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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 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

best selling records april 2021

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

anatomy of a record collector 500 million collection report

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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How to Clean Vinyl Records the Easy Way

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Despite being one of the most formidable formats known to mankind, vinyl records have a propensity for attracting dust and grime. Between late-night listening and Sunday morning sessions, once new and shiny vinyl can start to show some serious wear quicker than expected. Not to mention those rare gems pulled from the crate that haven’t […]

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How to Clean Vinyl Records the Easy Way

How to Clean Vinyl Records

Despite being one of the most formidable formats known to mankind, vinyl records have a propensity for attracting dust and grime. Between late-night listening and Sunday morning sessions, once new and shiny vinyl can start to show some serious wear quicker than expected. Not to mention those rare gems pulled from the crate that haven’t […]

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