Discogs’ Top 100 Most Expensive Records: United Kingdom

The Most Expensive Records Sold In The UK

As record collectors, we’ve ponied up for our fair share of in-demand records that were pressed in tragically low numbers. We wanted to see if anything we’ve purchased ranked amongst the most expensive records sold in the Discogs Marketplace since it began way back in 2005. Our criteria included albums that were actually sold and […]

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Discogs’ Top 100 Most Expensive Records: United States

Most Expensive Records Sold In The US

Being record collectors ourselves, we’ve paid our fair share of hefty sums for long-sought-after records that were pressed in shamefully low numbers. We were curious to see if anything we’ve purchased ranked amongst the highest-priced items that have sold in the Discogs Marketplace since it launched in 2005. For the sake of maintaining our relationships, […]

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From The Archive: Jazz Edition

From The Archive: Jazz Edition

What do 300,000 records look like? Actually they don’t take up nearly as much space as you’d expect. But we love well-organized catalogs, databases, pristine collections, and finding new music when digging through old records — so we’re excited to work with RE:VIVE and Red Light Radio in Amsterdam, following renowned DJs as they sift […]

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The Best Movie Soundtracks Of The Decade, In The Wake Of ‘Rocketman’

A good soundtrack does more than accompany the scene. It creates context, sets a mood, and builds the emotional universe wherein the characters and their problems exist. A proper soundtrack brings depth to the visuals, adds a new dimension, and even helps the audience relate to the fictional world. It brings the movie to life. […]

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Steve Earle’s Biggest Albums

Steve Earle's Best Albums

When Steve Earle made a splash beyond country audiences with Copperhead Road in 1988, he combined Bruce Springsteen’s working man populism, Dwight Yoakam’s twangy neo-classicism, and Gun N’ Roses’ ass-kicking verve into a tight, combustible package. Unsurprisingly, Earle didn’t play nice with the Nashville establishment. That’s why he followed in the footsteps of Yoakam, releasing […]

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10 Reasons To Go Record Shopping In Athens, Greece

Record shops Athens

Last year, we visited Athens, Greece for the first time and were blown away by the record scene there. As if the astonishing Acropolis rising up in the middle of the city, the mouth-watering food, and the beautiful weather weren’t enough! Here are 10 reasons to go record shopping in Athens and book your flight […]

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

People ‎– Ceremony / Buddha Meet Rock

What’s going on?! No, we’re not singing Marvin Gaye’s classic tune out loud at the Discogs office. We’re just scratching our heads as we realize that every one of April’s Top 30 entries sold for over $1,000. Well, to be more accurate, over $1,347. Ain’t that wild? We already talked to you about this ongoing […]

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Crate Minds: Gary Dennis Of Crazy Beat Records

Crazy Beat’s doors have been open for many moons and have seen firsthand the record buying evolution, with Gary Dennis at the helm since day one. Crazy Beat is on the surface a brick and mortar record shop, bursting at the seams with vinyl — but a step into the back room opens up to […]

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Totem Acoustic’s KIN Play Powered Speakers Present Big Sound And Value

Totem Acoustic KIN Play speaker

Sometimes I like to amuse myself — and I use that term lightly — by imagining various scenarios in which I find myself stuffed into a small living space, maybe a two-room apartment or tiny house, living like a recluse. Perhaps the economy has collapsed or everyone has abandoned me for having unpopular opinions, but […]

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New AT-LP120XUSB Has More Going For It Than Extra Letters

For a decade, the Audio-Technica LP120 has been among the world’s most popular entry-level turntables, enticing freshly-addicted vinyl users with its classic looks and appealing features. But it has been put to sleep — mercifully, some cranks would argue — and replaced by the AT-LP120XUSB. The new model is meant to be strictly for home […]

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