Articles tagged “announcements”

How to Find the Best Album Variation Using Discogs Comments

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One of the biggest challenges Discogs newcomers face is the absurd amount of variations one particular album can have. Luckily, our userbase is pretty damn smart and they sure like to talk. From full-blown reviews to passing sound-quality scrutiny, the comment sections on a Master Release and Release page are an excellent way to get […]

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The State of Discogs 2020: End-of-Year Report

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This year has brought its fair share of challenges. At the beginning of 2020, we could not predict the global COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on small businesses. However, the data in the Discogs End-of-Year Report 2020 proves that music fans are resilient, active, and enthusiastic. The State of Discogs is looking good thanks to […]

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Noticed Changes on the Log-In Page? Here’s What You Need to Know

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To the uninitiated, the name “Discogs” doesn’t always evoke detailed discographies, infinite crates of records, and spinning turntables. Upon hearing Discogs, some get caught up in another visual association. “Like … cogs?” In the words of Whitney, it’s not right, but it’s OK. While the name does have firm roots in the word discography, an […]

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UK VAT Laws: What You Need to Know and How It Affects Your Discogs Orders

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It may be true that the only sure thing in life is death and taxes, but the rules and laws around said taxes are often less of a sure thing. Following their exit from the European Union, the United Kingdom has made some changes to their Value Added Tax (VAT) laws. As the UK finds […]

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Reflecting on the Good Things That Happened on Discogs in 2020

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It’s been a long, loooong year, but here we are! At the end of all things — well, 2020, at least. Where to start with this upside-down year that began with apocalyptic fires in Australia and then absolutely ran with that wild attitude? Protests sprang up everywhere from Poland to Nigeria to Thailand to the […]

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The Biggest Highlights of the Discogs Database in 2020

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Goodbye and good riddance to 2020! Here we are now with whatever vague hopefulness we might have felt at the beginning of the year now just a distant memory. I’ll save all the pablum about the pandemic and general mayhem that took place in 2020 and cut right to the chase: Discogs contributors found the […]

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New Discogs App Updates Include Reviews and Wantlist Sharing

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Gold, frankincense, and myrrh are cool and all, but wouldn’t you prefer a gift of, say, a portal to your favorite record stores in the palm of your hand? If you need a desperate reprieve these holidays from the jingle bells, the chestnuts roasting on an open fire, and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, look […]

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What’s New on the Discogs App?

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Christmas is still a month away (give or take), but your first gift is already in your hand: the latest version of the Discogs app is available for both iOS and Android. Download or update now to enjoy the upgraded service and functionality of Discogs on-the-go. The latest changes include more transparency around pricing history […]

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The Best Cyber Monday Deals on Audio Gear and Music in 2020

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  We have friends at record labels, artists, and audio brands across the music industry — and some of these friends have great deals lined up for Black Friday and Cyber Monday. We’re talking about everything from sitewide sales to discounts on specific home audio equipment, all to help build the ultimate audiophile experience and […]

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Buying on Discogs: What’s New in the Marketplace?

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Things are looking a little different in the Discogs Marketplace. This year, we’ve been working on improvements to the Marketplace to make the buying process smoother, more intuitive, and generally better for music fans. That starts with making shipping costs clearer on every item for sale in the Marketplace and added to your order when […]

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