Articles by Grippo

Most Expensive Items Sold In Discogs Marketplace For December 2015

Y’know, as soon as I opened up the Top 30 Most Expensive items list for December of 2015, I had this funny feeling in the pit of my stomach. It’s just…it’s…well… You ever get that feeling that you’ve been here before, that this isn’t the first time this has all happened? I mean, it seems […]

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Most Expensive Items Sold In Discogs Marketplace For November 2015

Although we here at Discogs hope you’re all having a wonderful 2016, your mission today is to cast your mind to the distant past. Our journey through the top 30 items sold in the Discogs marketplace in November of 2015 starts alllllll the way back in 1972. That’s when a trippy Italian band named Analogy […]

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Most Expensive Items Sold In Discogs Marketplace For August 2015

Have you lost your way, friend? Seeking some spiritual shelter in these troubled times? Well, then, look no further than the top 30 items sold in the Discogs marketplace in August of 2015 and let your soul be filled with those good old-timey sounds of The Search Party. Their devotional 1969 debut, Montgomery Chapel, tops […]

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Crate Diggers LA Spotlight: Joseph Abajian of Fat Beats

There are people who’ve been in the rap industry longer than Joe Abajian, but that list is not a long one. Abajian opened his vinyl shop, Fat Beats, in 1994. At the time, Abajian had a tough time finding the cuts that really moved him, even in Manhattan. He obviously wasn’t the only one looking […]

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Funk, Fashion, and Finding Your Groove: Crate Diggers Spotlight Series with Trent “Renz” Barry of Akepele Apparel

When you’re spinning, digging, or sitting back and listening, it might be difficult to consider any aspect of music beyond those wacky air pressure fluctuations. In the face of sheer volume level, what can the non-auditory world tell us about the songs we love? Well, let’s be honest: quite a bit. Music doesn’t exist in […]

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Record Store Day 2015: Grippo’s CD Scores

As Discogs’ resident CD Guy, Record Store Day 2015 has been a pretty wild experience for me. I can count the number of vinyl items in my music collection on one hand. I knew that wouldn’t be changing today. With no impetus to pick up today’s exclusive releases, I figured I wouldn’t quite be taking […]

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