Music collection from the ground up.

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  1. Blackstack

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    Well after wearing out my 128 and 160 kbps MP3's from the old Napster days and listening to YouTube videos of questionable quality I'm ready to pull the trigger and start a music collection from the ground up. Most of my old CD's are of little value either as my taste in music has definitely changed over the years. What is the best and most economical way to accomplish this now? I want to listen on my PC and my Droid X. I plan on buying 100-200 songs ASAP. Is Itunes the way to go or are there alternatives that are better or cheaper?

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    Find bands you like and go to their websites. Some will offer their music for free (either a few songs, a few albums, or everything, depending on how nice they are).

    You could also try streaming apps like Pandora or whatever is popular (I have no experience with these), if you want to see what is out there while expanding your collection.
     
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    I've found iTunes to actually be more expensive than most other sites. CDNow (Amazon) is good.
     
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    Amazon is good for buying music and you might want to try 360sharpro.com if your looking to buy songs. iTunes can be expensive if your a music guru like myself
     
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    There is a notice on their site stating they no longer distribute free software.

    I used to be able to find offshore English sites that offered music for $0.01 each. You could buy a full album for like $0.10. I can't find them anymore, though.