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Academy of Sound (Manchester)

(+) Excellent customer care, knowledgeable staff, good range of equipment (-) Perhaps more suited to rock/pop musicians than classical. (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2001)

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2 reviews

Rock Box

(+) friendly, cosy atmosphere, cheap! (-) none! (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2001)

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3 reviews

piedog.co.uk

(+) Cheap (-) None! (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2001)

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6 reviews

Music Zone (Glasgow)

(+) Cheap witha good range of albums (-) needs mor dance/trance stuff (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2001)

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5 reviews

Rocks Off

(+) cheap, good sales, (-) clothes shop is small, not "bigger sizes", hard to leave without buying anything (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2004)

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1 Review
Member Advice on High Street Shops - highlystrung.co.uk

highlystrung.co.uk

(+) If you know what you want then this is the place (-) You've goto wait a couple of days for it to turn up (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2001)

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1 Review

Hands Music (Kingston)

(+) A good range of services and equipment (-) Hard to find for first time customers (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2001)

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1 Review

Hands On Records (Southsea)

(+) Freindly environment, breadth of stock, knowledgable staff. (-) Can be a bit hard to find the shop (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2001)

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Member Advice on High Street Shops - Subway Shops- Eat Fresh

Subway Shops- Eat Fresh

(On Ciao since: 09/2007)

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Duck Son and Pinker

(On Ciao since: 04/2003)

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Herme's Music Co.

(On Ciao since: 05/2002)

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Member Advice on High Street Shops - Pulse Records

Pulse Records

(On Ciao since: 09/2005)

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Member Advice on High Street Shops - LondonArrangements.co.uk

LondonArrangements.co.uk

(On Ciao since: 08/2004)

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The best music shop in the North

Advantages: Excellent customer care, knowledgeable staff, good range of equipment
Disadvantages: Perhaps more suited to rock/pop musicians than classical.

The Academy of Sound can be found on New Wakefield Street in Manchester City Centre, within close walking distance of Manchester Oxford Road train station. They have two floors packed with music instrumenets and related goods. Downstairs is mainly dev ...

heneghan 05.01.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Academy of Sound (Manchester)

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Most Helpful, Established Music Shop in MANchester

Advantages: Very Helpful Staff, Location
Disadvantages: don't always have products in stock

Acamey of Sound Manchester, which used to be called A1 Music, is located next to Oxford Road Train station, (infact its below the train track)and a 10 min walk from Picadilly.The Store opens Mon-Sat from around 9 am. I have been coming to this shop for ...

forseyforsey2002 12.02.2004 · Read full review
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The Box That Rocks

Advantages: friendly, cosy atmosphere, cheap!
Disadvantages: none!

Where i live i am just 10 minutes walking distance from the local town center which is always handy as if i ever decide i want to buy any particular cd i can be there, buy the cd and be home in under half an hour. Whats even better about this is that i c ...

cherub3001 23.09.2001 · Read full review
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Rock Box Rocks

Advantages: Great selection of CD's, Low Prices
Disadvantages: None

...Near to where I live there is a relatively small shop called Rock Box. It is primarily a Record store, specializing in rock, metal, punk and nu metal music (although they do have a few pop singles and albums) As well as CD's, they also stock Hoodies, t-s ...

thisnamesux 05.09.2001 · Read full review
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For those about to rock...or at least buy some

Advantages: Excellent service
Disadvantages: The shop isnt anywhere near me

Many poor, broke students unlike myself will sympathise with the hideous prices charged now-a-days for a simple CD. I may not be poor for a student, but I still don’t appreciated parting my hard earned £20 note in exchange for a must-have CD. Afte ...

sam_coare 28.05.2002 · Read full review
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