I Listened to the Whole Wish You Were Here Album for the First Time

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I woke up this morning to a burnt orange sky and thoughts of a slow apocalypse. What better time to listen to Pink Floyd’s Wish You Were Here for the first time? This isn’t my Pink Floyd introduction. At seven years old, when I was obsessed with The Wizard of Oz, my mom sat me […]

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Discogs Hits Another Milestone in 2020: 13 Million Releases in the Database!

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Where am I? What year is it? This is not my beautiful house! This is not my beautiful wife! Despite time collapsing into itself and losing any meaning during this never-ending year, the Discogs Database has reached a new milestone at record speed — and there is no way we could have done it without […]

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The Strange and Delicious Phenomenon of Cereal Box Records

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Growing up, my parents never let us buy any “good” cereals. Of course, the definition of “good” for a kid was anything with sugar listed as one of the first ingredients — preferably number one — listed on the make-up of the breakfast treat. Sadly, our house was regulated to Cheerios, Rice Krispies, and, every […]

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How to Make Sure Your Shipping Policies Are Complete by October 1, 2020

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Beginning October 1, 2020, Shipping Policies will be a requirement for all Sellers on Discogs. If you don’t have Shipping Policies set up by October 1, or if your Shipping Policy is not “complete,” your items will appear as unavailable to some or all Buyers in the marketplace. To avoid disruptions to your store and […]

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An Overview of Improvements to the Shipping Policy Editor

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Shipping Policies are set to become a requirement for all listings in the marketplace by October 1, 2020. We’ve been working on a few improvements to the Shipping Policy editor to help you ensure the transition to Shipping Policies goes as smoothly as possible and that all your bases (and orders) are covered. This update […]

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An Interview With Discogs Contributor Paolo Annicchiarico

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With great risk comes great reward. When Paolo Annicchiarico, AKA ocasomarino, left his home country with the only goal of getting into some heavy record digging, he found enough albums and stories to last a lifetime. Luckily for Discogs, as he’s devoted much of his time to submitting a considerable amount of these records and […]

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The Top 30 Most Expensive Items Sold in the Discogs Marketplace for July 2020

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Every month, we take a closer look at the most expensive records, cassettes, CDs that folks scooped up in the Discogs Marketplace. And every month, we usually see familiar names from the classic rock realm — Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, The Beatles, and the like. We also tend to see a lot of 7-inch releases, […]

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Wayne Coyne Talks Life, Fast Food, and What It Means to Have an American Head in 2020

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I have gotten more and more negative as the year has dragged on. I just want it to be Christmas, so we can all have something to look forward to, then draw a line under this bizarre, challenging, and, in many ways, depressing year. I was in this foul funk where I seemed to be […]

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An Interview With Yui of Mion Records, One of Discogs’ Top Contributors

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With over 5,600 submissions, Mion Records stands as one of Germany’s top contributors on Discogs. Despite being based in Berlin, the shop has earned a solid reputation for its wide variety of rare and uncommon Japanese records which are, of course, dutifully submitted to the Discogs database. Yui, Mion Records’ founder, was kind enough to […]

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The Magical Realm of Marc Bolan’s T. Rex

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Mighty as a dinosaur with the sensual power of a panther and colorful like a cartoon, Marc Bolan was inarguably one of rock n’ roll’s greatest wonders. Glam rock’s founding father danced and dazzled his way into the hearts of teenagers from London to Los Angeles to Tokyo. Even before that, he won the world […]

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