Articles tagged “discogs data”

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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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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The Highest-Rated Record Store Day Releases of All Time

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Every year, Record Store Day rolls around, and every year, collectors are hit with a massive drop of limited-edition albums, unique formats, and classic reissues. Sometimes we get a release we never asked for (although nearly 1,000 Discogs users have this 2016 picture disc of shirtless Justin Bieber). Sometimes we get the good stuff. The […]

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The Most Expensive Record Store Day Releases of All Time

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Record Store Day 2020 is just around the corner, so we’re taking the time to look at the RSDs of days past. The limited-edition nature of this annual event — broken up into three different drops for this year — creates an aftermarket of seismic proportions. The following ranking explores the most expensive Record Store […]

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The Discogs Top 50 Best-Selling Records in July 2020

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Another month, another round of top-selling records — Discogs is back with a list of albums that were purchased the most in July 2020. New to this month are Neil Young’s Homegrown, Phoebe Bridger’s Punisher, O.B.F.’s Signz, and Charlotte De Witte’s Return To Nowhere EP, which were all released in June. Khruangbin must be in […]

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The Best Albums of 2000

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The year 2000 got off to a great start simply by virtue of the world not burning down at midnight on January 1. The dreaded Y2K bug, which many feared would cause global economic collapse when the world’s computers got confused by the switch to a new millennium, had almost no impact. Doomsday prophets had […]

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The Top 30 Most Expensive Items Sold in the Discogs Marketplace for June 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. There’s almost always a Pink Floyd album in the ranking, usually Dark Side of the Moon. In June, we actually have two different pressings of the coveted album (over 650,000 Discogs users want […]

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The Most Popular Albums on Discogs in July 2020

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We’re back with another list of juicy Discogs data tidbits. Our monthly ranking of the most popular albums is determined by how many people added the record to their collection on Discogs in July. To be included on this list, the album must have been dropped in 2020 with a physical format, which excludes some […]

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The Most Desirable Vinyl Reissues of 2020 (So Far)

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Sometimes the best new music is old music. Whether it’s due to consistent demand or a resurgence in popularity, old tunes got new life in 2020 in the form of a reissue. Unlike our list of the most popular new releases of the year, which is ranked by how many people have added the album […]

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The Discogs Top 50 Best-Selling Records of June 2020

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Editor’s note: This article originally ran as the Top 50 list for May. Thanks to our eagle-eyed Community members, we realized that data was off. A change in the way that we pull the data gave us the June info instead of May. We’ve since updated this article to reflect the correct month. Discogs is […]

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