Articles tagged “discover”

Breaking Down Rolling Stone’s Best Albums With Discogs Data

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Arguing over the best albums is a popular pastime of any fan. Countless lists have been created, shared, discussed, and revisited over the years. One of the most-talked-about is Rolling Stone’s ranking of the best albums of all time, which was first introduced in 2003 (with a minor update in 2012) and recently updated for […]

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Dublab Brasil’s 10 Favorite Brazilian Albums From the Last Year

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In partnership with dublab Brasil, a non-profit online radio station with sister sites around the world, Discogs shining a light on new Brazilian records. The following albums have been chosen by a variety of people associate with the station. Among its collaborators, dublab Brasil has DJs, journalists, record collectors, and artists. We have invited them […]

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Ace Frehley’s Best Songs From His Solo Career

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As a founding member of KISS, guitarist Ace Frehley holds a big place in the hearts of many rock fans. Beyond his music with that famous quartet, the six-string slinger and singer has built up a respectable body of solo work over the last 42 years. On his second covers album, Origins, Vol. 2, he […]

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10 Best Ozploitation Movie Soundtracks

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We’re taking a journey into the sounds of Ozploitation. Ozploitation refers to the mainly low-budget and direct-to-video films to come out of Australia from the early 1970s to the mid-1980s. The main thing linking these films was the exploitation of aspects of Australian culture and stereotypes to attract viewers, both locally and abroad. This genre […]

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Producer Joe Harley and Engineer Kevin Gray Discuss Blue Note’s Tone Poet Audiophile Vinyl Series

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Some of the greatest jazz of the 20th century was recorded in a Hackensack, New Jersey, living room by an optometrist who hated vinyl. Given vinyl is widely considered to be the ideal medium for jazz, that last detail is surprising. “As far as I’m concerned, good riddance. I’m glad to see the LP go,” […]

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Why You Should Listen to D’Angelo’s Voodoo Through Your Headphones

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There are several ways to define the headphone experience. Our first installment in this Discogs series of albums that sound great on headphones, Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of the Moon, is the pinnacle of a classic approach — let’s call it “stoner whoa” — where the studio is used to achieve an altered state […]

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The Strange and Delicious Phenomenon of Cereal Box Records

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Growing up, my parents never let us buy any “good” cereals. Of course, the definition of “good” for a kid was anything with sugar listed as one of the first ingredients — preferably number one — listed on the make-up of the breakfast treat. Sadly, our house was regulated to Cheerios, Rice Krispies, and, every […]

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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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How Judas Priest Created Painkiller at the House of Brad and Angelina 30 Years Ago

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Judas Priest’s Painkiller was more than just a comeback album for the iconic British group. It was a bold new statement of intent and a record that would prove to be highly influential on the European metal scene in the early 1990s. The quintet showed that they still had plenty of fire left and could […]

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5 Highlights from The Rolling Stones’ Goats Head Soup Box Set

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By the end of 1972, according to Keith Richards, Switzerland and Jamaica were the only two countries that welcomed The Rolling Stones across their borders thanks to their rough and rowdy ways on tour. In no rush to cut the party short, the band chose to continue their Jimmy Miller years under the watchful eye […]

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