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Discogs Mix 009 – Mojo

Discogs Mix 009 - Mojo

Mojo’s been mixing for various events in L.A. since 1992, most notably F.A.M.I.L.Y and Insomniac. Currently producing under the name Mojo Rising, he has releases on several labels, including L.A.’s downtempo imprint Cold Busted. With this mix, the goal was to provide a broad overview of electronic music over the past few decades, while also […]

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Discogs Mix 008 – Monty Luke (Mixcloud Celebration of Curation)

Monty Luke, label manager for Carl Craig’s seminal Detroit label Planet E, and owner of the Black Catalogue label, delivers a deep mix of raw underground electronic music in this eighth installment of the Discogs mix series. This months mix is part of Mixcloud’s Celebration of Curation 2013 –– a two week fiesta of collaborations with […]

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Most Expensive Items Sold in the Discogs Marketplace for July 2013

The most expensive item sold in July 2013 was a Pet Shop Boys box set of their 2009 release Yes. The box set, originally priced at £300, was limited to 300 copies and created by independent British music and arts enterprise The Vinyl Factory. Check out the top 30 most expensive items for July 2013.

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Discogs Mix 007 – Jerome Hill

Jerome Hill runs the labels Fat Hop and Don’t. This mix represents the genres and music he’s most passionate about (within the electronic realm) and finds a healthy balance between the familiar and the more obscure. Much of the music in this mix, like Jerome, emanates from the UK; beginning with Hip Hop, ending with […]

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Discogs Mix 006 – Chrissy Murderbot

This sixth installment in the Discogs Mix Series features Chrissy Murderbot; DJ, producer, and purveyor of stupid party music. He’s the man behind the sleazy house label Sleazetone Records, the hard-hitting juke and booty music label Loose Squares, and the now-defunct jungle label Dead Homies. For more Murderbot mix madness, checkout his wildly ambitious year […]

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Most Expensive Items Sold in the Discogs Marketplace for May 2013

The most valuable item sold in May 2013 was a cassette compilation featuring, among other artists, Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter in their pre-Daft Punk group Darlin’. This is the first time a cassette release has taken the number one spot. Check out the top 30 most expensive items for May 2013.

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Discogs Mix 005 – Jared Wilson

Discogs Mix 005 - Jared Wilson

This fifth installment in the Discogs Mix Series features Detroit’s Jared Wilson. This mix was recorded live at a house party at 7777 Studios on May 30, 2013 and features tracks he’s been playing a lot this year so far.

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Most Expensive Items Sold in the Discogs Marketplace for April 2013

The top 3 most expensive records sold in April 2013 were all 7inch punk records from the late 70’s and early 80’s. The most valuable of those three ($1,242) was Stamp Out Disco / Task Force (Undercover Cops), released in 1978 by Australian punk band Razar. Check out the top 30 most expensive items for […]

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Discogs Mix 004 – Eddie Richards

Discogs Mix 004 - Eddie Richards

It’s Friday! And what better way to kick of the weekend than with a brilliant mix of house music by the legendary Eddie Richards. One of the first DJs to champion house back in the mid 80s and one of the UK’s original mix DJs residing at London’s Camden Palace. Eddie became a key figure […]

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Most Expensive Items Sold in the Discogs Marketplace for March 2013

The most expensive item sold in March 2013 ($1,314) was Born And Still Alive !, released in 1977 by Belgian rock band Mustang. Out of the five records the band released between 1968 and 1977, this is the only one that has been added to Discogs so far. Get busy Belgian rock fans! Check out […]

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