About Us


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RELICS is a New Zealand music abundance accustomed in 2013. 

RELICS HIFI (2 doors down) is the audio administration accustomed in Baronial 2020.

We antecedent NEW and 2ND HAND music: VINYL (RECORDS, LPs) CDs, DVDs and music related things for bodies that adore concrete music articles and we source quality HIFI accessory fo those who adulation to acquaintance superb sound.

Our food are located at

We opened CHARCOAL artlessly because we adulation music. We like to allotment music with others, to accept a bluster or two about canicule gone by - accomplished bands and new ones in the mix... and because allowance bodies is what we do. In RELICS HIFI we're dedicated to allowance you acquisition affection hifi apparatus and systems so that you can acquaintance superb sound! 

Different tastes in music and complete accessory - accomplish for an all-embracing world. Whatever it is you love... we don't judge... we won't bite... and we'll advice you acquisition it!

Owners are Dave James - who has over 30 years of music retail acquaintance in New Zealand (remember Bend Records? ... Echo, Marbecks), and wife Irene Hundleby, an ethnomusicologist (music, culture, bodies researcher) with over 25 years of retail/service experience.

In-store you'll additionally accommodated Bebe, Arlo, Andrew, Alan, Cain and Masin. All of our agents are amorous about music - best of us comedy instruments, are musicians, music amount graduates or specialists in sound. 

At Charcoal we pride ourselves on personalised chump account and care. Charcoal is a address to almanac abundance ability of the accomplished and continuation of that ability into the future. Artlessly ASK and we will do our best to affix you to whatever kinds of music you are attractive for!  


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64 3 474 9394 music  
64 3 425 7711 hifi

82 & 86 St Andrew Street

Dunedin 9016, NEW ZEALAND

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Otago Circadian Times - Commodity 18 January 2014

University of Otago Account - Commodity 15 January 2014

RELICS Almanac Abundance Day with Absolute Annal NZ: Video footage - 19 April 2014

Relics x Absolute Annal NZ | Almanac Abundance Day 2014 from Independent Annal NZ on Vimeo.

On April 19th 2014, two apart endemic & run music businesses came calm to bless Almanac Abundance Day. Charcoal arrive the Absolute Annal NZ aggregation bottomward to their abundance to host two alive performances in-store as able-bodied as the absolute absolution of Independent's 'Ir 77' accumulation CD.

Video & Alteration | John Bollen
Music | Greenslade & Paul Cathro

AudioCulture commodity by Simon Grigg - January 2015
Trawling through the crates - the absent almanac food of close Auckland
Dave's 1980s-1990s store Corner Records gets a mention.
Rip It Up Annual online commodity by Mark Kendrick - 28 May 2015
Mark Kendrick's Almanac Abundance Profiles - Charcoal Dunedin

Radio New Zealand - Almanac Abundance Day account - April 2016

The Annals - Almanac Abundance Day account - April 2017

Dunedinsound.com - Almanac Abundance Day Account & Video - April 2018

Record Abundance Day commodity - Otago Circadian Times by Fraser Thompson - April 2018

Down In Edin Annual Affair 18 - Music to my Aerial pp.134-147 by Caroline Davies - September 2019

New Charcoal HIFI abundance article - Otago Circadian Times by John Gibb - Baronial 2020

Dunedin in Focus OAR FM Podcast - Account by Jeff Harford - September 2020

Morning Appearance - OAR FM Podcast - Dave James -  Account by Jeff Harford - January 2022


 Dave James in Bend Records, Lorne Street, Auckland, c.1996.

Dave & Irene, Relics, Dunedin, Feb 2018. Angel address of Caroline Davies.

Under NZ COVID-19 ACTIVE AKIN 1 or 2
Our concrete food are ACCESSIBLE 7 DAYS:
MONDAY to FRIDAY 9:30am - 5:30pm
SATURDAY & SUNDAY 10:00am - 5:00pm


We are BANKRUPT on these accessible holidays:
Christmas Day (25 Dec), New Years Day (1 Jan), Acceptable Friday, Easter Sunday,
and on Anzac Day (25 April) we are bankrupt until 1pm.