Jess Thompson

Articles by Jess Thompson

How To Put Your Discogs Collection To Work For You

Nothing’s quite as satisfying as adding your new music purchase to your Collection on Discogs. Sure, that’s just, like my opinion, man, but considering y’all have done it over 400,000,000 times, I’m pretty confident stating it as a fact. If you’re stopping after adding releases to your Collection, you’re missing half of all the good […]

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New Release Submissions Drop Following Supply Chain Disruptions

So far the 2000s edition of the roaring 20s has been anything but. The effects of the pandemic have been wide-reaching, touching nearly everything you can think of. The music world is no exception. For the past few years, the Discogs Database has indicated a steady increase in the volume of new releases put out […]

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Shipping Policy Now Apply To Merged Orders And Accepted Offers

Shipping Policies are now applied to all orders, including those auto-generated through actions like merging orders, and accepting offers.  If you’ve already got your shipping policies locked in and airtight, you may have noticed that some orders pose exceptions. Up until now, orders generated through a merge and offers accepted required shipping to be added […]

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Discogs Supports Local Record Stores During Social Distancing

You might have noticed, things are a little weird right now. If you’re a record seller or store owner who’s had to shut up shop to respect social distancing directives for the foreseeable future, we see you, and we want to help. With that in mind, we’ve put together a resource for you to find […]

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Crate Minds: Ghost-Records Is Your New Favorite Haunt

Crate Minds showcases some of the best sellers on Discogs. Here you’ll get to meet the people behind the crates (virtual and otherwise), insight into the life of a record seller on Discogs, how they got here, and learn tips on selling records from the best in the biz. With a 38-year history of buying […]

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Top 30 Most Expensive Items Sold In Discogs Marketplace for January 2020

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Alright, quick show of hands whose answer to the January Blues is buying records? We can’t find fault with that, and I’m willing to bet moods were buoyed with January’s record finds. Classical music isn’t typically a big seller on Discogs – there are under a million classical releases in the Discogs Database (of over […]

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Crate Minds: Records Of Interest With Mirko Rotzsch At Inter Records

Crate Minds showcases some of the best sellers on Discogs. Here you’ll get to meet the people behind the crates (virtual and otherwise), insight into the life of a record seller on Discogs, how they got here, and learn tips on selling records from the best in the biz. To many of us, 2002 is […]

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Is It Safe To Buy Records Shipping From Regions Affected By The Coronavirus?

This post was updated on March 17 2020 to reflect the impact of the coronavirus extending well beyond China.  With so much still unknown about the new coronavirus, the question of whether it’s safe to order from and accept packages from affected regions is a perfectly valid one. Several reputable and trustworthy healthcare officials have issued […]

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Sellers, Don’t Miss Any Sales. Relist Your Reverb LP Inventory on Discogs

Reverb recently announced they’ll be shutting down Reverb LP at the end of February to focus on other priorities. Reverb LP has been a great addition to the vinyl collector community, and we were happy to partner with them to provide access to the Discogs database for source images and release metadata to enrich the […]

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Christmas Music Is Over (If You Want It)

It hasn’t been long enough since last Christmas to be ready to hear ‘Last Christmas‘ again.  Search the keyword ‘Christmas’ on Discogs and you’ll get over 100,000 results. Granted, that includes artists (it’s not their fault it’s their last name) and bands (that is their fault). Even when you narrow down those results to just […]

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