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2016 staff picks

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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Black Friday is over, but we still have many of the 125+ vinyl and CD exclusives you can’t get anywhere else in the Treasure Valley!

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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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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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FRIDAY, DEC. 16
9am (gift shop 7:30am) - 10pm
SATURDAY, DEC. 17
9am - 10pm
SUNDAY, DEC. 18
9am - 7pm
MONDAY, DEC. 19
9am (gift shop 7:30am) - 10pm
TUESDAY, DEC. 20
9am (gift shop 7:30am) - 10pm
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 21
9am (gift shop 7:30am) - 10pm
THURSDAY, DEC. 22
9am (gift shop 7:30am) - 10pm
FRIDAY, DEC. 23
9am (gift shop 7:30am) - 10pm
CHRISTMAS EVE, DEC. 24
8am - 6pm
CHRISTMAS DAY, DEC. 25
Closed
NEW YEAR’S EVE, DEC. 31
9am - 9pm
NEW YEAR’S DAY, JAN. 1
10am - 7pm

[ give the gift of music ]

give the gift of music

The Record Exchange has 50 hand-picked new CDs sale-priced at $9.99 plus 40 select sale-priced vinyl LPs for your holiday gift-giving!

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idaho ho ho 2016

The 2016 edition of the Idaho Ho Ho benefit holiday CD is available at The Record Exchange! Proceeds from sales of the CD go to the Idaho Foodbank!

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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 on sale at The Record Exchange starting Sept. 9!

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1. Idaho Ho Ho Vol. 7
Various Artists
2. Blue and Lonesome
Rolling Stones
3. You Want It Darker
Leonard Cohen
4. Hardwired … To Self-Destruct
Metallica
5. Cleopatra
The Lumineers
6. Eponym
SFM-Steve Fulton Music
7. We Got It From Here … Thank You 4 Your Service
A Tribe Called Quest
8. 22, A Million
Bon Iver
9. Day Breaks
Norah Jones
10. Sea Change
Beck

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September 13th, 2016

VINYL TUESDAY: MADONNA ‘SOMETHING TO REMEMBER’ REISSUE, PLUS $5 FREE USED VINYL WHEN YOU BUY $25 IN NEW

It’s Vinyl Tuesday! Record Exchange customers receive up to $5 in used vinyl with every $25 in new vinyl purchased and have access to early and exclusive releases. This week’s releases:

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MADONNASOMETHING TO REMEMBER VINYL LP

Reissue of Madonna’s 1995 album featuring “This Used to Be My Playground,” “I’ll Remember,” “You’ll See,” “Oh Father,” “One More Chance” and “Love Doesn’t Live Here Anymore.”

September 9th, 2016

NEW RELEASE FRIDAY: WILCO, JACK WHITE, THE HEAD AND THE HEART, ST. PAUL AND THE BROKEN BONES, THE BEATLES, LOCAL NATIVES, GROUPLOVE

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

CD

Wilco – Schmilco

Jack White – Acoustic Recordings 1998-2016

The Head and the Heart – Signs of Light

St. Paul and the Broken Bones – Sea of Noise

The Beatles – Live at the Hollywood Bowl

Local Natives – Sunlit Youth

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – Skeleton Tree

Grouplove – Big Mess

M.I.A. – Aim

Bastille – Wild World (deluxe edition available)

Jason Aldean – They Don’t Know

Teenage Fanclub – Here

KT Tunstall – Kin

Chely Wright – I Am the Rain

Whiskey Myers – Mud

The Lonely Island – Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping

Paper Bird – Paper Bird

Bear Mountain – Badu

The Allah-Las – Calico Review

The Dear Hunter – Act V: Hymns With the Devil in Confessional

Lucy Dacus – No Burden

Elise Davis – Token

Macy Gray – Stripped

Clipping – Splendor and Misery

Daniel Lanois – Goodbye to Language

Fudge – Lady Parts

Okkervil River – Away

The Time Jumpers – Kid Sister

Blue Highway – Original Traditional

ZZ Top – Live: Greatest Hits from Around the World

John Renbourn and Wizz Jones – Joint Control

Devin Townsend – Transcendence (deluxe edition available)

