyard Whistling
Old 97’s
10. Eponym
Steve Fulton

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The Record Exchange is a proud sponsor of the sixth annual Treefort Music Fest, taking place March 22-26 throughout Downtown Boise. Treefort 2017 5-day passes are now on sale at The Record Exchange!

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The Record Exchange buys and trades used CDs, DVDs, Blu-ray discs and vinyl in good condition Monday-Saturday until 9 p.m. and Sunday until 6 p.m.

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Can't find it in the store? The Record Exchange does special orders!

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March 16th, 2017

NEW RELEASE FRIDAY: SPOON, DEPECHE MODE, REAL ESTATE, GARY CLARK JR., CONOR OBERST, OBITUARY & MORE!

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

CD:

Spoon – Hot Thoughts
Depeche Mode – Spirit (deluxe edition available)
Real Estate – In Mind
Gary Clark Jr. – Live North America 2016
Tedeschi Trucks Band – Live From the Fox Oakland (CD, CD/DVD and CD/Blu-ray)
Milky Chance – Blossom
Conor Oberst – Salutations
Regina Spektor – Live on Soundstage
Sorority Noise – You’re Not As _____ As You Think
The Zombies – Odyssey and Oracle 50th Anniversary Edition
Pinback – Some Offcell Voices
Obituary – Obituary
Katatonia – The Fall of Hearts: Tour Edition
Frances – Things I’ve Never Said
CJ Ramone – American Beauty
Mayday Parade – Lesson in Romantics
Fit for An Autopsy – The Great Collapse
Replacire – Do Not Deviate
Without Waves – Lunar
Zara Larsson – So Good
Pitbull – Climate Change

VINYL:

Spoon – Hot Thoughts
Real Estate – In Mind
Gary Clark Jr. – Live North America 2016
Depeche Mode – Spirit
Conor Oberst – Salutations
Obituary – Obituary
Pinback – Some Offcell Voices
P.O.S. – Chill, Dummy
Sorority Noise – You’re Not As _____ As You Think
Animals as Leaders – Weightless Silver Edition
Cherry Glazerr – Haxel Princess
Julien Baker – Funeral Pyre/Distant Solar System
Counting Crows – Recovering the Satellites
Arrested Development – 3 Years, 5 Months & 2 Days in the Life Of…
Peter Gabriel – 3
Peter Gabriel – Up
Dead Can Dance – Aion
Dead Can Dance – Serpent’s Egg
Grails – Black Tar Prophecies Vol. 1 and 2
Grails – Take Refuge in Clean Living
Blasphemy – Fallen Angel of Doom
Steve Winwood – Back in the High Life

DVD/BLU-RAY:

Regina Spektor – Live on Soundstage DVD

March 9th, 2017

NEW RELEASE FRIDAY: THE SHINS, HURRAY FOR THE RIFF RAFF, VALERIE JUNE, TENNIS AND MANY MORE!

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

CD:

The Shins – Heartworms
Hurray for the Riff Raff – The Navigator
Valerie June – The Order of Time
Tennis – Yours Conditionally
Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band – Front Porch Sessions
Elliott Smith – Either/Or
Laura Marling – Semper Femina
Darkest Hour – Godless Prophets and the Migrant Flora
Havok – Conformicide
Jerry Garcia – Garcialive Vol. 8: November 23rd, 1991 Bradley Center
Murs – Captain California
Marty Stuart – Way Out West
Sunny Sweeney – Trophy
The Magnetic Fields – 50 Song Memoir
Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – The French Press
Greg Graffin – Millport
Buzzcocks – Time’s Up
Jay Som – Everybody Works
Nnamdi Ogbonnaya – Drool
Thelma – Thelma
Neko Case – Live From Austin, Tx
Steve Earle – Live From Austin, Tx
Pieta Brown – Postcards
Cameron Avery – Ripe Dreams, Pipe Dreams
Eliza Carthy and the Wayward Band – Big Machine
Western Addiction – Tremulous
Josh Turner – Deep South
Various Artists – Beauty and the Beast Soundtrack (deluxe edition available)

VINYL:

