Jeffrey Smith

Jeffrey Smith is the Director of Communications and Partnerships at Discogs. Prior to joining Discogs in 2017, Jeffrey founded the boutique music PR firm Crash Avenue in 2004.
Articles by Jeffrey Smith

The Discogs Weekly Top 10 New Releases – September 29 2017

Top 10 New Releases on Discogs

Welcome to the September 29th Weekly Top 10 New Releases 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. The Weekly Top 10 is your […]

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The Best Record Stores In London

POWERED BY CRATE DIGGERS RECORD FAIR & AFTER PARTY | LONDON UK | 30 SEPT 2017 “Best Record Stores” lists undoubtedly depict a biased slant. If the list is “curated” by a single writer or a cultural aggregator of lists (we’re looking at you, Thrillist) posturing as a local, best is ambiguous at best. With […]

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Top 10 Most Collected St. Vincent Releases On Discogs

If ever there were an artist that could ascend to the throne that David Bowie left empty, it is St. Vincent. Annie Clark (St. Vincent) arrived via ‘Marry Me‘ (Beggars Banquet) in 2007, setting fire to every preconception of an artist’s journey from day one. Yes, just like Bowie, but along her coordinates to a destination […]

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Essential Wax with Mogwai

Since 1995, across eight previous studio albums, thirteen EPs, two remix albums, two live albums and four compilation albums, Glasgow’s post-rock pioneers have been a perfect sonic storm. The more precarious the world becomes, the more Mogwai‘s music is escapist balm, more so than ever inside the cocooning deliverance of their ninth studio album, ‘Every […]

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Top 20 Most Expensive Bruce Springsteen Records Sold On Discogs

The Boss is a ******* American Treasure! An Icon. Bruce is a hero to the working class. New Jersey’s favorite son. 23 of September is the day Bruce Springsteen first breathed the New Jersey air, and today we celebrate his birth with the Top 20 most expensive Bruce Springsteen records ever sold on Discogs. It’s […]

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The Discogs Weekly Top 10 New Releases – September 22 2017

Top 10 New Releases on Discogs

Welcome to the September 22nd Weekly Top 10 New Releases 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. The Weekly Top 10 is your […]

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Top 10 Most Expensive Mispressed Records Ever Sold On Discogs

This past week Columbia Records issued a notice that some of the records from the new vinyl release of Beyonce’s Lemonade were mispressed with music from Canadian punk rock band ZEX. Mispressed records usually occur in the pressing plant when the wrong stampers are used when making an album. These errors are generally caught by quality […]

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Nile Rodgers Top 10 Records (Credits)

Nile Rodgers is a record producer, songwriter, musician, composer, arranger, and guitarist. He’s a Rock and Roll Hall of Famer. A Dance Music Hall of Famer. He’s worked with everyone from David Bowie to Lady Gaga to Keith Urban to Daft Punk… and he turns 65 today. In honor of one of the greatest of all-time, […]

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Essential Wax with Portugal. The Man

Earlier this summer, Portugal. The Man finally released the record that they’ve hinted at for years…’Woodstock’. As the Pitchfork headline reads “The Alaska psych-pop group have embraced modern-rock glitz and EDM bombast” and that they did! ‘Woodstock‘ is a complete departure from the band’s indie-psych-pop history and as the band warned with t-shirts before the […]

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The Best Record Stores In Berlin

POWERED BY CRATE DIGGERS RECORD FAIR & AFTER PARTY | BERLIN DE | 23 SEPT 2017 “Best Record Stores” lists undoubtedly depict a biased slant. If the list is “curated” by a single writer or a cultural aggregator of lists (we’re looking at you, Thrillist) posturing as a local, best is ambiguous at best. With […]

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