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    QOTW: Which music streaming service do you use?

    Is there one that stands out above all others, or are you still buying CDs?
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    Re: QOTW: Which music streaming service do you use?

    Spotify premium for me. love it. I get a student discount so £5 a month which is good value in my opinion.
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    Re: QOTW: Which music streaming service do you use?

    Spotify

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    Re: QOTW: Which music streaming service do you use?

    Deezer in the past (like the flow option) but none at the moment.

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    Re: QOTW: Which music streaming service do you use?

    None at present... mines stored on my nas (mostly cd's ripped) although I do have a backup on google music just in case

    Also got the intention to upload to MS music folder too but no rush on that.

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    Re: QOTW: Which music streaming service do you use?

    I still buy CDs, but I mostly buy FLAC these days. I've tried Spotify, but I forget it's there so it's pointless! I remember the music I've paid for, and only my own digital library feels real and "mine". I wish I could adapt sometimes, but then I look at my friends and think, no. They might listen to more things but they mostly hear that music only once or twice, and they don't seem to find a lot to love in music. The way I consume music means that I hear it a lot more, nothing goes unlistened, and I connect with it all in a different way.

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    Re: QOTW: Which music streaming service do you use?

    I don't, all my music is stored on my pc
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    Re: QOTW: Which music streaming service do you use?

    Same here. I buy CDs, rip them to FLAC and stream from a 2TB collection on my PC.

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    Re: QOTW: Which music streaming service do you use?

    The standard Amazon Prime. Pretty awful imo. The apps are just outright buggy and the library is very lacking. Been meaning to switch to another service but this is already included with Prime. If you only listen to old music its pretty good, it's the lack of newer music that is annoying.

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    Re: QOTW: Which music streaming service do you use?

    allways listen music in offline

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    Re: QOTW: Which music streaming service do you use?

    None. Listen to CDs on Hi-Fi, ripped CDs & Mp3 good enough for listening on the move.

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    Re: QOTW: Which music streaming service do you use?

    Spotify, very rarely though.

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    Re: QOTW: Which music streaming service do you use?

    I prefer to listen to music offline, be it CD rips or DRM free downloads.

    I was a LastFM subscriber some years ago until they introduced audio ads and stopped the foobar 2k streaming plug-in from working. They didn't cancel my subscription payment when I requested it and they ignored my emails for a refund. My personal information was compromised when they were hacked sometime ago too.

    More recently I used Soundcloud, but I've also stopped using them a few months ago when they introduced audio ads. There's no way I'm paying £9.99 a month for the ad-free service for a mere few hours of music streaming a week.

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    Re: QOTW: Which music streaming service do you use?

    Sometimes buy CDs, more often borrow from the library. Both get ripped as FLAC to the PC. Only stream, rarely, from Spotify to try new music before spending any money.

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    Re: QOTW: Which music streaming service do you use?

    Google Play Music (All Access) is convenient - especially for music on the smartphone - but it has had its fair share of annoying bugs. I have bought a few MP3 & FLAC downloads in the past but for albums I want to own I prefer to buy the CD and rip to FLAC to add to my existing offline collection.

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