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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/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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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 ]

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1. Lazaretto
Jack White
2. Acoustic Classics
Richard Thompson
3. Ultraviolence
Lana Del Ray
4. Mandatory Fun
Weird Al Yankovic
5. Heaven & Earth
Yes
6. Remedy
Old Crow Medicine Show
7. Hooray For Love
Curtis Stigers
8. CSNY 1974
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
9. Terms Of My Surrender
John Hiatt
10. Sleepy Seeds
Sleepy Seeds

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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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April 8th, 2014

NEW BOBBY RUSH ALBUM APRIL 15!

STRBannerAd-120x120 - CIMS - v2Bobby Rush has a new collaborative album with Blinddog Smokin’ called Decisions, and The Record Exchange will have it in stock on Tuesday, April 15!

In addition to recording Decisions with the acclaimed blues band Blinddog Smokin’, Rush paired up with another Louisiana legend, Dr. John, on the song “Another Murder in New Orleans.”

April 7th, 2014

RECORD EXCHANGE TOP 20 SELLERS (WEEK ENDING APRIL 6, 2014)

Beck-Morning-Phase1. Morning Phase, Beck
2. Dotted Line, Nickel Creek
3. Cope, Manchester Orchestra
4. Looking Into You: A Tribute to Jackson Browne, Various Artists
5. Here and Nowhere Else, Cloud Nothings
6. Lost in the Dream, The War on Drugs
7. Supermodel, Foster the People
8. Foreverly, Billie Joe and Norah
9. Out Among the Stars, Johnny Cash
10. Salad Days, Mac DeMarco
11. Winter and the Wolves, Grieves
12. An Idaho Dozen, Country Club
13. Dark Arc, Saintseneca
14. Southeastern, Jason Isbell
15. Strange Journey Vol. 3, Cunninlynguists
16. Good Kid M.A.A.D. City, Kendrick Lamar
17. Love Death Immortality, Glitch Mob
18. Hard Working Americans, Hard Working Americans
19. Saudade, Thievery Corporation
20. Live in Amsterdam, Beth Hart and Joe Bonamassa

April 7th, 2014

NEW RELEASE TUESDAY 4/8: BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, THE FAINT, CARLENE CARTER, OFF!, AVEY TARE AND MORE

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

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Black Label Society – Catacombs of the Black Vatican (deluxe edition also available)

The Faint – Doom Abuse

Carlene Carter – Carter Girl

OFF! – Wasted Years

Avicii – True: Avicii By Avic

April 2nd, 2014

FIRST THURSDAY AT THE RX: LAUNCH PARTY FOR ANTI-MEGALOADS BOOK, PLUS HILLFOLK NOIR LIVE AND FREE PAYETTE BREWING CO. BEER!

Goliath-Staggered-cover-4-800x390The Record Exchange (1105 W. Idaho St. Boise) is honored to be hosting a launch party for Steve Bunk’s anti-megaloads book Goliath Staggered: How the People of Highway 12 Conquered Big Oil” at 6 p.m. First Thursday, April 3. The event will feature a presentation by Bunk, live music by Hillfolk Noir and free beer (21 and older with valid I.D.) courtesy of Payette Brewing Co. As always, this Record Exchange event is free and all ages.

March 31st, 2014

RECORD EXCHANGE TOP 20 SELLERS (WEEK ENDING MARCH 30, 2014)

johnny-cash-among-the-stars1. Out Among the Stars, Johnny Cash
2. After the Disco, Broken Bells
3. Morning Phase, Beck
4. Pinata, Freddie Gibbs & Madlib
5. Sunswimmer, New Madrid
6. Singles, Future Islands
7. Lost in the Dream, The War on Drugs
8. Teeth Dreams, The Hold Steady
9. Supermodel, Foster the People
10. Days Are Gone, Haim
11. Modern Vampires of the City, Vampire Weekend
12. Half the City, St. Paul and the Broken Bones
13. Lift Your Spirit, Aloe Blacc
14. St. Vincent, St. Vincent
15. English Oceans, Drive-By Truckers
16. Memphis Grease, John Nemeth
17. All the Little Lights, Passenger
18. The Blank Project, Neneh Cherry
19. Hard Working Americans, Hard Working Americans
20. Dig This, Southern Culture on the Skids