Javier Gómez Martínez

Articles by Javier Gómez Martínez

Happy 70th Birthday, LP!

70 years-old and still looking this fresh! Our best buddy, the LP vinyl record, is turning 70. Vinyl is the most beloved music format by the Discogs community, and the LP was perhaps the biggest revolution for the format, so let’s celebrate together! The history of the LP The LP (Long Player) vinyl record was […]

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


Last month, The Beatles reached the #1 position of the top selling items chart again. While the fans’ devotion to them is undeniable, the Top 30 most expensive items sold on Discogs in April 2018 looks a bit different. You might have never heard of the #1 before, and that’s totally fine since this is […]

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10 Records I Need To Buy After Primavera Sound 2018

Primavera Sound 2018

Post-festival blues is a beast. Primavera Sound happened in Barcelona last week, and for its 18th edition, the festival pushed genre (and gender) barriers further than ever. Three days of live music next to the Mediterranean sea, with a strong presence of labels and record stores in their renowned record fair. In their usual fashion, […]

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Crate Minds: Soundman_2016

Crate Minds - Soundman_2016

The story of how Heiner Kost is back to selling records is truly heartwarming. After devoting a lifetime to music, he had to close his brick and mortar shop by the turn of the millennium due to the loss of popularity of physical formats. After many years, he’s back at selling with a little help […]

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GDPR Compliance

Test Pressings At Furnace Record Pressing

Protection of your personal data is important to us here at Zink Media, LLC (d/b/a Discogs), whether you use our services through discogs.com, or vinylhub.com. While we have always operated on a “privacy by design” basis, Discogs is preparing for the specific rules under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) when it comes into effect […]

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

Beatles Cover

Labeling March 2018 as a strong month for expensive records at Discogs probably falls short. With 15 records above the $2,000 price tag and four (!) above $6,000, this is one of the most active months for loaded collectors that comes to mind. Before we start with the rundown of what went down in March, […]

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Staff Picks: Record Store Day 2018 Special

RSD 2018 Picks

We hardly need an excuse to buy records, but Record Store Day is always a good opportunity to support our local record stores, rub shoulders with other vinyl lovers, and maybe catch the odd live act playing in-store. Between us this year we covered a decent number of stores across several cities and scored a pretty […]

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5 Tips For Fostering The Love Of Music In Your Kids

Kids Vinyl

Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these. You didn’t see that one coming, huh? Yes, we’re quoting Jesus Christ but only assuming that if he would be born in our time, he would be wearing a Judas Priest T-shirt and […]

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10 Records To Celebrate National Pet Day

Real Pet Sounds

Today (April 11) is National Pet Day and we surely need to do something about it! If you follow any of our social media channels, you know that our love for kitties and pups knows no boundaries. To commemorate how better pets make our lives, we have compiled ten records that come to mind whenever […]

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4 Record Store Owners On Making The Most Of Record Store Day

Record Store Day 2018

With Record Store Day 2018 fast approaching, we’ve connected with four record store owners from the USA and Japan to ask them about what makes Record Store Day such a special occasion to their record stores. The answers are enlightening in different ways, and they also show how creative record stores around the world get […]

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