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How to Make the Most of Record Store Day Black Friday 2021 Online

Record Store Day is a celebration of the independent record store and its cultural impact, from hardcore collectors digging for rarities to vinyl newbies just starting their journey. Record Store Day Black Friday is the third and final event for 2021. When is Record Store Day Black Friday? Record Store Day Black Friday 2021 is scheduled […]

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The Most Collected Cassettes of All Time

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There are now more than 14 million releases cataloged in the Discogs Database. Over 1 million of them are cassettes. The classic tape is not as sought-after as vinyl, but the format is experiencing a resurgence in popularity recently thanks to reissues, new releases, and legendary originals. The following list of the most collected cassettes […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Cassette Week 2021

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Cassette Week is an annual celebration of all things cassettes organized by Tapehead City, an online shop based out of New York. This well-loved and important format was a pivotal piece of music technology in the 1970s and ’80s but has also experienced a resurgence in recent years. Cassette culture is powered by a community […]

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The Most Expensive Punk 7-Inch Records of All Time

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The DIY spirit of punk has inspired bands all over the world to start their own labels and release their own records. The ideal format quickly became 7-inch records because they were affordable and the shorter sides complemented the genre’s immediacy. Many bands designed their own sleeves and inserts, then put each record together by […]

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The Most Popular Album Released Every Year from 1950 to 2020

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Some said it couldn’t be done, but Discogs has managed to compile information about 70 years of popular music in a single list. After doing a deep dive in the Database, we discovered the most popular albums from every year between 1950 and 2020. The 70-album roundup reflects the most collected album across all formats. […]

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The Most Popular New Albums in July 2021 by Genre

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Our regular roundup of the most popular new albums is determined by how many Discogs users added the release to their Collections throughout each month. To be featured on the genre-specific lists, the album must have been released in 2021 in a physical format (vinyl, CD, or cassette), so it won’t take into consideration digital streams. This […]

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The Best Record Stores in Toronto

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With over 50 vinyl-centric destinations in the area, Toronto can seem pretty daunting to record-shopping visitors. To help tourists and locals alike, Discogs curated a list of the best record stores in Toronto, Ontario, with a focus on the downtown neighborhoods.  Cosmos on Queen and Cosmos West VinylHub (Queen) | VinylHub (West) | Social […]

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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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The Top 30 Most Expensive Items Sold on Discogs in April 2021

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Discogs is back with another monthly breakdown of the most expensive vinyl, cassettes, and CDs sold in the Discogs Marketplace. If you’re a regular reader of these rankings, you’ll see several recurring acts like Nirvana, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, and more. In March 2021, we released an updated list of 100 most expensive cassettes ever sold […]

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How Did 3 Modern Records Crack the Top 10 Most-Collected Releases on Discogs?

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If you look at the most-collected releases on Discogs, you’ll find some familiar LPs that are probably in your collection: classic rock staples such as Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours, Eagles’ Hotel California, and Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of the Moon; ’80s blockbusters such as Bruce Springsteen’s Born in the U.S.A., Prince’s Purple Rain, and Michael […]

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