Breaking Discogs Database Records

The Discogs submitting community have broken records recently, by adding over 3000 releases to the database on Sunday the 27th January and Sunday the 17th February! If 3000 releases per day were entered constantly, just over a million releases per year would be added to the music database. As of today, submitters have added nearly […]

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Discogs Mix 001 – Luke Vibert @ Vinyl Pimp

Discogs Mix 001 - Luke Vibert @ Vinyl Pimp

This is the first mix in our new monthly podcast series. We’re excited to be kicking things off with one of our favorite artists, the ever-prolific Luke Vibert. This mix was recorded live on February 9th, 2013 at the Vinyl Pimp record shop in Hackney Wick (London, UK) to celebrate Chinese New Year. With a […]

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All You Need Is Love

Happy Valentine’s Day! Whether it be with orders, forum posts, groups, private messages, or life in general, I figured this would be a wonderful opportunity to briefly discuss communication with an emphasis on conflict resolution. We are all human and try as we might, there will be moments when we are not our best. On […]

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5 Ways To Ensure Smoother Transactions For Buyers And Sellers

As a buyer and seller of many years on Discogs, and now staff member, I have learned a great deal about working with people to successfully complete transactions, even when problems arise. The key to a successful transaction is communication and breaking through the barriers that arise, such as language, record grading strictness and shipping […]

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How much is your collection worth?

Ever wonder where the rare gems lie in your bins? This neat and possibly dangerous feature which tells you the value of your collection based on marketplace data. To view this feature, go to My Collection and click on the graph icon on the far right of the view buttons on the top right corner […]

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The Universal Language

Hello Discogs Community, It’s February, and I don’t know about you, but those of us in the USA are currently being bombarded with Valentine’s Day consumerism featuring hearts, chocolates, flowers, and various items for purchase colored in red, pink, purple and white. For those who are unfamiliar with the holiday, Valentine’s Day marks a time […]

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Most Expensive Items Sold in Discogs Marketplace for December 2012

We’ve compiled a list of the top 30 most expensive items sold in the Discogs Marketplace for December 2012. The most expensive item sold this month was a Jazz record called Shades Of Blue by The Don Rendell Ian Carr Quintet, which sold for $2,647. View the full list here.

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Play-Grading: The (Not So) Silent Killer

I made a new post that covers this with new samples and more information! Check it out! Today I am continuing last week’s discussion on grading with something a little more in depth that’s nearly guaranteed to be open to interpretation: Play Grading. This is generally the most accurate method of grading a record and […]

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Helpful Tips for Buyers: Know Your Payment Options

Hello again, Discogs Community! In my previous blog, we discussed the importance of becoming aware of a seller’s payment and shipping terms before placing an order and thus entering into a business agreement. After reading the comments, it seemed necessary to create a blog post regarding the various methods of payment made available for the […]

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Discogs Team: Meet Jeremy!

    Hi there! Welcome to the Discogs Team! Do you mind introducing yourself, sharing a little about your development background? I've been a developer for the past 8 years with a couple years as a technical business analyst mixed in for good measure.  I started my career with "low-level" development in C/C++ writing code […]

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