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    Where do people buy CD's from over here?

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    The Warehouse, if you want the "Top 100" or "Now that's what I call Karaoke 2013"

    Anything else I get from Amazon UK (which often does free shipping to NZ).

    As someone that has over 1000 cds, I am avid music collector and audiophile. These days I source my music online via Itunes or Spotify. My HiFi now has an external DAC to sweeten those MP3 files.

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    I was advised to keep my Canadian iTunes account afloat, which has proved a good call. Better selection, often cheaper. I also keep one Canadian credit card--but you can also top it up with iTunes gift cards.

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    I, too, am an avid music listener (is that what maniacs call themselves?) with over 1000 cds and now I really only listen to new music through streaming services such as Spotify. Just don't tell Neil Young because he gets really angry about that. Many years ago I purchased cds at The Warehouse. There is also Mightyape.co.nz
    I was wondering how to purchase through iTunes as I still use my US iTunes account. Thanks for that tip jawnbc.

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    Who buys CD's anymore? There are slowing fading away shops on high streets and in the malls, but, realistically, CDs are a dead (dying) medium. I used to have over 3000 CDs (back in the early noughties) but converted to all digital around 2005 and now have just over 4300 albums in iTunes.

    ( I have NZ, US, UK and Canadian iTunes accounts.)

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    Us oldies buy CDs still and I prefer to see and feel something like a CD rather than digital invisibility. But then I still have 1000 vinyl LPs. I buy from Amazon UK as its been stated already there is quite a lot of free shipping specials which appear in my email (another old fashioned form of communication lol)

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    Quote Originally Posted by catt View Post
    Us oldies buy CDs still and I prefer to see and feel something like a CD rather than digital invisibility. But then I still have 1000 vinyl LPs. I buy from Amazon UK as its been stated already there is quite a lot of free shipping specials which appear in my email (another old fashioned form of communication lol)
    I love vinyl and this question is off topic but, wow, where do you store 1000 records? Did you ship them over in a container and how did they fare if you did? In a fit of moving tidying madness, I got rid of the majority of my vinyl and now I see all these wonderful turntables that you can just hook up to a cd recorder and convert them. Dang. At least I kept my heart shaped Kate Bush record.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kiwieagle View Post
    I love vinyl and this question is off topic but, wow, where do you store 1000 records? Did you ship them over in a container and how did they fare if you did? In a fit of moving tidying madness, I got rid of the majority of my vinyl and now I see all these wonderful turntables that you can just hook up to a cd recorder and convert them. Dang. At least I kept my heart shaped Kate Bush record.
    Shippers came and boxed them up for me when we moved over and I am busy putting them on to CD now I have the time to do so. They faired fine, no problems so far. Eventually I suppose I will sell them as I believe they are coming back into fashion........as they say what goes a"round" comes a"round" sorry about the pun. Daughter has said I will have to have them shipped back for her as she wants them....said she will inherit if I still have them

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    I agree, The Warehouse, or probably JB Hi-Fi. I'm not sure if Real Groovy still has stores anywhere anymore, but www.realgroovy.co.nz used to be really good too.

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    Slightly off topic but will uk cd's play in kiwi bought cd players or cd players in cars or are there region issues?

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