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New Rules (For Third-Party Distributors And Shippers) on Discogs

As of today, there will be some changes to our Sales & Transaction Policy regarding third-party distributors and shippers. As Discogs grows, the complexity of our Marketplace grows as well. These new rules will help us to guarantee the accuracy of the listings and avoid disappointment from the buyers. Before we run you through these […]

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Top 30 Most Expensive Items Sold In Discogs Marketplace For November 2018

It’s happening again! Just one year ago, we shared the news that a copy of Sex Pistols’ God Save The Queen went for the outrageous amount of $14,690. At the time, it set a record for the most expensive single ever sold on Discogs. Fast forward to November 2018 and here we are with another […]

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On Fire: Juvenile, New Orleans, And The Legacy Of ‘400 Degreez’

400 Degreez by Juvenile is the hip-hop Record Of The Month for Vinyl Me, Please. Get it now! By Gary Suarez Throughout its first two decades, people mistook hip-hop for a coastal phenomenon. While today we celebrate its myriad forms everywhere from Atlanta to Seoul, for much of the time after its unruly birth in […]

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All I Want For Christmas Is New Records: Christmas At Discogs

This blog post starts from the very best place possible: the impossibility of writing a Christmas post without using every single cliché available to present it. So just cutting the fat and avoiding all of the references to “Last Christmas”, Love Actually, baby Jesus and Santa. Oh, and nasty sweets. Ugh, alright, tired already of […]

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Staff Picks: The Best Albums Of 2018

It’s never an easy task to summarize a year with just one album. But of course, the Discogs staff is always up for a challenge and we didn’t want to wave goodbye to the year without sharing with you our take on the best albums of 2018. 2018 has felt like a good one, with […]

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The Best Records Of 2018

As 2018 comes to a close, so does our Best Of The Decades series for the ’8s (here’s ’08, ’98, ’88, ’78, ’68 just in case you missed them). We have a particularly long list this time around, with label folks, journalists, and musicians chiming in on their favorite records of 2018. You’re probably used […]

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Exclusive: The Early Days Of Creedence Clearwater Revival

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of iconic swamp rockers Creedence Clearwater Revival, Craft Recordings has released a deluxe vinyl box set called The Studio Albums Collection (Half-Speed Masters). As the name implies, it collects all seven CCR studio albums, each of which was treated to fresh half-speed mastering at the famed Abbey Road Studios. Included […]

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The Discogs Top 50 Best Selling Records Of October 2018

Neapolitan duo Nu Guinea continue their dominance on the top 50 in 2018, this time all the way at the number one spot. Even before our big change from master releases to release variants, their album Nu Guinea was hanging around month after month. Already on its fourth repress, who knows how long it can […]

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The Best Live Shows Of 2018

We know the first word that comes to mind when you think of Discogs is not “live music”. But in all fairness, a lot of us enjoy live music as much as we do listening to our favorite records at home. So we love sharing our favorite live music performances of 2018 with the community […]

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The Best Tracks Of 2018

We’re not gonna lie. 2018 has been a year stacked with great hits and songs that felt timeless. I’m sure most of our staffers have needed some time to think about the one track that stands out for them. And while we know most charts around the Internet will be generous to Drake, Childish Gambino, […]

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