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The Discogs Top 50 Best Selling Records Of April 2018

Maybe it’s about time we started demanding real new content in our lives. How many times are we going to give the few remaining major labels our hard earned money over and over again while other artists are consistently ignored? Do we need every remaining bit of back catalog scraped up and smeared onto a […]

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A Short Guide To The Different Mixes Of The Amen Break

I’m going to let you all in on a little secret. The version of The Winstons’ ‘Amen, Brother’ sounds different depending upon which version of the record you have. Outside of a few stray buried forum posts, this has been pretty much unknown information. For those who don’t know, The Winstons were a band in […]

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The Discogs Top 50 Best Selling Records Of March 2018

I just bought a bunch of these the other weekend at a yard sale and they’re all okay. You should really consider getting into some stuff after this, though. I know I keep saying it, but it’s true and you should listen to me because I have a lot of records. I mean, the new […]

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The Post Where I Finally Got Up To Speed On Managing My Record Collection And Went Into Grueling Detail About How Well It Worked

Two years have passed since I started to tag my Collection with location ID’s. While this sounds like it took years to accomplish, 90% of the work lumped up in the last month. Now that my LP’s & 12″s are locate-able, it’s time to share some results. The ultimate goal of this project is to […]

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The Discogs Top 50 Best Selling Records Of February 2018

Khruangbin

A very average month for our list of the best selling records of February 2018 on Discogs, except for the Khruangbin record, which is amazing. I don’t think I’ve seen that Kate Bush album before either. Stagnation is the name of the game otherwise. Again, I dare you to take it upon yourselves to break free […]

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The Discogs’ Top 50 Best Selling Records Of January 2018

January has come and gone. What would have been an otherwise normal month was unfortunately met with the passing of Dolores O’Riordan, member of the band The Cranberries. This band has a particular etching in my memories associated to me being in kindergarten and also being babysat by my aunt, who had this tape in […]

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2017 Year-End Data: An Observation

Discogs End of Year Report Header

  I’d like to share an observation about the 2017 year-end report. As a forewarning, I am a heavy Database contributor. I would not consider myself an expert statistician. I encourage you to draw your own conclusions and rebut mine. When I wrote the script that queried the data for the Database 2017 Discogs end […]

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The Discogs Top 50 Best Selling Records Of December 2017

Tyler, The Creator

This month’s list of the best selling records is so normal, it stands out. 2017 was the worst year I can remember and I survived middle school. I welcome this incredibly normal list. Behold, the top three albums are exactly the same as the previous month. For the most part, this list looks like almost […]

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The Discogs Top 50 Best Selling Records Of November 2017

Tori Amos

Hello, I am back and unstoppable. November was a month in the year of 2017. I really have nothing more to say about this other than that Tori Amos‘ early record Y Kant Tori Read actually charted thanks to the magic of reissues. Fleetwood Mac, Pink Floyd, and Michael Jackson hold their usual top 3 […]

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The Discogs Top 50 Best Selling Records Of September 2017

Late Steely Dan guitarist, Walter Becker

September was a rough time for some, better time for others. We saw the unfortunate departure of Walter Becker from this earth, resulting in fans wishing to reconnect with his music during that time. September also saw a new release from The National and Kieran Hebdan which saw them ascend our best selling records list for […]

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