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The Highest-Rated Record Store Day Releases of All Time

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Every year, Record Store Day rolls around, and every year, collectors are hit with a massive drop of limited-edition releases and classic reissues. Sometimes we get an awesome release we never knew we wanted (over 750 Discogs users have this 2016 7-inch picture disc of Old Dirty Bastard’s ID from Return to the 36 Chambers). […]

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The Most Coveted Record Store Day Releases of All Time

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When Record Store Day rolls around each year, collectors prepare for a drop of limited-edition albums, exclusive vinyl, and impressive box sets. Discogs is the largest online music database in the world, so the Community can easily see which releases have the highest ratings and price tags, but what about the gems that are so elusive […]

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How to Make the Most of Record Store Day 2022 Online

Record Store Day is a celebration of the independent record store and its cultural impact, from hardcore collectors digging for rarities to vinyl newbies just starting their journey. When is Record Store Day 2022? Record Store Day is scheduled for April 23. In 2022, RSD is celebrating an impressive 15-year run. Historically, the main Record […]

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In Defense of the Automatic Turntable

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Automatic turntables and manual turntables have always been on opposing sides of a vinyl community rivalry. For some, the convenience of an auto-return tonearm is a luxury they can’t live without. For others, the deliberate act of dropping the needle in the correct groove makes them feel more deeply connected to the music they are […]

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Record Store Day Black Friday 2021 Was Another Big Win for Record Stores

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Since 2008, Record Store Day has celebrated independent record stores by coordinating limited-edition vinyl releases and inspiring record culture festivities around the world. Like other Black Friday events, Record Store Day Black Friday 2021 took place on November 26, the day after Thanksgiving in the United States. However, in true Record Store Day fashion, the […]

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How Do I Archive and Preserve Rare Physical Media? This Hardware and Software Combo Can Help

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So, you’ve plunked down the money for a vinyl record. What should be your relationship with said object? Should it be like a worn-in T-shirt, played and replayed until the crackles and pops become one with the music? Or should it be treated gingerly, stowed away for safekeeping? There’s no all-encompassing answer; it depends on […]

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The New Pro-Ject T1 Phono SB Hits The Sweet Spot

The Pro-Ject T1 series of turntables is one of the Austrian company’s latest additions to its budget line, which is filled with turntables $500 and below. But the three T1 models are Pro-Ject’s purest expressions of an entry-level product, designed to appeal to vinyl fans who like to keep things cheap and simple. We’re taking […]

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