The Discogs Top 50 Best Selling Records Of May 2019

To say that Peggy Gou is having a good year is an understatement. Following high-profile features in publications like The New York Times and The Guardian, the 28-year old Berlin-based South Korean producer has been on a whirlwind tour playing some of the biggest clubs and festivals in the world. Her 2018 EP Once was […]

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We Must Be In Heaven, Man! – A Guide To Summer of ’69 – Peace, Love and Music

In celebration of Woodstock’s 50th anniversary, Rhino Records launched Summer of ’69 – Peace, Love, and Music campaign, which celebrates Woodstock and independent record stores. They’re releasing limited-edition vinyl reissues exclusively at indie shops throughout the Summer. From dreamy-eyed avant-garde folksters to Van The Man to psychedelic pioneers of the jam band universe, the offerings […]

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Crate Minds: Meet Discogs Record Seller Andy of AndyGrayRecords

AndyGray Boxes

In our Crate Minds series, we put the spotlight on the people behind the Discogs accounts. Whether running a brick-and-mortar shop, selling from a storage space or from their living room, there is one thing all sellers have in common: An incredible passion for music. We spoke with Discogs record seller Andy Gray of AndyGrayRecords […]

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First Word Records’ Aly Gillani: “Our Beats Got Soul”

First Word Records Aly Gillani

Since its conception in 2003, First Word Records has grown immensely as a platform for some fantastic artists and projects, culminating in their selection as Gilles Peterson and Worldwide’s Label Of The Year award in 2019. The London imprint turned 15 this year and arguably had its biggest year to date: The Children Of Zeus […]

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Discogs iOS App 2.2 Improves Discoverability And Exploration

Discogs iOS app version 2.2

Haven’t tried our app yet? Download the Official Discogs iOS App now! It’s been a few months since the last big update to the Discogs iOS app, which introduced new payment and user profile functionality. Now we’re back with an even more immersive experience for power users and recent converts alike in iOS version 2.2. Improved […]

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Independent Label Market: A Farmer’s Market For Music Lovers

Independent Label Market - London

Since its inception on Berewick Street in 2011, the Independent Label Market has hosted over 50 fairs globally, bringing together over 400 of the world’s independent record labels from London to LA, and from Berlin to Barcelona.  In a world of online delivery and streaming services, the ILM has helped reinforce the value of community […]

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Top 30 Most Expensive Items Sold In Discogs Marketplace For May 2019

Royksopp album, with artwork from Banksy

This could very well mark Banksy’s first appearance in the number one spot of our Top 30. For reference, this appearance isn’t a record recorded or released by the famous street artists. It’s features a cover spray painted by him. Back in 2002, Röyksopp pressed an ultra-limited edition of their double-LP Melody A.M., with just […]

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Timeless Tracks Of 1985: Feeling Those Stranger Things 3 Vibes

Stranger Things 3 Soundtrack

Once upon a time, going back to 1985 required a souped-up DeLorean and a bolt of lightning. This month, all you have to do is queue up the third season of Netflix’s Emmy Award-winning Stranger Things. This time, it’s summer in Hawkins, and the band of plucky kids from the series are dealing with more […]

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Crate Minds: Meet Sounds Delft

Sounds Delft Storefront

Meet the people behind the Discogs accounts in our series Crate Minds! This time, we asked Fabian Hofland, Manager at Sounds Delft, to tell us a bit more about their shop in the beautiful historical city of Delft in The Netherlands. What’s your role at the store and your background in general? I’m general manager […]

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The National’s Top Five ‘Cincinnati Nights’ Records

The National have always seemed to be cut from the same cloth as Bruce Springsteen — the arc of critical acclaim (and modest sales) through their first three albums alongside the blue-collar determination of touring. With the release of 2007’s Boxer, The National landed in the ears of everyone on the planet with an album […]

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