What: Albums from local bands and artists. Central Oregon has a thriving music scene, ranging in styles from hip hop (MC Mystic) to folk (Moon Mountain Ramblers) to alt rock (KouseFly) to just about any other genre you can think up.
For: Music lovers, anyone who wants local flavors of music.
Price: CD prices—the neighborhood of $10-20 – $-$$
Where: Ranch Records, of course—they have a good selection of CDs from all sorts of local artists. Downtown at 831 NW Wall.
Trivia: For a good sense of just how much local music there is going on, and for a good selection of free samples, check out MySpace Music and search locally.