Articles tagged “Collect”

The Discogs Top 50 Best-Selling Records in August 2020

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We made it through another month in 2020, which means we’re back with another list of the best-selling records. The following ranking shows us the albums Discogs users purchased the most in August. What do we see? Khruangbin, Khruangbin, and more Khruangbin. The Houston funk trio has reigned on the top of our best-selling and […]

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How to Make the Most of Record Store Day 2020 Online

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For some, Record Store Day is a chance to get your hands on a special gem that could appreciate in value due to the limited nature of the releases. For others, it can be your introduction to collecting or even your local record shop. For still others, it’s an opportunity to connect. It would be […]

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Discogs Hits Another Milestone in 2020: 13 Million Releases in the Database!

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Where am I? What year is it? This is not my beautiful house! This is not my beautiful wife! Despite time collapsing into itself and losing any meaning during this never-ending year, the Discogs Database has reached a new milestone at record speed — and there is no way we could have done it without […]

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An Interview With Discogs Contributor Paolo Annicchiarico

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With great risk comes great reward. When Paolo Annicchiarico, AKA ocasomarino, left his home country with the only goal of getting into some heavy record digging, he found enough albums and stories to last a lifetime. Luckily for Discogs, as he’s devoted much of his time to submitting a considerable amount of these records and […]

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The Top 30 Most Expensive Items Sold in the Discogs Marketplace for July 2020

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Every month, we take a closer look at the most expensive records, cassettes, CDs that folks scooped up in the Discogs Marketplace. And every month, we usually see familiar names from the classic rock realm — Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, The Beatles, and the like. We also tend to see a lot of 7-inch releases, […]

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An Interview With Yui of Mion Records, One of Discogs’ Top Contributors

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With over 5,600 submissions, Mion Records stands as one of Germany’s top contributors on Discogs. Despite being based in Berlin, the shop has earned a solid reputation for its wide variety of rare and uncommon Japanese records which are, of course, dutifully submitted to the Discogs database. Yui, Mion Records’ founder, was kind enough to […]

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The Most Popular Albums on Discogs in August 2020

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Our ranking of the most popular albums, which is determined by how many people added the record to their Collection on Discogs during the previous month, is back for another round in August. To be included on the genre-specific list, the album must have been dropped in 2020 with a physical format (meaning it won’t […]

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The First Weekend of Record Store Day 2020 Was Massive for Shops

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Thirteen years ago, Record Store Day was created as an opportunity to bring the record community together. However, being “together” is a challenge during the COVID-19 pandemic, which is why the organizers of RSD opted for three socially distant drops this fall rather than the one big event in April. The first of the RSD […]

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How to Contribute to the Discogs Database

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If you’ve ever thought: I had no idea Discogs was built by a contributor community! I want to learn more about the Database because I’ll probably discover some interesting stuff about my favorite music. I would love to contribute to Discogs but I don’t know how to. I have tried to contribute in the past, […]

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Discogs Mid-Year Marketplace Analysis and Database Highlights: Music Sales in 2020

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This year has brought its fair share of challenges. In January, we could not predict the global COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on small businesses. However, the data in the Discogs Mid-Year Marketplace Analysis and Database Highlights 2020 proves that music fans are resilient, active, and enthusiastic. Discogs has become an online haven for sellers […]

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