Kirsten Stoller

Kirsten is a Discogs Product Owner, focusing on localization. She loves to sing off-key, and is a self-described audiophile, bibliophile, ailurophile, & imperfectionist. As a former reference librarian, Kirsten loves organized and open information, community engagement, and helping people.
Articles by Kirsten Stoller

Discogs Database Guidelines Now Available in Spanish

For the first time ever, the full Discogs Database Guidelines are available in Spanish! The Discogs Database Submission Guidelines are the backbone of Discogs; the product of almost 20 years of community-driven discussion about the best way to catalog all of the music in the world.  The Database Guidelines include over 30,000 words detailing precisely […]

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Discogs Database Guidelines: Now Available In French!

Database Guidelines: Rule 1.1.1 in French

For the first time ever, the Discogs Database Guidelines are available in a language other than English:  the full Discogs Database Guidelines are now available in French! The Discogs Database Submission Guidelines are the backbone of Discogs; the product of almost 20 years of community-driven discussion about the best way to catalog all of the […]

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Language On Discogs Has Suddenly Changed – What Happened?

Did you visit Discogs and find yourself lost in translation? We’ve been making some improvements to Discogs localization that could impact the default language we display for you. We hope these localization changes improve your experience on Discogs… but if you find yourself lost, please read on: Discogs is visited by music-lovers all over the […]

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The Evolution of the Database Submission Guidelines

The Discogs Database Submission Guidelines are the backbone of Discogs; the product of almost 20 years of community-driven discussion about the best way to catalog all the music in the world. As we launch the Database Guidelines Translation Project, it seems like a good time to look back at the history of the Discogs Database […]

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Digging in Tokyo: Tower Records

Tower Records Shibuya

Yep, that’s right –  Tower Records still exists! Not only does a Tower Records still exist in Tokyo, but it’s freaking huge. Nine stories to be exact. Ten if you count their basement performance venue. Tower Records, Shibuya is actually one of the biggest music retail outlets in the world. The nine-story shop is approximately 5,000 square […]

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How Our Community Is Making Discogs Accessible For Everyone

Discogs was started as a side-project by DJ, programmer, and music-lover Kevin Lewandowski in Portland, Oregon, USA nearly two decades ago.  Over the last 19 years, the website has grown and spread across the world.  Discogs now connects music lovers around the world, and is the third most popular destination for music on Earth! Today, […]

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Discogs Android App 2.40 – A New Layout And Credit Card Payments

We’ve been hard at work improving the Official Discogs mobile apps! The mobile apps are still far from feature complete, but we just released a major upgrade for the Android app. The Discogs Android app now includes a new ‘My Discogs’ layout as well as support for paying with credit card for supported Sellers via Discogs […]

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Discogs iOS App – Buy From Sellers Around The World!

You can now buy from Discogs Sellers directly from the Official Discogs iOS App! We first released the official Discogs app as a tool for Collection and Wantlist management, but immediately heard from Discogs users that they wanted a full Marketplace integration. Well, we’ve been hard at work and we are excited to finally release the […]

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Discogs Android App – Buy from Sellers around the World!

You can now buy from Discogs Sellers directly from the Official Discogs Android App! We first released the official Discogs app as a tool for Collection and Wantlist management, but immediately heard from Discogs users that they wanted a full marketplace integration. Well, we’ve been hard at work and we are excited to finally release the […]

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New Discogs App Release For Your iPhone!

Discogs iOS App Artist View

We’ve been hard at work developing new features for the official Discogs app for iOS! Here are some of the exciting features we’ve added to the iOS app in version 1.7 to help you dig deeper into Discogs data: Redesigned Artist View:  More artist data! The app now pulls in all of the Discogs database information associated with an artist […]

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