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: George Michael

Unlike the youngest Bluth from the show Arrested Development, today’s featured artist was not only a real person, but arguably one of the biggest pop acts in history. Selling nearly 120 million albums worldwide in his career, the sales justify the statement. Throwback to this today, and for only $5 bucks, it's a steal. It’s a hard day to pass up that kind of deal, and I have all the faith you’ll enjoy it too.
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Cheap Tunes Tuesday: Tool

Tool recently knocked Taylor Swift off the top spot on the charts with their unique, complex, metal sound. Take a listen to their top-selling (and Grammy Award-winning) album on the cheap and rock out this Tuesday.
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Cheap Tunes Tuesday: Everclear

Today’s featured artist is considered a “nostalgia” act by many, but who says that needs to be negative? Afterglow provided Everclear with their first and only Grammy Award nomination, and it has sold nearly 5 million copies to date, making it their best-selling of all time. It may not be everything to everyone, but today it can be yours for only $3.
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Cheap Tunes Tuesday: Roy Orbison

There are simply some people in music history that are simply iconic. Maybe they didn’t sell the most albums, or have the most No. 1 singles of all-time, but you can sing along to their greatest hits and name their popular songs. Today’s featured artist is undoubtedly a household name, and has a handful of tunes we all proudly belt out in the car.
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Cheap Tunes Tuesday: Godsmack

Metal music can be polarizing, but if you're a metal nut, this album should be right up your alley. Godsmack's first release, their sound was unique for the time and the vocals are so strong, it's hard to believe the lead singer was only a drummer for 20 years. The controversy over this album's lyrical content only brought the group greater exposure and helped launch them to success.
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Cheap Tunes Tuesday: Jennifer Lopez

J.Lo just celebrated her 50th birthday and she has new hit movie, and announced that she'll be playing the Super Bowl half-time show—but did you know her way back when? Give her sophomore album a listen today and take a moment to celebrate one of the most prominent Latina artists today during National Hispanic Heritage Month.
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Cheap Tunes Tuesday: The Cars – Heartbeat City

Sadly, last week the music world lost another great when lead singer Ric Ocasek passed away. Pay tribute by listening to The Cars' fifth album—one that hit nearly as huge as their first. The album spawned six Top 40 singles, with three of them reaching the top 10! You might think you don't need to spend the time to say hello to The Cars again, but trust us—it'll be magic when you do.
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Cheap Tunes Tuesday: Eddie Money

In addition to this hit album, Eddie opened for Santana, and was the bridge singer in Kenny Loggins’ infamous “I’m Alright”, something his career is actually not credited for. It's easy to understand his appeal if you just give him a listen—his husky voice matched his working-class rocker vibe. Check it out today in memory of a music great!
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Cheap Tunes Tuesday: Ariana Grande

Grande's second album sold nearly 200k copies in the first week and officially debuted at number one (just like her first effort). To date, it has sold over five million copies worldwide and remained atop the iTunes Store chart for nine weeks, making it the best-selling album for Apple in 2014. The effort would also earn Grande a Grammy Award nomination for Best Pop Vocal Album. Give it a listen!
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Cheap Tunes Tuesday: Fitz and the Tantrums

Fitz and the Tantrums listens like an amazingly upbeat album that would be simply a blast to see performed live. This record gets your toes tapping and has you singing along in the car or later in your head. It’s that contagious ear worm quality that takes a really solid effort and puts it over the top and will keep you coming back. Take a listen (and score it on the cheap!).
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