Quentin Tarantino Is As Proud Of His Soundtracks As He Is Of His Films

My phone rang the evening after the Los Angeles premiere of Quentin Tarantino’s ninth film, Once Upon A Time In Hollywood. Tarantino himself was calling to talk about his latest album: a very special approach to the film’s soundtrack. But first, some context: Tarantino’s latest film is an ode to Los Angeles in 1969, when […]

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What Do A Music Database & 1692 Books Have In Common?

Music books added to Bookogs

I don’t know what happens when they walk into a bar, so don’t ask me. We’re talking about our music book submission drive, Bibliophonic. As Discogs integrates more music data, extending to including music books on artist pages (e.g. David Bowie), Bibliophonic was an opportunity to focus on getting more music books submissions into the […]

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Crate Diggers Profile: Jammyland

For our final Crate Diggers NYC interview, we get the riddims started with dub and reggae specialists Jammyland. We talked with owner Ira Heaps about hanging out with ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons, his three must-have records, why disco doesn’t always mean what you think and the killer late-70’s hip hop collection he’s bringing with him […]

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Crate Diggers Profile: BreweryTown Beats

With only a few days to go until Crate Diggers New York, we shine the spotlight on BreweryTown Beats – located in the heart of Philadelphia and specializing in funk, soul, and hip-hop. We spoke with owner Max Ochester about running a brick and mortar record store, Philly jazz and what we can expect to […]

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Crate Diggers Profile: Face Records

With less than a week to go until Crate Diggers arrives in New York, we said “Konnichiwa Face Records!” Originally founded in 1994, Face Records Tokyo has been a mainstay of the vinyl community in Japan through their store in Shibuya. They recently expanded to Williamsburg, Brooklyn and celebrate their first anniversary this month. If […]

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Top 100 Most Expensive Cassettes

Cassettes are the fastest-growing format of the big three sold on Discogs. They are cheap to produce, making the format appealing to DIY artists looking to release music without investing thousands of dollars. They are also less frequently purchased than vinyl and CDs, which drives production and supply down. Which, in some cases, can make […]

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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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Rocket Scientist Records

For the latest episode of our Crate Diggers New York seller spotlight, we rode the N train to the end of the line in Queens to meet John Kioussis of Rockit Scientist Records. We sat down with John to talk about classic record stores, iconic New York filming locations and why he’s looking forward to […]

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New Features Make It Easy to Add To And Sell From Your Collection

The music we collect is a part of who we are. It’s a physical manifestation of the music we love and a way to keep tabs on the evolution of our listening habits. A few years back, Discogs released a feature that allows music collectors to catalog their personal collections. If you’re not using the […]

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The Big, Friendly Sound Of Audio-Technica’s M50xBT

By Jeffrey Lee Puckett Headphones make me nervous. Whenever I wear an over-the-ear model in public, I feel like I’m being followed by a parade of murderous freaks and rabid bears, all of them just waiting until “Running On Empty” ends so they can cut me in half. But maybe that’s just me, because headphones […]

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