Why buy from orkneymusic.co.uk?

We offer you a secure, legal and simple-to-use music download service. Based in Orkney we believe in paying artists fairly for their work and provide music from Orkney artists of all descriptions. Our staff have an excellent knowledge of the Orkney music scene both past and present and our catalogue ranges from new releases to downloads of tracks which are no longer available in CD, tape or vinyl format.

All your download purchases are stored safely in the 'My Account' section so you can download them directly to your computer from your orkneymusic.co.uk account at any time.


How do I add products to my shopping basket? 


You can put any product you like to receive into your shopping cart by clicking the yellow "buy" button that you will find near the product description. If you wish to buy more than one copy of the product you will be able to change the number of copies once you go to your shopping basket. Keep on browsing and adding items to your shopping cart.  The number inside the shopping cart icon in the top right corner indicates the number of items in your shopping cart.


How do I change items in my shopping basket?

You can access your shopping cart by clicking on the number in the shopping cart icon in the top right corner. In the page you will see after clicking, you can change the number of individual items or delete them entirely.


How do I proceed to checkout?

Once you are happy you have everything you require in your basket, select your delivery area and click on ‘checkout’. 

Returning customer - you can log-in using your email address and password. 

New customer - you will need to open an account with us.  You can do this in one of two ways, either: 1) create an account yourself by clicking log in/register at the top of the home page or 2) fill in the New Customer form at stage 1 of the ‘checkout and we will open an account for you. We will then email your password to you for you to access your account in the future. once you have logged in to your account you can change your password at any time.


Why do I need an account?

We require you to have an account in order to process your order or that we may contact you in connection with that order.  We know that you care about your how your information is used and we appreciate your trust in us to do that carefully and sensibly. Please read our privacy policy for more information. Your account enables you access to all of your download music.  All of your download purchase are permanently stored for you on the site and you can access it again at any time in the future. You can also view your previous order details.


How do I pay? 


You can pay by using your PayPal account, so no need to share your credit card details with us. PayPal provides a secure, convenient and cost effective method of payment. If you don’t have a current PayPal account you can set one up here (link to PayPal). Once you have clicked the Pay Now button on the site you will be whisked away to the PayPal website to make your payment then returned to orkneymusic.co.uk


How much is the delivery/postage for physical products?

Postage/delivery on orders over £50 is FREE. On orders under £50 the postage is calculated on the checkout page and you can review it before your purchase. You can see a full list of our delivery charges on the delivery page.


What happens once I have paid?

Once you have placed an order you will be sent an email confirming your transaction If you have purchased download tracks you will be able to download them immediately. If you have purchased CDs you will be sent another email confirming their despatch and approximate delivery date.


How do I access my downloads?

Returning customer -  log-in to your account using your email address and password, go to the ‘my account’ section of the site and click on ‘My Downloads’ all of your download tracks are stored here for you.

New customer - check your emails for the password we have sent you, use this to log in to your account and go to the ‘my account’ section of the site and click on ‘My Downloads’ all of your download tracks are stored here for you.


What format are your download tracks?

Our download tracks are MP3 format and can thus be played on all devices. Please note that some of our tracks may be from older recordings/productions and therefore may not have album artwork or artist/genre/album/track tags available.


Can I download tracks direct to my mobile device?

You can make purchases and download direct through your mobile device from the site. Most mobile devices will be able to download and play your music with ease. However Apple mobile devices such as iphones will only be able to download direct to your itunes library once you have downloaded an appropriate App from Apple's Appstore to do the job, there are many free apps available. Or if you prefer - add your download track to your mobile device library by first downloading it to a desktop PC or MAC from which you will be able to then upload your track into the music library on your mobile device.


How soon can I expect delivery?

Whenever possible we aim to despatch your order within one business day.  Delivery time will depend on where you are sending the package to. We would expect deliveries within the UK to arrive within 2 to 3 days,  EU within 3 to 5 and for everywhere else in the world 5 to 7 days.

To help us make sure your delivery arrives on time and in the correct destination please ensure your address details are correct. Please also let us know if your order hasn’t arrived after a reasonable period of time.


What can I do if I’ve forgotten my password?

Don’t panic, just go to the log in/register section on the site and click to retrieve your password. We’l send you an email with a temporary password to get you logged in. Once into your account you should change this to something memorable to you.


I want to unsubscribe from the newsletter, what do I have to do?

To remove an email address from our mailing list, you can use the link at the bottom of the last newsletter you received.


How do I change my e-mail address for the newsletter?

If your email address has changed, unsubscribe your old address as above, then add your new email address using the Subscribes on the site.  Alternatively, you can email enquiries@orkneymusic.co.uk with your new details, and we will update our records.


album of the week

Lonely Scapa Flow

Angus Findlater

Lonely Scapa Flow


cd - £12.99

download - £10.99


This album feature's one of Orkney's most gifted singers, performing his favourite songs including some Orkney classics by Allie Windwick

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