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How to Make Sure Your Shipping Policies Are Complete by October 1, 2020

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Beginning October 1, 2020, Shipping Policies will be a requirement for all Sellers on Discogs. If you don’t have Shipping Policies set up by October 1, or if your Shipping Policy is not “complete,” your items will appear as unavailable to some or all Buyers in the marketplace. To avoid disruptions to your store and […]

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An Overview of Improvements to the Shipping Policy Editor

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Shipping Policies are set to become a requirement for all listings in the marketplace by October 1, 2020. We’ve been working on a few improvements to the Shipping Policy editor to help you ensure the transition to Shipping Policies goes as smoothly as possible and that all your bases (and orders) are covered. This update […]

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Wayne Coyne Talks Life, Fast Food, and What It Means to Have an American Head in 2020

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I have gotten more and more negative as the year has dragged on. I just want it to be Christmas, so we can all have something to look forward to, then draw a line under this bizarre, challenging, and, in many ways, depressing year. I was in this foul funk where I seemed to be […]

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The Magical Realm of Marc Bolan’s T. Rex

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Mighty as a dinosaur with the sensual power of a panther and colorful like a cartoon, Marc Bolan was inarguably one of rock n’ roll’s greatest wonders. Glam rock’s founding father danced and dazzled his way into the hearts of teenagers from London to Los Angeles to Tokyo. Even before that, he won the world […]

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How Judas Priest Created Painkiller at the House of Brad and Angelina 30 Years Ago

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Judas Priest’s Painkiller was more than just a comeback album for the iconic British group. It was a bold new statement of intent and a record that would prove to be highly influential on the European metal scene in the early 1990s. The quintet showed that they still had plenty of fire left and could […]

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5 Highlights from The Rolling Stones’ Goats Head Soup Box Set

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By the end of 1972, according to Keith Richards, Switzerland and Jamaica were the only two countries that welcomed The Rolling Stones across their borders thanks to their rough and rowdy ways on tour. In no rush to cut the party short, the band chose to continue their Jimmy Miller years under the watchful eye […]

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From Blogs to Billboard: 4 Stars That Blossomed From Hip-Hop’s Blog Era

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The last American-born creative renaissance occurred over the internet in glorified message boards thanks in part to the U.S. government’s narrow-mindedness. On January 16, 2007, DJ Drama and DJ Don Cannon were arrested after the Morrow County Sheriff’s Joint Vice Task Force and the Clayton County Police raided their offices, confiscating 81,000 mixtape CDs in […]

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Why You Should Listen to Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon Through Your Headphones

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When a few of us here at Discogs started tossing around ideas for albums to feature in this new series about the joys of a headphone experience with vinyl, we knew we wanted to start with something iconic. The Dark Side of the Moon immediately came up, but we were worried. It’s a short walk […]

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How to Contribute to the Discogs Database

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If you’ve ever thought: I had no idea Discogs was built by a contributor community! I want to learn more about the Database because I’ll probably discover some interesting stuff about my favorite music. I would love to contribute to Discogs but I don’t know how to. I have tried to contribute in the past, […]

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Alan Braufman’s 5 Most Influential Albums of All Time

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Alan Braufman is a lauded jazz musician, saxophonist, and composer. His 1975 album, Valley of Search, is renowned amongst collectors and his new record, The Fire Still Burns, drops August 2020. A friend of mine asked me the other day, “What were the albums early in my life that influenced my musical development?” Upon thinking […]

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