Articles tagged “Record Stores”

Staff Picks: Farthest You’ve Traveled To Dig

Slowboat Records

The Discogs staff have traveled far and wide, from well-known vinyl hubs in the heart of downtown Tokyo and Detroit to local hotspots in Alaska and New Zealand. What all of these locales have in common is a shared sense of community. They act as gathering places where music fanatics from around the world can […]

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Crate Diggers Spotlight: Candy Records in Køge, Denmark

To celebrate and support the music collecting community, we have been organising Crate Diggers events around the world. But we want to make sure to highlight initiatives at your local record shops as well. That is why we have the Crate Diggers Spotlight! One of the first participants is Candy Records, in Køge, Denmark. Owner Jan Mellin […]

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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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The Discogs Guide To Dublin Record Shops

Record Shops Dublin

When you think about Dublin’s Temple Bar District, the area with the highest density of pubs in the city, record shopping might not be the first thing that comes to mind. But apart from pubs, the city’s cultural hotspot is home to galleries, museums, and a few record shops. With most other record shops within […]

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Crate Minds: Global Groove Celebrates 25 Years

Global Groove in Stoke-On-Trent is one of the UK’s most beloved record stores and Discogs stores. On December 5th, they’ll be celebrating 25 years of their doors being open, and just under 10 years of selling records on Discogs (though they’ve been part of the Discogs community for longer). Currently sitting on just over 66,000 […]

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Digging in Reykjavik: Lucky Records

Lucky Records is a haven for music lovers and record aficionados in Iceland’s capital. The store has come a long way in the last 13 years. From humble beginnings as a flea market stall to its large but cozy home in downtown Reykjavik, with a stage for live music performances and a couch to enjoy […]

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Counter Culture: Music Recommendations From Ithaca’s Angry Mom Records

You walk into your local record store and head straight to the unsorted New Arrivals bin. You flip through seemingly endless copies of ‘Bat Out Of Hell‘ and ‘Aja‘ in hopes that someone sold their copy of MC5‘s ‘Kick Out The Jams‘ to help make rent. The guys behind the counter feel your disappointment as you […]

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Counter Culture: Music Recommendations From Brooklyn’s Halcyon

You walk into your local record store and head straight to the unsorted New Arrivals bin. You flip through seemingly endless copies of ‘The Stranger‘ and ‘Heartbreak City‘ in hopes that someone sold their copy of ‘Come On Die Young‘ to make rent. The staff behind the counter can feel your disappointment as you reach the […]

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