The Biggest Rock Operas Ever, In Light Of The Who’s Tommy Orchestral

Roger Daltrey Releases The Who Tommy Orchestral

The term “rock opera” applies to hundreds of albums. Off hand, you can probably think of a handful of records that tell a unified story throughout their runtime. While most popular in the late ’60s and early ’70s, the framework has been used consistently since Simon The Simopath — considered by some as the first […]

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Top 100 Des Albums Les Plus Chers Vendus Sur Discogs: France

Most Expensive Records Sold In France

Étant nous-mêmes des collectionneurs, nous n’avons jamais hésité à débourser des sommes conséquentes pour nous procurer des disques rarissimes, des pressages qu’on pensait épuisés, ou autres. Nous étions curieux de voir si nos records personnels de prix pouvaient rivaliser avec ceux des vinyles vendus sur la Marketplace de Discogs depuis 2005. Pour ne pas faire […]

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Label Spotlight: Daupe!

Daupe! records

Daupe! is an independent label from the UK specializing in rare rap releases on vinyl. Since its inception, the label has been highly influential in the world of indie hiphop thanks to the quality, limited runs, presentation, and even the format of releases. Some of the records can fetch a pretty penny on Discogs, and […]

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I’m With Her Explore Vinyl Mastering And Production Process In Mini-Documentary

In 2018, the folky supergroup I’m With Her released their critically-lauded debut album, See You Around. The vinyl pressing of the record was a collector’s dream, with four different editions (black, white, blue, and maroon, all on 180 gram wax) to track down out in the wild. With the continued growth of vinyl as a […]

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The Discogs Top 50 Best Selling Records Of April 2019

It’s bullshit. This is all bullshit, and you all know it. Look at it. Look at this. Reissues of reissues and barrel scrapings by faded artists of years past. It’s as if the great music of the world burnt up in some big fire and there just wasn’t enough to go around anymore. We let this […]

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Discogs’ Top 100 Most Expensive Records: United Kingdom

The Most Expensive Records Sold In The UK

As record collectors, we’ve ponied up for our fair share of in-demand records that were pressed in tragically low numbers. We wanted to see if anything we’ve purchased ranked amongst the most expensive records sold in the Discogs Marketplace since it began way back in 2005. Our criteria included albums that were actually sold and […]

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Top 100 Dischi più costosi venduti su Discogs: Italia

Most Expensive Records Sold In Italy

Essendo noi stessi collezionisti di dischi, abbiamo avuto la nostra buona dose di spese considerevoli, per dischi molto ricercati che sono stati stampati in un numero di copie eccessivamente basso. Eravamo curiosi di vedere se qualche nostro acquisto fosse classificato tra gli articoli più costosi venduti nel Marketplace di Discogs dal momento in cui è […]

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Discogs’ Top 100 Most Expensive Records: United States

Most Expensive Records Sold In The US

Being record collectors ourselves, we’ve paid our fair share of hefty sums for long-sought-after records that were pressed in shamefully low numbers. We were curious to see if anything we’ve purchased ranked amongst the highest-priced items that have sold in the Discogs Marketplace since it launched in 2005. For the sake of maintaining our relationships, […]

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From The Archive: Jazz Edition

From The Archive: Jazz Edition

What do 300,000 records look like? Actually they don’t take up nearly as much space as you’d expect. But we love well-organized catalogs, databases, pristine collections, and finding new music when digging through old records — so we’re excited to work with RE:VIVE and Red Light Radio in Amsterdam, following renowned DJs as they sift […]

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The Best Movie Soundtracks Of The Decade, In The Wake Of ‘Rocketman’

A good soundtrack does more than accompany the scene. It creates context, sets a mood, and builds the emotional universe wherein the characters and their problems exist. A proper soundtrack brings depth to the visuals, adds a new dimension, and even helps the audience relate to the fictional world. It brings the movie to life. […]

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