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The strange world of discogs

Posted: Tue Jan 17, 2017 3:47 pm
by sloth
I've recently decided to sell off some of my vinyl on discogs. Most of it predictably has a market value of about £.0.20, but there are occasional curveballs. For instance, apparently this record (which I'll be listing as soon as I find it!) sells for over £100 (someone paid over £150 for it once??).

What's that all about? I can only guess that some huge name DJ played it in a recorded set, and then all the "track id??????!!!" crew inflate the price to ridiculous proportions. Here's hoping Ricardo Villalobos starts dropping Doubledown records sometime soon.

Re: The strange world of discogs

Posted: Sat Jan 21, 2017 10:59 am
by sums
Would you accept £85?

Re: The strange world of discogs

Posted: Mon Jan 23, 2017 3:48 am
by wick_something
a couple of years back i went through and put all of my records up in a discogs database, had the same thing happen...with stuff that was... mostly meh.

i think you've hit the nail on the head...somebody who's all tits and whistles puts a track on a mix and suddenly the demand skyrockets...

Re: The strange world of discogs

Posted: Wed Feb 22, 2017 9:47 am
by wiz
you just need to hear it on a really big system