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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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1. Prisoner
Ryan Adams
2. Unleashed
Skillet
3. Windy City
Alison Krauss
4. Petals
Elephant Revival
5. One More for the Road
Curtis Stigers
6. 25
Adele
7. Tell Me I’m Pretty
Cage the Elephant
8. A Sailor’s Guide to Earth
Sturgill Simpson
9. Highway Queen
Nikki Lane
10. Dirty Projectors
Dirty Projectors

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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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October 20th, 2016

NEW RELEASE FRIDAY: LADY GAGA, LEONARD COHEN, STRANGER THINGS, DAVID BOWIE’S LAZARUS, AMERICAN FOOTBALL, AFROSONICS AND MORE!

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

CD

Lady Gaga – Joanne (deluxe edition available)

Leonard Cohen – You Want It Darker

Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein – Stranger Things Soundtrack Vol. 1

Various Artists – Lazarus Original Cast Recording

American Football – American Football (LP2)

Afrosonics – People Meet Your People

David Crosby – Lighthouse

Miles Davis Quintet – Freedom Jazz Dance (The Bootleg Series Vol. 5)

Jimmy Eat World – Integrity Blues

Korn – The Serenity of Suffering

The Pretty Reckless – Who You Selling For

Michael Buble – Nobody But Me (deluxe edition available)

Bright Eyes – Studio Albums 2000-2011

NxWorries – Yes Lawd

The Radio Dept. – Running Out of Love

Dean Ween Group – The Deaner Album

Elvis Presley – The Wonder Of You: Elvis Presley with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Nekromantix – A Symphony of Wolf Tones and Ghost Notes

Planes Mistaken for Stars – Prey

Wardruna – Runaljod – Ragnarok

Obituary – Ten Thousand Ways to Die

Pantera – The Great Southern Trendkill 20th Anniversary Edition

Wovenwar – Honor is Dead

Pelander – Time

Weyes Blood – Front Row Seat to Earth

Crocodiles – Dreamless

Sleaford Mods – T.C.R.

Various Artists – The Musical Mojo of Dr. John: A Celebration of Mac and His Music

Tim Buckley – Lady Give Me Your Key: The Unissued 1967 Solo Acoustic Sessions

Saint Motel – Saintmotelevision

Sia – This is Acting Deluxe Edition

Joan as Police Woman and Benjamin Lazar Davis – Let It Be You

Kevin Fowler – Coming to a Honky Tonk Near You

Jonatha Brooke – Midnight Hallelujah

Agnes Obel – Citizen of Glass

Cakes Da Killa – Hedonism

Joe Budden – Rage and the Machine

Dan Layus – Dangerous Things

John K. Samson – Winter Wheat

White Lies – Friends

Syd Arthur – Apricity

Amaranthe – Maximalism

Adam Wingard – Blair Witch Soundtrack

Ryuichi Sakamoto – Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence Original Score

Danny Elfman – Girl on the Train Original Score

Deicide – The Best of Deicide

Bolt Thrower – The Best of Bolt Thrower

Relient K – Air for Free

Vanessa Carlton – Liberman Live

The Hot Club of San Francisco – John, Paul, George and Django

VINYL

American Football – American Football (LP2) (limited red/orange starburst vinyl available)

Planes Mistaken for Stars – Prey (limited beer colored vinyl available)

John Prine – For Better or Worse

Various Artists – Lazarus Original Cast Recording

Bright Eyes – Studio Albums 2000-2011

Jane’s Addiction – Sterling Spoon

David Crosby – Lighthouse

Korn – The Serenity of Suffering

Jimmy Eat World – Integrity Blues

Crocodiles – Dreamless

Prince – Sign O’ the Times

The Radio Dept. – Running Out of Love

Roy Montgomery – R M H Q: Headquarters

Erykah Badu – Baduizm

Erykah Badu – Mama’s Gun

Enya – Watermark

Iggy Pop – Lust for Life

Depeche Mode – 101

The Fall – Grotesque (After the Gramme)

Ryuichi Sakamoto – Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence Original Score

Pantera – Great Southern Outtakes

MV and EE – Root/Void

Weyes Blood – Front Row Seat to Earth

Nekromantix – A Symphony of Wolf Tones and Ghost Notes

Wardruna – Runaljod – Ragnarok

White Lies – Friends

The Pretty Reckless – Who You Selling For

Emerson, Lake and Palmer – Trilogy

Eric Johnson – EJ

Kadhja Bonet – Visitor

Agnes Obel – Citizen of Glass

Michael Buble – Nobody But Me

CASSETTE

American Football – American Football (LP2)

DVD/BLU-RAY

Fall Out Boy – Boys of Zummer Tour: Live in Chicago DVD and Blu-ray

Santana IV – Live at the House of Blues Las Vegas DVD and Blu-ray

October 17th, 2016

VINYL TUESDAY: THE STOOGES, SMALL FACES, ALICE COOPER AND MORBID ANGEL, PLUS $5 IN FREE USED VINYL!

vinyl-tuesdayIt’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 month, we have a series of Rocktober reissues all month long, and you get a free koozie with purchase!

This week’s releases:

THE STOOGESTHE STOOGES LP

Self-titled debut album on opaque clear/black/smoke vinyl, reissued exclusively for Rocktober 2016.

SMALL FACESFIRST STEP LP

Debut album reissue. Small Faces is a band that proves that sometimes loose ends are as great as tidiness, that living in the moment is what’s necessary, and this First Step is a record filled with individual moments, each one to be savored. Released exclusively on orange opaque vinyl for Rocktober 2016.

