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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!

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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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1. Sound & Color
Alabama Shakes
2. Wilder Mind
Mumford & Sons
3. Untethered Moon
Built to Spill
4. The Waterfall
My Morning Jacket
5. Sol Invictus
Faith No More
6. The Traveling Kind
Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell
7. The Magic Whip
Blur
8. Blurryface
Twenty One Pilots
9. Painted Shut
Hop Along
10. Strangers to Ourselves
Modest Mouse

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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 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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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

September 15th, 2012

SUNDAY’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 Sunday’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 Sunday with the subject “Blue and Orange Sale” and we’ll send you the info. Go Broncos!

September 15th, 2012

NEW DVD/BLU-RAY: THE GRATEFUL DEAD CLOSE WINTERLAND WITH EPIC SHOW

BUY THE DVD HERE

Shot December 31, 1978, The Grateful Dead: The Closing of Winterland is a concert film featuring the seminal jam band performing a six-plus hour show to mark the last night of San Francisco’s legendary Winterland Arena. In front of an audience that included such celebrity guests as Dan Aykroyd, John Cippolina and Ken Kesey, the Grateful Dead performed 27 songs, including “Fire on the Mountain,” “Thank You, Uncle Bobo,” “From the Heart of Me,” “Playing in the Band,” “Dark Star,” “Good Lovin’,” and “The Greatest Rock ‘n’ Roll Band There Ever Was.”

CLICK HERE FOR OTHER NEW DVD/BLU-RAY RELEASES

September 11th, 2012

NEW RELEASE TUESDAY 9/11: LISTENING PARTY WITH BOB DYLAN AND FREE PIE HOLE PIZZA – ENTER TO WIN A DYLAN NUMBERED VINYL TEST PRESSING!

The Record Exchange’s New Release Tuesday series continues on Sept. 11 with Bob Dylan‘s new album Tempest! The album will be featured during our weekly listening party at 6 p.m. Enjoy free Pie Hole pizza while you listen to Tempest and enter to win one of our New Release Tuesday raffle prizes: A limited edition, numbered vinyl test pressing of Tempest! and a rare Dylan 7-inch featuring tracks from Tell Tale Signs: The Bootleg Series No. 8!

We also have a limited quantity of Bob Dylan 11×13 posters (pictured) to give away free with purchase of the album (available on CD, deluxe 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

Bob Dylan – Tempest (deluxe edition also available)

The xx – Coexist

Dave Matthews Band – Away from the World (deluxe and super deluxe editions also available)

The Avett Brothers – Carpenter

David Byrne and St. Vincent – Love This Giant

Patterson Hood – Heat Lightning Rumbles in the Distance

Chris Robinson Brotherhood – Magic Door

The Helio Sequence – Negotiations

ZZ Top – La Future

Calexico – Algiers

Neil Halstead – Palindrome Hunches

Raveonettes – Observator

Seapony – Falling

NOFX – Self Entitled

DMX – Undisputed

Sea Wolf – Old World Romance

Blaqk Audio – Bright Black Heaven

Helvetia – Nothing in Rambling

Amanda Palmer – Theatre is Evil

Thee Oh Sees – Putrifier II

Field Report – Field Report

Residents – Duck Stab

Residents – Eskimo

Chris Knight – Little Victories

Little Big Town – Tornado

Castle – Blacklands

Therapy? – Brief Crack of Light

Mr. Gnome – Madness in Miniature

Kix Brooks – New to This Town

Lewis Black – In God We Rust

Pet Shop Boys – Elysium (deluxe edition also available)

Bob Marley – Live on Air

Kathy Mattea – Calling Me Home

Billy Talent – Dead Silence

Jerry Jeff Walker – Live from Dixie’s Bar and Bus Station

Thin Lizzy – Live on Air

Uriah Heep – Live on Air

Velvet Acid Christ – Maldire

Time Jumpers – Time Jumpers

Turbo Fruits – Butter

Hawkwind – 77

Magma – Trilogy

Weather Report – Live in Cologne 1983

Marco Benevento – Tigerface

Lee Scratch Perry – Gold Collection

Lee Scratch Perry – Master Piece

Hoobastank – Fight or Flight

Firewater – International Orange

Daddy Yankee – Prestige

Adicts – All the Young Droogs

Grave Digger – Clash of the Gods (deluxe edition also available)

Altar of Oblivion – Grand Gesture of Defiance

Evocation – Tales from the Tomb

Barclay James Harvest – Live in Concert at Metropolis

VINYL

Bob Dylan – Tempest

The xx – Coexist

David Byrne and St. Vincent – Love This Giant

Patterson Hood – Heat Lightning Rumbles in the Distance

Dave Matthews Band – Away from the World

The Helio Sequence – Negotiations

Calexico – Algiers

Thee Oh Sees – Putrifier II

Easy Star All-Stars – Thrillah

NOFX – Self Entitled

My Morning Jacket – Outta My System

Tom Tom Club – Downtown Rockers

Rolling Stones – Some Girls Live in Texas

Muddy Waters and the Rolling Stones – Live at the Checkerboard Lounge

Grateful Dead – From the Mars Hotel

Van Morrison – Midnight Special

Sea Wolf – Old World Romance

Corb Lund – Cabin Fever

Neil Halstead – Palindrome Hunches

Jimi Hendrix – Come On (Let the Good Times Roll)

Trey Anastasio – Scabbard

DVD/BLU-RAY

Grateful Dead – The Closing of Winterland DVD

George Martin – Produced By George Martin

Wishbone Ash – Live from the Marquee Club

30 Rock Season 6 DVD

Lewis Black – In God We Rust DVD

Castle Season 4 DVD