Top 100 Most Expensive CDs Sold On Discogs

CDs are the second most-purchased and most-submitted format behind vinyl records on Discogs. About 21% of all purchases in 2018 consisted of a CD, whether it be part of a boxset or an individual disc. Total CD sales on Discogs grew by about 20% over 2017 and continue to do so into this year. Similar […]

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Post No Bills: How The Posterogs Database Stacks Up

We love a good old fashioned data dig here at Discogs, and the poster data we’ve been collecting over the past couple of years is no exception. While Posterogs is still pretty new compared to Discogs, we were curious to see where there were parallels in terms of what our most submitted posters and artists […]

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How Music Posters Found A Home On Discogs

Posters that were once produced simply as advertisements and promotional pieces for gigs and concerts have become a serious art form and collectible. Gig posters say almost as much about a music scene as the music itself. Many music scenes and social movements have become synonymous with the poster art that was created around it. […]

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Mastering & Engineering: Interview with Frederic Stader

While at a record fair in Cologne late last year, we met Frederic Stader, a Mastering and Vinyl Cutting Engineer from Germany who had worked on one of the best selling releases on Discogs in 2017, a reissue of Through The Looking Glass by Midori Takada. After talking to Frederic we were left with a […]

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Why I Have A Minor Crush On Audio-Technica’s LPW40wn Turntable

If it’s possible to be infatuated with a turntable, then I have a minor crush on the Audio-Technica LPW40wn. With its clean, simple lines and simulated walnut veneer, the LPW40wn has an easy elegance that’s very appealing. Add the sleek, black carbon-fiber tonearm and you have a turntable that certainly doesn’t look like it costs […]

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The Discogs Top 50 Best Selling Records Of June 2019

June was a month. The past few months have been something of a blur for me. I vaguely remember visiting the office for planning meetings and I think I even did something else. Things have been such a blur recently that I missed most of these releases, even though I probably listened to a bunch […]

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How Quentin Tarantino Thinks About Music And Film

The day after his Once Upon A Time In Hollywood premiere, I spoke with Quentin Tarantino about his record collection, mixtapes, and his carefully-constructed and extremely fun soundtrack for OUATIH. But guess what? There’s more. A whole lot more. In part two of this conversation, Tarantino thinks out loud about music, film, and the intersection […]

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Now Playing? The Most Played Music At The Discogs Offices

If you work for Discogs, you have to like music. More accurately, you have to live and breathe music. Even if this sounds like a cult requirement, this is true and we think it makes a lot of sense, given that all employees are exposed to music in the office at all times. Unsurprisingly, the […]

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

The beginning of August might not be the time when you are thinking: Which expensive records were sold on Discogs? You might be more worried about not getting sunburnt on a nice beach, finishing that incredibly addictive book you started days ago, eating outstanding amounts of seafood… We know what’s up. But if you’re still […]

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Discogs Launches NearMint: The Answer To Your Inventory Management Prayers

Today we have a big announcement for professional record sellers. We are launching a new inventory platform: NearMint. For professional sellers and stores with inventory numbers in the 1000s to the 100,000s, keeping inventory up-to-date can be very challenging and usually involves juggling CSV files instead of shipping orders. NearMint will be providing the tools that […]

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