Articles tagged “news”

This Week in Music — July 14 – 20

Some interesting notes on this week in music history: Releases: Creedence Clearwater Revival’s debut album, Creedence Clearwater Revival, was released in 1968. Elvis Presley’s first release on the Sun Records label, That’s All Right / Blue Moon of Kentucky was released in 1954. Bob Dylan’s single Like a Rolling Stone was released in 1965; Dylan […]

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Release Day — July 16, 2013

It’s our favorite day of the week here at Discogs — Release Day! Looking down the release list, there are some familiar names for those of us with fond memories of the 80s, including the Pet Shop Boys and filmmaker David Lynch. But the conversation here at the office yesterday and today told us there […]

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Artist of the Week: Soundgarden

We’re kicking off our first Artist of the Week column by highlighting an old favorite: Soundgarden. Most fans of American grunge will be familiar with Soundgarden already. Widely credited as one of the major names behind the popularization of the “Seattle Sound” in the early 1990s, Soundgarden was actually founded in 1984 by singer Chris […]

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Announcing New Daily Columns!

Starting next week, you can find new daily blog columns Monday through Friday! We’ll be highlighting prominent artists from around the world, discussing new releases, and offering a chance for the Discogs community to tell us a little more about some of the music you all love! Here’s what you can look forward to: Monday: […]

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How you can help contribute to Discogs

Do you speak multiple languages? Have you noticed the translations on Discogs could use some help? Well, let me show you how simple it is to help contribute language changes to Discogs. We use a service called github to manage changes to our translation files. Our translation project is located here. Once there, you need […]

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Discogs Team: Meet Marie

Hi there! Welcome to the Discogs Team! Do you mind introducing yourself? Hey…Well I’ve spent most of my life here in beautiful Oregon. I, like most Oregonians, have threatened to either leave, or complain that I’m tired of this scene and want a change. And again like most Oregonians, I don’t leave, and stay and […]

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Discogs Team: Meet Josh

Hi there! Welcome to the Discogs Team! Do you mind introducing yourself? I moved to Oregon about 8 years ago, and absolutely fell in love with the Pacific Northwest vibe. I’m excited to move up to the Portland area to explore a new corner of the region! Tell us a bit about your development background. […]

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Update to Mobile Site

Today we are shutting down the Discogs “mobile optimized” website. This was a slimmed down version of Discogs that you were presented with when using a mobile or tablet device. For example: We’ve been getting feedback that this “mobile optimized” site is actually not helpful and harder to use because not all information is there, […]

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Countdown to Utrecht!

It’s not long before we are headed to Utrecht for the 39th Mega Record & CD Fair!

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Meet Matt, our new Front-end Developer!

Hi there! Welcome to the Discogs Team! Do you mind introducing yourself? I recently moved to Portland from Pensacola, Florida and am loving it. I'm a designer and front-end developer. Tell us a bit about your development background. I've been working professionally as a designer and interface developer for about ten years. I started programming with ActionScript […]

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