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Discogs Top 50 Best Selling Albums Of August 2017

Best selling new releases 2017: Arcade Fire Everything Now

Check it out, new Arcade Fire, new Queens Of The Stone Age among the best selling albums of August. It’s like high school all over again in here. Hey, you know what would be cool? Everyone should buy a record by, like, Dick Contino or something and then, like, it’d blow up on the top 50 best […]

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The Discogs Top 50 Best Selling Records Of July 2017

Top 50 July 2017

July’s best selling records sees much of the same patterns of previous months with some small exceptions. Linkin Park frontman, Chester Bennington’s unfortunate passing caused grieving fans to want to reconnect with his work. While I never considered myself a fan during their heyday, his place in rock history is permanent and notable. July also saw […]

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Find Your Version of The Beatles “The Magical Mystery Tour” (Or Any Other Record Version) With These Tricks

When you’re submitting records to the Discogs database, it’s important to know if your version of the record already exists there. That’s why we made this guide with tricks you can use to find your record version quickly and easily. If you have a record that isn’t currently in the Discogs database, now’s the time […]

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Use This Trick To Use An Existing Entry As A Template For Faster Contribution

Introduction Copy To Draft has been around for quite some time and is one of the most used features of the database. It’s pretty straight-forward: It takes the submission in question, makes a copy of it, and adds that copy to your drafts folder. Once you’ve hit the submit button and your release is in […]

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10 Things You’ll Need To Find When Making A Submission

I’m not going to lie, contributing to the database can be extremely hard. It can also be extremely easy. Your vinyl record, CD, tape, or what-have-you can have a lot of different information on it. If you’re getting started, this can seem very daunting. Fortunately, not all information is required to make a submission. I […]

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Life-Hack: Used Mailers In Front Of Your Expedit Cubes Prevent Cat Scratches And Light

Look at this jerk. I love him very much, but he is very much a jerk. I love cats. I’ve always loved cats. Discogs loves cats. The toxoplasma has reassured me of this fact. I also love my records. My cat, however, thinks I’ve coated my walls in a very fancy scratching post. Like many of […]

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The Discogs Top 50 Best Selling Records of June 2017

Hello, this Top 50 best selling records is the back to school edition for school people going to school. Seeing these fancy records will fill you with the joy of your first dorm room. Get on it. It smells like chalk dust, and angst, and that green stuff janitors put down when someone pukes, and […]

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I Died Contributing VHS Tapes In A Sweltering Warehouse And Am Now A GHOST

Does the Discogs submission form still work if you’re also no longer living and are also clearly a ghost? Who knows. In our series centering on Fox subjecting himself to awful conditions in the name of data entry and Discogs submissions, we continue our story. How is it thursday. How did I do 105 subs […]

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More Data! Discogs Mid-Year Database Highlights Addendum

On the heels of our Mid-Year Marketplace Analysis and Database Highlights, I wanted to share some more tidbits that may be more interesting to the contributor crowd submitting to the Discogs database. Some of these range from pretty basic to esoteric. It’s my hope that you’ll find some of these to be as interesting as […]

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Forbidden Confession: Submitting VHS Tapes To Discogs Over Vinyl

About two weeks ago, I spent some vacation time following up a lead. It’s not uncommon for me to use vacation time for database contribution purposes. It’s definitely uncommon for me to not involve submitting records to the Discogs database. I was promised over a thousand music video VHS tapes out of a collection that […]

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