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25 Most-Collected Disney Albums of All Time

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Disney is responsible for some of the catchiest songs of all time. Whether you’re just trying to let it go or singing no worries for the rest of your days, you have the lyrics to at least one (or 100) Disney tunes stored in your brain. But what about physical music in your collection? We’re […]

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The First Weekend of Record Store Day 2021 Was Big for Shops

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Fourteen years ago, Record Store Day was created in 2008 as a way to bring the vinyl community together, celebrating the impact that record stores have on music fans and diehard collectors alike. Unlike the first Record Store Days, which were a single in-store drop in April, the 2021 edition offers two separate events, the first […]

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The Highest-Rated Record Store Day Releases of All Time

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Every year, Record Store Day rolls around, and every year, collectors are hit with a massive drop of limited-edition albums, unique formats, and classic reissues. Sometimes we get an awesome release we never asked for (over 700 Discogs users have this 2016 7-inch picture disc of Old Dirty Bastard’s ID from Return to the 36 […]

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The Most Expensive Record Store Day Releases of All Time

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Record Store Day 2021 is fast approaching. The limited-edition nature of this annual event — broken up into two different drops this year on June 12 and July 17 — creates an aftermarket of seismic proportions. The following ranking explores the most expensive Record Store Day releases of all time (or at least, since 2008 […]

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The Most Expensive Record Store Day Releases of All Time

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Record Store Day 2021 is fast approaching. The limited-edition nature of this annual event — broken up into two different drops this year on June 12 and July 17 — creates an aftermarket of seismic proportions. The following ranking explores the most expensive Record Store Day releases of all time (or at least, since 2008 […]

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Top 30 Most Expensive Items Sold on Discogs in April 2021

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Discogs is back with another monthly breakdown of the most expensive vinyl, cassettes, and CDs sold in the Discogs Marketplace. If you’re a regular reader of these rankings, you’ll see several recurring acts like Nirvana, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, and more. In March 2021, we released an updated list of 100 most expensive cassettes ever sold […]

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The Most Popular New Albums on Discogs in May 2021

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Our regular roundup of the most popular new albums is determined by how many Discogs users added the release to their Collections throughout each month. To be featured on the genre-specific lists, the album must have been released in 2021 in a physical format (like vinyl, CD, or cassette), so it won’t take into consideration […]

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Top 50 Best-Selling Records on Discogs in April 2021

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The best-selling records on Discogs show us the trends in music the Community is collecting. Our regular roundup is determined by how many purchases were made by Discogs users in the Marketplace each month. In April 2021, we continue to watch a trend of multiple releases from the same artist(s). The death of rapper DMX […]

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Top 50 Best-Selling Records on Discogs in April 2021

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The best-selling records on Discogs show us the trends in music the Community is collecting. Our regular roundup is determined by how many purchases were made by Discogs users in the Marketplace each month. In April 2021, we continue to watch a trend of multiple releases from the same artist(s). The death of rapper DMX […]

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Anatomy of a Record Collector: How the World Cataloged Over 500 Million Releases on Discogs

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Discogs is the largest database of recorded music in the world. This global community of music fans just surpassed an impressive milestone: 3 million collectors cataloged more than 500 million of their music releases on Discogs.com — nearly double the number of releases logged in 2019 alone. In the past decade, Discogs experienced consistent growth […]

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