The single greatest thing is the free shipping on other purchases.It’s the first record that’s expensive - the $39 per month. After that the side subs and even exclusives don’t work out too bad although the prices have been creeping up on exclusives
Yeah that’s about right, about $55 for first sub then maybe $36 for side subs. Free shipping as soon as you’ve got a main sub. I’m staying subbed to RHH but it’s not cheap.Melbourne represent!
I was on Essentials & Hip-Hop subs but cancelled for a bit - seemingly just in time too. Watching the dollar drop below 70 cents was heart-breaking!
So what do the VMP subs cost in Aussie dollar terms now? $55 or so for the first one, and when does free shipping kick in?
I think I spent $75+ on the triple vinyl on pre-order. Shipping is the absolute killer.Having said that I just went and dropped $60 on the new National record, and that wasn’t even for the deluxe version. This isn’t a cheap hobby and it feels like it’s getting more expensive
I think $60 might be the highest I’ve gone. Spent that on Father John Misty too once before. You’d think that JB would be a cheap option but I find they’re often more expensive than the independent shops in AdelaideI think I spent $75+ on the triple vinyl on pre-order. Shipping is the absolute killer.
Wondering if we should all put our heads together and see if there's a way to slash our shipping costs, either through a mail forwarding service, bulk buying or any other methods? I'm investigating an ecommerce play at work at the moment and its clear that people are making a killing on shipping stuff here with some decent profits built into the shipping costs...
Welcome to being ripped off on shipping... the record was $US45 + shipping - so the bloody thing cost me $111 all up (I wish I hadn't checked my statement just now to confirm this).I think $60 might be the highest I’ve gone. Spent that on Father John Misty too once before. You’d think that JB would be a cheap option but I find they’re often more expensive than the independent shops in Adelaide
Can you get the same thing from juno.co.uk for 80 AUD? Shipping for a 3lp is 15 and the vinyl is 59 with the rest being gst lolWelcome to being ripped off on shipping... the record was $US45 + shipping - so the bloody thing cost me $111 all up (I wish I hadn't checked my statement just now to confirm this).
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JB is hella expensive for vinyl - I avoid it like the plague. This is why the Amazon vinyl deals thread is where I spend a LOT of time. But this habit is getting kinda ridiculous for cost....
I'm with you on the range but when its nudging $60 before shipping that hurts!Australia needs to stock more vinyl..especially the more unique stuff.
I buy mostly from Discrepancy Records it checked all the right boxes.
Discrepancy Records Australia has thousands of LP vinyl records to buy from in stock in Melbourne AU with fast & free delivery, easy returns and great customer service. Buy vinyl records online in Australiawww.discrepancy-records.com.au
Indie/Small time shop : Tick.
Variety of stock : Tick
Allow me to import any record I please from anywhere : Tick
Shipping speed is quick: Tick
Great support : Tick
Prices can be a lil high but I dont mind paying the little guys profits to keep themselves in business.
The more records you buy the more savings on that website so I often just try to buy in bulk lots instead of singulars.I'm with you on the range but when its nudging $60 before shipping that hurts!
Then again - wonder what they would have charged me for The National's 3LP Deluxe edition... betcha it would be less than $111...
EDIT: Yes would have saved money, but only $10... surely there's a better way!