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An Interview with Jon Ordon of Australia’s Revolve Records

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I’ve seen a fair few record sellers come and go in Australia, but one seller’s name has kept popping up over the years — and that I have been active buying vinyl from. That name is Jon Ordon of Revolve Records. I have fond memories of heading down to his shop in Sydney, Australia, digging […]

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An Interview with Jon Ordon of Australia’s Revolve Records

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I’ve seen a fair few record sellers come and go in Australia, but one seller’s name has kept popping up over the years — and that I have been active buying vinyl from. That name is Jon Ordon of Revolve Records. I have fond memories of heading down to his shop in Sydney, Australia, digging […]

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An Interview with Stephan Gyory of Australia’s RecordStore

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Servicing Sydney, Australia, with the finest in vinyl treats since the early-2000s, RecordStore is one of the few survivors of the area’s deep dance music culture heyday, which at one point saw no less than 14 record stores in a 1-square-kilometer area. Owner Stephan Gyory has been pushing vinyl since the early ’90s (first working […]

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5 Korean Holy Grails Chosen by Record Collectors

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Music from all countries existed for a long time as its own original culture. While the music of a certain time may not have been special to contemporaries, it can evolve into a valuable heritage for future generations. Just like the psychedelic rock of Korea from the 1960-70s, Korean music from the golden days is […]

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5 Modern K-Pop Delights, From BTS to DEUX

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Until recently, K-pop was a musical style closer to radio rather than records (and even closer to YouTube). There may be some bias involved, but there’s no reason we can’t listen to K-pop on vinyl. Here are five releases that reveal the colorful characteristics of current K-pop as modern delights. You can read this article […]

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The Cultural Impact of the Technics SL-1200 Turntable, Then and Now

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“You say … you say … you say, you say, you say, you say, you say one for the trouble …” These words, lurching forward and then pausing and rewinding, hesitant at first, as if aware that a new world awaits on the other side when this pause is resolved, form the opening seconds of […]

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The Best Cyber Monday Deals on Audio Gear and Music in 2020

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  We have friends at record labels, artists, and audio brands across the music industry — and some of these friends have great deals lined up for Black Friday and Cyber Monday. We’re talking about everything from sitewide sales to discounts on specific home audio equipment, all to help build the ultimate audiophile experience and […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Selling on Discogs

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Selling records on Discogs may seem like a daunting task to a newcomer, but you can be well on your way after properly setting up your account and listings. Here are essential tips to keep your first few customers happy and coming back for more. Find the Correct Release If there’s a singular point of […]

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Dispelling Common Myths About Discogs Shipping Policies

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Shipping Policies bring a great deal more transparency to shopping on Discogs. Many buyers report that they don’t even look at listings without a shipping cost included. These days, it’s uncommon to place an order online without knowing the full cost of the order (including shipping and packaging material costs). While having shipping rates entered […]

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Thank You for 20 Years of Discogs

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Discogs turned 20 years old on November 1, 2020. We’re looking back on two decades of music fandom. Thank you to all of the Discogs users for making this site what it is today. Thank You “On November 1, Discogs turns 20 years old. I started this as a hobby project to let people edit […]

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