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How Contribution To The Database Can Benefit You In Ways You May Not Suspect

Ever thought of contributing to Discogs? There’s no time like September to start. For this year’s SPIN Campaign we’re trying to reach 150,000 Submissions in September, and to get as many new Asian, Latin American, Shellac, Cassette and 8-Track  tape Releases submitted to the Database. See the full details and all the leaderboards here ———— […]

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The Database May Be Ten Million Submissions Deep, But There Is So Much More

On June 27 this year Discogs hit a historic milestone: 10 million Releases in the Database. With that many Releases we know the Database is complete and comprehensive in some areas, but there is still so much more to do. With the help of the Database Community we’ve identified that the 5 biggest gaps on Discogs […]

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The Discogs Top 50 Best Selling Records Of June 2018

Best Selling Records of June 2018

We have a new number one for the month of June! Pap Emeritus and his playfully demonic Swedish provocateurs Ghost unseated Dark Side… with their fourth LP, which hit at the beginning of June. This is the first time since October 2017 that a Pink Floyd record wasn’t at number one! German DJ Skee Mask […]

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Flop It Like It’s Hot: Floppy Disk Sales Are Heating Up In 2018

Floppy Disks

Having lived through the 90’s, I regret to inform you all that floppy disks are coming back. I wouldn’t so much call this a comeback. I would call it a micro-novelty among people who have forgotten the horrors of using them. That or people too young to have experienced needing to use them in any […]

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The Discogs Top 50 Best Selling Records Of May 2018


One month past record store day and life is mostly back to normal, with a few lingering hangers-on. New releases by Beach House and Nu Guinea made waves and broke into the top lists, let’s see if they stay there. There’s always a chance that an injection of new releases may bring up the market […]

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Discogs Top 20 Most Wanted Cassettes Of All Time

Taking a break from records for a little bit to post about another format! Tapes are back, sorta! It’s no surprise that given the cost of making new records these days that cassettes would rear their head again for independent musicians. Here we have the most wanted cassettes in the database today. Some of these […]
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The Discogs Top 50 Best Selling Records Of April 2018

Pink Floyd

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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