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The 10 Most Essential J Dilla Albums

10 Of The Most Essential J Dilla Releases

Things move fast in hip-hop. A specific style or technique might be hot today, but it could be completely declassé in a month. The hypest producers of yesteryear, or even yesterweek, are often passed by. The names might be spoken, but it amounts to little more than lip service. Not J Dilla, though. More than […]

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Discogs Mix 43 – J. Rocc

One of the original turntablists, J. Rocc founded the Beat Junkies in 1992 with Melo-D and Rhettmatic, but has done just as much on his own as in a group setting. He began DJing in the mid-’80s with a California group named PSK. Soon after forming, the Beat Junkies became a seminal force in the […]

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Discogs Mix 79 – Marcel Vogel

Discogs Mix 79 - Marcel Vogel

 Discogs Mix 79 comes from Marcel Vogel – DJ, producer, and head of the Amsterdam-based Lumberjacks In Hell and Intimate Friends labels. Click play in the player above to listen to the expertly crafted live mix, and peep his story and the tracklist below: One of my earliest influences as a DJ and record […]

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Discogs Mix 78 – Elon

Discogs Mix 78 - Elon

 “Love what you do, and do what you love” is the motto that led Elon into music from a young age. Firstly, he played guitar, bass, and he even dared to sing for his own band back in his wild teenage days in Tel Aviv. Furthermore, he was a young motivated artist who wanted […]

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The St. Johns Winter Beer Fest and Record Show in Portland

St. Johns Winter Beer Fest and Record Show

The 8th Annual St. Johns Winter Beer Fest and Record Show is a benefit for the St. Johns Center for Opportunity (SJCO). From the farmer’s market, community clothing closet, storefront improvement grants to advocating for affordable housing and services, SJCO is an important asset to the St. Johns community. The full weekend event takes place […]

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Discogs Mix 77 – Silverlining


To some, the name Silverlining might invoke hazy scenes during the 1990s of rumbling bass lines, flickering high hats, and dubbed out vocals in cavernous underground spaces. For those hearing it for the first time, there is a freshness and authenticity that emerges from his trademark aesthetic. Clearly, the Silverlining sound has withstood the test […]

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Kids Dig in Dallas, TX

Kids Dig

Discogs is proud to support Kids Dig, taking place at Josey Records in Dallas, TX on Saturday, November 10th, 2018. Too Fresh Productions presents the third edition of this special event – a day focusing on vinyl education and record digging through various activities and stations for kids of all ages. The event will be […]

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Discogs Mix 76 – Noha

 Noha is a musician like few others in the contemporary Electronic music world. As a staggeringly creative individual, he is also a painter of some note. Noha was born and raised in Rome, certainly a city that’s long been renowned for its creative pursuits. He has harbored a fascination with music from a young […]

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Portland’s Night Owl Record Show Turns 15

Night Owl Record Show

Discogs has been proudly supporting Night Owl Record Show, which takes place every April and October in Portland, OR, for a few years now. We’re excited to be attending their 15 year anniversary show on October 13th, 2018! Held at the Eagles Lodge on Hawthorne, complete with cheap drinks (for those 21+) and not-too-shabby bar food, a […]

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Dublab 19th Anniversary Celebration: Rene Contreras’s Top 10

Discogs is a proud sponsor of dublab celebrating 19 years of radio programming at its annual anniversary fundraiser! The Los Angeles based non-profit radio station will be hosting an all-evening, and into the late night party featuring live performances, DJs, video artists and not-to-be-missed surprise guests on Saturday, September 29, 2018. Dublab’s takeover of Zebulon LA for the second year in a […]

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