Prestige Sheds New Light On Catalog To Celebrate 70th Anniversary

Coltrane '58 box set

April is Jazz Appreciation Month, and Craft Recordings has given us a lot to appreciate as they celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Prestige label with a hefty reissue and playlist campaign. The cornerstone is Coltrane ’58: The Prestige Recordings (out April 26), an eight-LP set that presents John Coltrane’s 1958 sessions for the label […]

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Dublab Record Fair: Top 10 ’80s Pop Artists by Bianca Lexis

Bianca Lexis

Discogs is proud to sponsor the annual dublab Record Fair on Saturday, April 27! In anticipation of the event, DJ and program host Bianca Lexis shared this list of her top 10 introspective ’80s albums. Dublab is an independent, non-profit internet radio station. This event is part of their spring membership drive. There will be […]

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Happy 4/20! Here’s The Ultimate Stoner Album List

Yes, this is a 4/20 post — so cliche, so overdone, so unnecessary. But what do you know? You’re probably high af right now anyway. Today is a day for you, our stoners friends, and I care about what you want, so I compiled a list of stoner albums just for you. Now I’ll confess, […]

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True Colors: What You Should Know About Black vs. Colored Vinyl

For decades, colored vinyl was looked upon as some open joke. A way that record companies could charge more while distancing themselves from what many music lovers demanded from their records: high-quality sound. Almost without exception, a colored vinyl disc would play with much more noise and hiss compared to their black counterparts. Well, those […]

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Discogs Mix 81 – Pau Roca

Discogs Mix 081 - Pau Roca

Pau Roca has risen as the new “house master” of Barcelona, as described in a review of the Sónar festival. He has been playing regularly at such festivals as Mutek, Sónar, Brunch In the Park, DGTL, and BAM. As head of  the vinyl-only Bons Records, he released records by likes of Doc L. Junior, Philou […]

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The Discogs Top 50 Best Selling Records Of February 2019

Killing Joke

Greetings fellow humans. Reporting live from the Dutch office where I’m licking my proverbial wounds from the Utrecht record fair all weekend, which I’ll blab about in a later post. In the meantime, once again back with another list of things you should have bought, had you known about the real top 50. What was […]

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Dublab Record Fair: Daddy Differently On Record People

Daddy Differently

Discogs is happy to support the annual dublab Record Fair on Saturday, April 27! Leading up the event, dublab program host Daddy Differently, aka Spencer Velasquez, regales us with some tales about record collecting and the characters you encounter along the way. Dublab is an independent, non-profit internet radio station. This event is part of […]

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Independent Label Market Brussels 2019 Is Back

Independent Label Market Brussels

In the weekend of April 20 and 21, we’ll be heading to Brussels, Belgium to celebrate independent music at the second edition of the Independent Label Market Brussels! After the success of the first edition last year (almost 2,000 visitors!), this year they’re teaming up with Listen Festival as part of the Sound District – […]

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Tom Morello Discusses His Atlas Underground Influences

Late last year, Tom Morello released The Atlas Underground, an album he referred to at the time as a “sonic conspiracy” featuring a disparate assembly of artists like GZA, Gary Clark Jr., Steve Aoki, Pretty Lights, K. Flay, and so many more. Ahead of an upcoming tour, Morello decided to double down on this blueprint with […]
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American Football’s Guide To Unsung Indie Classics

American Football

Last month, midwestern emo paragons American Football released their acclaimed third self-titled album. This triumph came almost 20 years after their debut LP hit shelves in September 1999 — and failed to light up the charts. The record didn’t generate much hype, and by 2000, they decided to call it quits. The then-trio probably thought […]

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