The Shins – Heartworms
Thundercat – Drunk
Hurray for the Riff Raff – Navigator (indie exclusive version available)
Tennis – Yours Conditionally
Elliott Smith – Either/Or
Flume – Skin (limited-edition peppermint green 2LP)
Animals as Leaders – The Madness of Many (indie exclusive version available)
Crystal Fairy – Crystal Fairy
Daughters – Hell Songs
Darkest Hour – Godless Prophets and the Migrant Flora
Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band – Front Porch Session
Valerie June – The Order of Time
Jay Som – Everybody Works
Marty Stuart – Way Out West
Miles Davis Quintet – Freedom Jazz: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 5
Shobaleader One – Elektrac
Neko Case – Live From Austin, Tx
Steve Earle – Live From Austin, Tx
Western Addiction – Tremulous
Nouvelle Vague – Nouvelle Vague
Selena – Dreaming of You

CASSETTE:

Jay Som – Everybody Works

DVD/BLU-RAY:

Eric Clapton – Live in San Diego DVD and Blu-ray

February 9th, 2017

NEW RELEASE FRIDAY: SALLIE FORD, ANDREW MCMAHON, THIEVERY CORPORATION, BOWIE REISSUES

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

CD

Sallie Ford – Soul Sick
Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness – Zombies on Broadway
Thievery Corporation – The Temple of I and I
Lupe Fiasco – Drogas Light
Various Artists – Fifty Shades Darker Soundtrack
Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears – Backlash
Overkill – The Grinding Wheel
Old Crow Medicine Show – Best Of
Tinariwen – Elwan
David Bowie – Young Americans
David Bowie – Diamond Dogs
David Bowie – Station to Station
David Bowie – Live Nassau Coliseum 76
David Bowie – David Live (2005 Mix)
Radical Face – The Family Tree: The Branches
Rhiannon Giddons – Factory Girl
Brett Young – Brett Young
Sinkane – Life and Livin’ It
Chuck Prophet – Bobby Fuller Died for Your Sins
Kris Kristofferson – Austin Sessions
The Sadies – Northern Passages
Tosca – Going Going Going
Rag’n’Bone Man – Human
Lowly – Heba
Ces Cru – Catastrophic Event Specialists
The Bombpops – Fear of Missing Out
Cynic – Uroboric Forms: The Complete Demo Recordings
Nidingr – The High Heat Licks Against Heaven
Emperor – In the Nightside Eclipse
Elvin Bishop – Elvin Bishop’s Big Fun Trio
Simon Kirke – All Because of You
Michael Bolton – Songs of Cinema

VINYL

Queen – Greatest Hits II
The Weeknd – Starboy
Various Artists – Hamilton Mixtape
Sleep – The Clarity
Thievery Corporation – The Temple of I and I
Tinariwen – Elwan
David Bowie – Sound and Vision 40th Anniversary Picture Disc
David Bowie – Young Americans
David Bowie – Diamond Dogs
David Bowie – Station to Station
David Bowie – Live Nassau Coliseum 76
David Bowie – David Live (2005 Mix)
Big Star – Complete Third Vol. 2: Roughs to Mixes
Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness – Zombies on Broadway
Isis – Wavering Radiant
Sinkane – Life and Livin’ It
Old Crow Medicine Show – Best Of
Sun Ra – Spaceways
Various Artists – Philip Glass: Violin Concerto Vol. 1
Jeezy – Trap or Die 3
Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears – Backlash
Meatbodies – Alice
Noveller – A Pink Sunset for No One
Chevelle – This Type of Thinking (Could Do Us In)
Avenged Sevenfold – Best of 2005-2013
311 – From Chaos
Nat King Cole – Unforgettable
Chuck Prophet – Bobby Fuller Died for Your Sins
Cynic – Uroboric Forms: The Complete Demo Recordings
Parkway Drive – Horizons

CASSETTE

Various Artists – Hamilton Mixtape
Beach Slang – Here I Made This For You
Carlo Mario Cordio – Troll 2 Soundtrack

DVD/BLU-RAY

Def Leppard – And There Will Be a Next Time: Live From Detroit DVD and Blu-ray