Articles tagged “discogs data”

The 100 Most Expensive Cassettes Ever Sold on Discogs

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Cassettes are making a comeback. No, really. Vinyl as a way of collecting and sharing music is beyond novelty in 2021. Now, the very tangible return of cassettes to the mainstream is fueled by one-part nostalgia and one-part affordability. Unlike their waxy counterparts, cassettes are pretty cheap to produce (as an artist) and purchase (as a […]

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The Top 50 Best-Selling Records on Discogs in December 2020

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Take a closer look at the best-selling records on Discogs and you’ll see some interesting trends among the albums that our Community is collecting. Our regular roundup is determined by how many purchases were made in the Marketplace each month. In October, every single record on the best-selling list was a Record Store Day 2020 […]

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The Top 30 Most Expensive Items Sold on Discogs in November 2020

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Discogs is back with another monthly breakdown of the most expensive vinyl, cassettes, and CDs sold in the Discogs Marketplace. As usual, we can see some of the classic acts whose records regularly rank on this roundup, such as rarities from the likes of The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, and Velvet Underground. However, there’s a serious hiccup in that […]

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The Most Popular Albums on Discogs in December 2020

MOST POPULAR DECEMBER 2020 DISCOGS

Our regular roundup of the most popular albums is determined by how many Discogs users added it to their Collections during the month. To be included on each genre-specific list, the album must have been released in 2020 in a physical format (meaning vinyl, CD, or cassette, so it won’t take into consideration digital streams). […]

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The Best Albums Celebrating Anniversaries in February 2021

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There are a few things that will make you feel old. Realizing that Back to the Future: Part II happened five years ago, we’re now closer to 2050 than we are to 1980, and kids born in 2000 can legally drink in the U.S. this year. Oh, and finding out that a beloved anniversary is […]

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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 Most Desirable Releases of 2020 According to the Discogs Community

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Rather than looking at the most-wanted releases on Discogs, we want to go a bit deeper. Instead, we’re surfacing some rare finds hunted by the more adventurous music seekers in the Discogs Community.   This is not a simple list of records enjoyed by music fans or those releases you’ve been meaning to get into […]

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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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The Highest-Rated Releases of 2020 by the Discogs Community

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If we were forced to give 2020 a rating, we would rate it nothing higher than 1/5. Who wants to argue? Didn’t think so.   And the only reason it gets 1 and not 0 is because at least we had music to help us through. Praise sweet baby Prince — we still had the […]

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The Top 50 Best-Selling Records on Discogs in November 2020

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Every month, we take a closer look at the best-selling records on Discogs. The following ranking is determined by how many purchases were made in the Marketplace in November. In October, every single record on the best-selling list was a Record Store Day 2020 release. We’re seeing a little more variety in the November edition […]

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