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[ pono is here! ]

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 ]

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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[ payette brewing company ]

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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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[ go listen boise ]

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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[ rx amazon store ]

rx amazon store

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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[ treefort music fest ]

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The Record Exchange is a proud sponsor of the fourth annual Treefort Music Fest, taking place March 25-29 throughout Downtown Boise. With an amazing lineup of national, regional and local music, including TV on the Radio, Trampled By Turtles, Built to Spill, Josh Ritter, Joyce Manor and hundreds more, the Treefort Music Fest is one of the most anticipated events on the Treasure Valley music calendar.

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[ ritter treefort bundles ]

ritter treefort bundles

Josh Ritter is returning to Boise for a special performance at the Cathedral of the Rockies during Treefort Music Fest, and The Record Exchange has exclusive album/ticket bundles (CD and LP) that get you a guaranteed-admission ticket to the show and Ritter's new album Acoustic Live Vol. 1!

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[ rx top 10 ]

rx top 10

1. Smoke + Mirrors
Imagine Dragons
2. Shadows in the Night
Bob Dylan
3. Happy Prisoner: The Bluegrass Sessions
Robert Earl Keen
4. Terraplane
Steve Earle and the Dukes
5. Terminal Current
The Ravenna Colt
6. Hozier
Hozier
7. Onward & Sideways
Joshua Radin
8. Lost in the Dream
The War on Drugs
9. I Love You, Honeybear
Father John Misty
10. Wallflower
Diana Krall

[ sell us your stuff! ]

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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[ INFOTAINMENT ]

October 4th, 2012

208 MUSIC VIDEO SHOW SCREENING AND FIRST BORNS IN-STORE WITH FREE PAYETTE BREWING CO. BEER OCT. 4!

Head to The Record Exchange (1105 W. Idaho St.) on First Thursday, Oct. 4, for the 208 Music Video Show Screening with a special performance by First Borns and free Payette Brewing Co. beer! The festivities kick off at 5 p.m. As always, this Record Exchange in-store event is free and all ages.

The third annual 208 Music Video Show drew submissions from dozens of Idaho musicians and directors. The winners were crowned at a First Thursday event at Neurolux in September. Part of the prize for the first-place band, First Borns, was a showcase 30-minute set at the RX during the Oct. 4 screening. Natasha Louie, director of First Borns’ winning video for “Gene” will discuss the video and answer questions during a post-performance chat.

It’s also First Thursday, so we’ll have our regular store-wide First Thursday specials, too. Hope you can join us for this fantastic display of homegrown creativity!

ARTISTS SCREENING VIDEOS:

Tristan Andreas (of Phantahex)
Central City Music Company
Dedicated Servers
Fauxbois
Finn Riggins
First Borns
Chad Gold Band
Grandma Kelsey
Josh Gross
Jared Hallock
Jumping Sharks/Slow Bunny
Glenn Mantang
Brett Netson
Nollifur
James Orr
Owlright
Project 213
Moses Splawn
Stardust Lounge
Storie Grubb and The Holy Wars
Thomas Paul
Ugly Tree
Unicorn Feather
UZALA
Wolvserpent