Articles tagged “news”

What’s It Like To Be A Professional Record Collector? Ask Marc Janssen


While looking into Motown collections a while back, I came across a photograph of a complete collection of Motown LPs which had been exhibited at a previous edition of the Utrecht Mega Record and CD Fair. I found out that the collection was owned by Dutch record collector, Marc Janssen. It turned out that most of the images […]

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Where Are The Gaps In The Discogs Database?

For the 2018 S.P.IN Campaign we want to focus less on overall submissions and more on filling known gaps in the Discogs Database. Right now we want your input on where those gaps are and what’s possible to fill. There’s already a conversation underway in this Forum Thread, you can add your input there! I’ve been […]

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Introducing ‘Tracks’ Pages for Artists on Discogs

Ever wanted to see all the tracks from a single artist on one page? To see all your favourite artist’s tracks you don’t have in your collection? To find a track you want on a specific format? Now you can. We’ve been working on a suite of new features to help surface more information about […]

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10 Million Releases on Discogs!

10,000,000 unique Releases in the Discogs database 🎉! In 2018 it seems totally normal that you can just hop online and find every release from pretty much every artist you can think of. Or  find out whether your copy of a record is valuable or not by comparing the matrix runout on yours with what […]

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More Passion For Vinyl!

Passion For Vinyl

Five years ago, Anouk Rijnders and Robert Haagsma published their book Passion For Vinyl – A Tribute To All Who Dig The Groove. A book full of interviews with vinyl aficionados and record collectors from around the world. This month, their second book Passion For Vinyl Part II – An Ode To Analog (featuring our very […]

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Record Planet Mega Record & CD Fair Overview

Record planet

Join us next weekend, 11-12 November, at the Record Planet Mega Record & CD Fair in Utrecht, The Netherlands! We’re looking forward to meeting you and hearing about your experiences with buying and selling records on Discogs and any ideas you have for the future of Discogs! If you have time that is; with around 500 dealers in […]

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Remembering Tom Petty: Our Favorite Releases

Tom Petty

Unfortunately, the world has lost yet another legendary artist. The news that Tom Petty passed away after suffering a heart attack yesterday came as a total shock. With more tour dates announced recently, it was clear that he had so much more to give. Some of us are lucky to have attended his memorable live shows, […]

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Help The Discogs Database Reach 9m Releases in September!

The Discogs September Pledge Initiative aims to save forgotten vinyl records and collectible items

September is here, and that means the September Pledge Initiative is underway! Start submitting records to the Discogs database and preserve music history! The database is the very heart and soul of Discogs. Our mission is to create the biggest and most comprehensive database of music releases and recordings from every corner of the world. […]

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Filmogs Marketplace Launches! Sell DVDs, Blu-Rays, VHS Tapes & More

Another week, another Marketplace! Today, you can start listing films on DVDs, Blu-ray, VHS and other formats for sale at no charge, joining the Discogs, Gearogs, Bookogs and Comicogs Marketplaces. With over 10,000 films now contributed, the Filmogs database is full of everything from classics like Citizen Kane to latest Oscar winner La La Land […]

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Best Music Videos Of 1997: Smack My ***** Up!

The ’90s was truly a golden age for music videos. While these days you’ll find MTV is more reality TV than music videos, the ubiquity of YouTube, Vimeo and the like means the music video is far from dead. Even so, the ’00s can’t quite measure up to the sheer creativity, opulence and… fish-eye lens […]

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