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Discogs announces new directory of independent record stores around the world

Discogs is launching a directory of independent record shops around the world to coincide with next month's inaugural Independent Record Store Month.


Following in the...

Discogs Director of Growth Marketing Jeffrey Smith puts their prevailing popularity down to an annual event called Cassette Week

Discogs hit a new milestone earlier this week, on 11th October, with over one million cassettes having been listed on the marketplace for the first...

The limited release version features a cover by Banksy, with only 100 pressings in existence

A vinyl copy of Röyksopp's seminal album, ‘Melody A.M.’, has sold for $8,450 on Discogs. 

Only 100 copies exist of the limited release version, which...

The study suggests the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated interest

Over 500 million records have been catalogued on Discogs.

Three months on from revealing that vinyl sales increased by 40% in 2020, the...

The copy of 'Random Access Memories' was sold in the wake of the duo's split

A limited edition vinyl box set copy of Daft Punk's 2014 album 'Random Access Memories' was one of the 30 most expensive items sold on...

Almost 12 million records were sold on Discogs, according to its annual report

Vinyl sales increased by 40% in 2020, Discogs reports.

As part of its annual report, The State of Discogs, the online vinyl marketplace has revealed...

'Choose Your Weapon' by Scaramanga Silk was self-released in 2008

A record by a relatively unknown UK electronic music artist has become the most expensive ever sold on Discogs. 

Produced by Scaramanga Silk — a...

It was revealed as part of a Discogs feature looking at the 30 most expensive items sold via the online vinyl marketplace in September

A copy of Avicii's 'Levels' has sold for a record-breaking amount on Discogs.

Revealed as part of a Discogs feature looking at the 30 most...

A Discogs user has compiled store suggestions from other forum members

Discogs are creating a digital directory of Black-owned record stores.

Launched in the Discogs forums, Forum user bekessler (aka Ben Kessler from Washington, D.C.) asked Forum...

Vinyl sales have risen 33.72% from 2019

Sales in physical music have skyrocketed amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to online music marketplace Discogs.

In their 2020 mid-year report, the website - which...

Only 100 copies of the Banksy edition exist

A rare Röyksopp record featuring a cover painted by Banksy has become the most expensive record sold on Discogs this year.

Only 100 copies of...

The 2013 LP pipped David Bowie's 'Blackstar' to the post 

 

Daft Punk’s 2013 album, 'Random Access Memories', has topped Discogs' 200 best-selling albums from the last decade.

Discogs' best records of the 2010s have...

And you can still grab one of your own

A Röyksopp record painted by Banksy has fetched a princely sum on Discogs. 

The Norwegian electronic duo’s 'Melody A.M.', which features a bare-bones stencil artwork...

The sale prices ranged from $2,247 to $15,000...

Discogs have revealed the 100 most expensive items purchased in the United States via its online marketplace since its launch in 2005.

Ranging from $2,247...

It marks a sales increase of 8.6% over 2017...

Online vinyl marketplace Discogs sold almost 11 million records in 2018.

Doubling up as a record year for the website, it 10,912,527 items across the...

It's currently only available for iOS devices...

An iOS app with record diggers in mind called Disco FM has been launched.

It's described as the "must-have app for all the crate diggers...

There’s a growing culture in dance music, known as 'flipping', where unscrupulous Discogs sellers inflate the cost of rare records to extortionate amounts. We investigate...

In September 2018, hardcore archivist label Ninety Two Retro released a double-12” comprising six tracks and versions from 1992 by Mystery Man and 1st Prodject...

The album was originally primed for release in June last year...

An unreleased Moodymann album has went for over $500 on online vinyl marketplace Discogs.

The website has listed three separate sales of the release in...

Five records broke "the $10,000 plateau" in the last 12 months...

A new study by Discogs has found that rare records on the online marketplace are getting more expensive.

"Top-end prices are at an all-time high...

Get ready to dig out some obscure gems...

Discogs has launched its new online marketplace for hard-to-find releases.

Currently in beta mode, Discogs Exclusives will sell "incredible, one-time only items for the true collector". ...