Our Intrepid Reportage
Sleep “The Sciences” [Third Man Records, April 2018] SIDE ONE Begin transmission: Courtesy demands that we begin this with something of a beginning. Yet the first :15 of this album sounds as if courtesy has long since been cast aside. So we begin where...read more
[show review] Calvin Johnson, Sick Wish and Marquina BUMP Headquarters, Boise. Wednesday the 7th of November, 2018 Given the vaguely whispered, faint rumblings I'd heard about this show, I wasn't surprised when my friend and I showed up a half-hour early, and...read more
[Record Review] Melvins “Pinkus Abortion Technician” (Ipecac Records, April 2018) Let's break this down for the uninitiated: the “Pinkus” in the album title refers to one Mr. Jeff Pinkus, the bassist extraordinaire for a marvelous old-school band called...read more
[A Little Background.] Ninetynine percent of you will know the hits. The stuff for which everyone on earth knew her. Hell, if it weren't for FM radio in the 70s, I wouldn't have had my introduction: 1967's classic, “Respect”. She was spelling a word, my...read more
Stuff From Elsewhere
Thom Yorke’s Suspiria soundtrack is one of our 2018 staff favorites. One lucky customer is going to take home this prize pack including a poster, T-shirt, flip book and tote bag! To enter the drawing, send an email* with the subject “Thom Yorke” HERE by midnight...read more
Cursive is performing at Neurolux on Jan. 22 for Radio Boise Tuesday, and we have a pair of tickets plus a rare Vitriola cassette and can koozie to give away to one lucky customer! To enter the drawing, send an email* with the subject “Cursive” HERE by midnight...read more
Tis the season for year-end best-of lists, and The Record Exchange is pleased to bring you our 2018 Staff Picks! Here’s Glenn’s Top 10: DELVON LAMARR ORGAN TRIO Close But No Cigar LOS ELEFANTES Capitan Latinoamerica BAT FANGS Bat Fangs PARKER MILLSAP Other...read more
Eleven years ago, guitarist Mark Morgan and tape-torturer Aaron Dilloway were manufacturing celestial spheres in a basement somewhere in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Spin the fruit of that labor, and you’ll get a sense that the pair’s prior ambitions created something so...read more
DEC 5th - SPENDTIME PALACE
DEC 15th - Skating Polly, Potty Mouth, and Kinda Kids
DIRT FISHERMEN, EL DOPAMINE, FUN LADIES
New Vinyl by the Belstrom Nordburger Ensemble!
3 new songs by the notorious BNE.
One Man Laser Light Show b/w Cute Cute Girls and I'm Just A fish