Most Expensive Items Sold in Discogs Marketplace for January 2013

We’ve compiled a list of the top 30 most expensive items sold in the Discogs Marketplace for January 2013. The most expensive item sold in January ($2,625) was a 4 CD set of Bob Dylan outtakes, recorded in 1962 & 1963, released as The 50th Anniversary Collection. Asked about the Bob Dylan release, a Sony […]

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Highlights Of Bill Cosby’s Singing Career

There really isn’t much that needs to be said about this so much as it needs to be experienced. Some say it shouldn’t have been done, some say it was the best thing to ever be recorded. At the end of the day, however, it exists. With that, I feel the need to inflict share […]

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Health Concerns For Record Dealers

As a record dealer and collector for many years, I’ve faced many health hazards for what seems like a somewhat safe activity. With some proper action and preparing, most of these issues can be negated. Every dealer who’s been around long enough has stories about going into moldy basements or dusty attics when digging for […]

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Managing Orders as a Seller: Shipping Policies Part 1

Welcome to Setting Up Your Shipping Policies, Part 1! Many of you will already know this but for those that were unaware, according to our Seller’s Agreement a seller’s shipping methods, rates and policies must be disclosed up-front through your seller profile. Your shipping policies can be set up on your Sell Music settings page […]

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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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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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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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