Richard Elliot – Summer Madness

Joshua Redman and Brad Mehldau – Nearness

Paul Taylor – Countdown

Gavin DeGraw – Something Worth Saving

This Wild Life – Low Tides

Of Mice and Men – Cold World

Norma Jean – Polar Similar

Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt and Emmylou Harris – The Complete Trio Collection

Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt and Emmylou Harris – My Dear Companion: Selections from the Trio Collection

Aaron Dessner and Bryce Dessner – Transpecos Soundtrack

Ramones – Ramones 40th Anniversary Deluxe Edition

New Order – Singles

Faith No More – Album of the Year Deluxe Edition

Faith No More – King for a Day … Fool for a Lifetime

KMFDM – Rocks: Milestones Reloaded

Adam Torres – Pearls to Swine

Ian Sweet – Shapeshifter

Leagues – Alone Together

Tim Easton – American Fork

Ronnie Earl and the Broadcasters – Maxwell Street

Herb Alpert – Various Reissues

Parsonsfield – Blooming Through the Black

Cover Your Tracks – Fever Dreams

Prinze George – Illiterate Synth Pop

Duke Robillard – Blues Full Circle

Dex Romweber – Carrboro

Evergrey – The Storm Within

Pain – Coming Home

Anthony Green – Pixie Queen

Rev Theory – Revelation

Billy Ray Cyrus – Thin Line

VINYL

Jack White – Acoustic Recordings 1998-2016

The Head and the Heart – Signs of Light

Angelo Badalamenti – Twin Peaks Original Score

St. Paul and the Broken Bones – Sea of Noise

Local Natives – Sunlit Youth (indie exclusive clear vinyl available)

The Allah-Las – Calico Review

Dungeon Family – Even in Darkness

Bastille – Wild World

Lucy Dacus – No Burden

Okkervil River – Away

Titus Andronicus – Stadium Rock: Five Nights

Grouplove – Big Mess

Teenage Fanclub – Here

New Order – Singles Box Set

Faith No More – Album of the Year

Faith No More – King for a Day … Fool for a Lifetime

Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt and Emmylou Harris – Farther Along

Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt and Emmylou Harris – Trio II

The Verve – A Northern Soul

The Verve – A Storm in Heaven

John Williams – Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope

X-Ray Spex – Germfree Adolescents

ZZ Top – Live: Greatest Hits from Around the World

In This Moment – Beautiful Tragedy

Will Butler – Friday Night

Daniel Lanois – Goodbye to Language

KT Tunstall – Kin

Devin Townsend – Transcendence

Anthony Green – Pixie Queen

Herb Alpert – Various Reissues

Wicked – Original Cast Recording

Whiskey Myers – Mud

YG – Still Brazy

Lil Durk – Lil Durk 2X

DVD/BLU-RAY

The Everly Brothers – Harmonies from Heaven DVD

Heart – Rock and Roll DVD

September 5th, 2016

WILCO ‘SCHMILCO’ LISTENING PARTY ON VINYL TUESDAY SEPT. 6 (6PM) – WIN A TEST PRESSING OR OTHER PRIZES!

i-heard-schmilco-1A Wilco Schmilco Listening Party will be held at 6pm on Vinyl Tuesday, Sept. 6 at The Record Exchange (1105 W. Idaho St. in Downtown Boise). The vinyl version of Schmilco will be available for purchase all day long, three days ahead of the CD version!

Vinyl Tuesday is also the first day fans can publicly listen to the album in its entirety, as there will be no pre-release album stream available anywhere!

We’ll play Schmilco in its entirety and raffle several items, including:

  • Limited-edition Schmilco white label pressing with a special commemorative center label.
  • Limited-edition Wilco slipmats.
  • Limited-edition commemorative event poster.

Everyone who attends will receive a special “I heard Schmilco” lapel sticker!