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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/events ]

RSD exclusives/events

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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payette brewing company

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. Hooray For Love
Curtis Stigers
2. Let’s Go Out Tonight
Curtis Stigers
3. Black Market
Rise Against
4. Ultraviolence
Lana Del Ray
5. Once More ‘Round the Sun
Mastodon
6. In The Lonely Hour
Sam Smith
7. Yes!
Jason Mraz
8. Mandatory Fun
Weird Al Yankovic
9. Terms Of My Surrender
John Hiatt
10. Redeemer Of Souls
Judas Priest

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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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March 31st, 2014

NEW RELEASE TUESDAY 4/1: NICKEL CREEK, MANCHESTER ORCHESTRA, THIEVERY CORPORATION, CLOUD NOTHINGS, LACUNA COIL & MORE!

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

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Manchester Orchestra – Cope

Nickel Creek – Dotted Line

Thievery Corporation – Saudade

Cloud Nothings – Here and Nowhere Else

Lacuna Coil – Broken Crown Halo (deluxe edition also available)

Robert Cray Band – In My Soul

March 25th, 2014

NEW RELEASE TUESDAY 3/25: DYLAN 80s TRIBUTE, HOLD STEADY, JOHNNY CASH, EPITAPH VINYL REISSUES, MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE, ELTON JOHN AND MORE!

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

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Various Artists – A Tribute to Bob Dylan in the ’80s Vol. 1

The Hold Steady – Teeth Dreams

Johnny Cash – Out Among the Stars

My Chemical Romance – May Death Never Stop You (deluxe edition also available)

March 25th, 2014

RECORD EXCHANGE TOP 20 SELLERS (WEEK ENDING MARCH 23, 2014)

taking back sunday1. Happiness Is, Taking Back Sunday
2. Morning Phase, Beck
3. St. Vincent, St. Vincent
4. Supermodel, Foster the People
5. Lost in the Dream, The War on Drugs
6. Teens, Teens
7. Awake, Tycho
8. Half the City, St. Paul and the Broken Bones
9. Sunswimmer, New Madrid
10. Hard Working Americans, Hard Working Americans
11. Wildewoman, Lucius
12. Keep It Like a Secret, Built to Spill
13. Place in the Sun, Ozomatli
14. Cynic’s New Year, Horse Feathers
15. Voices, Phantogram
16. Atlas, Real Estate
17. Magic Sword, Magic Sword
18. God & the Girl, David Poe
19. English Oceans, Drive-By Truckers
20. Pure Heroine, Lorde

March 22nd, 2014

TAKING BACK SUNDAY IN-STORE MARCH 23; ADMISSION WRISTBAND WITH PURCHASE OF NEW ALBUM!

Taking_Back_Sunday_Fall_2011_4_credit_Camille_NolanTaking Back Sunday will perform live and sign copies of their new album Happiness Is at The Record Exchange (1105 W. Idaho St.) at 5 p.m. Sunday, March 23. As always, this Record Exchange in-store event is free and all ages. Taking Back Sunday is performing at Knitting Factory later that evening and we have tickets for sale at the store!

March 22nd, 2014

SECRET TREEFORT IN-STORE REVEAL: NEW MADRID TODAY AT 4:30 PM!

newmadrid-pr3-72dpiToday’s Record Exchange Secret Treefort In-store is …

New Madrid!

New Madrid (playing a 21+ Treefort show at The Bouquet at 8 p.m. tonight) will perform at 4:30 p.m. TODAY at The Record Exchange, 1105 W. Idaho St. in Downtown Boise. As always, this Record Exchange in-store event is free and all ages — and you don’t need a Treefort pass to attend (but you should get one anyway and we have them for sale at the store).