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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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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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1. Ritual in Repeat
Tennis
2. Songs of Innocence
U2
3. Art Official Age
Prince
4. Plectrumelectrum
Prince and 3rd Eye Girl
5. You’re Dead
Flying Lotus
6. Hozier
Hozier
7. Standing in the Breach
Jackson Browne
8. Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone
Lucinda Williams
9. This is All Yours
Alt-J
10. Cheek to Cheek
Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga

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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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June 7th, 2013

CHURCHILL $2 PREVIEW CD; INCLUDES $2 COUPON FOR NEW ALBUM (OUT JULY 6)

WarWithin_WebRising stars Churchill‘s new album won’t be available until July, but right now you can score an indie exclusive CD for only $1.99 at The Record Exchange!

The CD, which includes four songs (three new tracks), comes with a $2 coupon that you can bring back and cash in on the new album courtesy of our friends at Record Store Day!

May 3rd, 2013

HERE’S THE LIST OF REMAINING RECORD STORE DAY EXCLUSIVES (GOING FAST!)

RSDCOM2010vectorWhew. Record Store Day is over, but we’re not done celebrating. While several titles sold out Saturday, we still have plenty of exclusives left for anyone who missed RSD or wants to come back for more.

REMAINING RECORD STORE DAY EXCLUSIVES:

NOTE: We’re trying to keep this list as accurate and up to date by the minute, but we can’t guarantee what’s listed here will be available in the store when you walk in.

