Articles tagged “record shops”

Crate Diggers Spotlight: The Mixtape Shop

The Discogs community is and has always been a collaborative effort, and we take pride in supporting our sellers. Last year, Discogs took Crate Diggers events around the world and as a result, we are launching a new series via the Crate Diggers brand that has a simple mission: Highlight record stores and our music collecting community worldwide.  For […]

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The Discogs Guide To Record Stores In San Diego

For the past couple years, Discogs has been proudly supporting San Diego, California’s Vinyl Junkies Record Swap, which takes place bi-monthly at legendary local venue The Casbah. In April 2017 and 2018, we’ve made it out to attend the event ourselves. We always make an attempt to visit as many local shops as we can […]

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Crate Diggers Spotlight: Salt Box Records

The Discogs community is and has always been a collaborative effort, and we take pride in supporting our sellers. Last year, Discogs took Crate Diggers events around the world and as a result, we are launching a new series via the Crate Diggers brand that has a simple mission: Highlight record stores and our music collecting community worldwide.  For […]

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10 Reasons To Go Record Shopping In Athens, Greece

Record shops Athens

Last week we were in Athens, Greece for the first time, to attend the Vinyl Is Back Record Fair. Ass if the astonishing Acropolis rising up in the middle of the city, the mouth-watering food and the 20 degrees Celsius temperature in March weren’t enough, the city of Athens stole our hearts for another reason; […]

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Electric Fetus Is The Gem Of The Twin Cities

Electric Fetus logo

The music scene of Minneapolis has long been a thing of legend, thanks in no small part down to one of its most famous sons, Prince, as well as alt-rock acts like The Replacements and Hüsker Dü. But as well as the bigger artists to come out of Minneapolis, there’s a community of unsung heroes who have […]

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Digging in Amsterdam: Rush Hour

Store front and street view of Amsterdam Record Store, Rush Hour

We’re celebrating Amsterdam record stores and all that the music scene of the Dutch capital has to offer. Our first stop is Rush Hour in the heart of the city center. Many a dance music fan and crate digger has made the trek to Spuistraat to go through the offerings at Rush Hour. Founded in […]

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Dubai Gets A New Independent Record Store! Meet The Hero Behind It

Not all heroes wear capes. When you think of Dubai, you might think of an international hub of culture, art, and activity. That might be true, but not so much for record collectors of the United Arab Emirates. Up until last week, Dubai didn’t have a single independent record store. Enter Shadi Megallaa, founder of […]

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The Remarkable Story Of Evelyn Novacek CD-Vinyl & DVD

Marjolein Evelyn Novacek

The history of Evelyn Novacek CD-Vinyl & DVD shop is rather intriguing. Evelyn’s father had fled Czechoslovakia in the 19th century, carrying his accordion and other instruments on his back. He ended up in Amsterdam, where he repaired string and brass instruments. He married a Dutch woman, and one of their six kids was named […]

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Crate Minds: A Chat With Rambone on Selling Records Online

Discogs Seller Rambone

In our Crate Minds series, we put the spotlight on some of the record dealers who have been enabling your addiction; the online suppliers who make sure to get the goods get to your doorstep; the sellers who often don’t have a physical shop. For this edition, we reached out to Michael Mandel of Rambone and […]

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Discovering More Melbourne Record Stores: Vinyl Space

Melbourne Record Stores: Vinyl Space

While I was browsing the internet today, I read that in Australia this year, for Christmas gift sales, vinyl is becoming a more popular choice for gifts. Some good news for the old and new record stores in Melbourne! Merry Christmas to the lucky people that get vinyl for Christmas this year!! Carrying on from our blog […]

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