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Discogs Database Surpasses Five Million Artists

The online music catalog and marketplace also reached a milestone of one million labels.
Krystal Rodriguez
6.2.17
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Discogs 2016 House and Techno Report Proves that Predicting Record Sales is Kind of a Crapshoot

We break down Mall Grab's big year, Kalkbrenner's everlasting bromance, and more.
Philipp Kutter
3.29.17
Thump

How Discogs Dragged Record Collecting Into the 21st Century

A rare interview with the core team at the beloved music cataloguing database and marketplace.
David Garber
3.21.17
Features

How Discogs Dragged Record Collecting Into the 21st Century

A rare interview with the core team at the beloved music cataloguing database and marketplace.
David Garber
3.21.17
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We Break Down the Stock Market-Like Complexities of Discogs on Episode 2 of the THUMP Podcast

There's also a deep dive into a curious footnote in Moby's career and lots of talk about Lana Del Rey.
THUMP Staff
3.2.17
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These Are the Most Expensive Dance Records Ever Sold on Discogs

Underground Resistance, Aphex Twin, and Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo's old band all feature.
Alexander Iadarola
2.20.17
Hyperdub

Burial's Latest EP, ‘Young Death,’ Is Now Streaming

The new 12" was sold by accident at a record store in Toronto on Black Friday.
Britt Julious
11.27.16
Features

10 Essential Early Canadian Electronic Records That Deserve Reissues

From a potato farm in Alberta to downtown Toronto, our favourite unheralded releases of the 70s and 80s.
Geoff Snack
7.4.16
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Discogs Will Host Their First Crate Diggers Record Fair in Berlin

The massive event will take place in September.
Britt Julious
7.2.16
Features

Meet the Diehard Finnish DJ Who Inspired the “Techno Interests Me” Meme

The story of how "Techno Antti" became one of dance music's funniest memes—plus, an exclusive mix from the Helsinki mainstay.
Jesse Weiss
5.9.16
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A Grieving Mother Left This Deeply Moving Note Inside a Secondhand LP

Her son Mark died in 2002 from a heart attack at the age of 39.
Alexander Iadarola
4.12.16
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A Rare Boards of Canada Vinyl Has Apparently Sold on Discogs for $4500

There are only three known copies of "—— / —— / —— / XXXXXX / —— / ——" in existence.
Michael Scott Barron
3.31.16
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