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Many moons ago using Discogs helped me to choose a career path, I am now working as a systems librarian and cataloguer.

That does mean that I get paid to catalogue music. Just saying.

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Australian Label/Company Research
ASIC for information about Australian companies
ASIC company dataset, easier to search through when downloaded
ACCC Public Register - Australian public register of murders and executions
Australian Business register - Lists of company trading names
Australian trademark search
APRA AMCOS Search Australia's music rights organisation

Australian Artist Research
Australian Dictionary of Biography
Trove digitised newspapers

UK company information
NZ Government Gazette NZ cessation and name changes of companies
British Newspaper Archive (See if your local library has a subscription)
Billboard Magazine
EBSCO Full text search for many music publications and newspapers including:
Rolling Stone

Video game music resource
Both of these are very incomplete and have glaring ommissions
VGMdb Not very good catalogue records but sometimes has the necessary info
World of Game Music Same as above, some different info.

Informative
What is a CD glass master?
Packaging terminology
Cassette shell terminology

Useful Forum Contributions
Guidelines are not Rules
Sampler in an MR?
SID codes are sometimes part of a complete matrix, do not remove them (2011) - A reminder from 2014
Pressing info in FTF to differentiate
Logo (usually) = label
Sorting BAOI information
Describing a logo or symbol in the matrix
Merge releases with no uniquely identifying information
CD, Enhanced is used for video games regardless of "Enhanced CD", "Mixed Mode", "CD Extra", etc.

Extrapolation/Interpretation/External Sources
When is a main artist not a main artist?
Add a cat number from the label page
Want to intuitively add credits? Yes for classical music, no for most else
No interpreting dates from matrix info
ANVs are okay for external sources of information being add as [Uncredited]
Agreement to use fuller form of name as PAN with verifiable research
Revert conflicting dates to Month/Year or Year

Unique Releases
No SID and SID are unique releases
Different manufactureres in matrix are unique releases

Random Pedantic Stuff
Main artists should not be adjusted for perceived worth

Admin
Discogs Dummy Release™
Link to help restore a MR
Link to edit disabled artists Change XXXX to artist ID
Activité Récente
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a référencé Filter (2) - Short Bus. 10 days ago
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a référencé George Orwell - Animal Farm. 12 days ago
a référencé Royal Australian Navy Band* - La Noche De Los Mayas. 14 days ago
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a référencé David Bowie - Changesbowie. 15 days ago
a référencé Various - Cry-Baby (Original Soundtrack Album). 15 days ago
a référencé Unknown Artist - Truck Racing. 15 days ago
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a référencé Nathan McCree - Tomb Raider. 18 days ago
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a référencé Nathan McCree - Tomb Raider. 18 days ago
a référencé Juice Music - The Ultimate Road Trip For Kids. 19 days ago
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a référencé Royal Australian Navy Band* - Live In Concert. 21 days ago
a ajouté Nirvana - Incesticide à sa collection. 22 days ago
a référencé Miles Davis - Birth Of The Cool. 22 days ago
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a ajouté Brian Tyler - Battle:LA (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) à sa collection. 22 days ago
a ajouté Frank Zappa - Sheik Yerbouti à sa collection. 22 days ago
a ajouté Etienne De Crecy* - Tempovision à sa collection. about 1 month ago
a référencé Metallica - The $5.98 E.P. - Garage Days Re-Revisited. about 1 month ago
a ajouté Metallica - The $5.98 E.P. - Garage Days Re-Revisited à sa collection. about 1 month ago
a ajouté Jackson And His Computer Band* - Smash à sa collection. about 1 month ago
a ajouté Paul White (4) - Rejuvenate à sa collection. about 1 month ago
a ajouté The 12th Man - Still The 12th Man à sa collection. about 1 month ago
a ajouté Various - Stigmata (Music From The MGM Motion Picture Soundtrack) à sa collection. about 1 month ago
a référencé Soulfly - Primitive. about 1 month ago
a référencé Lois Britten - Life Cycles. about 1 month ago
a référencé Rockets (9) - Nothing To Say. about 1 month ago
a référencé Various - The Australian Guild Of Screen Composers Two Thousand Award Winners. about 1 month ago
a référencé Michael Bell (19) - As It Turns. about 1 month ago
a ajouté Various - The Rebirth Of Cool Volume 3 à sa collection. about 1 month ago
a ajouté Michael Giacchino - Alias (Original Television Soundtrack) à sa collection. about 1 month ago
a référencé Various - Urban Shadows. about 1 month ago
a ajouté Nirvana - Bleach à sa collection. about 1 month ago
a ajouté Slayer - World Painted Blood à sa collection. about 1 month ago
a ajouté Stanley Clarke - Passenger 57 (Music From The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) à sa collection. about 1 month ago
a ajouté Rammstein - Liebe Ist Für Alle Da à sa collection. about 1 month ago
a ajouté Various - The Andrew Denton Breakfast Show Musical Challenge à sa collection. about 1 month ago
a ajouté Various - The Andrew Denton Breakfast Show Musical Challenge 2: Even More Challenged! à sa collection. about 1 month ago