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Provocative Suggestions For Your Valentine’s Day Record Collection

The mood. It’s hard to set for that particular day that falls on the 14th day of February. Even harder, venturing outside the easy picks. Don’t dim the lights, pour two glasses of pinot noir, and drop the needle on Marvin Gaye’s ‘Let’s Get It On’…you’re not trying hard enough! Yes, that’s a great record, […]

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Essential Wax with King Garbage

King Garbage

I can argue that there’s too much music in this world. It would be hyperbole, no doubt. However, in the Discogs Database, as I write these words there are over 21,500 master releases in 2017. That’s a lot of music. I’m stating this to thank the internet. Internet, thank you for randomly providing me with an undiscovered […]

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Discogs Surpasses 37 Million Record Releases In The Marketplace

Discogs announces a monumental landmark today as it exceeds 27.5M vinyl recordings and more than 37M physical music items listed for sale in the Global online Marketplace. In retrospect, Discogs celebrated its 15th Anniversary in November 2015 with nearly 10M releases. Over the following 24-months, the Discogs Marketplace has grown more than 370% culminating in a record-setting 130,000 orders over the first week of December 2017, […]

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Your Guide To Japanese Music, By Light In The Attic’s Yosuke Kitazawa

We have an incredible guest post from Yosuke Kitazawa from Light In The Attic Records. Yosuke is the Reissue Producer for LITA and is their resident Japanese music expert. He also produced and co-curated LITA’s ‘Even A Tree Can Shed Tears: Japanese Folk & Rock 1969-1973‘. In other words, Yosuke knows of what he speaks. […]

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Discogs Weekly Top 10 New Releases – November 17 2017

Top 10 New Releases on Discogs

Welcome to the Top 10 New Releases for the week ending November 17 2017, pulled from the freshest sales data at Discogs! The Discogs Weekly Top 10 New Releases are all the records (vinyl, CD, cassette, or otherwise) the Discogs community has added to their collection from last week’s release day to today, Friday, November […]

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Counter Culture: Music Recommendations From Ithaca’s Angry Mom Records

You walk into your local record store and head straight to the unsorted New Arrivals bin. You flip through seemingly endless copies of ‘Bat Out Of Hell‘ and ‘Aja‘ in hopes that someone sold their copy of MC5‘s ‘Kick Out The Jams‘ to help make rent. The guys behind the counter feel your disappointment as you […]

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Essential Wax with Petit Biscuit

French-Moroccan DJ Petit Biscuit, aka Mehdi Benjelloun, is keen to take on the world. Mehdi picked up the cello at 5 and entered Conservatoire de Paris soon after. Things began heating up when Mehdi received his first PC at age 11 and began editing and mixing self-produced tracks by himself, leading to his unmistakable chopped […]

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Discogs Weekly Top 10 New Releases – November 10 2017

Top 10 New Releases on Discogs

Welcome to the Top 10 New Releases for the week ending November 10 2017, pulled from the freshest sales data at Discogs! The Discogs Weekly Top 10 New Releases are all the records (vinyl, CD, cassette, or otherwise) the Discogs community has added to their collection from last week’s release day to today, Friday, November […]

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Counter Culture: Music Recommendations From Brooklyn’s Halcyon

You walk into your local record store and head straight to the unsorted New Arrivals bin. You flip through seemingly endless copies of ‘The Stranger‘ and ‘Heartbreak City‘ in hopes that someone sold their copy of ‘Come On Die Young‘ to make rent. The staff behind the counter can feel your disappointment as you reach the […]

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Essential Wax with Cerrone

Cerrone is a legendary multi-GRAMMY award-winning disco artist, having sold millions of records when originally signed to Atlantic Records in the 1970s & 80s. Sampled by The Beastie Boys, LL Cool J, Run DMC, Nas, Action Bronson and many more over the last 40 years, Cerrone released his first new studio album in 7 years – ‘Red Lips‘ – in October 2016 via Big Beat Records. Featuring […]

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