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[ 2016 staff picks ]

2016 staff picks

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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[ black friday exclusives ]

black friday exclusives

Black Friday is over, but we still have many of the 125+ vinyl and CD exclusives you can’t get anywhere else in the Treasure Valley!

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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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[ sell us your stuff! ]

sell us your stuff!

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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[ 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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[ rx holiday hours ]

rx holiday hours

FRIDAY, DEC. 16
9am (gift shop 7:30am) - 10pm
SATURDAY, DEC. 17
9am - 10pm
SUNDAY, DEC. 18
9am - 7pm
MONDAY, DEC. 19
9am (gift shop 7:30am) - 10pm
TUESDAY, DEC. 20
9am (gift shop 7:30am) - 10pm
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 21
9am (gift shop 7:30am) - 10pm
THURSDAY, DEC. 22
9am (gift shop 7:30am) - 10pm
FRIDAY, DEC. 23
9am (gift shop 7:30am) - 10pm
CHRISTMAS EVE, DEC. 24
8am - 6pm
CHRISTMAS DAY, DEC. 25
Closed
NEW YEAR’S EVE, DEC. 31
9am - 9pm
NEW YEAR’S DAY, JAN. 1
10am - 7pm

[ give the gift of music ]

give the gift of music

The Record Exchange has 50 hand-picked new CDs sale-priced at $9.99 plus 40 select sale-priced vinyl LPs for your holiday gift-giving!

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[ idaho ho ho 2016 ]

idaho ho ho 2016

The 2016 edition of the Idaho Ho Ho benefit holiday CD is available at The Record Exchange! Proceeds from sales of the CD go to the Idaho Foodbank!

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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 on sale at The Record Exchange starting Sept. 9!

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[ rx top 10 ]

rx top 10

1. Idaho Ho Ho Vol. 7
Various Artists
2. Blue and Lonesome
Rolling Stones
3. You Want It Darker
Leonard Cohen
4. Hardwired … To Self-Destruct
Metallica
5. Cleopatra
The Lumineers
6. Eponym
SFM-Steve Fulton Music
7. We Got It From Here … Thank You 4 Your Service
A Tribe Called Quest
8. 22, A Million
Bon Iver
9. Day Breaks
Norah Jones
10. Sea Change
Beck

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December 2nd, 2016

RECORD EXCHANGE TOP 10 SELLERS (WEEK ENDING DECEMBER 1, 2016)

Print1. Idaho Ho Ho Vol. 7, Various Artists
2. Hardwired … To Self-Destruct, Metallica
3. You Want It Darker, Leonard Cohen
4. The Impossible Kid, Aesop Rock
5. We Got It From Here … Thank You 4 Your Service, A Tribe Called Quest
6. Eponym, SFM-Steve Fulton Music
7. Signs of Light, The Head and the Heart
8. Boots No. 1: The Official Revival Bootleg, Gillian Welch
9. The Real Royal Albert Hall 1966 Concert, Bob Dylan
10. 22, A Million, Bon Iver

December 2nd, 2016

NEW RELEASE FRIDAY: ROLLING STONES, CHILDISH GAMBINO, KATE BUSH, BOB DYLAN, EILEN JEWELL VINYL REISSUE, BECK VINYL REISSUES AND MORE!

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

CD

Rolling Stones – Blue and Lonesome (deluxe edition available)
Childish Gambino – Awaken My Love
Kate Bush – Before the Dawn
Bob Dylan – The Real Royal Albert Hall 1966 Concert
Various Artists – Hamilton Mixtape
The Clean – Getaway
John Legend – Darkness and Light
Bob Marley – The Legend Live Santa Barbara County Bowl
Pete Rock and Smoke DZA – Don’t Smoke Rock
James Arthur – Back from the Edge
Heart – Live at the Royal Albert Hall with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Peter Doherty – Hamburg Demonstrations
Avenged Sevenfold – Best of 2005-2013
Richard Swift and Damien Jurado – Other People’s Songs Vol. 1
UB40 – Unplugged
Ennio Morricone – Morricone 60
Vinnie Paz – The Essential Collabo Collection Vol. 1 and 2
Jedi Mind Tricks – The Best of Jus Allah
Jedi Mind Tricks – The Best of Stoupe
Discharge – Decontrol: The Singles
Discharge – Why
GBH – City Baby’s Revenge
GBH – Punk Singles 1981-84
Alison Moyet – Alf
Night Ranger – 35 Years and a Night in Chicago
Salty Dog – Every Dog Has Its Day
Kane Brown – Kane Brown
G-Mo Skee – My Filthy Spirit Bomb

VINYL

Rolling Stones – Blue and Lonesome
Beck – Odelay
Beck – Sea Change
Beck – Guero
Kate Bush – Before the Dawn
Eilen Jewell – Boundary County
Caretaker – An Empty Bliss Beyond This World
Caretaker – Everywhere at the End of Time
Avenged Sevenfold – The Stage
The Clean – Getaway
Run-DMC – Raising Hell
OutKast – ATLiens
Stevie Wonder – Talking Book
Madonna – American Life
Madonna – Music
M.I.A. – AIM
Boston – Boston
Enya – Shepherd Moons
Kelsey Lu – Church
The Magnetic Fields – Wayward Bus/Distant Plastic Trees
Saint Motel – Saintmotelevision
Richard Swift and Damien Jurado – Other People’s Songs Vol. 1
Peter Doherty – Hamburg Demonstrations
Telefon Tel Aviv – Fahrenheit Fair Enough
Kyle Morton – What Will Destroy You
Keith Urban – Fuse
Keith Urban – Golden Road

DVD/BLU-RAY

Heart – Live at the Royal Albert Hall with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra DVD and Blu-ray
Various Artists – The T.A.M.I. Show/The Big T.N.T. Show Blu-ray
Various Artists – The Big T.N.T. Show DVD

November 24th, 2016

RECORD EXCHANGE TOP 10 SELLERS (WEEK ENDING NOVEMBER 24, 2016)

4184577252491. Hardwired … To Self-Destruct, Metallica
2. We Got It From Here … Thank You 4 Your Service, A Tribe Called Quest
3. The Impossible Kid, Aesop Rock
4. You Want It Darker, Leonard Cohen
5. Eponym, SFM-Steve Fulton Music
6. 57th and 9th, Sting
7. The Weight of These Wings, Miranda Lambert
8. Live at the Hollywood Bowl, The Beatles
9. 24K Magic, Bruno Mars
10. Walls, Kings of Leon