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Side-by-Side Test: Vinyl Record Cleaning Solutions

Vinyl record cleaning solutions are one of the most highly-debated topics amongst vinyl collectors. The importance of maintaining clean records is undeniable. The benefits are numerous: extending vinyl life, improving playback, preventing needle wear. You can even increase the value of some records with a good clean. However, there is no clear consensus on which […]

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Aphex Twin Albums Ranked By Most Collected, Most Wanted, And Most Expensive

After reading about Aphex Twin’s logic for distributing limited-edition releases at live shows and his late-night Discogs epiphany in a recent interview for Crack Magazine, we decided to take a closer look at how his work is collected, wanted, and sold on Discogs. Discogs was initally started in 2001 as a Database for Electronic music […]

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What’s The Spin With Record Store Day?

If you’re a collector, you’ve probably heard it before. Record Store Day is problematic, a despicable event standing in mockery of all things good in the world of record collecting. The

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Speaker Buying Guide

Here’s a hard pill to swallow: The speakers playing your music often matter more than the vinyl it is on. To get the most dynamic range from your records an investment in a decent pair of speakers is a must. With so many options, it can be hard to cut through the noise and find […]

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Brian Eno Albums Ranked By Most Collected, Wanted, And Expensive

For the past five decades, Brian Eno has been a persistent force in music through his groundbreaking solo releases and behind the scenes work as a producer of numerous iconic albums. Collaborating with legends such as David Byrne, Bowie, Peter Gabriel, Grace Jones, even Bono, he has cultivated a catalog of excellence that will no […]

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Best Horror Soundtracks

What makes a great horror soundtrack? Well, there is always tension; usually between innocent melodies and the menacing sounds that slowly envelop them. Esoteric instruments galore – never has the theremin gotten so much love. You’ll find microtonal pitch changes on almost every single horror soundtrack on this list. Dissonant chords, of course, are front […]

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Picks Of The Season

She & HimA Very She & Him Christmas VariousA Very Special Christmas Fountains of WayneI Want An Alien For Christmas The Berry & Coastes Friendship EnsembleOur Kwanzaa Song / Fresh Fruit VariousSoul Christmas Jesse SilversteenThe Chanukah Party James BrownFunky Christmas La Sonora MatanceraNavidades Con La Sonora The TemptationsThe Temptations’ Christmas Card The Young Tradition With […]

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Feature Spotlight: Organize Your Records With Collection Folders

There’s a local DJ who’s an avid Discogs user. He’s a bit of an obsessive, so I always enjoy discussing the different features of Discogs with him. The other day we were chatting about the Collection. I use the Collection for a few main tasks: Having all my record values in one place Searching through […]

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Insure Your Vinyl Records With Help From The Discogs Collection

Look, I don’t want to fear monger here, but with this climate change thing crashing down around us we need to have a talk. Typhoons in Asia, fires in Europe and Western America, massive hurricanes in the Atlantic; these and other catastrophes are all enemies of your beloved music collection. So, let’s chat now to […]

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Feature Spotlight: Random Item

At Discogs, all our lives (and our jobs) spin around music. Our teams are scattered across the world – in a Portland, OR, office, one in Amsterdam and with many working remote. This can make it difficult for us to know what we’re all listening to and to geek out about our respective collections. Luckily, […]

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