Articles tagged “news”

Crate Diggers Spotlight: 101 Apparel

101 apparel

As the third annual edition of Discogs and Grimy! Presents Crate Diggers PDX draws near (August 27th, 2016), we caught up with one of the sponsors of the Crate Diggers series, 101 Apparel. 101 creates one of the freshest groove music-inspired clothing lines out there, and collaborates with top notch DJs and musicians on the regular. The founder, […]

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Reflecting On Alan Vega’s Career: Taking A Walk On The Wild Side

Suicide - Alan Vega

I can’t believe it’s been already a month since Alan Vega passed away. Not that I expected him to live forever, but for someone who created some of the most menacing, avant-garde music of his generation, there was certainly a sense of timelessness that will run beyond this world. And no matter how many more times I listen to […]

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The Official Discogs Android App

It’s been almost a month since we released the Official Discogs App for Android!  If you haven’t checked it out, give the free Official Discogs app a spin now: The Discogs app for Android is of course a great Collection and Wantlist tracking tool, but it has a whole variety of other useful features (and […]

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On Demand Vinyl: Qrates


The long lead time for vinyl pressing, due to the number of pressing plants vs. the demand for vinyl, is something we’ve been hearing more and more about from labels and others involved in the music industry. We’ve also been hearing about the cost/risk involved to press vinyl and get it distributed. These are a few of […]

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Your Questions Answered – Part 4

questions just ask

Part 4 in our series of blog posts in which we aim to answer the questions we get asked most. Last week we hosted an Ask Me Anything on reddit, so some of the questions were asked by users there. Let us know in the comments if there is anything else you’d like to know! 1. Will […]

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Do We Need More Vinyl Presses?

Vinyl Presses

We Discogians sure do love our vinyl. Day after day, week after week, and year after year, we are constantly reminded that more and more people of all ages become entranced and taken in by the allure of pulling out a glorious slab of wax and throwing it down on the turntable. Hell, some people don’t even […]

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Ten Artists You Shouldn’t Miss At Festivals This Summer

Artists you shouldn't miss: Dinosaur Jr

I can feel you all out there crying tears of joy now the festival season is finally here again. After many, many months of waiting, the time to be with our friends in open fields enjoying the summer and our favorite artists, has come at last. I’ve decided to create this list of 10 artists you shouldn’t […]

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Audio Deva Atmo Sfera Turntable In Production

Audio Deva Atmo Sfera Turntable

A few months back, the Kickstarter for the new Audio Deva turntable, the “Atmo Sfera” caused quite a stir. Moving away from the standard materials and rectangular shape, Italian design company Audio Deva aimed to “revolutionize the classic turntable design with all its drawbacks, such as heavy weight, size, playing mechanism and vulnerability to vibration.” […]

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Most Expensive Items Sold In Discogs Marketplace For May 2016

“Would you rather live in the ascendancy of a civilization or during its decline?” No, it’s not amateur philosophy hour here on the Discogs blog (DiscBlogs if you’re nasty). And it’s not your favorite Revenge Of The Nerds quote. Okay, it’s not JUST your favorite Revenge Of The Nerds quote. It’s also a question that’s […]

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Movement Festival 2016: No Way Back, An Interview With Brendan M. Gillen

We made our way out to Detroit for this year’s 10th Anniversary of Movement Festival at Hart Plaza. Movement is a celebration of electronic music’s roots and future in the birthplace of Techno, but what’s an electronic music festival without the afterparties? We caught up with Brendan M. Gillen aka BMG, part of Electro outfit Ectomorph, and […]

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