The Best Halloween Records: Staff Picks

The Best Halloween records: Ghostbusters Original Soundtrack Album

Whether you’re celebrating Halloween with a big party this year or just haunting your own house, nothing sets the tone like the perfect Halloween record. What makes the perfect Halloween record is a highly subjective and debatable topic. Some prefer spooky scores, others need some menacing lyrics, while some will settle for a few blood-curdling […]

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John Carpenter On Life In Show Business: ‘I Survived!’

Today we’re launching Discogs Exclusives, which features limited-edition, ultra-rare, and artist-direct items. For the launch, we have an exclusive John Carpenter cassette box set, collecting all of his Sacred Bones releases. Listen to the audio version of our interview with John Carpenter By Sean Cannon “Stop it. Would you stop it?! Oh no, don’t do […]

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Discogs Mix 76 – Noha

 Noha is a musician like few others in the contemporary Electronic music world. As a staggeringly creative individual, he is also a painter of some note. Noha was born and raised in Rome, certainly a city that’s long been renowned for its creative pursuits. He has harbored a fascination with music from a young […]

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Meet André Martins of Hauz of Wax Before Crate Diggers Amsterdam

On Sunday, October 21st, the second edition of Crate Diggers Amsterdam will take place during Amsterdam Dance Event’s ADE Hangover at NDSM Wharf, Amsterdam. In anticipation, we’ve been highlighting some of the fantastic vendors that will be selling at our booth. André Martins opened Hauz of Wax a little over a year ago with a […]

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Discogs Android App 2.40 – A New Layout And Credit Card Payments

We’ve been hard at work improving the Official Discogs mobile apps! The mobile apps are still far from feature complete, but we just released a major upgrade for the Android app. The Discogs Android app now includes a new ‘My Discogs’ layout as well as support for paying with credit card for supported Sellers via Discogs […]

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Crate Diggers Amsterdam: 10 Records That Inspired And Influenced DJ Dimitri

Dimitri Kneppers

On Sunday October 21st, the second edition of Crate Diggers Amsterdam will take place during Amsterdam Dance Event’s ADE Hangover. We’re honoured that Dutch legendary DJ Dimitri has joined the line up of DJs spinning records during the record fair! Ahead of his set at Crate Diggers, he shares 10 records, 10 milestones that inspired […]

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Dazion’s Top 10 For A Slow Start: Crate Diggers Amsterdam

Dazion Crate Diggers Amsterdam

Since the release of his superb debut EP, ‘Don’t Get Me Wrong’, on Music From Memory offshoot Second Circle back in January 2017, Dazion – AKA producer, DJ, live performer and visual artist Cris Kuhlen – has been a man in demand. The fabulous response to that record, which perfectly showcased his love of “goofy” drum […]

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For The Sake Of The Song: A Townes Van Zandt Primer

By Susannah Young This story originally appeared in the Vinyl Me, Please magazine. If you’re reading this, you may already know that Vinyl Me, Please is reissuing Townes Van Zandt’s debut album, For the Sake of the Song, as its record of the month for October 2018. You can sign up here. But there are […]

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The Discogs Top 50 Best Selling Records Of August 2018

Aretha Franklin Dead at 76

After her passing in mid-August, it should come as no surprise that soul legend Aretha Franklin dominated the top 50 best sellers for that month. Still though, she had a whopping eight records on the chart, with three in the top 10. All the LPs but one fell in the classic period between 1967 and […]

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Best Horror Soundtracks

What makes a great horror soundtrack? Well, there is always tension; usually between innocent melodies and the menacing sounds that slowly envelop them. Esoteric instruments galore – never has the theremin gotten so much love. You’ll find microtonal pitch changes on almost every single horror soundtrack on this list. Dissonant chords, of course, are front […]

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