About Austin Krueger

Austin works as a cost analyst for TDS Telecom in the Government and Regulatory Affairs team. He has a marketing degree from UW-Whitewater and has worked in various departments including marketing, sales and network services since joining TDS in 2004. He is a huge sports fan – if he’s not at work, odds are you can find him at Miller Park, Lambeau Field, Camp Randall or the Kohl Center watching the game. In his spare time, he’s chairman of a local non-profit, avid music fan, rec sports MVP and an early adopter when it comes to most new technologies.
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Cheap Tunes Tuesday

Often times you hear new music on the radio and it all just sort of blends together. That is the furthest thing from the truth with The Keys. Their sound is a blend of 70’s rock with modern composition, but still manages to give you that excitement when you first heard them out of the garage—unique is an understatement.
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Cheap Tunes Tuesday

Even if early 2000’s pop wasn’t in your wheelhouse, give this one a listen. It’s pretty diverse, showing off some R&B, pop, county and even gospel style roots. Pink is a truly unique talent, and we should all celebrate that. For $5 bucks you can’t misunderstand, that’s a great deal.
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Tom Petty Full Moon Fever

Cheap Tunes Tuesday

Losing a loved one before their time is always hard—sometimes even if you never met them, like a favorite musician. While most readers have likely never spent time with Tom Petty in person, media everywhere yesterday afternoon was buzzing about him suffering from heart failure, and ultimately learning of his passing around 9 p.m. PT last night. Today’s post is in honor of Mr. Petty (1950-2017)
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Cheap Tunes Tuesday

Over 80 million albums sold worldwide. Surely if a band has that type of street cred, you listen to them on a regular basis. In fact, they’d probably be on the tip of your tongue every time you had a discussion about music. Today’s band might put that idea to the test. While you probably know them (and half their catalog)—they're not the household name you expect.
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Barenaked Ladies Stunt

Cheap Tunes Tuesday

On the rarest occasion a song or band can come on the radio and an entire group of random people in the store, car—wherever you are, all sing along with glee. In today’s case, the band has such a fun, jam vibe, it’s hard not to belt out the lyrics and tap your toes with a big smile on your face. And to score a whole album of their music for only $5? Totally worth it.
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Asia

Cheap Tunes Tuesday

Asia’s self-titled debut was released in March of 1982. Initial response was mediocre to say the least—until the single “Heat of the Moment” began hitting the radio in April. According to Billboard and Cash Box Magazine, it was the #1 album in the U.S. for the year. The aforementioned single would reach all the way up to #4 on the Billboard charts and begin to open music fans ears to the band.
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Alter Bridge

Cheap Tunes Tuesday

Alter Bridge released their debut album "One Day Remains" in August of 2004. If you’re a fan of Creed’s earlier work, before they got a bit more into the pop genre, you’ll enjoy this too. By no means is this a perfect record, but it’s solid—start to finish—and quite possibly better than any Creed record, which consistently had letdown tracks. Today it can be yours for only $5
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Savage Garden

Cheap Tunes Tuesday

Savage Garden was an immediate success—number one on the Aussie charts for 19 weeks straight and it went gold in the states within a month. Backed by the mega-single “Truly Madly Deeply,” the band was in constant rotation on the radio, MTV and virtually every other outlet in which music can be heard. Today you can score this hit for only $5.
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Jackson Browne

Cheap Tunes Tuesday

Jackson Browne is of those artists who’s quietly sold a LOT of albums, over 25 million worldwide to date—perhaps none as intriguing and fun as this one, which can be yours today for a cool fiver. Prices like that, your wallet certainly won’t be running on empty.
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Blues Brothers

Cheap Tunes Tuesday

Almost hard to imagine, but this album is teetering on iconic. It plays like a live blues record, not an SNL skit—and the sales numbers reflect it. Shocking everyone, the album reached number on one the Billboard 200 and went double platinum and is among the highest-selling blues albums of all time. Today, you can score this iconic album for only $5.
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