Unboxing the U-Turn Orbit Plus Turntable

I ordered my U-Turn back in January, a birthday present to update my 10-year old ION turntable. Courtesy of their smashing success and a hellish winter in Boston, it took until about 2 weeks ago to arrive. But, if you have been following the success of this crowd-funded turntable company then you know it was […]

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The Dirty Criminals at Discogs

Most of you probably come directly to Discogs searching to buy or sell vinyl online. But, if you were to use a search engine to track down vinyl records you would see the album’s title appended with “at Discogs”. Go ahead try it. Using this logic, here are the 10 Things We Didn’t Know Were […]

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A Moment Of Reflection

In preparing this post, I sought out to explore the whole situation at hand. The world of record collecting is a very interesting one at the moment. Record Store Day, has in more recent years drawn more and more criticism. More and more I hear about greedy flippers, artificial rarity, and releases that boggle the […]

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Discogs Staff Lists: Record Store Day Picks

Love it or hate it, Record Store Day is quickly approaching! Next weekend, thousands of record collectors will rise forth for the thrill of the hunt, bleary-eyed in the wee small hours of the morning, looking to snag one of the many Record Store Day exclusives. Not all vinyl collectors are exempt from the lure […]

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How To Update Your Discogs Order Status

Hey Discogs Sellers! Ever been given negative feedback for a sale? How about getting suspended for not canceling an order? Make sure buyers understand the status of their order by being vigilant with updating your order status. By letting a buyer know where they’re at in the order process, you can avoid negative feedback or […]

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Most expensive items sold in Discogs Marketplace for February 2015

It was a big month for David Bowie and Lewis Baloue in our most expensive items sold list for February, and in addition to some repeat names, there are also some unique artists who have not been at the top before. Commanding an eye-popping price at the one-spot this month is a very rare UK […]

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Unlock The Secret To True Crate Digging Satisfaction

Haha. I lied. There is no easy path to enlightenment. So, now that I’ve got your attention, why do you do it? Why do you go out everyday looking for that elusive piece of plastic? Why crawl through dank basements and cramped one room apartments? Do these commodities help you find perfection? Do you just […]

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Where Records Are Born: A Trip to Record Industry in The Netherlands

On a recent trip to the Netherlands, our Director of Operations, Chad, visited the great folks at Record Industry, got an inside look at how vinyl records are made and brought back photos. Record Industry’s pressing plant boasts 33 presses, making it one of the largest vinyl pressing plants in the world. The company is […]

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Top 10 Pink Floyd Albums, From Worst To Best

Pink Floyd

All of us love at least one Pink Floyd track. However, none of us can ever get any clarity as to who’s in the current lineup, how long it’s been since their last album, and how angry Roger Waters is that the “Pink Floyd” name carries on without his trademark sulk, but we all like […]

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Dig, Dig, Digging In Utrecht

“I’m diggin, don’t want you by my side Me and my records all alone feels right I’m diggin, need to grow have to push Flicking through vinyl and feeding the rush I dig for the one and I open the hunt It’s taking all day from the back to the front I’m diggin and diggin […]

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