Steven Williams

Steven is a Discogs super fan who lucked out in landing his dream gig. If he's not making cocktails and listening to records to escape the COVID-doldrums, he's likely somwhere deep in the woods of the Pacific Northwest.
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The Discogs Top 50 Best Selling Records Of May 2019

To say that Peggy Gou is having a good year is an understatement. Following high-profile features in publications like The New York Times and The Guardian, the 28-year old Berlin-based South Korean producer has been on a whirlwind tour playing some of the biggest clubs and festivals in the world. Her 2018 EP Once was […]

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What Even Is Yacht Rock Anyway?

Today in offbeat styles of music, we explore what we can only assume is that dude manspreading next to a Yeti cooler’s favorite type of music; Yacht Rock. We’ll cover what the style is, touch on some controversy with the newly-coined term and list the best Yacht Rock albums to fill your sails. The Creation […]

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10 Classic New Orleans’ Albums

Mardi Gras in New Orleans is indulgent sensory overload. Smells of boudin balls and gumbo wafting in the wind, strings of beads flying through the air and endless booze-fueled dancing sets the holiday far apart from any other in the country. With the start of Carnival season comes fanciful parades, colorful king cakes, and pretty […]

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Record Store Day Releases Worth A Fortune

most expensive record store day releases

Love it or leave it, Record Store Day has undoubtedly become a cultural phenomenon. Hardcore collectors and casual enthusiasts alike get an opportunity to dig for hard to come by and potentially lucrative limited-edition records. Though many releases are “limited,” they are often printed in the thousands of copies, which tends to inhibit large increases […]

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10 Albums to Get You Ready for Mardi Gras in New Orleans

Mardi Gras in New Orleans is indulgent sensory overload. Smells of boudin balls and gumbo wafting in the wind, strings of beads flying through the air and endless booze-fueled dancing sets the holiday far apart from any other in the country. With the start of Carnival season comes fanciful parades, colorful king cakes, and pretty […]

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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 initially 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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2019 Holiday Gift Guide

View the 2019 Discogs Holiday Gift Guide

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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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