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Record Store Day 2022 Was a Triumph in Stores and Online

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Record Store Day 2022 was a celebration for the ages. With COVID-19 restrictions being lifted in most places, the annual event’s focus of bringing more people into record stores was back in full swing. According to shops like Portland, Oregon’s Music Millennium, it was one of the single most successful days in their 53-year history. […]

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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 Expensive Record Store Day Releases of All Time

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Record Store Day is fast approaching on April 23. The limited-edition nature of RSD events has been known to create an aftermarket of seismic proportions. The following ranking explores the most expensive Record Store Day releases of all time (or at least, since 2008 when RSD began). The list is determined by the median sale value […]

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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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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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The Best Record Stores in Melbourne, Australia

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Melbourne — known for its amazing selection of food and coffee, AFL (a strange game where people in the smallest shorts imaginable kick an egg-shaped ball around a giant egg-shaped park), and general quality of life — may not be the country’s capital, but when it comes to music, Melbourne holds the crown for the […]

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Record Store Day 2021 Was Big for Online Sales and Bigger for Record Stores

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Record Store Day launched 14 years ago as a way to bring the vinyl community together, celebrating the impact that record stores have on music fans and diehard collectors alike. RSD is traditionally a single in-store drop in April. However, the 2021 edition was split into two separate events on June 12 and July 17. […]

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The Best Record Stores in San Diego, California

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San Diego has more to offer than sun and surf. California’s coastal destination is also a vinyl paradise. To help tourists and locals alike, Discogs curated a list of the best record stores in San Diego.  FeeLit VinylHub | Discogs | Social Located in downtown San Diego, the one-and-only FeeLit is on the smaller side but is packed […]

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The Best Record Stores in Toronto

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With over 50 vinyl-centric destinations in the area, Toronto can seem pretty daunting to record-shopping visitors. To help tourists and locals alike, Discogs curated a list of the best record stores in Toronto, Ontario, with a focus on the downtown neighborhoods.  Cosmos on Queen and Cosmos West VinylHub (Queen) | VinylHub (West) | Social […]

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