How do you spend £29,105.58 on just 10 records?

So, how do you spend almost £30k on just 10 records? Simple, buy the 10 most expensive records sold on Discogs in August. And, if you did, as well as having one of the smallest and most expensive record collections in the world, you’d also have one of the most varied. Discogs’ ten highest hitters this month is a mixed back to say the least. … Continue reading How do you spend £29,105.58 on just 10 records?

Rolling Stone Record Sold On Discogs For Over $5000

Another month, another surprising sale on Discogs. As rare vinyl continually dominates the collectors market, the crazy sales are reflected in Discogs latest Top 30 Most Expensive records chart for the Discogs Marketplace. In August, an extremely rare copy of The Rolling Stones 1969 UK Radio Promotion Album was listed and sold on the marketplace for $5333.  Each copy of the record contained an accompanying letter … Continue reading Rolling Stone Record Sold On Discogs For Over $5000

Discogs announces Crate Diggers Festival line up

Discogs have announced the headliners for their Crate Diggers Brighton music and record festival, including Sister Sledge, David Rodigan and more. Crate Diggers, presented by Discogs and in association with Audio-Technica, have announced the official lineup for the first event of the 2019 series on Saturday 11 May at the Brighton Centre. Sister Sledge, Jurrasic 5’s Soup Presents: The Fullee Love Collective, David Rodigan, General … Continue reading Discogs announces Crate Diggers Festival line up

Rare Sex Pistols 7" breaks sales record on Discogs

An extremely rare Sex Pistols record, thought to be one of only nine in existence, has sold on Discogs for $15,882 USD. Discogs has confirmed that the Most Expensive Item Sold for November 2018 is the Sex Pistols’ God Save The Queen unreleased A&M Records 7″ which sold for $15,882 USD, breaking the Most Expensive Items Sold record for a 7″ held by The Beatles’ Love … Continue reading Rare Sex Pistols 7" breaks sales record on Discogs

Prince's The Black Album breaks Discogs record

Recently surfaced Canadian pressing copy of The Black Album sells for USD $27,500, breaking Discogs’ record for Most Expensive Item Sold. Discogs confirms the Most Expensive Item Sold for June 2018 is the 1987 original Canadian pressing of Prince’s The Black Album selling for USD $27,500. As the only known production copy from Canada, that makes this version of The Black Album one of the … Continue reading Prince's The Black Album breaks Discogs record

Discogs Surpasses 10 Million Releases

Powered by community: The Discogs vinyl record database continues its mission of sharing comprehensive music data as it surpasses the 10 million release mark. Discogs, the world’s foremost Database, Marketplace, and Community for physical music, surpasses a significant data milestone with the addition of the 10 millionth release to the Discogs Database. The user-built, open-source database, with more than 400,000 Contributors, continues the nearly 18-year … Continue reading Discogs Surpasses 10 Million Releases

The Beatles – Love Me Do

The Beatles' Love Me Do sells for $10,553

A second copy of The Beatles’ first demo single for Parlophone Love Me Do has been sold through Discogs for   $10,553, although it has fallen short of the record for the most expensive 7″ ever sold. Released on 5 October, 1962, the single is one of only 250 issued with McCartney (McArtney) incorrectly spelled in the writing credit. In October 2017, this same variant of Love Me Do broke the record … Continue reading The Beatles' Love Me Do sells for $10,553

Khruangbin

Discogs reveals top 50 best-selling records in February 2018

Discogs has revealed the top 50 best-selling records on the site in February, with Kate Bush’s The Kick Inside creeping into the chart at No. 49 and Khruangbin’s Con Todo El Mundo debuting at No. 26.  February’s chart had some surprise appearances, with Sanatana’s Abraxas entering in the Top 50 along with Stevie Wonder’s Songs In The Key Of Life and Elton John’s Goodbye Yellow … Continue reading Discogs reveals top 50 best-selling records in February 2018

Pink Floyd Meddle

Pink Floyd's Meddle sells for $4,400 on Discogs

A Colombia blue transparent copy of Pink Floyd’s Meddle was the most expensive item sold on Discogs in February, fetching $4,400. The number of copies of the blue transparent variant of Meddle is unknown, and this copy only appears in 10 Discogs users’ collections. Other notable sales in February included the Detroit soul label Big Mack’s release of Bob & Fred’s 1966 single I’ll Be On My … Continue reading Pink Floyd's Meddle sells for $4,400 on Discogs

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band Reissue

Vinyl's future is bright, experts tell Discogs

Experts polled in a recent survey by Discogs say the future of the vinyl format is looking healthy – and given that the platform is the biggest music database and marketplace in the world, what it says about statistics and trends in the music industry is surely well worth listening to.  Recent reports have made for encouraging reading for vinyl fans – sales of the format are … Continue reading Vinyl's future is bright, experts tell Discogs