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The Record Exchange - Culture Spot

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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!

VIEW STAFF LISTS HERE

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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

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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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!

READ MORE/PURCHASE HERE

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black friday exclusives

Black Friday is over, but The Record Exchange still has dozens of vinyl and CD exclusives you can’t get anywhere else in the Treasure Valley!

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rx top 10

1. Acoustic Live Vol. 1
Josh Ritter
2. What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World
The Decemberists
3. No Cities to Love
Sleater-Kinney
4. Fear and Saturday Night
Ryan Bingham
5. Pale Emperor
Marilyn Manson
6. Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance
Belle and Sebastian
7. Evermotion
Guster
8. Lost in the Dream
The War on Drugs
9. B4.DA.$$
Joey Bada$$
10. Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper
Panda Bear

[ INFOTAINMENT ]

November 18th, 2014

FREE SMASHING PUMPKINS 3-SONG CD SAMPLER WITH ‘MONUMENTS TO AN ELEGY’ PRE-ORDERS (OUT DEC. 9)

tsp_468x60418456185821-500The Smashing Pumpkins have a new album called Monuments to an Elegy, and it’s heading our way Dec. 9. But we have an exclusive 3-song CD sampler featuring tracks from the album that you can get your hands on right now!

Anyone who pre-orders* Monuments to an Elegy on CD or vinyl before Dec. 9 gets a sampler — quantities are limited!

November 16th, 2014

NEW RELEASE MONDAY 11/17: WILCO, DAVID BOWIE, BRYAN FERRY, IN THIS MOMENT, MANCHESTER ORCHESTRA

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

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Wilco – What’s Your 20: Essential Tracks 1994-2014

Wilco – Alpha Mike Foxtrot: Rare Tracks 1994-2014

David Bowie – Nothing Has Changed (deluxe edition also available)

Bryan Ferry – Avonmore

In This Moment – Black Widow

November 12th, 2014

ENTER TO WIN AN AUTOGRAPHED MARIACHI EL BRONX VINYL LP!

Mariachi-El-Bronx-III-ReviewMariachi El Bronx just released their new album III, and one lucky customer will win an autographed vinyl copy!

To enter the drawing, send an email with the subject “Mariachi El Bronx” HERE by midnight Thursday, Nov. 20. We will draw a name and notify the winner on Friday, Nov. 21.

November 11th, 2014

ENTER TO WIN JACKSON BROWNE MEN’S/WOMEN’S TEES AND TOTE BAG!

418456063175-500Jackson Browne recently released his new album Standing in the Breach, and one lucky customer will win a tote bag and set of men’s and women’s Jackson Browne tees!

To enter the drawing, send an email with the subject “Jackson Browne” HERE by midnight Thursday, Nov. 20. We will draw a name and notify the winner on Friday, Nov. 21.