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Talkin’ Records: 10 Rarest Non-Music Sales

non-music

Non-Music is not a genre. In the database, Non-Music is comprised of everything from spoken word and comedy to field recordings and special effects. I am a rather involved collector of spoken word records and have well over a thousand pieces in my collection. I started out many years ago by recording standup comedy off […]

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The Discogs Top 50 – July 2016

Top 50 July

Another hot summer on planet Earth. Hope everyone stayed cool. Now in our third month of reporting, we’re beginning to see some seemingly permanent fixtures, which should be obvious. Any store or dealer will tell you that Pink Floyd, Michael Jackson and Led Zeppelin records are sure shot sellers any day of the week. July also […]

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Test Kitchen: Top 20 Releases Added To Collection

Let’s try something new, shall we? This list is comprised of the top 20 items that Discogs users have added to their collection in the past 30 days (08/14 to 09/14). Unlike the other list, this one does not (yet) combine results from master releases and is just the raw accumulations per individual release. Pending […]

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Want To Get A Winning Start On Contributions For S.P.IN?

We’re starting up the September Pledge INitiative (S.P.IN.) again, and this time the goal is to preserve one hundred, twenty-thousand recordings (120,000)! This is a tall order, but we can do it! I wrote these tips to help you get started as seamlessly and smoothly as possible. Follow these instructions and you’ll be well on your way […]

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Killah Kuts Belong In The Trash

Killah Kuts

Killah Kuts belong in the trash. Nobody wants these awful wastes of vinyl. I cannot stress this enough. They’re awful to contribute, nobody buys them. The only redeeming factor they have is possibly a source of a useable generic 12” jacket or perhaps an emergency replacement cut-off wheel for a Dremel tool. Even then, it’d […]

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Carol Kaye: Super Bassist

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It is impossible to have gotten this far in life without hearing bassist Carol Kaye‘s work. You have heard her work everywhere and not even known it, guaranteed. The intro to Sonny & Cher‘s “The Beat Goes On“? That was her. Her work appears on albums by Frank Zappa, Love, The Beach Boys, Simon & Garfunkel… The list […]

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The Discogs Top 50 – June 2016

We continue our Top 50 series with June’s totals, now that most of the invoicing dust has settled. It’s little to no surprise, that the new Radiohead album dominated June’s marketplace transactions. We continue to see “dad rock” mainstays Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin and The Beatles holding strong. Much to my personal relief, the Saturday Night Fever soundtrack […]

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I Reached 300,000 Rank Points And So Can You!

300000 rank points collection

I usually don’t like talking about myself at all. I find myself to be a pretty boring subject. However, after a good eleven years and change of work, I passed 300,000 rank points last night. At 3 rank points for each submission and 1 rank point for each image, edit or review this breaks down […]

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Most Expensive Punk & Hardcore Sales Of All Time

Most Expensive Punk & Hardcore Sales Of All Time

I’ve made this list of the most expensive sales of punk and hardcore records that have happened over the years. As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, I am not exactly the most knowledgeable when it comes to punk. A lot of my friends are punks and for the most part they seem to be upright […]

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The Discogs Top 50 – May 2016

Discogs Top 50: Radiohead Burn The Witch

This is an overview of the the top fifty releases sold on Discogs in May 2016, by volume. I have wanted to initiate this project for quite some time now to give you, our community, an idea as to the pulse of what’s hot. It should be somewhat intuitive, but here’s the gist of what’s […]

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