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Record Store Day 2015: Joshm1979’s Vinyl Scores

I had a full day scheduled, so rather than traipse all the way downtown from the wilds of the SW metro, I headed up to Everday Music to see what might still be lying around. I did find 1 RSD release that was on my “if I find it and it’s not crazy expensive, I’ll […]

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NPB and PBR Cancellation Updates

Any order at Non-Paying Buyer status can be re-opened by the seller, within 90 days from the order date. Updating the order status from Cancelled (Non-Paying Buyer) will automatically reset feedback previously left for the buyer. Additionally, we are very pleased to announce that it is now possible for sellers to cancel orders with items […]

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New Discogs Community Support System

We’re very excited today to announce the full launch of our new support interface and ticket-handling system! After several weeks of beta-testing and flawless live ticket-handling, we’re looking forward to being able to use this new platform to provide even better, more efficient service to everyone in the Discogs community. While nothing has changed about […]

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Most expensive items sold in Discogs Marketplace for October 2014

Much like the month of September, an extremely rare Peter Christopherson-related box set takes the top spot in the Top 30 Most Expensive Items Sold List for the month of October. What makes this especially unique is it stands as the first time a cassette release has taken the number one position! Limited to only […]

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New Feature: Processing Order Refunds

One of the most frequent requests sent to our Community Support team is from sellers who have worked together with buyers to process a refund in cases where a buyer has requested a cancellation of the order, an item has had to be returned, or there has been an issue that prompted the seller to […]

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Marketplace Policy Update — Reporting Potentially Offensive Materials

We’re very pleased to announce that effective earlier today, Discogs has put an Offensive Marketplace Item and Inventory policy into effect: “Discogs is committed to remaining an open discography of all viable audio recordings. (Please see our Database Guidelines for further information on items viable for database submission.) However, we reserve the right to block […]

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Update on System Status Announcements

We’re very pleased today to announce the beginning of a series of updates in the way we are able to communicate with all of you regarding the status of Discogs servers and infrastructure. As Discogs continues to grow rapidly, thanks to our passionate and dynamic community members, the demands placed on our servers and systems […]

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Top 30 Most Expensive Items in the Discogs Marketplace for July, 2014

Heavy metal and classic rock were the big winners in the Discogs marketplace during July 2014. Japanese metal band Sabbat, formerly Evil, came in at number one with their 2003 7″ box set, Live Wacko. Alternative icons The Melvins‘ 2011 box set Endless Residency came in second, with the legendary Boyd Rice’s 1977 self-titled experimental […]

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Top 30 Most Expensive Items in the Discogs Marketplace for June, 2014

Top 5 honors on the Discogs monthly Top 30 Most Expensive items list in June went to the very rare 1971 self-titled album by German artist Mammut, the 1981 album Sex Drive by rockers The Necros, legendary soul drummer Bernard Purdie’s 1974 soundtrack to the motion picture Lialeh, the rare 1978 punk 7″ Picked Off […]

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Top 30 Most Expensive Items in the Discogs Marketplace for April, 2014

A familiar item returns to claim the #1 spot in the Top 30 Most Expensive Items List, the much-coveted 1971 prog-rock album Three Parts To My Soul (Spiritus, Manes, Et Umbra by Dr. Z. It’s been a little less than a year since this item appeared on the list, back in August of 2013. Second […]

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