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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!

VIEW STAFF LISTS HERE

[ 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 10th, 2016

RECORD EXCHANGE 2016 STAFF PICKS: GLENN

glennTis the season for year-end best-of lists, and The Record Exchange is pleased to bring you our 2016 Staff Picks!

Here’s Glenn’s picks:

ESCONDIDO
Walking With A Stranger
TOUCHE AMORE
Stage Four
A TRIBE CALLED QUEST
We Got It From Here… Thank You 4 Your Service
PARKER MILLSAP
The Very Last Day
RIVAL SONS
Hollow Bones
YOU WON’T
Revolutionaries
ASTRONAUTALIS
Cut The Body Loose
SAINT MOTEL
Saintmotelevision
JAMESTOWN REVIVAL
The Education Of A Wandering Man
DIAMOND HEAD
Diamond Head

December 9th, 2016

RECORD EXCHANGE 2016 STAFF PICKS: RACHEL

rachelTis the season for year-end best-of lists, and The Record Exchange is pleased to bring you our 2016 Staff Picks!

Here’s Rachel’s picks:

JOHN CARPENTER
Lost Themes II
THE MYSTERY LIGHTS
The Mystery Lights
TOUCHE AMORE
Stage Four
PUP
The Dream Is Over
OATHBREAKER
Rheia
KYLE DIXON AND MICHAEL STEIN
Stranger Things Vols. 1 & 2
LUST FOR YOUTH
Compassion
SUBROSA
For This We Fought The Battle Of Ages
XIU XIU
Plays The Music Of Twin Peaks
WRAY
Hypatia

December 9th, 2016

RECORD EXCHANGE TOP 10 SELLERS (WEEK ENDING DECEMBER 8, 2016)

Print1. 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