Karren Ablaze City is Ablaze Book

Aerosmith Aerosmith LP

Aerosmith Get Your Wings LP

Aerosmith Toys in the Attic LP

All That Remains Fall of Ideals LP

The Animals The Animals Is Here EP 10’’ vinyl

Avenged Sevenfold Carry On 12’’ vinyl

Beat Junkies Picture Disc Collection LP

Black Lips/Icky Blossoms Cowboy Knights 7’’ single

Black Swans Occasion for Song 2LP

Blitzen Trapper Blitzen Trapper Deluxe Re-issue LP w/download

Blu Thelonius King 7’’ single

Bombino Azamane Tiliade/Si Chilan 10’’ vinyl

Bon Jovi Bon Jovi Live 12’’ vinyl

David Bowie Drive-In Saturday Night 7’’ single

David Bowie The Stars (Are Out Tonight) 7’’ white single

Brick And Mortar And Love Brick And Mortar And Love DVD

Buck 65 Talkin’ Honkey Blues 2LP

Built To Spill Live 2LP & 2CD

Joe Bussard Guitar Rag/Screwdriver Slide 78

Calexico Spiritoso LP w/CD

Kasey Chambers/Shane Nicholson Rattlin’ Bones LP

Gary Clark Jr. HWUL Raw Cuts 2 12’’ vinyl

Elizabeth Cook & Jason Isbell Tecumseh Valley/Pancho & Lefty 7’’ single

Mike Cooley Too Pretty to Work 7’’ single

Country Joe & the Fish I Feel Like I’m Fixin’ To Die LP

Marshall Crenshaw Stranger & Stranger 10’’ vinyl

Cut Copy Bright Like Neon Love LP

Cypress Hill Black Sunday 2LP

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. Patterns LP w/download

Davenport Cabinet Our Machine LP

Miles Davis Milestones LP

Miles Davis Round bout Midnight LP

Miles Davis Someday my Prince Will Come LP

Ani DiFranco Buffalo 4-22-12 (official bootleg) 2CD

Nick Drake Nick Drake LP w/poster

Dust Dust/Hard Attack 2LP

Bob Dylan Wigwam 7’’ single

Brian Eno, Nicolas Jaar & Grizzly Bear 12’’ vinyl

Roky Erickson Mine Mine Mind/Bloody Hammer 7’’ single

Evian Christ DUGA-3 LP

Fitz & the Tantrums Out Of My League 10’’ vinyl

Flaming Lips Zaireeka 4LP

Foals Holy Fire LP w/7’’ single & download

Garbage Because the Night 10’’ vinyl

The Gaslight Anthem Handwritten Deluxe DVD

Get On Down Presents Beat Box: A Drum Machine Obsession 7’’ single

The Glove Blue Sunshine LP

GONN est. 1966 EP 7’’ single

The Grateful Dead Rare Cuts & Oddities 1966 2LP & CD

Jackie Greene Love is a Shining Catastrophe 7’’ single

David Guetta David Guetta 12″ picture disc

Buddy Guy Hold that Plane LP

Ben Harper By My Side LP

Husker Du Amusement 2x 7’’ singles

Imagine Dragons Live at Independent Records CD

Iron & Wine Next To Paradise/Dirty Dream 7’’ single

Willie Isz Georgiavania LP

Jandek Box Set 3LP

Sarah Jarosz Live at the Troubadour DVD

Joan Jett & the Blackhearts LP w/CD & download

Jimmy Eat World Damage/Stop Whispering 7’’ single

Junior Boys Even Truer 12’’ vinyl

King Crimson Going Schizoid with King Crimson: Collectables Set CD

King Midas Sound Aroo 12’’ vinyl

King Tubby meets The Upsetter At the Grassroots of Dub LP

Sophia Knapp/AOP (Dungen) Times Square b/w Sweet May split 7’’ vinyl

Lamb of God New American Gospel silver LP

Last Shop Standing: The Rise, Fall & Rebirth Of The Independent Record Shop DVD

Gordon Lightfoot Sit Down Young Man LP

Like Rats Like Rats 7’’ single

Linkin Park Hybrid Theory LP

Liquid Tension Experiment Liquid Tension Experiment 2 2LP

The Lonely Island YOLO 7’’ single

G. Love Blood Shot and Blue 10’’ vinyl

LP Into The Wild – Live at EastWest Studios LP

Mad Season Above 2LP

Taj Mahal Hidden Treasures 2LP

Taj Mahal Natch’l Blues LP

Mercury Rev Deserted Songs LP

Milo Greene What’s the Matter/Staging Point 7-inch

Misfits/Lemonheads Skulls 7’’ single

Moon Duo Circles Remixed LP

Thurston Moore & Loren Connors The Only Way to Go 12’’ vinyl

Mumford & Sons Live at Bull Moose CD & 10’’ vinyl

Mystery Side by Side 7’’ single (Grateful Dead/Dr. John each performing “Iko Iko”)

Willie Nelson Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die 7’’ single

Now Now Neighbors LP

OMD English Electric 7-inch box set

Orange Juice You Can’t Hide Love Forever LP

Orange Juice Rip It Up LP

Orange Juice Texas Fever LP

Orange Juice The Orange Juice LP

Shuggie Otis Introducing LP

Oval 94diskont 2LP

Oval Systemish 2LP

Owen The Seaside EP LP w/blue vinyl

Van Dyke Parks Song Cycle LP

Van Dyke Parks Super Chief LP

Lee “Scratch” Perry & the Upsetters Chapter 1 3x 10’’ vinyl

Phoenix Entertainment 7’’ single

Placebo B3 EP 10’’ vinyl

A Place to Bury Strangers Strange Moon LP

Conny Plank Conny Plank Rework Sessions 12’’ vinyl

Charlie Poole with the Highlanders Complete Paramount & Brunswick LP

Porno for Pyros Porno for Pyros LP

Public Enemy Planet Earth: Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Greatest Rap Hits (Picture Disc) LP

Pulp After You 12’’ vinyl

Eli ‘Paperboy’ Reed The Woohoo 7’’ single

Rhye Open 12’’ vinyl

Rocket from the Crypt Group Sounds LP

Rocket from the Crypt Live from Camp X-Ray LP

Rodney P Feat. Harleighblu Success 7-inch

The Roots Things Fall Apart vinyl LP

Samiam Clumsy LP

Satellites Satellites.01 CD & 2LP

Scientist Scientific Dub 3x 10’’ vinyl

Shearwater & Sharon Van Etten Minotaur 7’’ single

Sir Douglas Quintet Mendocino/Que Sera Manana/Nuevo Laredo/La Luna Fue Fulpable 2x 7’’ single

