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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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Oriana Publications

(+) Opportunities realised (-) None (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2001)

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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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Member Advice on High Street Shops - Tower Records

Tower Records

(+) Choice of albums (-) Choice of ex-chart singles (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2002)

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Member Advice on High Street Shops - axemail.com

axemail.com

(+) You can get your gear cheep and from your arm chair (-) You cant try before you buy (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2001)

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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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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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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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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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(On Ciao since: 07/2000)

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Hands Music Kingston

Advantages: A good range of services and equipment
Disadvantages: Hard to find for first time customers

Hands Music has been running since the early 80's. It is still going strong today, despite having moved locations several times in recent years. The shop has now split into two seperate locations, although still very close together. One shop deals with al ...

John-Q-Public 29.08.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Hands Music (Kingston)

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Supporting new writing

Advantages: Opportunities realised
Disadvantages: None

This is a company which has set out specifically to encourage and support new composers in a wide range of genres. Based in South Wales, many of its existing composers come from the area, but it has a constantly growing catalogue. Because of its online pr ...

richardashdowne 22.01.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Oriana Publications

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Really Rocks My Socks Off

Advantages: cheap, good sales,
Disadvantages: clothes shop is small, not "bigger sizes", hard to leave without buying anything

----------------- Background ----------------- Rocks Off branches first opened in 1984 with their Bradford branch, which stocked music only. After they realised what a success this store was they opened the following branches in 1986, Rochdale and L ...

heather_cromp 23.04.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Rocks Off

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A Tower of Customers

Advantages: Choice of albums
Disadvantages: Choice of ex-chart singles

...THIS HAS BEEN UPDATED********** £6.49 and £4.49 were the prices of two ex-chart singles I was looking for in.........HMV! I went to Tower Records and found one of them for £3.99. In HMV I asked the staff why it would cost me so much to but ...

chunka 11.03.2002 · Read full review
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Review of Tower Records

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Tower Records : A terrific store

Advantages: GREAT selection of CDs, very reasonable prices
Disadvantages: I only know of the london store, and thats 60miles from me

The high street music sales industry is currently very under pressure from internet sales. CD websites such as cdWOW provide a wider range of CD's at lower prices. Some experts are even saying music sales stores have a limited future, and with some music ...

hopper84 07.07.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Tower Records

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