Davey Ferchow

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Top 50 Best-Selling Records on Discogs in December 2021

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The list of best-selling list records in December 2021 provides a unique glimpse into what Discogs users were snatching up as last year came to a close. By looking at how many purchases were made by Discogs users in the Marketplace, we can easily determine which records the Community was most excited about at the […]

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5 Things Every Music Lover Should Do in 2022

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Over the past few years, the home listening experience has taken on new importance and meaning. Records continue to be the music lover’s physical format of choice – vinyl recently saw the highest sales week since at least 1991. However, streaming services are still an integral part of everyday life, with the number of music […]

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Top 30 Most Expensive Items Sold on Discogs in November 2021

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The November 2021 most expensive list has landed and it’s full of hard rock LPs, hard-to-find 45s, and one release on the short-lived CD video (CDV) format. In addition to the various soul 45s found throughout the list, this month’s rankings also include rare punk and psychedelic rock 7-inches. A Septic Death 7-inch box set […]

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The Best Albums of 2021

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“Best-of” lists are generally subjective at best, but with Discogs’ data, interesting music trends surface in the numbers. By looking at how many Discogs users have added albums to their Wantlists and Collections throughout the year, it’s easy to see which artists and genres were the most popular in 2021. So which types of music […]

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The Most Wanted New Music Releases of 2021

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The Discogs Community is always looking to discover new music. Sometimes you’re listening to a classic album for the first time and, other times, you’re keeping up with the latest releases. Looking back on 2021, there were quite a few new albums and EPs that music lovers really coveted. The following list of the hottest […]

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The Best-Selling Records on Discogs in 2021

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2021 was another great year for collecting vinyl. The Discogs Community purchased over 12,000,000 records throughout the year! The top 50 best-selling records of 2021 prove once again that the Community has very eclectic taste. The list includes everything from the Cro-Mags to Cat Stevens. However, classic reissues and limited Record Store Day releases weren’t […]

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Top 30 Most Expensive Items Sold on Discogs in October 2021

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This month’s roundup of the most expensive records, cassettes, and CDs sold in the Discogs Marketplace has arrived and it is full of rare 7-inches, stone-cold classics, and expansive box sets. Coming in at No. 30 is a hard-to-find Violators 7-inch record. Like other rare punk 7-inches that sell for top dollar, the record is […]

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Record Store Day Black Friday 2021 Was Another Big Win for Record Stores

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Since 2008, Record Store Day has celebrated independent record stores by coordinating limited-edition vinyl releases and inspiring record culture festivities around the world. Like other Black Friday events, Record Store Day Black Friday 2021 took place on November 26, the day after Thanksgiving in the United States. However, in true Record Store Day fashion, the […]

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Top 50 Best-Selling Records on Discogs in October 2021

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The latest monthly best-selling list is here, and it’s a great way to discover new music as you take a deeper look at what the Discogs Community is collecting. By determining how many purchases were made by Discogs users in the Marketplace, you’ll be able to see which genres, labels, and artists are taking the […]

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On an Endless Loop: Tracking the Cassette Renaissance

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The cassette never went away. According to National Audio Company (the largest audio cassette manufacturer in the US), the need for cassettes continued throughout the ‘90s and 2000s as there was still a demand for spoken word tapes. As cassettes were originally produced for dictation, this is where we began to see the tape come […]

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