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Discogs Database In Review: December 2018

As expected, December was a little slower than November, with Submissions down 4%. However that doesn’t seem to capture the hard work a lot of Contributors have been putting into the various ‘cleaning projects’ floating around in the Database Forums (see the From The Database Forum section below for more details). After a very successful first attempt […]

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Bizarre Releases On Discogs, December 2018

In April 2018 Earjerk started a thread in the Discogs Database Forum asking Contributors to list their noteworthy or curious additions to the database: “Post your interesting new additions to the database here…” Here’s the best of the bunch from December 2018. Next time you add something weird, wonderful, rare or noteworthy in any way, share it […]

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Discogs User Ratings: 100 Best New Electronic Releases Of 2018

2018 is almost over. Whilst there’s still a few days left for new Releases to emerge, and whilst it might take a few weeks for all the hot new stuff to make its way into people’s collections and be rated, we thought it was high time we shared the Discogs Community’s favourite electronic music of […]

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Discogs User Ratings: 100 Best New Rock Releases Of 2018

2018 is almost over. While there are still a few days left for new Releases to emerge, and while it might take a few weeks for all the hot new stuff to make its way into people’s collections and be rated, we thought it was high time we shared the Discogs Community’s favourite Rock music […]

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How Did The Discogs Database Grow In 2018?

We’re not quite at the end of the year, but since December is typically a little quieter on the contribution front I figured the time was ripe to pause and reflect on which dimension of the Discogs Database grew and shrunk over the first 11 months of 2018. So far this year the total number […]

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Discogs Database In Review: November 2018

The end of the year is getting close and the total volume of contributions is beginning to slow down, in line with patterns seen in previous years. The huge spike in Artist and Label page edits from September and October has begun to slow as well, although there is still a lot of activity from […]

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Discogs Database Review: October 2018

Overview After SPIN we expected October to be a little quite on the submissions front, so we were pleasantly surprised to see the growth in the number of new Releases added to the Database was actually flat, not down. On top of that there was a significant increase in the number of Artist edits, Artist […]

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Top 3 Database Contributions To Increase Sales

Discogs is, first and foremost, a Database. We’re trying to build an archive of all the music in the world, especially the physically recorded stuff. Somewhere along the way, in the mid 2000s, there had been so many feature requests for a Marketplace that Discogs decided to build one. As far as satisfying our userbase […]

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Better Alternatives To The Discogs Rank Point Calculator?

Discogs is on a mission to build the biggest and most comprehensive music database and marketplace the world has ever seen. A site with discographies of all labels, all artists, all cross-referenced, and an international marketplace built off of that database. It’s for the love of music, and we’re getting closer every day. The Rank […]

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Light On The Dust: Discogs Contributor scarcesounds

Discogs is for all kinds of music. There are curious diggers, die-hard collectors and dedicated contributors in every corner of the Database. But when it comes to archiving the world’s music, some things are more important than others. There is a pretty stable consensus on the Database Community Forum that old physical formats are the […]

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