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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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2013 staff picks

After weeks of scrutiny, Record Exchange staffers have completed their 2013 Top 10 lists, and leading up to Christmas we're posting individual lists here on the website. You can also visit the store to view all the lists in realtime and shop our special '13 Staff Picks display. Let the judgment begin!

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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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Think local. Think indie. Think $9.99 CDs at Record Exchange.

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rsd exclusives list

Okay, here it is: the Record Store Day exclusives list. Over 400 limited-edition CDs, vinyl LPs, 7-inches and more available Saturday, April 19 at The Record Exchange. Follow the link to peruse the list and read about Record Exchange RSD events!

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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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[ rx top 10 ]

rx top 10

1. Seasons
Hollow Wood
2. Foundations of Burden
Pallbearer
3. Brill Bruisers
The New Pornographers
4. Lazaretto
Jack White
5. Swimmin’ Time
Shovels & Rope
6. Pale Communion
Opeth
7. Hypnotic Eye
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
8. AM
Arctic Monkeys
9. Tied to a Star
J Mascis
10. Sylvan Esso
Sylvan Esso

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krbx card savings!

The Record Exchange is proud to be part of Radio Boise's KRBX Card program! Present your card on Sunday and New Release Tuesday (6-9 p.m.) and get 20% off all gift shop items and 20% off used CDs, vinyl, DVD, Blu-ray and cassettes!

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May 12th, 2014

NEEDTOBREATHE IN-STORE SCHEDULE AND IMPORTANT INFO – PLEASE READ!

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If you are attending tonight’s NEEDTOBREATHE in-store, please review this important info:

• A wristband is required to attend the event – if you do not have a wristband, you will not be able to attend, as we have reached capacity. We have a handful of wristbands left, which are available with purchase of Rivers in the Wasteland (CD or vinyl). One wristband per album purchase. At this time, we have single digits left and they will sell out before show time.

• Children need wristbands, too. This is an all-ages event and we are at capacity, so everyone, including children, needs to have a wristband.
• The store will be closing at 5 p.m. The band will be performing a sound check approximately 5 p.m., and we will have the record side of the store cleared for it. Guests with wristbands may begin lining up in The Record Exchange Gift Shop now. At 5:30, we will re-open the record side of the store for guests with wristbands. Schedule is as follows:
5 p.m. – Store closes; guests with wristbands line up in The Record Exchange Gift Shop
5:30 p.m. – Store reopens for guests with wristbands
6 p.m. – NEEDTOBREATHE performs

May 10th, 2014

94.9 FM THE RIVER PRESENTS NEEDTOBREATHE LIVE AT THE RECORD EXCHANGE MAY 12; ONLY BOISE SHOW!

needtobreathe94.9 FM The River presents NEEDTOBREATHE live at The Record Exchange (1105 W. Idaho St., Boise) at 6 p.m. Monday, May 12. This is the band’s only show in town! As always, this Record Exchange in-store event is all ages.

Purchase NEEDTOBREATHE’s new album Rivers in the Wasteland on CD or vinyl at The Record Exchange and we’ll give you a wristband guaranteeing your admission — we anticipate a big crowd for this one!

May 9th, 2014

MOM WILL GO GOO GOO FOR THIS GOO GOO DOLLS TURNTABLE & SIGNED LP PRIZE PACK – ENTER TO WIN AT THE RX!

goo goo dollsWant to score Mother a gift she’ll go absolutely Goo Goo about this Mother’s Day? Then enter to win our Goo Goo Dolls turntable prize pack!

While you’re here this weekend getting your Mother’s Day cards and gifts, visit The Record Exchange Gift Shop counter and enter to win the prize pack, which includes a Crosley Cruiser portable turntable and autographed copy of the Goo Goo Dolls’ latest album Magnetic! Runner-up prizes include vinyl and CD copies of Magnetic.

May 5th, 2014

NEW RELEASE TUESDAY 5/6: LILY ALLEN, TUNE-YARDS, ATMOSPHERE, LYKKE LI, BEN & ELLEN HARPER, GREGG ALLMAN

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

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Tune-Yards – Nikki Nack

Atmosphere – Southsiders

Lily Allen – Sheezus (deluxe edition also available)

Ben and Ellen Harper – Childhood Home

Sarah McLachlan – Shine On

Natalie Merchant – Natalie Merchant

May 2nd, 2014

THE RECORD EXCHANGE IS LOOKING FOR A SUMMER MARKETING INTERN!

artie fufkinThe Record Exchange is seeking candidates for our summer marketing internship! Working with our Marketing and Promotions Director, the intern will learn the ins and outs of an independent record store, assisting with everything from Record Exchange events to online marketing.