Sly & the Family Stone I Will Take You Higher 10’’ vinyl

Smoke Fairies Upstairs at United 6 12’’ vinyl

Ringo Starr 45 RPM Singles 3x 7’’ box w/poster

Surfer Blood Demon Dance 7’’ single

Tegan & Sara Closer Remixed 12’’ vinyl

Thee Oh Sees Moon Sick EP LP

Cal Tjader Trio The Cal Tjader Trio 10’’ vinyl

Titus Andronicus Record Store Day 12″

Tom the Lion Adventures of Tom the Lion 2CD

Touche Amore/Title Fight 7’’ split single

T.S.O.L. You Don’t Have to Die 7’’ single

Turning Shrines Face of Another LP

The Uncluded Delicate Cycle/Earthquake 7’’ single

Various Artists Adventures in Afropea 3:Telling Stories to the Sea LP

Various Artists Dazed & Confused O.S.T. LP

Various Artists Music From The Television Series The Girl From U.N.C.L.E. LP

Various Artists Newport Folk Festival 1965 LP

Various Artists Ninja Tune & If Music IF 2LP

Various Artists Rough Guide to African Disco (RSD Exclusive) LP

Various Artists Rough Guide to Cumbia (RSD Exclusive) LP

Various Artists Rough Guide To Latin Psychedelia (RSD Exclusive) LP

Various Artists Rough Guide To Psychedelic Brazil (RSD Exclusive) LP

Various Artists Sacred Bones: Todo Muere Vol. 3 LP

Various Artists Theppabutr Productions: Man Behind The Molam Sound 1972-75 2LP

Various Artists Trouble in Mind 4-Way Covers Split 7-inch

Various Artists Yep Roc 15 12″ with DVD

Vitamin String Quartet Performs Sigur Ros LP

Walk the Moon Tightrope EP 12’’ colored vinyl

Wire Change Becomes Us LP

Rob Zombie Dead City Radio And The New Gods Of Supertown/Teenage Nosferatu Pussy 10’’ vinyl

April 29th, 2013

RECORD EXCHANGE TOP 20 SELLERS (WEEK ENDING APRIL 28, 2013)

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2.Live at Bull Moose, Mumford & Sons
3. Lawn Boy, Phish
4. Blind Melon/Sipping Time EP, Blind Melon
5. Love Has Come For You, Steve Martin & Edie Brickell
6. Boys & Girls, Alabama Shakes
7. Low Highway, Steve Earle & the Dukes
8. Live, Built to Spill
9. Reincarnated, Snoop Lion
10. The Terror, Flaming Lips
11. Ghost on Ghost, Iron & Wine
12. Rare Cuts & Oddities, The Grateful Dead
13. Side by Side: Skulls, Misfits & The Lemonheads
14. This River, JJ Grey & Mofro
15. Mosquito, Yeah Yeah Yeahs
16. 7 Minutes in Heaven, Pornography
17. Cold Fact, Rodriguez
18. Entertainment, Phoenix
19. Music is You: A Tribute to John Denver, Various Artists
20. Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor, Rob Zombie

April 25th, 2013

BONUS GO LISTEN BOISE RSD SILENT AUCTIONS: DAVE MATTHEWS BAND RECORD STORE DAY LP SET, THIRD MAN RECORDS PORTABLE TURNTABLE!

dmb third man raffleIn addition to our MUNNY Silent Auction, The Record Exchange is raising money for Go Listen Boise with two bonus Record Store Day silent auctions:

DAVE MATTHEWS BAND LIVE TRAX VOL. 1 4 LP SET

One of the most coveted Record Store Day exclusives is the Dave Matthews Band Live Trax Vol. 1 4LP set. Demand for this item nationwide greatly exceeded the number of copies pressed. The Record Exchange ended up getting one copy, and we really want it to go to a DMB fan and not an online auctioneer.

So, instead of leaving it to fate and seeing the thing end up on eBay the next day, we’re holding a benefit silent auction for our single copy. Bidding will start on Friday, April 19 during our Record Store Day Exclusives Listening Party (6-8 p.m.). Bid sheet will be at the counter. First bid is the list price. Whatever we raise above and beyond the list price will go to Go Listen Boise. Bidding will end on Thursday, April 25 at our Munny Silent Auction Closing Party (5-7 p.m.).

THIRD MAN RECORDS PORTABLE TURNTABLE

Third Man Records, the label started by Jack White, recently issued a portable turntable in conjunction with Crosley. This entry-level turntable comes with USB out and custom Third Man branding, plus software for ripping and editing audio content.

Bidding will start on Friday, April 19 during our Record Store Day Exclusives Listening Party (6-8 p.m.). Bid sheet will be at the counter. Proceeds will go to Go Listen Boise. Bidding will end on Thursday, April 25 at our Munny Silent Auction Closing Party (5-7 p.m.).

April 22nd, 2013

RECORD EXCHANGE TOP 20 SELLERS (WEEK ENDING APRIL 21, 2013)

tumblr_mk300rMc6c1qjeqwxo1_5001. Live at Bull Moose, Mumford & Sons
2. Elephant (10th Anniversary), White Stripes
3. Live, Built to Spill
4. Rare Cuts & Oddities, The Grateful Dead
5. The Terror, Flaming Lips
6. Ghost on Ghost, Iron & Wine
7. Low Highway, Steve Earle & the Dukes
8. Mosquito, Yeah Yeah Yeahs
9. Give Up (10th Anniversary), The Postal Service
10. Relationship of Command, At the Drive-In
11. No Fun, The Stooges/The Black Keys
12. Automechanic, Jenny O.
13. Ready to Die, Notorious B.I.G.
14. Tame Impala EP, Tame Impala
15. Lawn Boy, Phish
16. King Animal Demos, Soundgarden
17. Alien Days, MGMT
18. Live Vol. 1-Selections from Adrenaline, Deftones
19. This River, JJ Grey & Mofro
20. Alternate Versions from Either/Or, Elliott Smith