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Why We Collect And What Your Collection Says About You

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“What really matters is what you like, not what you are like….Books, records, films — these things matter” – Rob Gordon, High Fidelity Let’s face it, we’re all here for the same reason: we all love buying, owning, and collecting physical media. It’s true that you can access pretty much anything you want online (music, books, […]

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Going For A Song: The Most Comprehensive History Of UK Record Shops You’ll Encounter

Record stores in the British isles have a long and storied history – one which Going For A Song author, Garth Cartwright believes should be a source of national pride. He should know; Cartwright has just spent the last couple of years in and out of hundreds of record stores across the UK, talking to […]

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RECKATZ: Your New Favorite Comic About Collecting Records

Reckatz comic about collecting records

Reckatz is the comic by a record collector for record collectors about record collectors. Some of the situations depicted in Reckatz feel eerily familiar, to the point where you’ll be wondering if artist/author, Tim Schulze Dieckhoff has been tailing you. From explaining your new record haul to a disinterested partner, convincing said partner you love […]

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State Of The Data: Most Wanted & Collected Items On The ‘Ogs Sites

Most wanted audio gear on the Gearogs database

You probably know Discogs most Collected and Wantlisted records off by heart by now: Dark Side Of The Moon, Thriller, Sgt. Pepper’s, Rumours, etc. So what about the most Collected and Wanted items on our other collector sites, Gearogs, Comicogs, Bookogs, Filmogs and Posterogs? We still have a long way to go before the newer […]

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VinylHub’s Top 10 Most Visited Record Stores Worldwide

In the spirit of celebrating independent record stores, we’re highlighting some of the most popular record stores across the world, as documented on VinylHub, the community-built database of record stores. Now at over 7000 record stores, just when we think we’re closing in on our goal to have every record store in the world in […]

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An Ode To The Wantlist: 5 Reasons To Keep Your Wantlist Up To Date

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This is an ode to the mighty Wantlist. If the Collection is all the stuff you already have, the Wantlist an opportunity, the promise of a better future (definitely not an exaggeration). Plus, if you’re like me, it’s impossible to remember all the things you want, especially if it’s something you casually spotted in the Database, […]

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Lost Technology: That Time RCA Released Video On Vinyl

CED: video on vinyl

While video on vinyl sounds like it could be the latest hipster bandwagon-hopping trend, it’s an oddity that predates craft beer, tumeric latte bowls, and white people doing yoga. Looking through the Filmogs database, you’ll see classic and cult films on all the standard formats – DVD, Blu-ray, VHS, some Laserdisc, even a grand total […]

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Would You Cough Up $50,000 For A Turntable?

Metaxas & Sins Phonographic Perambulator turntable

Sure, that’s £35,000, or I dunno – a car? But you’re worth it. Netherlands-based design audio company, Metaxas & Sins‘ new turntable is the latest piece of gear to set tongues wagging. They’ve unveiled their new Phonographic Perambulator turntable model, along with its eye-watering price point. The Phonographic Perambulator is M&S’s first foray into the […]

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Spring Cleaning Your Collection: The Checklist

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The weather’s warming, days getting longer and a little brighter (sorry, Southern Hemisphere friends) – it can only mean one thing: time to spring clean your collection. If the mere thought of the task overwhelms you, let us help you with an overview of what to do and how to tackle it. Whether books are […]

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Wax Poetic: Poetry Books By Your Favorite Musicians

Poetry books by musicians: Hard Ground by Tom Waits

This post is brought to you by Bookogs database and marketplace for books and magazines. Buy and sell books. Track your book collection. Save books to your Wantlist. Contribute to the growing archive of books. If you thought poetry was just for the wine-swilling, name-dropping, Ivy-League elites, think again – it’s for plebs like us […]

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