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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Fall Out Boy_Under the cork tree

Cheap Tunes Tuesday: Fall Out Boy

Since they were on the rise, Fall Out Boy's label encouraged them to make a record that would enter the mainstream. Taking it as a challenge, the band released From Under The Cork Tree in May of 2005. What happened next was a bit of an anomaly.
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Rolling Stones_Some Girls

Cheap Tunes Tuesday: The Rolling Stones

The exact goal of this album was to get the band back on the charts and make headway in the mainstream music space. The process worked, as it would go on to be nominated for a Grammy in the Album of the Year category, and it’s their highest-selling record of all time, with nearly 15 million to date. Today, it can be yours for a song.
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Wish you were here

Cheap Tunes Tuesday: Pink Floyd

Pink Floyd’s music is legendary simply because there is and was nothing else like it. They are on the permanent Mount Rushmore of music icons. Their Dark Side Of The Moon follow-up album was another hit, and in fact it's considered one of the best albums of all time.
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Third Eye Blind

Cheap Tunes Tuesday: Third Eye Blind

Third Eye Blind's self-titled effort was released in April of 1997. The lead single “Semi-Charmed Life” was released immediately and rose to No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100. They were all over MTV, national radio and even TV gigs like Saturday Night Live—and they still get radio play today. Learn more about this group and score the album for a steal.
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moby play

Cheap Tunes Tuesday: Moby

Moby literally played his first show to promote the album in a Virgin Megastore basement, but in 2000 he was leading the MTV Campus Invasion tour. One mega-hit and lots of exposure catapulted Moby from relative obscurity to selling nearly 15 million albums worldwide after essentially none the first twelve months.
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Matchbox 20_

Cheap Tunes Tuesday: Matchbox 20

While rare, you see band with debut albums sell millions of copies only for the follow-ups to fade into oblivion. Today’s featured band is one of those rarities. Pop on this album today and you’ll be transported to 1997.
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AC_DC_Highway to hell

Cheap Tunes Tuesday: AC/DC

AC/DC is iconic—what else needs to be said? This album alone has sold nearly 20 million copies worldwide. Odds are you know and are familiar with AC/DC’s hits. It’s tough to not hear them on some form of radio, even now—and today you can pick up Highway to Hell for a song so get it while it’s hot!
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Fleetwood mac

Cheap Tunes Tuesday: Fleetwood Mac

This is an absolute five star album across the board critically, and it’s easy to hear why. For an album that’s only about 40 minutes long, it’s chalked full of eleven top notch tracks. Rumours is a part of history—literally, this year it was preserved in the National Recording Registry by the Library of Congress. With praise that high, it’s worth your $7 bucks today.
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Billy joel, the stranger

Cheap Tunes Tuesday: Billy Joel, The Stranger

After Piano Man was a huge hit, but hit next few albums were only “meh,” some feared that Billy Joel didn’t have staying power—but then came The Stranger. Listen to it today and you’ll probably be amazed at the sheer number of hits on a single album. Today, you can score it for only $5.
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Fatboy Slim_You've Come A Long Way Baby

Cheap Tunes Tuesday: Fatboy Slim

For most music fans, you might remember a song or two from this album, but many would be surprised with how solid this one is start to finish—but critics know. It’s been listed as #81 in the “100 Greatest British Albums Ever” by Q Magazine and featured in the 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die. For $5, today's your day to send your soul surfing.
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