The Discogs Guide To Amsterdam Record Shops

Amsterdam Record Shops

With a Discogs office based in Amsterdam, how could we not have a Discogs Guide to Amsterdam Record Shops? Whether you’re into Techno, World Music, Funk, Soul, Rock, Classical Music or Dutch ‘Smartlappen’, and whether you like your record shops spacious and stylish, more cosy or rough around the edges: with over 30 record shops […]

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Tracing The History Of Discogs

A few weeks ago, Discogs celebrated a major milestone that was eighteen years in the making: ten million releases in the database. While our mission to build and maintain the world’s largest music Database and Marketplace is an eternal endeavor, it’s important to take some time to reflect on the past. From its humble beginnings as a […]

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Chicago On Chicago

There’s a lot to love about Chicago: Dusty Groove,
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10 Contemporary Reggae Records, Recommended By World A Reggae’s Danny Creatah

World a reggae Contemporary Reggae Records

Living in a tiny village in The Netherlands where nothing really happens, I was surprised to read in a local newspaper that someone who only lived a few miles away founded of one of the larger international reggae platforms, www.worldareggae.com. I reached out to Danny “Creatah” Sengers, who started World A Reggae a couple of years […]

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The Discogs Top 50 Best Selling Records Of May 2018

Sleep

One month past record store day and life is mostly back to normal, with a few lingering hangers-on. New releases by Beach House and Nu Guinea made waves and broke into the top lists, let’s see if they stay there. There’s always a chance that an injection of new releases may bring up the market […]

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John Coltrane’s Rarest Records

By Morgan Enos John Coltrane released a whopping 45 studio albums in his lifetime, not to mention scores of compilation albums and live recordings. This prodigious output from the rule-shattering saxophonist has lent itself to obsessive collecting — often at a lofty price. Whether you dig the early material, Coltrane’s albums with his classic quartet, […]

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How I Reissued My Uncle’s 1975 Free Jazz Album

By Nabil Ayers In December 2017, I wrote a blog post about my favorite musical moments of 2017. I was surprised by the amount of feedback I received about a show I’d seen by the New York multi-instrumentalist Cooper-Moore, my godfather who had moved with my uncle Alan Braufman from Boston to New York City in 1973. […]

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Crate Diggers Spotlight: MadCity Music

The Discogs community is and has always been a collaborative effort, and we take pride in supporting our sellers. Last year, Discogs took Crate Diggers events around the world and as a result, we are launching a new series via the Crate Diggers brand that has a simple mission: Highlight record stores and our music collecting community worldwide.  After […]

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The Many Bands Of R.E.M.’s Peter Buck

Peter Buck

By Josh Modell Peter Buck had plenty to keep him busy as a full-time member of R.E.M. from the band’s 1980 beginnings to its 2011 split. But Buck always found time to spread his musicianship around, from production work (Uncle Tupelo’s March 16-20, 1992 among many others) to guest spots (The Replacements’ Let It Be, […]

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Top 30 Most Expensive Items Sold In Discogs Marketplace For May 2018

Led Zeppelin

Our monthly Top 30 is definitely a fun one to create. Like… are you normally allowed to check other people’s bills in the restaurant? Or to see how much they spent in that beautiful painting on the wall? Wow, that turntable must cost thousands of dollars! It’s not that often that we get allowed to […]

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