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George Perry – Super Hit I don’t have much to say about this one and neither does the rest of the internet. Private Boston Outsider Boogie? Do you know anything about this? Do you know anything like this? Drop some knowledge in the comments.

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Spring Cleaning: Reporting Listing Violations

In light of it being nearly spring, I’m going to bring up a type of spring cleaning that helps the marketplace: reporting listing violations! When listing items, the item you have must match the release page exactly, including reissues, promos, color, year, country, etc. If a listing does not exactly match the release page, it […]

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Highlights Of Bill Cosby’s Singing Career

There really isn’t much that needs to be said about this so much as it needs to be experienced. Some say it shouldn’t have been done, some say it was the best thing to ever be recorded. At the end of the day, however, it exists. With that, I feel the need to inflict share […]

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Health Concerns For Record Dealers

As a record dealer and collector for many years, I’ve faced many health hazards for what seems like a somewhat safe activity. With some proper action and preparing, most of these issues can be negated. Every dealer who’s been around long enough has stories about going into moldy basements or dusty attics when digging for […]

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5 Ways To Ensure Smoother Transactions For Buyers And Sellers

As a buyer and seller of many years on Discogs, and now staff member, I have learned a great deal about working with people to successfully complete transactions, even when problems arise. The key to a successful transaction is communication and breaking through the barriers that arise, such as language, record grading strictness and shipping […]

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How much is your collection worth?

Ever wonder where the rare gems lie in your bins? This neat and possibly dangerous feature which tells you the value of your collection based on marketplace data. To view this feature, go to My Collection and click on the graph icon on the far right of the view buttons on the top right corner […]

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Play-Grading: The (Not So) Silent Killer

I made a new post that covers this with new samples and more information! Check it out! Today I am continuing last week’s discussion on grading with something a little more in depth that’s nearly guaranteed to be open to interpretation: Play Grading. This is generally the most accurate method of grading a record and […]

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Grading Tips Part I: Lighting

Grading Tips

This is the first on a series of posts I’ll be doing on grading to help give some of the tricks and tips I’ve learned over the years to help you help your customers help us all! Today’s subject is light sources. I generally recommend that a higher lumen desk lamp, preferably halogen or compact […]

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Not A Hoarder, Honest: Acquiring Bulk Records For Submission/Sale

I figured I’d take a change of pace from my regular submission related posts to discuss something I often get questions about: “Where the heck am I going to find thousand upon thousands of submissions to add?” There are many varied sources for pounds upon pounds of records without breaking the bank! If you don’t […]

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Submitting Classical Releases

Today I’m going to discuss type of release that’s generally more difficult to parse into the database than regular releases. Hopefully this will help dispel some of the issues regarding submitting these types of releases in the future. Classical releases have several different factors that get entered into the database differently than regular releases. I […]

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