Articles tagged “database”

Bottom 10: Cheapest Records, CDs and Tapes Ever Sold On Discogs

Since the dawn of time, mankind has dreamed of a brighter tomorrow and a modern successful way of living. A time, when music could be nearly free. These brave records, cds, tapes or other fine alternatives to entertainment dared to make that dream a reality. It brings me great pleasure to announce to you today, […]

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Thrift Store Tales: Digging In Rhode Island (Again)

Thrift Store Tales

Well, here I am back again with another true story from the world of dust. I used to hear stories that thrift stores used to be consistent amazing fountains of records. This was the thought going through my head last Friday. I walked out of a certain chain thrift store in Rhode Island empty handed. […]

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State of Discogs 2016

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Top Ten Most Expensive Miami Bass Releases

Expensive Miami Bass record, Bass Patrol

In light of the upcoming Crate Diggers Miami record fair, I thought it’d be a good time to share some of the choicer cuts of a style of music known as Miami Bass. This sub-style of Bass Music gained prominence in the 1980s and 1990s. Chances are, you’ve heard this music too. 2 Live Crew, Tag […]

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Wrapped Up Like a Douche: Funny Misheard Lyrics

Misheard lyrics, or mondegreens (yes, there’s an actual word for them), are the source of much hilarity and embarrassment – depending on whether you’re the one who overhears or delivers the jumbled verse. We recently asked our Facebook followers for the best mistaken lyrics they’ve overheard. The response did not disappoint. There were the old favourites: […]

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Digging Deeper: The Top 20 Albums of 2016

Digging Deeper Top 20 Albums 2016

2016 was a terrible year for music. Then again, 2016 was a great year for music. Does that seem like some bizarre form of doublespeak? Hold up; hear me out. After all, the first thing we might ponder as we look back on the last year in popular music are the artists who’ve passed on: Bowie. Prince. […]

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Diggin’ Into Discogs Data: 8 Million Single and Album Releases in the Database

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Recently, Discogs hit the 8 Million Release milestone. That means more than 8 million singles, EPs and album releases across all physical formats, like vinyl, CD and cassette catalogued in the Discogs database. This is huge. Our database has nearly doubled in size since I began working at Discogs just 3 years ago. This is, of course, […]

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The Continuing Effort To Catalog My Collection

Cat-aloging collection

I wanted to do a presentation on my database imaging techniques this week, but I wasn’t able to get everything prepared in time. If you’d like to offer up some advice, I’ve posted my current procedures to the forums. Instead, I will be talking an ongoing project I’ve taken up which might explain why I […]

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8 Million Releases In The Discogs Database!

Discogs Database 8 million releases

Today is a milestone for Discogs! We’re celebrating the 8 millionth release being entered into the Discogs Database! That means that as of today, you’ll be able to find comprehensive information on 8,000,000+ vinyl records, CDs, cassettes, 8-tracks, cylinders and any other audio format you can think of in the Discogs’ Database. All this data […]

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What? Muhammad Ali Made A Dental Hygiene Record?

Muhammad Ali

This is my 100th post! For this one, I wanted to talk about a record which has been very near and dear to my heart for many years. It was one of the ones that got me started on the path of terrible decisions many years ago. Ali And His Gang Vs. Mr. Tooth Decay […]

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