WCIF an Online Digital MP3 Store in Taiwan?

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WCIF an Online Digital MP3 Store in Taiwan?

Postby Reaperjim » 07 Jun 2012, 23:52

I was wondering if Taiwan has an equivalent of Amazon's MP3 download site or iTunes. I have found some names but I can't seem to find any sites, which to me suggests that there were a few but they have closed down. I would much rather pay for my music :)
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Re: WCIF an Online Digital MP3 Store in Taiwan?

Postby neesh » 10 Jun 2012, 18:01

I asked my resident expert (teenage daughter) about online MP3 sites in Taiwan. She said she knows no one who buys mp3s online. People download, but never from a store.
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Re: WCIF an Online Digital MP3 Store in Taiwan?

Postby Belgian Pie » 10 Jun 2012, 18:55

Are there analog MP3 stores online?
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Re: WCIF an Online Digital MP3 Store in Taiwan?

Postby lostinasia » 10 Jun 2012, 21:11

neesh wrote:I asked my resident expert (teenage daughter) about online MP3 sites in Taiwan. She said she knows no one who buys mp3s online. People download, but never from a store.

Seconding this. My university students look at me with a mix of shock and pity when I tell them that I buy music from the iTunes store. Music is bought only in exceptional circumstances: getting something for the singer to autograph, for example.
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Re: WCIF an Online Digital MP3 Store in Taiwan?

Postby kaikai34 » 10 Jun 2012, 21:22

They have thing called kkbox here. You pay a hundred NT a month and you can download (sort of) all the songs you want. Stream as much as you want. The downloads are a proprietary format so, once you stop paying, you can't access them. I think they are the only source of legal music here.
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Re: WCIF an Online Digital MP3 Store in Taiwan?

Postby neesh » 11 Jun 2012, 02:05

Belgian Pie wrote:Are there analog MP3 stores online?


:roll: I said, what the hell? I'm getting old. Took me a minute to get it.

Yes KKbox! How could I have forgotten about this site. A friend's brother uses it quite a bit. Course, he's old (48).
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Re: WCIF an Online Digital MP3 Store in Taiwan?

Postby Reaperjim » 14 Jun 2012, 08:44

I got KKBOX and really like it, although the choice is a bit limited. I can't figure out how to sync my Android library with my PC though.
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