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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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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John Mellencamp_American Fool

Cheap Tunes Tuesday: John Mellencamp

No matter how much music you listen to on a weekly basis, sometimes even the most avid music lovers forget about an artist from time to time. Today’s featured act is one that has stuck around for roughly four decades—and for good reason. Called "one of the 10 best songwriters," his music paints a picture while you listen.
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Sam Smith_In the lonely hour album cover

Cheap Tunes Tuesday: Sam Smith

Countless hall of fame worthy acts took decades to achieve any notoriety and make it big. While rare, some artists burst on to the scene and hit it big within the first few years—and perhaps no one has done it as quickly and handily as today’s featured artist.
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The Cars

Cheap Tunes Tuesday: The Cars

Induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio isn’t necessarily why many bands start to make music, but in many ways, it’s the ultimate validation of your career and all your success. Selling millions of albums feels good, but the recognition you’re one of the best of all-time? That’s a major endorsement. Today’s band was inducted in April of this year, and might be a band you’ve forgotten you love.
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Cheap Tunes Tuesday: The Beatles

You’d be hard pressed to find anyone who has never heard any Beatles songs, but in this case, this is an album you don’t frequently hear played start to finish. Some of the hits on Help! are simply tremendous—and the lesser known tracks paved the way for some of the future experimentation the band would end up doing. Grab it today for only $5.
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Lynyrd Skynyrd

Cheap Tunes Tuesday: Lynyrd Skynyrd

Countless tributes, covers and a future full-length biopic about the group, it’s obvious how much the ragtag group of southern rockers impacted the music landscape. If you’ve somehow truly never experienced the band before, give this one a shot today. It’s their best album to start with and is a great intro to southern rock—and for only $5? It's a steal.
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Imagine Dragons_night visions

Cheap Tunes Tuesday: Imagine Dragons

The single “Radioactive” from this album hit major radio play, and it all blew up from there. The smash hit would spend a record-breaking 87 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100—but there's a lot more to Imagine Dragons than that one song. This album is great intro to a band you may think you know, but who just might surprise you.
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Red Hot Chili Peppers_Californication

Cheap Tunes Tuesday: Red Hot Chili Peppers

With 16 Grammy noms and more than 100 million albums sold to date, the Red Hot Chili Peppers certainly have staying power. Californication is the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ seventh studio album and also their best selling to date. Today you can pick it up for only $6 and feel like you’re on a beach in California.
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