Articles tagged “Record Stores”

We Should Be Talking About Women in the Record Store Business

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I am feeling pretty grateful right now. We’re exercising caution, we’re still masked up and social distancing, but we are finally seeing some light at the end of the pandemic tunnel. We are welcoming back local customers, some of whom haven’t stepped inside our store in over a year. We’re selling more vinyl. We’ve expanded […]

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Tips For Opening Your Record Store During COVID-19 From a Shop Owner

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Open. Close. Stay closed. Re-open. Deciding what to do in relation to opening or reopening a brick-and-mortar record store during the COVID-19 pandemic feels a bit like being trapped in a maze. You finally round one corner, you feel mostly assured you are heading safely in the right direction, and somehow you wind up in […]

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Fee Credits For Record Stores On Discogs

As we continue to practice social distancing for the foreseeable future, the COVID-19 pandemic has hit physical record stores hard. The impact started with drops in foot-traffic and escalated to stores needing to shut down entirely, ultimately leading to big drops in revenue. record stores have always been at the forefront of our community; whether […]

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The Best Record Stores in Tokyo

We’re heading to the Land of the Rising Sun for the best record stores in Tokyo, Japan. We asked some of our favorite writers and artists like Go Kurosawa from Kikagaku Moyo, Makato Shimizu, and Ryotaro Aoki of The Japan Times and more to chime in on The Best Record Stores In Tokyo. The Best Record […]

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The Top 10 Weird Record Store Names

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The names of record stores worldwide can be wild. And they can be wild because most of them are independent and don’t need to be vetted by big corporations’ focus groups and marketing execs. It is a similar trend with comic books stores and our dearly departed friends, video rental stores (RIP). Our ability to […]

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The Discogs Guide To Taipei Record Shops (Taiwan)

Ni Hao! In late January, the Discogs crew went to Taipei, Taiwan to attend the Red Bull Music 3Style World Finals IX and partner up for an after-party, the Bastid’s BBQ. As you may know, Taipei is one of the most popular tourist cities in Asia, however vinyl culture and record shops over there have […]

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Crate Minds: Neves Records

As most of our readers know, Crate Minds is a recurring series where we highlight Sellers from all over the world with a spotless trajectory at Discogs. Today we have the pleasure of introducing you to Neves Records. With almost 2,500 items for sale, Neves Records specializes in Heavy Metal and Hard Rock, and is […]

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The Discogs Guide To Utrecht Record Shops

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Utrecht is known for the Dom tower, the terraces on the wharves around the canals, and Dick Bruna’s famous creation Nijntje (Miffy). And twice a year, the city of Utrecht turns into the record capital of the world. In April and November thousands of record collectors travel to the center of the Netherlands to visit the […]

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Meet André Martins of Hauz of Wax Before Crate Diggers Amsterdam

On Sunday, October 21st, the second edition of Crate Diggers Amsterdam will take place during Amsterdam Dance Event’s ADE Hangover at NDSM Wharf, Amsterdam. In anticipation, we’ve been highlighting some of the fantastic vendors that will be selling at our booth. André Martins opened Hauz of Wax a little over a year ago with a […]

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Crate Minds: laden3.0

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As most of our readers know, Crate Minds is a recurring series where we highlight Sellers from all over the world with a spotless trajectory at Discogs. Today we have the pleasure of introducing you to laden3.0. The passion project of Martin Mutschke that has reached very high during this five years at Discogs.   So, tell […]

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