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After weeks of scrutiny, Record Exchange staffers have completed their 2016 Top 10 lists. Visit the store to view the lists in realtime and preview our picks. Let the judgment begin!

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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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1. Voids
Minus the Bear
2. Divide
Ed Sheeran
3. Side Pony
Lake Street Dive
4. Last Place
Grandaddy
5. Volcano
Temples
6. Blurryface
Twenty One Pilots
7. Prisoner
Ryan Adams
8. Windy City
Alison Krauss
9. Graveyard Whistling
Old 97’s
10. Eponym
Steve Fulton

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The Record Exchange is a proud sponsor of the sixth annual Treefort Music Fest, taking place March 22-26 throughout Downtown Boise. Treefort 2017 5-day passes are now on sale at The Record Exchange!

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The Record Exchange buys and trades used CDs, DVDs, Blu-ray discs and vinyl in good condition Monday-Saturday until 9 p.m. and Sunday until 6 p.m.

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March 3rd, 2017

NEW RELEASE FRIDAY: GRANDADDY, MINUS THE BEAR, TEMPLES, TIM KASHER, WHY?, BELA FLECK AND MANY MORE

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

CD:

Grandaddy – Last Place
Minus the Bear – Voids
Temples – Volcano
Bela Fleck – Juno Concerto
Chicano Batman – Freedom is Free
Sleaford Mods – English Tapas
Why? – Moh Lhean
Bombadil – Fences
Methyl Ethel – Everything is Forgotten
Ibibio Sound Machine – Eye
Colin Hay – Fierce Mercy
Noam Pikelny – Universal Favorite
Guy Clark – The Best of the Dualtone Years
Within the Ruins – Halfway Human
The Real McKenzies – Two Devils Will Talk
Tim Kasher – No Resolution
The Waifs – Ironbark
Judy Collins – A Love Letter to Stephen Sondheim
Spamilton – Original Cast Recording
Ethan Gruska – Slowmotionary
Findlay – Forgotten Pleasures
The Tossers – Smash the Windows
A Will Away – Here Again
Senses Fail – In Your Absence

VINYL:

Grandaddy – Last Place
Minus the Bear – Voids
Why? – Moh Lhean
Tim Kasher – No Resolution (indie exclusive version available)
Temples – Volcano
Ennio Morricone – The Thing Soundtrack
FKA Twigs – EP1
Animal Collective – Hollindagain
Flaming Lips – Oczy Mlody
The City and Colour – Peaceful Road/Rain
Sleaford Mods – English Tapas
Lambchop – Is a Woman
Methyl Ethel – Everything is Forgotten
Bleached – Can You Deal
Don Muro – Synthesizer Pop for a New Age 1974-1978
Guy Clark – The Best of the Dualtone Years
The Real McKenzies – Two Devils Will Talk
Ibibio Sound Machine – Ay
Emily Estefan – Take Whatever You Want
Various Artists – Tales from the Crypt Presents: Demon Knight
Senses Fail – In Your Absence
Dark Lotus – Tales from the Lotus Pod

CASSETTE:

Minus the Bear – Voids

February 24th, 2017

NEW RELEASE FRIDAY: DAVID BOWIE, THE HAND, RHIANNON GIDDENS, DIRTY PROJECTORS, OLD 97’S AND MORE!

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

CD:

The Hand – Find a Reason
David Bowie – No Plan
Rhiannon Giddens – Freedom Highway
Dirty Projectors – Dirty Projectors
Sun Kil Moon – Common as Light and Love Are Red Valleys of Blood
The Old 97’s – Graveyard Whistling
Thundercat – Drunk
Little Big Town – The Breaker
All Them Witches – Sleeping Through the War
King Gizzard and the Wizard Lizard – Flying Microtonal Banana
King Woman – Created in the Image of Suffering
Xiu Xiu – Forget
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah – The Tourist
Crystal Fairy – Crystal Fairy
The Stooges/Various Artists – Gimme Danger: Music From the Motion Picture
Allen Rayman – Roadhouse 01
Roy Orbison – A Black and White Night 30th Anniversary Edition
Los Campesinos! – Sick Scenes
Wild Pink – Wild Pink
Peter Silberman – Impermanence
Born of Osiris – Eternal Reign
Suicide Silence – Suicide Silence
Sanctuary – Inception
Dams of the West – Youngish American
Celtic Thunder – Emmet Cahill’s Ireland
Froth – Outside (Briefly)
Hippo Campus – Landmark
The Brian Jonestown Massacre – Don’t Get Lost
Acceptance – Colliding By Design
Wesley Stace – Wesley Stace’s John Wesley Harding
The Feelies – In Between
H. Scott Biram – The Bad Testament
Southern Avenue – Southern Avenue
Roy Buchanan – Telemaster Live in ’75
Six Feet Under – Torment
Ex Deo – The Immortal Wars
Immolation – Atonement
Armored Saint – Carpe Noctum (Live 2015)
Unearthly Trance – Stalking the Ghost
Dear Evan Hansen – Original Cast Recording

VINYL:

The Hand – Find a Reason/All You Want
Old 97’s – Graveyard Whistling (four vinyl color variants)
All Them Witches – Sleeping Through the War (indie exclusive double colored vinyl available)
King Gizzard and the Wizard Lizard – Flying Microtonal Banana
King Woman – Created in the Image of Suffering
Xiu Xiu – Forget
Six Organs of Admittance – Burning the Threshold
Modern Baseball – Perfect Cast
Sonny and the Sunsets – Tomorrow is Alright
Hippo Campus – Landmark
The Feelies – In Between
Rhiannon Giddens – Freedom Highway
George Harrison – Various Reissues
Lupe Fiasco – Drogas Light
Lydia – This December; It’s One More and I’m Free
Various Artists – Synthesize the Soul: Astro Atlantic Hypnotica From The Cape Verde Islands 1973-1988
Arthur Russell – Instrumentals
The Shadow Band – Wilderness of Love
Dude York – Sincerely
Watain – Casus Luciferi
Power Trip – Nightmare Logic
Rebel Wizard – Triumph of Gloom
Immolation – Atonement
Entrance – Book of Changes
Disturbed – Live at Red Rocks
The Early November – Fifteen Years
Gary Moore – Run for Cover
Gary Moore – Wild Frontier
Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks – Greatest Licks: I Feel Like Singin’
DNCE – DNCE

January 30th, 2017

ENTER TO WIN A RHINO RECORDS ‘START YOUR EAR OFF RIGHT’ PRIZE PACK: AUDIO TECHNICA HEADPHONES AND VINYL!

Audio Technica

Rhino Records is unleashing some fantastic vinyl reissues this month, and the Start Your Ear Off Right celebration continues with a sweet prize pack featuring the following items:

Audio-Technica M30X Headphones
Bee Gees – Extended vinyl EP (Record Store Day 2015 exclusive)
Cyndi Lauper – Detour vinyl LP
Ultravox – Vienna vinyl LP

To enter the drawing, send an email* with the subject “Rhino” HERE by midnight Tuesday, Jan. 31. We will draw a name and notify the winner on Wednesday, Feb. 1.

* One entry per person, NOT per email address. If you have 16 email addresses and you enter with each address, we’ll just delete 15 of them. We have the technology. To be eligible to win, you must live in the Boise metro area and be able to pick up your prize at the store.