Discogs launches four new database, marketplace divisions


Discogs, the largest music database and marketplace in the world, officially announces the launch of four new database and marketplace divisions based on the Discogs platform. A mere four months after launching Gearogs into public beta, the four new database and marketplace iterations consist of Gearogs, Filmogs, Bookogs, Comicogs, and Posterogs. All four new divisions, in tandem with Gearogs, will be free of listing and seller fees for a limited time during the public launch.

“Discogs seems to be cashing in on opportunities to help collector communities that are arguably underserved by the Spotifys and Goodreads of the world, in terms of accommodating for meticulousness and precision,” FORBES Magazine says. “But that’s where the similarities end: managing this new ecosystem will require understanding and serving the unique values and identifiers of collection behavior in each vertical.”

All four divisions open to public beta during the September Pledge Initiative (S.P.IN) with the emphasis on submissions to all six databases including Discogs and Gearogs. Discogs’ S.P.IN campaign drives toward a massive landmark of nine million releases in the Discogs database. Gearogs S.P.IN. as well as S.P.IN. campaigns focused on Filmogs, Bookogs, Comicogs, and Posterogs all have important goals based on increasing database submissions in September. Each S.P.IN. campaign landing page will have a simple guide on how to submit your favorite new record, piece of gear, film, book, or comic!

Discogs is the user-built database of music; with a catalog of more than 8,800,000 recordings and 5,000,000 artists, Discogs is the largest physical music database in the world. In addition, Discogs connects buyers and sellers across the globe. With more than 35 million items available and thousands of sellers, this is the premier spot for new releases to hard to find gems. Download the Discogs App for iOS and Android.

Author: Buddy Iahn

Buddy Iahn founded The Music Universe when he decided to juxtapose his love of web design and music. As a lifelong drummer, he decided to take a hiatus from playing music to report it. The website began as a fun project in 2013 to one of the top independent news sites.