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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 ]

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. Lazaretto
Jack White
3. Fortune Favors the Bold
Bread & Circus
4. Benjamin Booker
Benjamin Booker
5. The Both
The Both
6. Zaba
Glass Animals
7. The Breeze: An Appreciation of JJ Cale
Eric Clapton and Friends
8. Voyager
Jenny Lewis
9. Singles
Future Islands
10. Foundations of Burden

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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 1st, 2014

BOISE BICYCLE PROJECT DISPLAY FOR IDAHO GIVES MAY 1 1-DAY FUND DRIVE

1508171_10152088992574001_2422456890925766918_nThe Record Exchange is honored to be hosting a display of one of 24 bikes that Boise Bicycle Project is donating during their 24 Bikes to 24 Kids in 24 Hours fund drive for Idaho Gives!

April 29th, 2014

WIN A SIGNED RAY LAMONTAGNE VINYL TEST PRESSING OF SUPERNOVA!

RayLaMontagne_480x60_v2Ray LaMontagne test pressing picture2The Record Exchange was one of a few select indie record stores in the country to get our hands on an ultra-rare autographed vinyl test pressing of the new Ray LaMontagne album Supernova, and one lucky customer will win it!

April 28th, 2014

RECORD EXCHANGE TOP 20 SELLERS (WEEK ENDING APRIL 27, 2014)

Needtobreathe_AlbumCover_RiversInTheWastelandHiRes1. Rivers in the Wasteland, NEEDTOBREATHE
2. Mug Museum, Cate Le Bon
3. Garden City Skyline, Famous Motel Cowboys
4. Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action, Franz Ferdinand
5. In Death Reborn, Army of the Pharaohs
6. Singles, Future Islands
7. Because the Internet, Childish Gambino
8. Saudade, Thievery Corporation
9. A Dotted Line, Nickel Creek
10. Lost in the Dream, The War on Drugs
11. The Space Project, Various Artists
12. Blak & Blu, Gary Clark Jr.
13. Recess, Skrillex
14. Rave Tapes, Mogwai
15. Rev, The Reverend Horton Heat
16. High Hopes, Bruce Springsteen
17. Corsicana Lemonade, White Denim
18. Half the City, St. Paul and the Broken Bones
19. Pure Heroine, Lorde
20. Voices, Phantogram

April 28th, 2014

NEW RELEASE TUESDAY: CURTIS STIGERS, PIXIES, OLD 97′S, RODRIGO Y GABRIELA, WYE OAK AND MORE!

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

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Curtis Stigers – Hooray for Love

Pixies – Indie Cindy

Rodrigo Y Gabriela – 9 Dead Alive (deluxe edition also available)

Old 97′s – Most Messed Up

Wye Oak – Shriek

Chris Robinson Brotherhood – Phosphorescent Harvest

April 27th, 2014

PIXIES NEW RELEASE LISTENING PARTY APRIL 29 – WIN A VINYL TEST PRESSING!

pixies_468x60pixiesThe Pixies are back with new music in the form of Indie Cindy, their first studio album in 23 years, and The Record Exchange is celebrating with a listening party on Tuesday, April 29 at 6 p.m.

Not only will we spin the new record in its entirety, but we’ll be raffling an ultra-rare vinyl test pressing of the new album!