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How Record Stores Can Make the Most Out of Record Store Day with Vinyl Hub

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VinylHub is an online database of brick-and-mortar record shops around the world. Buyers use VinylHub as a first stop for mapping out their next record adventure. Make your record store more discoverable ahead of Record Store Day 2021 (June 12 and July 17) by adding it to the VinylHub with information like location, opening hours, […]

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A History of Crowded House, According to Their Biggest Fan

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Article by Matt Kumma Neil Finn has been my king of rock n’ roll for nearly 35 years. He’s written some of the best songs I’ve ever heard, has several slots on my top-albums-of-all-time list, was invited to join one of the greatest rock bands ever, and always has good hair. I was a Split […]

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Inside Records by Mail, One of the Largest Vinyl Warehouses in the U.S.

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How many records have you seen in one place? You probably have quite a few in your collection. Your local record store probably has hundreds. The biggest shops around the world house thousands at a time.  But what about millions? Records by Mail boasts a massive inventory in the Discogs Marketplace and an even larger […]

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A History of Crowded House, According to Their Biggest Fan

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Article by Matt Kumma Neil Finn has been my king of rock n’ roll for nearly 35 years. He’s written some of the best songs I’ve ever heard, has several slots on my top-albums-of-all-time list, was invited to join one of the greatest rock bands ever, and always has good hair. I was a Split […]

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What to Know About the Upcoming Changes to Release Pages on Discogs

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One of Discogs’s prevailing values is continual improvement, and sometimes that means implementing changes to the site that aren’t flashy. One of our current projects focuses on fine-tuning release pages, which account for 25% of all visits to the Discogs site. Right now, these improvements have only been enabled on release pages accessed by “logged-out […]

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Why We Removed Blog Comments

It’s no longer possible to log in on blog.discogs.com or to leave comments on our blog posts. If you’d like to comment or share your thoughts about anything you read in our blog, please use the Forum. When we were upgrading our log-in service on discogs.com, we discovered that maintaining the ability to log into […]

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Henry Rollins Explains His Food Groups and Seasons of Listening to Music

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Henry Rollins has often discussed how he is lining up his next listening session. This listening is usually an exploration of new music. But are there queues for relaxing? Thoughtfulness? Creativity? Rollins explains the food groups of music and the value of seasonal listening. Read more from Rollins here. I never had a good time […]

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What to Do When a New Record Is Skipping

It’s one of the worst feelings for a music fan — you just put a brand-new record on your turntable, and the music comes out distorted. We understand that feeling. Indeed, we’ve been there before. To help you solve this inconvenience, we have put together a guide on what to do when a new record […]

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An Interview with Ari Roze of Australia’s Plug Seven Records

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Supplying vinyl connoisseurs with an amazing selection of vinyl, handpicked from digging trips worldwide, Melbourne’s Plug Seven Records located in Fitzroy has cemented itself as a must-visit for any music lovers visiting the city. From contemporary hip-hop to ’80s Afro-jazz to ’70s Latin gems and beyond, you can be sure to find some amazing music […]

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Our Favorite Vinyl Record Frames and Displays

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Collecting vinyl is not for the weak of heart. You have to put time, energy, and soul into this madness. You’ll spend hours crunched over crates in record stores that smell like dust and wine and promise, flipping through tattered sleeves until your thumbs grow callouses to find that near-forgotten gem. Alright, that’s a little […]

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