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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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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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1. Voids
Minus the Bear
2. Divide
Ed Sheeran
3. Side Pony
Lake Street Dive
4. Last Place
5. Volcano
6. Blurryface
Twenty One Pilots
7. Prisoner
Ryan Adams
8. Windy City
Alison Krauss
9. Graveyard Whistling
Old 97’s
10. Eponym
Steve Fulton

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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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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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Can't find it in the store? The Record Exchange does special orders!



November 3rd, 2009


RX marketing/promotions guru Joy Hart selected Band of SkullsBaby Darling Doll Face Honey as her Staff Pick of the Week. Word up:

If you dig raw, layered, blues rock with lofty atmospheric vocals and a mix of influences from Led Zeppelin, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Kings of Leon, Heartless Bastards, Black Keys and even more awesomeness, then do yourself a favor and check out Band of Skulls. Baby Darling Doll Face Honey is the promising debut from this band with more than one talented singer and songwriter. The vocals drive the record over booze-drenched fuzzed-out guitar riffs.

The UK trio consists of Russell Marsden, Emma Richardson, and Matthew Haywar. Admittedly, the band was a only together for about a year before releasing Baby Darling Doll Face Honey. Some might say that the record lacks the cohesiveness that only comes with time. What I find are 12 solid-driving rock tunes that stand alone and make a perfect package. I dare you not to feel the groove.

Baby Darling Doll Face Honey is solidly acquiring priority placement in my playlist, and I’m scanning tour routing regularly for Band of Skulls to roll through the great Northwest. This live show is going on my shortlist of must-sees!

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