ALICE COOPERBILLION DOLLAR BABIES LP

Rocktober 2016 exclusive pressed on green, yellow and orange marbled vinyl. Embossed gatefold packaging includes band poster, 1 billion dollar bill and perforated cards with band image.

MORBID ANGELDOMINATION LP

This is Morbid Angel’s fourth studio album – back on vinyl! The album was released in 1995 and was the last album they released under the label Giant Records. Domination spawned one single, “Where the Slime Live.” Reissued exclusively for Rocktober 2016.

October 14th, 2016

NEW RELEASE FRIDAY: KINGS OF LEON, CONOR OBERST, GHOST TOURS, MIKE DOUGHTY, RED FANG, TWO DOOR CINEMA CLUB, BEASTIE BOYS AND MANY MORE

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

CD

Kings of Leon – Walls

Conor Oberst – Ruminations

Ghost Tours – Warm Lights

Mike Doughty – The Heart Watches While the Brain Burns

Two Door Cinema Club – Gameshow

Moby and the Void Pacific Choir – These Systems Are Failing

Red Fang – Only Ghosts

The Dillinger Escape Plan – Dissociation

The Mavericks – All Night Live Vol. 1

Various Artists – Dear Jerry: Celebrating the Music of Jerry Garcia

David Bromberg – The Blues, the Whole Blues and Nothing But the Blues

From Indian Lakes – Everything Feels Better Now

Rocky Horror Picture Show – Soundtrack

Blackberry Smoke – Like An Arrow

The Lemon Twigs – Do Hollywood

Big Star – Complete Third

Steve Earle – Guitar Town 30th Anniversary

Suzanne Vega – Lover Beloved: Songs From an Evening with Carson McCullers

The Muddy Magnolias

Mono – Requiem for Hell

Johnnyswim – Georgica Pond

Black Marble – It’s Immaterial

Terry Allen – Lubbock (On Everything)

The Game – 1992

Phil Collins – Singles

Olivia Newton-John, Beth Nielsen Chapman and Amy Sky – Liv On

Crying – Beyond the Fleeting Gales

Jeff Rosenstock – Worry.

Nicholas Jaar – Sirens

Powell – Sport

Jagwar Ma – Every Now and Then

D.D. Dumbo – Utopia Defeated

Johnny Fritz – Sweet Creep

Gurr – In My Head

L’Orange and Mr. Lif – The Life and Death of Scenery

Swet Shop Boys – Cashmere

Bunny Wailer – Solomonic Singles 2: Rise and Shine 1977-1986

Super Unison – Auto

Darkthrone – Arctic Thunder

Justin Hayward – All the Way

Extreme – Pornograffitti Live 25: Metal Meltdown

Matt Hires – American Wilderness

Paul Cauthen – My Gospel

Kuedo – Slow Knife

Larry Coryell – Barefoot Man: Sanpaku

Seeker – Loss

Stilla – Skuggflock

Wormrot – Voics

Anciients – Voice of the Void

VINYL

Kings of Leon – Walls

Red Fang – Only Ghosts

Beastie Boys – Licensed to Ill

Various Artists – Return of the Living Dead Soundtrack (indie exclusive black and red starburst version)

Conor Oberst – Ruminations

Two Door Cinema Club – Gameshow (deluxe edition with bonus 7-inch available)

Blackberry Smoke – Like an Arrow

Creedence Clearwater Revival – Live in Europe

Crying – Beyond the Fleeting Gales

From Indian Lakes – Everything Feels Better Now

The Front Bottoms – Needed When I’m Needed

Sleaford Mods – TCR

The Lemon Twigs – Do Hollywood

Black Marble – It’s Immaterial

Mono – Requiem for Hell

Reckless Kelly – Sunset Motel

Radiohead – Kid A

Reel Big Fish – Skacoustic

Shadowy Men on a Shadowy Planet – Dim the Lights, Chill the Ham

Shadowy Men on a Shadowy Planet – Savvy Show Stoppers

Shadowy Men on a Shadowy Planet – Sport Fishin’: The Lure of the Bait, the Luck of the Hook

RX Bandits – Battle Begun

Kuedo – Slow Knife

Powell – Sport

Califone – Roomsound

The Twilight Sad – Fourteen Autumns and Fifteen Winters

The Mavericks – All Night Live Vol. 1

David Bromberg – The Blues, the Whole Blues and Nothing But the Blues

Suzanne Vega – Lover Beloved: Songs From an Evening with Carson McCullers

Fela Kuti – Upside Down

Fela Kuti – Zombie

Tom Ze – Fabrication Defect

Various Artists – Studio One Radio Show (indie exclusive hand screenprinted version available)

Junior Boys – Kiss Me All Night

Shania Twain – Various Reissues

Super Unison – Auto

Mizmor – Yodh

Wormrot – Voices

The Peep Tempel – Joy

John Brown’s Body – Fireflies

Florida Georgia Line – Dig Your Roots

Sam Cooke – Mr. Soul

CASSETTE

Crying – Beyond the Fleeting Gales

Super Unison – Auto

DVD/BLU-RAY

Various Artists – Dear Jerry: Celebrating the Music of Jerry Garcia DVD and Blu-ray

Peter Gabriel – Still Growing Up: Live and Unwrapped DVD and Blu-ray

Bryan Adams – Wembley Live 1996 DVD