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|Owner||Zink Media, Inc.|
|Created by||Kevin Lewandowski|
|Revenue||Advertisement, Marketplace Seller Fees|
|Alexa rank||▲ 2,185 (July 2013[update])|
Discogs 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.
The discogs.com 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. The name of the site is short for discographies.
The information on Discogs comes from members of the web site.
- "Discogs.com Site Info". Alexa Internet. http://www.alexa.com/siteinfo/Discogs.com.
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