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LINK TO ANOTHER RELEASE AND SPECIFYING YOUR OWN TEXT (remove blank after URL)
[url =https://www.discogs.com/release/15525952] as in this Argentinian version of Clockwork Angels Tour[/url]

LINK TO ANOTHER RELEASE USING THE SPECIFIC RELEASE TEXT (remove blank after R)
[r =15525952]

CREATING A MASTER RELEASE FROM SCRATCH (especially useful if the Artist name is "VARIOUS", as you can't do it on those!)
http://www.discogs.com/master/create

FULL SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
https://support.discogs.com/hc/en-us/sections/360001058453-Full-Submission-Guidelines

FORMATTING TEXT
https://support.discogs.com/hc/en-us/articles/360007331734-How-Can-I-Format-Text-

INSERTING 'rules' INTO COMMENTS
- example of inserting the timings guidelines
<a href="https://support.discogs.com/hc/articles/360005006654-Database-Guidelines-6-Format#6.5.1" target="_blank">RSG §6.5.1</a>
- example of country guidelines
<a href="https://support.discogs.com/hc/articles/360005006754-Database-Guidelines-7-Country#7.1.1" target="_blank">RSG §7.1.1</a>

When not using 'Written-By' to tag, here's an example of how to use 'Written By' instead in a release. The credits are not tagged against a tracklisting but instead are tagged in the Credits section ... https://www.discogs.com/Keni-Burke-Changes/release/892528

Info on runout grooves (version 8)
... https://www.discogs.com/forum/thread/810326
Additional guidance
... https://www.discogs.com/group/thread/809347
Example of one both etched and stamped
... https://www.discogs.com/Freestylers-Featuring-Tenor-Fly-B-Boy-Stance/release/58213
Example showing the 3 'dots' in a pyramid shape in a runout
... https://www.discogs.com/release/1201509-The-Intruders-Energy-Of-Love
Example text to state when editing a release (these are regulars in runouts)
... Added Lacquer Cut At and By according to etching on Side A's runout, and as per guidelines in group thread 809350 / POUNDA TA1PE
... Added Lacquer Cut By (or) Plated By [Eddy Gorecki] = [EG], as visible on variant nnn

Info to add to notes when ▽420 ? is in a runout (there are lots, so be accurate - below uses P as an example)
... ▽420 P in runouts (there is a space before the P) translates as:
▽420 = Pressed By, PRS Ltd.
P = Lacquer Cut At, PRT Studios
Info on this is available using https://www.discogs.com/group/thread/809508 then Ctrl-F to search with 420 P in the search box, then go to instance 2 of 2.

MERGING
... Use left hand side as the one to remain, right hand side as the one to copy from
... Use text to state reasoning - be accurate! (All data, images etc from RHS is moved to release on LHS)

TRACK DURATIONS NOT STATED
... Track durations are not stated on this release but have been timed using ???? directly from the CD / LP

MULTIPLE 'Published By' CREDITS APPLY (plus splitting out band members/performers etc)
... Here's a good example ... https://www.discogs.com/Millie-Jackson-Live-And-Outrageous-Rated-XXX/release/1846988

ADDING ADDITIONAL ARTISTS to the title of an album
... Use this example The Jeff Lorber Fusion Guest Artists: Chick Corea & Joe Farrell - Soft Space

COUNTRY/RIGHTS SOCIETIES + EXAMPLES
... https://support.discogs.com/hc/en-us/articles/360005006754-Database-Guidelines-7-Country
AKM - Austria
APRA - Australia/Australasia
ASCAP - USA
BIEM - Europe
BMI - USA
BUMA/STEMRA - The Netherlands
GEMA - Germany
JASRAC - Japan
MCPS - UK
NCB (Nordic performing rights societies)
- Koda in Denmark
- STEF in Iceland
- STIM in Sweden
- Teosto in Finland
- TONO in Norway
PRS - UK
SACEM - France
SIAE - Italy
SGAE - Spain
SOCAN - Canada
STIM - Sweden
TONO - Norway

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Various - Subculture - Recoverworld Live Volume 2
submitted Various - Subculture - Recoverworld Live Volume 2. 4 months ago
Elton John - Made In England
posted a review of Elton John - Made In England. 4 months ago
Refer to the images. The other one shows a Barcode and other info top right, back cover. There's a close up of it too.
Judge Jules - Trance Nation Electric
submitted Judge Jules - Trance Nation Electric. 5 months ago
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Tell Me That I'm Dreaming .... WHAT ..... A ...... TRACK!
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Teena Marie - Greatest Hits
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posted a review of Agora Rhythm - Galaxy / Circles. 12 months ago
Circles - what a funky gem of a track! Brilliant.
Frankie Miller - Full House
posted a review of Frankie Miller - Full House. 12 months ago
I swear that if you were played the Jealous Guy track and were not told who was singing, you'd think it was Paul Rodgers (Free) when he was at his finest!
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An absolutely timeless album. Packed full of class and imagination. Everything about this album is memorable. Tracks from this come into your head randomly, and you can recall how they go. many "complex" and/or over-jazzy albums can't do this. It's a... See full review
The Jeff Lorber Fusion Guest Artists: Chick Corea & Joe Farrell - Soft Space
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B4 is a bit of a stormer too. Brilliant album. Had my copy since '78. What memories!
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Eagles - The Long Run
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The Fun Boy Three* - The Fun Boy Three
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Me too, although it looks incredibly cheesy now. Oh, and Terry's hair - definitely 'of the period'!
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Elvis Costello - This Year's Model
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posted a comment on Millie Jackson. over 3 years ago
WHAT A VOICE! Many brilliant tracks spread over many brilliant albums. Got to love Millie J.
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Release is listed against style = Hard House. No mention of the other two but after all we can all re-genre-ise and re-categorise a sound if need be ... what about tech-house-ragga-dub? (That's made up btw, just here to show how easy it is to invent... See full review
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See additional release I just added - has white labels!
Depeche Mode - World Violation Tour At The Star Lake, Amphitheatre, Pittsburg, PA
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posted a comment on James Lavelle Presents UNKLE Sounds - Naples #GU41. over 3 years ago
The most pleasing thing for me with this release (particularly CD1) is the inclusion of tracks with real instruments, and also there is no 'air of predictability' with what you hear either. Fresh and interesting. Oh and James Holden - Balance 005 ...... See full review
Depeche Mode - Enjoy The Silence···04
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Various - House Trax 2
posted a review of Various - House Trax 2. over 3 years ago
WOW! After a break of about 30 years, I played this album today. Talk about a hidden gem! Side 1 particularly hits the mark, combining solid UK house and Chicago-style house grooves. The first 3 tracks are absolute belters - classics in fact. Play... See full review