Articles tagged “staff picks”

Staff Picks: Black Friday Finds 2016

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Last Friday marked Black Friday, and with that came a variety of special releases hitting the record stores. It’s not like we need an excuse to go record shopping, so even if some of us weren’t out to score a Black Friday release, we did go out and found some gems. Here’s what we brought […]

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Staff Picks: Our Favorite Finds

Best finds The Durutti Column ‎– The Return Of The Durutti Column

Earlier this month, we announced that Discogs has partnered with the premier vinyl-centric event in the world, Crate Diggers. In 2017, we want to bring the Crate Diggers record fair and after party to many more cities around the world. That means there will be more places to go and search for your favorite records!  For this month’s Staff […]

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Staff Picks: Back To School

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Back To School: September is the month the schools open after that sweet long summer holiday. So for our Staff Picks this month we dug deep into our memory to find that one record that reminds us of school, and the stories that accompany them. If you had to pick one record that reminds you […]

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Staff Picks: Releases We Would Like To See (Re)pressed On Vinyl

The Avalanches ‎– Since I Left You

While the high demand for vinyl records puts pressure on the existing record pressing plants, the question rises: Is it really necessary to press more copies of releases that you can find in every record store and at every garage sale? A different colored or 180 gram version might be nice, but shouldn’t that pressing capacity be used […]

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Staff Picks: Favorite Live Albums

Electric Moon ‎– Live At Epplehaus 2010

Live albums: Nothing beats the real deal of seeing and hearing your favorite band perform of course, but if done right, live albums can capture the magic of that moment. They can propel you back in time to relive the show, or if you weren’t fortunate enough to attend, they can at least make you […]

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Staff Picks: Favorite Motown Single

Favorite Motown Single My Girl

All this month we have been focusing on the Motown label. With over 14,000 releases listed in the Discogs Database, it wasn’t easy to pick our favorites, so we have limited ourselves to favorite Motown single. Still a hard pick though! Is your favorite in our list?  Carl Bean ‎– “I Was Born This Way” One […]

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Staff Picks: Favorite 1991 Releases

Favorite 1991 releases

We’ve been looking back at 1991 this month, so for this month’s Staff Picks, we asked everybody about their favorite 1991 releases. We ended up with a list that goes from Pennywise to The Levellers to Super Mario World and everything in between. Get ready for some flashbacks!    The Jesus Lizard – “Goat” Didn’t even […]

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Staff Picks: Record Store Day

Record Store day

Record Store Day is coming up quickly! The initiative started in 2007 to celebrate independent record stores, and by now has become a bit controversial due to all the special (and limited) releases that are issued for this day. This means that you will probably have to queue up to get into your favorite record store, only to […]

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Staff Picks: Favorite Soundtracks

Jerry Goldsmith ‎– Chinatown (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

On Sunday the 28th of February, all eyes will be on the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood where the 88th Academy Awards Ceremony will take place. With Oscars being awarded in categories like Best Music (Original Score) and Best Music (Original Song), we were inspired to select our Favorite Soundtracks for this month’s Staff Picks! Ennio Morricone ‎– “The Red […]

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Staff Picks: Favorite 2015 Discovery

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Our last Staff Picks reflecting on our favorites from 2015: Our Favorite Discoveries in 2015. Artists, releases, old, new: it could be anything, and that’s what it turned out to be – a mixed record bag. Enjoy! Ballaké Sissoko – Vincent Segal ‎– “Chamber Music” “Chamber Music” by Ballaké Sissoko & Vincent Ségal and “Racine […]

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