Javi Gómez Martínez

Javi is a Spanish immigrant currently living in Amsterdam and our social media and blog guy. When he's not working 9 to 5 (what a way to make a living), he spends his days obsessing about music, spending his Discogs salary on attending gigs and festivals, and going to the movies more than any doctor would recommend.
Articles by Javi Gómez Martínez

Interview With Uwe Weigmann, The Man Behind Firestation Records


While talking to our interviewee today, one thought came to my mind: Is this the first time we have interviewed a Seller specializing in indie-pop? For those of you that read the Discogs Blog regularly, you know that Crate Minds is normally more focused on the typical Discogs dichotomy of rock and electronic music sellers. […]

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Top 30 Most Expensive Items Sold In Discogs Marketplace For November 2019


Happy New Year, everyone! 🎉 We hope Santa has been good and brought you plenty of incredible records straight out of your Wantlist. While we are all fully immersed in this new decade, the Discogs Top 30 most expensive list is always a bit behind so we can verify orders. So today we’ll be revealing […]

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2019 Belonged To Women And These Are The 10 Albums That Prove It


2019 belongs to women. I wasn’t planning to start this piece with such a bold statement but this is how this year has felt. I was trying to go for a selection of the year’s best records when I realized that almost of all my selections had something in common: they are from female artists […]

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10 Weird Formats That You Can Find On The Discogs Database


Exploring the Discogs Database is like going down a rabbit hole. While the content of the biggest database of recorded music on Earth might be a little bit intimidating, there are ways around it that make it really fun to explore. I’m not going to try to depict myself as some sort of content mastermind. […]

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Top 30 Most Expensive Items Sold In Discogs Marketplace For October 2019


It’s not every month that we get to see a number 1 dating back to 1959. I mean, that record has been around for 29 years more than I’ve been. And no, neither I nor you have seen it before in our Top 30. If you’re intrigued by this classical music record, know that you […]

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The 35 Saddest Albums Of All Time


I recently decided to ask all of my colleagues at Discogs which album they considered the saddest of all-time. We had tapped into the deep music knowledge of Discogs staff in that past for the best music for a BBQ and the best Halloween records, so why not explore sad records too? What surprised and […]

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Press It Again, Sam! 2: 10 More Artists That Need To Be Reissued

Around a month ago I decided to be sneaky as hell and get the Discogs Community to provide us with albums in serious need of a reissue. Guess what… it’s happening again! Muuuuuaaaaaaaahahahahahahaha! After publishing the previous blog post, a lot of you flogged the comments sections of our social media accounts and the Discogs […]

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Top 30 Most Expensive Items Sold In Discogs Marketplace For September 2019


It is happening again. Yes, the same number 1 as two months ago, but for $2,078 more. And without much use of my psychic powers, I can foresee this happening more times in the future since this item doesn’t seem to stop growing in value. I was looking for emotional shelter in our number 2 […]

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That Dark Box Set Of Desire: 15 Box Sets The Discogs Community Dream About

As a website, Discogs is designed to cover the needs of many different kinds of users. For some of you, just checking the website now and then while looking for information is enough. For others, being able to track your Collection is what makes Discogs a valuable asset. Some of you are Sellers, and a […]

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A Little Throwback To From The Archive 2019


The first thing that comes to mind once you cross the doors of the humongous Nederlands Instituut voor Beeld en Geluid (the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision) is that you might need a lifetime to go through all the archive. Thanks to a new edition of From The Archive, we had the opportunity to […]

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