Digging For Grooves In Utrecht, The Netherlands

While we prepare for the November Mega Record & CD Fair this weekend (22-23 November), here’s a report on the previous edition, in April 2014. We hope to meet you all at the biggest record fair in the world! Twice a year, the Jaarbeurs convention centre in Utrecht, The Netherlands, revolves around music. Music lovers […]

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Discogs Mix 24- DJ Shred One

Discogs Mix 24- DJ Shred One

Originally from Los Angeles, California, DJ Shred One has been djing & collecting records since the late 90s. She has been a member of the Sweater Funk all vinyl crew since 2008. She moved to Chicago in 2010 where she co-founded Cherries Records with her now husband Andrew Brearley (aka producer Meaty Ogre). Cherries is […]

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New Feature: Processing Order Refunds

One of the most frequent requests sent to our Community Support team is from sellers who have worked together with buyers to process a refund in cases where a buyer has requested a cancellation of the order, an item has had to be returned, or there has been an issue that prompted the seller to […]

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New Image Gallery

Today we’re releasing a Discogs Lab feature to the public. This feature is a new Image Gallery that replaces the “View Images” page. This new feature will allow you to view Release, Artist, and Label images much more quickly without taking you away from their respective data. In addition, this new feature introduces permalinks for […]

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Most expensive items sold in Discogs Marketplace for September 2014

Box sets and 70s rarities make up the majority of the Top 30 Most Expensive Items Sold List for the month of September. Coil is a band known for releasing hyper-limited oddities, and the incredibly scarce “Live Box” sold for a whopping $3,130! Only 23 copies exist of this release, complete with hand-drawn designs and […]

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Fave 5 – 45 King

We’re keeping our Fave 5 series moving with an entry from another classic Hip-Hop producer; this time with the one and only 45 King! Mark James aka The 45 King began DJing and making beats in the mid ’80s. If you’re reading this profile, you can probably guess why his chosen moniker is the 45 […]

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Engineering Updates 10/9 – 10/22

October 9th – 15th Features, Updates, & Chores There are now more fine-grained categories for help documents so that users don’t have to spend too much time searching through to find the one necessary document Full SSL support has been added to the API Bug Fixes Fixed a rare case where a Marketplace listing wouldn’t […]

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Add a Banner Image to Your Marketplace Store

We’re excited to announce that you can visually brand your store page with your own custom banner image. Customize your Discogs Marketplace store front, creating a more memorable shopping experience for your buyers. After you’ve uploaded an image you’ll see a preview of what it will look like for visitors to your store; once you’re […]

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The Future of Images at Discogs

Over the past few months, the Discogs development team and IT team have been working on a new solution for storing and serving certain images to Discogs. As we planned to develop the avatar and seller banner features, we decided these features would be a great test run for running a service in the cloud, […]

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SOA at Discogs

Enter the Monolith As long as Discogs has been around, it has lived its life as a monolith. Much of the underlying code that powers Discogs today has changed vastly since the early days and while we’ve made significant hardware improvements, we still have plenty of room to grow. With the advent of cloud computing, […]

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