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Five Key Takeaways From The Discogs Mid-Year Report

Our obsession with data knows no limits. And working for Discogs means having access to all the data we can possibly want. The Discogs Mid-Year Report is the perfect chance to pick out some different music trends halfway through 2018. And we learned quite a bit from 2018’s Mid-Year report, so let’s break down some […]

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Crate Minds: Forever Young Records

Forever Young Records

As most of our readers know, Crate Minds is a recurring series where we highlight Sellers from all over the world with a spotless trajectory at Discogs. Today we have the pleasure of introducing you to Forever Young Records. Tavia Muzzi, the Office Manager of the Dallas institution, will give our audience a chance to get […]

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Fidelity High: Where Your Favorite Artists Discuss Their Favorite Artists

“We’re all in this together.” This sentence applies to whenever you did one of those group essays back in high-school – you should be annoyed by those memories already if you were the one who always did everything – or when speaking about the shared passion of the Discogs community in building the largest physical-music […]

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Punk Is Dad: Ten Classic Spanish Punk Records You Can’t Afford (But You’d Love To)

Parálisis Permanente

Punk in Spain was rather an anomaly. Great Britain was headbanging to the Sex Pistols and The Clash in 1977, Spain would follow soon amidst the instability of the so-called Transition (La Transición). There were plenty of reasons for outrage in the peninsula: The shadow of the dictatorship, middle-class poverty, the heroin outburst among youngsters, […]

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

Led Zeppelin

Our monthly Top 30 is definitely a fun one to create. Like… are you normally allowed to check other people’s bills in the restaurant? Or to see how much they spent in that beautiful painting on the wall? Wow, that turntable must cost thousands of dollars! It’s not that often that we get allowed to […]

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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, gearogs.com, bookogs.com, filmo.gs, comicogs.com, posterogs.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) […]

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