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RSD leftovers/restocks

Record Store Day is over, but The Record Exchange still has dozens of titles still available, plus limited restocks and a few late arrivals.

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pono is here!

Pono is here! The Record Exchange is now carrying the PonoPlayer, a high-resolution digital music player created with the intent of providing a higher quality digital listening experience.

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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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[ rx top 10 ]

rx top 10

1. Soft Opening
Foul Weather
2. High Country
The Sword
3. Compton
Dr. Dre
4. Star Wars
Wilco
5. Meliora
Ghost
6. Currents
Tame Impala
7. Coming Home
Leon Bridges
8. Sol Invictus
Faith No More
9. Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats
Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats
10. Midnight
Grace Potter

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sell us your stuff!

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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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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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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PAYETTE BREWING CO. AND THE RECORD EXCHANGE PRESENT THE LEONARD COHEN 78TH BIRTHDAY BASH SEPT. 21: LIVE LOCAL MUSIC, FREE BEER, PRIZES!

Payette Brewing Co. and The Record Exchange proudly present the Leonard Cohen 78th Birthday Bash at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, at The Record Exchange (1105 W. Idaho St. in Downtown Boise). As always, this Record Exchange in-store event is free and all ages.

Leonard Cohen turns 78 on Sept. 21, and Payette Brewing Co. and The Record Exchange are hosting a celebration in his honor!

The festivities include:

• Live Cohen covers performed on The Record Exchange stage by local musicians, including A Seasonal Disguise, With Child, Thomas Paul, aka Belle’s Catherine Merrick, Dan Costello, Lee Penn Sky, Speedy Gray, Kayleigh Jack, Chris Gutierrez, Xandra Bonar, James Coberly Smith, James Miller and more!

• Free craft beer courtesy of Payette Brewing Co. (21 and older; ID required).

• Huge storewide sale on Cohen CDs, vinyl, DVDs and more.

• Cohen raffle prizes.

September 20th, 2012

FRIDAY’S BLUE AND ORANGE SALE EMAIL HAS BEEN SENT; CHECK YOUR INBOX NOW AND SAVE TOMORROW!

If you’re a Record Exchange email subscriber, check your inbox now for the post-game details on Friday’s Blue and Orange Sale on used CDs, DVDs and vinyl LPs.

If you’re not a subscriber yet and want all the details, email us HERE today or Friday with the subject “Blue and Orange Sale” and we’ll send you the info. Go Broncos!

September 20th, 2012

NEW DVD/BLU-RAY: PAUL SIMON’S INCREDIBLE ‘LIVE IN NEW YORK CITY’

BUY THE DVD HERE
BUY THE BLU-RAY HERE
ALSO AVAILABLE AS 2CD/1DVD SET

This stunning live performance by the legendary Paul Simon featuring performances of some of his most beloved and classic songs as well as newer selections from his critically acclaimed 2011 release, So Beautiful or So What. This incredible concert event was filmed at NYC’s Webster Hall.

CLICK HERE FOR OTHER NEW DVD/BLU-RAY RELEASES

September 18th, 2012

NEW RELEASE TUESDAY 9/18: LISTENING PARTY WITH BAND OF HORSES, FREE PIE HOLE PIZZA, RAFFLE PRIZES (INCLUDING A NUMBERED VINYL TEST PRESSING!)

The Record Exchange’s New Release Tuesday series continues on Sept. 18 with Band of Horses‘ new album Mirage Rock! The album will be featured during our weekly listening party at 6 p.m. Enjoy free Pie Hole pizza while you listen to Mirage Rock and enter to win one of our New Release Tuesday raffle prizes: A limited edition, numbered vinyl test pressing of Mirage Rock and an autographed Mirage Rock LP jacket!

We also have a limited quantity of Band of Horses bumper stickers to give away free with purchase of the album (available on CD and vinyl)!

Are you a proud owner of a Radio Boise KRBX Card? Bring it in every Tuesday from 6 to 9 p.m. and receive 20% off gift shop items and used CDs, vinyl, DVD/Blu-ray and cassettes (excluding collectibles – individual items $100 and over).

Speaking of our beloved community radio station, their new Radio Boise Tuesdays series at Neurolux is quickly becoming a new favorite on the music scene. The weekly series features local and touring bands as well as a Radio Boise DJ after each show. Radio Boise receives 20% of drink sales from every Radio Boise Tuesday show. You receive the benefit of DRINK SPECIALS at each one. The music kicks off at 7 p.m. — right after you’ve filled your belly with pizza and heard some new music at the RX!

Check out the Radio Boise Tuesdays performance schedule HERE.

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

CD

Band of Horses – Mirage Rock (deluxe edition also available)

Ryan Bingham – Tomorrowland

Grizzly Bear – Shields

Aimee Mann – Charmer

The Killers – Battle Born (deluxe edition also available)

Dinosaur Jr. – I Bet On Sky

Paul Simon – Live in New York City

Ben Folds Five – The Sound of the Life of the Mind

Brother Ali – Mourning in America and Dreaming in Color

Menomena – Moms

Pink – The Truth About Love

The Whigs – Enjoy the Company

Dwight Yoakam – 3 Pears

Nelly Furtado – Spirit Indestructible (deluxe edition also available)

Black Prairie – A Tear in the Eye is a Wound in the Heart

Legacy of Disorder – Last Man Standing

Carly Rae Jepsen – Kiss

Brooklyn Brothers – Album

Alt-J – Awesome Wave

The English Beat – Various Reissues

The Grateful Dead – Spring 1990: So Glad You Made It

Michael Jackson – Bad 25th Anniversary Edition

Various Artists – The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Title Flight – Floral Green

Rickie Lee Jones – Devil You Know

Devin Townsend Project – Epicloud (deluxe edition also available)

Corin Tucker Band – Kill My Blues

Kid Koala – 12 Bit Blues

Ensiferum – Unsung Heroes

Fear and the Nervous System – Fear and the Nervous System

Gallows – Gallows

James Iha – Look to the Sky

Down – Down IV Pt. 1: The Purple EP

Big and Rich – Hillbilly Jedi

Brad Mehldau Trio – Where Do You Start

The Doors – The Soft Parade

Local H – Hallelujah! I’m a Bum

Various Artists – Lowe Country: Songs of Nick Lowe

Aaron Embry – Tiny Prayers

Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Meat and Bone

The Sea and Cake – Runner

Becoming the Archetype – I Am

Drivin’ N’ Cryin – Songs About Cars, Space and the Ramones

Soul Jazz Orchestra – Solidarity

Sean Paul – Tomahawk Technique

Easton Corbin – All Over the Road

VINYL

Band of Horses – Mirage Rock

Grizzly Bear – Shields

Ryan Bingham – Tomorrowland

Dinosaur Jr. – I Bet On Sky

Menomena – Moms

JJ Doom – Keys to the Kuffs

The Whigs – Enjoy the Company

Ben Folds Five – The Sound of the Life of the Mind

Michael Jackson – Bad 25th Anniversary (picture disc)

Pink – The Truth About Love

Two Fingers – Stunt Rhythms

DVD/BLU-RAY

Paul Simon – Live in New York City DVD and Blu-ray

Katy Perry the Movie: Part of Me DVD

Yes – Acoustic DVD

Children of Paradise DVD and Blu-ray

Death Note Box Set 2 DVD

Eddie Izzard – Live at Madison Square Garden DVD

Michael Jackson – Bad 25th Anniversary DVD

Steve Martin – Television Stuff DVD

Celtic Crossroads – Live from Canada DVD

Cabin in the Woods DVD

Hysteria DVD

Do-Deca-Pentathlon DVD