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website and database about audio recordings

Discogs is short for discographies. It is a website and database of information about music recordings. Discogs is owned by Zink Media, Inc. in Portland, Oregon, United States. Discogs is one of the largest online databases of electronic music releases. It is believed to be the largest online database of releases on vinyl also.

Type of site
Available inEnglish
OwnerZink Media, Inc.
Created byKevin Lewandowski
RevenueAdvertisement, Marketplace Seller Fees
Alexa rankNegative increase 2,185 (July 2013)[1]
LaunchedOctober 2000
Current statusActive


The domain name was registered in August 2000. Discogs was released in October 2000 by Kevin Lewandowski. It started as a database of his personal music collection.

Contribution systemEdit

The information on Discogs comes from members of the web site.


  1. " Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2013-07-29.

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