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The best places to buy music CDs

Postby Rubik Azariah » Mon, 06 Oct 2014 11:32 pm

Seven years ago it seemed there were so many shops selling DVDs and music CDs. Now I can't find music cd shops and the DVD shops sell all Chinese serials and movies. Where do you go to buy movies in Singapore.

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Postby rajagainstthemachine » Tue, 07 Oct 2014 7:14 am

1. City hall - basement 1, take the escalator next to the Starbucks after you emerge from the city hall met.

2. Peninsular plaza has a store selling LPs and some cds ( mostly rock)

It was such a shame that hmv house shut down.
To get there early is on time and showing up on time is late

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Thanks

Postby Rubik Azariah » Tue, 07 Oct 2014 7:23 am

Seen the one in city hall already. I think there is only one shop there. Didn't know about HMV. It's listed on the Singapore tourism site along with Roxy records which I couldn't find either. That's supposed to be in peninsular plaza. :-P

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Postby ecureilx » Tue, 07 Oct 2014 8:52 am

Rubik Azariah wrote:Seen the one in city hall already. I think there is only one shop there. Didn't know about HMV. It's listed on the Singapore tourism site along with Roxy records which I couldn't find either. That's supposed to be in peninsular plaza. :-P


HMV used to occupy 3 floors in Heeren @ Orchard .. and the other popular CD shops were Borders as well as Sembawang Music ..all gone .... :(

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Postby x9200 » Tue, 07 Oct 2014 8:53 am

Generally DVDs/CDs/BDs are always better (cheaper, better choice) to be bought online from overseas (Amazon, CD Universe, Deep Discount) but I can not comment on the Chinese stuff. There are also some local online music/movie stores.

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Postby Addadude » Tue, 07 Oct 2014 9:58 am

What's left of HMV is located at Marina Sq - the annexe that connects with Suntec via the overhead bridge.

There's also a DVD shop in Vivocity on the 2nd floor, near to the cinema, that is surprisingly well-stocked.

These days I tend to buy my DVDs (usually TV series) from Amazon but I do miss the days of just being able to go into a nice big HMV and browse.
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Postby Akimbo » Tue, 07 Oct 2014 10:06 am

Can't help you to find the DVD's, although I know for sure that you can rent them from the libraries :)

I do recall "That CD Shop" still sells music CD's...

I think there's one at Pacific Plaza, one under Paragon, one under Raffles City, and one at Marina Bay Shoppes...
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Postby the lynx » Tue, 07 Oct 2014 11:24 am

Amazon. Always.

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Postby maneo » Wed, 08 Oct 2014 3:34 am

Akimbo wrote:Can't help you to find the DVD's, although I know for sure that you can rent them from the libraries :)

I do recall "That CD Shop" still sells music CD's...

I think there's one at Pacific Plaza, one under Paragon, one under Raffles City, and one at Marina Bay Shoppes...

That CD shop at Great World City seems to have quite a selection.
However, prices are not cheap.

Their online inventory management system can tell you which shop has what CDs.
Of all the difficult to find CDs I was looking for, only that shop had any.

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Postby nakatago » Wed, 08 Oct 2014 6:45 am

maneo wrote:
Akimbo wrote:Can't help you to find the DVD's, although I know for sure that you can rent them from the libraries :)

I do recall "That CD Shop" still sells music CD's...

I think there's one at Pacific Plaza, one under Paragon, one under Raffles City, and one at Marina Bay Shoppes...

That CD shop at Great World City seems to have quite a selection.
However, prices are not cheap.

Their online inventory management system can tell you which shop has what CDs.
Of all the difficult to find CDs I was looking for, only that shop had any.


I never bothered with local CD shops. They will charge you so much to order a CD that you're better off buying from Amazon yourself and still come out cheaper.

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Postby Dert42 » Wed, 08 Oct 2014 10:57 am

We gave up.
Rent movies on Itunes(through an american account) onto computer and plug HDMI into tv.
For Game of Thrones we bought off Amazon.
Even though we pay extra for HBO, they censor the crap out of it. So screw that.

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Postby rajagainstthemachine » Wed, 08 Oct 2014 11:21 am

A large collection of tv shows and movies appear to be available in mustafa, however the pricing is somewhat atrocious
To get there early is on time and showing up on time is late

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Postby Akimbo » Wed, 08 Oct 2014 12:37 pm

Sharing is caring :)
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Postby maneo » Fri, 10 Oct 2014 9:40 pm

nakatago wrote:
maneo wrote:
Akimbo wrote:Can't help you to find the DVD's, although I know for sure that you can rent them from the libraries :)

I do recall "That CD Shop" still sells music CD's...

I think there's one at Pacific Plaza, one under Paragon, one under Raffles City, and one at Marina Bay Shoppes...

That CD shop at Great World City seems to have quite a selection.
However, prices are not cheap.

Their online inventory management system can tell you which shop has what CDs.
Of all the difficult to find CDs I was looking for, only that shop had any.


I never bothered with local CD shops. They will charge you so much to order a CD that you're better off buying from Amazon yourself and still come out cheaper.

Wouldn't use them to order a CD.
Like you say, much cheaper to buy online yourself.

However, if there's something you need right now and can't wait or just need a place for impulse buying, you might have an option.

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