Articles tagged “discover”

Resident Advisor Rewind: Skeng by The Bug featuring Killa P and Flow Dan

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Published in partnership with Resident Advisor, our Rewind series dips into electronic music’s archives to dust off albums from decades past. The first sound you hear on “Skeng,” the 2007 anthem by The Bug featuring Killa P and Flowdan, is a man cackling uncontrollably. This tells you everything you need to know about the energy […]

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Deftones Rode White Pony to New Heights of Metallic Invention

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Deftones took a rather winding and deliberate path to greatness, almost sneaking up on music fans who prematurely pegged the Sacramento, California natives as just another nu metal band based on their 1995 debut album, Adrenaline, and overlooked the abundant signs of a singular vision emerging on 1997’s still somewhat inconsistent sophomore album, Around the […]

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The Best Albums of 1980

1980 seems like such a simple and innocent year in retrospect. Jimmy Carter, an actual humanitarian, was running the United States and Margaret Thatcher was just getting started on dividing the United Kingdom but hadn’t yet fully ramped up. So the version of the Eighties that many hate — the unbridled worship of money, along […]

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The Best Albums Of 1970

1970 was a tumultuous year in world history, with global politics dominated by the Vietnam War and the conflict between Israel and Palestine. Protests against the Vietnam War raged in major American cities and across college campuses, most notably leading to the deaths of four students at Kent State University when the Ohio National Guard […]

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Discogs Supports Record Stores

How to Support Local Record Stores The doors to your favorite record stores may closed, reopened, and shuttered again, depending on where you live. As the COVID-19 pandemic swept the globe, countries and regions adopted varying lockdown measures that have deeply affected local businesses, including the vinyl community. Even heading in the winter of 2020-2021, […]
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Cassette Week

Everything to Know About Cassettes Cassettes are back — and here to stay. Cassette sales are up over 30% in 2020 compared to the previous year. Below, you’ll find everything that you need to know about the format and the trend. We’ve included commentary from thought leaders, cassette kingpins, and the Discogs data team. Cassette Week 2020 […]
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