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https://www.discogs.com/lists/US-Canada-Digital-Media-Manufacturing-Plants/832372
https://www.discogs.com/lists/C-S-American-Digital-Media-Manufacturing-Plants/834781
https://www.discogs.com/lists/European-Digital-Media-Manufacturing-Plants/835405
https://www.discogs.com/lists/Asian-ANZAC-Digital-Media-Manufacturing-Plants/835984

https://www.discogs.com/lists/Digital-Media-with-Pressing-Plant-ID/799606
https://www.discogs.com/lists/Known-Brokers/808951

https://www.discogs.com/lists/Texas-Recording-Studios/836395
https://www.discogs.com/lists/Texas-Live-Venues/854662
https://www.discogs.com/lists/San-Antonio-Blues-Society-Member/1232846

https://web.archive.org/web/20220526175341/https://reference.discogs.com/wiki/packaging

Since I have to frequently refer to them, please read the following threads:
🞶 Using the Stereo tag on stereo releases
🞶 Identifying Pressing Plant in FTF when multiple pressings w/ same Cat# exist
🞶 Changing the established way Variants are displayed is incorrect per current guidance.
🞶 Please do not re-number variants.
🞶 Do not duplicate Variants to create a "package variant".

These releases aren't added to Discogs yet, but if it's something you want to add to your order, let me know and I will submit the release and list my copy. Star_Man_20's Pending Submissions

Cinram plants:
🞶 Cinram Richmond Label Profile Update proposal
🞶 The Cinram Richmond clarification and tidy-up page
🞶 Cinram plants & a breakdown of a Cinram matrix.
🞶 List of Cinram Client ID numbers.

I add "XXX Pressing" in the FTF when there are several manufacturers for U.S. releases with the same catalog number.

Discussions on CD plant identification:
🞶 List of /CA manufacturers
CMCA is Cinram, Anaheim, CA?: https://www.discogs.com/forum/thread/848077
Technicolor, Olyphant, PA?: https://www.discogs.com/forum/thread/833273
Whyn Communication, Inc. https://www.discogs.com/forum/thread/823687

Misc CD plant discussions:
Post-DMI Cinram Anaheim and Huntsville: https://www.discogs.com/forum/thread/850834
EDC pressings with UML moulds: https://www.discogs.com/forum/thread/812759
PMDC-UML: https://www.discogs.com/forum/thread/814090
Sonopress USA: https://www.discogs.com/forum/thread/827516
WEA Olyphant vs WEA Commerce: https://www.discogs.com/forum/thread/824863
Technidisc https://www.discogs.com/forum/thread/820394

About me

Local Interest: Texas Independent and Self Releases

Currently mentoring: <no one> :(

Current Discogs database update projects and interests:
1) The Cinram Richmond clarification and tidy-up page
2) EDC Pressing, UML mould oddities & UML Pressing, PMDC Leftovers
3) Direct Marketing Music Clubs Group
4) Release page improvements (just a place to jot ideas at the moment - nothing serious)

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Collection in Discogs (updated 2022-03-24):
► Add all CDs in collection: 2,295 of 2,319
► Add CD want list from Amazon to Discogs: Pending

Discogs Milestones:
Currently top contributor #475 (as of 2024-04-29)
★ Reached ranked contributor status on: 2020-06-02.
★ Reached top 4,000: Achieved on 2020-07-26
★ Reached top 3,000: Achieved on 2020-12-04
★ Reached top 2,000: Achieved on 2021-04-21
★ Reached top 1,000: Achieved on 2021-12-03
★ Reached top 750: Achieved on 2022-04-15
★ Reached top 500: Achieved on 2023-03-11
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★ Rank Points (5,000): Achieved on 2020-07-26
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★ Submissions (200): Achieved on 2020-05-30 with God Lives Underwater - God Lives Underwater.
★ Submissions (250): Achieved on 2020-07-01 with Toy Subs - Vim Fuego.
★ Submissions (300): Achieved on 2020-08-31 with Dexter Freebish - Another World
★ Submissions (400): Achieved on 2020-12-16 with Christopher Franke - Babylon 5: Z'Ha'Dum
★ Submissions (500): Achieved on 2021-02-27 with Cool For August - Grand World
★ Submissions (600): Achieved on 2021-07-08 with Christopher Franke - Babylon 5: Walkabout
★ Submissions (700): Achieved on 2021-09-16 with Toy Subs - Vodka Sonic
★ Submissions (800): Achieved on 2021-10-11 with Kevin Hart - Let Me Explain (Witness The Rise Of A Legend)
★ Submissions (900): Achieved on 2021-11-09 with Type O Negative - The Least Worst Of
★ Submissions (1,000): Achieved on 2021-12-22 with Next Big Something - Next Big Something
★ Submissions (1,250): Achieved on 2022-03-29 with FourSideCircle - Figure 1-A
★ Submissions (1,500): Achieved on 2022-05-27 with Jeff Dunham - All Over The Map
★ Submissions (1,750): Achieved on 2023-02-06 with Matthew Stover Read By Jonathan Davis (15) - Star Wars: Episode III Revenge Of The Sith
★ Submissions (2,000): Achieved on 2024-04-29 with Gabriel Iglesias - The Fluffy Movie (Extended Edition)
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Katy Perry - Prism
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Houston Grand Opera Featuring David Gockley - 1996/97 Season Preview (Spring Repertory And 97/98 Sneak Preview)
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Keith Jarrett • Michala Petri / Handel* - Handel Sonatas
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Marcos Witt - Sana Nuestra Tierra
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Taizé - Veni Sancte Spiritus
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Various - Third Annual Country Christmas
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Various - Country Faith Christmas
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Mark Gibson (11) - Blue Eyed Soul
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Eleanor Reissa - Songs In The Key Of Yiddish
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Valarie Pettiford - Hear My Soul
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Chonda Pierce - Stayin' Alive... Laughing!
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Various - My Texas Music
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Sybersound -  Party Tyme Karaoke: Kids Songs
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Jeff Foxworthy - The Best Of Jeff Foxworthy: Double Wide, Single Minded
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Unknown Artist - Paris Nights (Relaxing Bath Music)
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Unknown Artist - Learn To Play... Bass
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Suzanne Deason - A.M. Yoga Conditioning For Weight Loss (Morning Affirmations And Practice)
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Colors (28) - Secret Gardens
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Martin Simpson - Live (Live At The Holywell Music Room, Oxford)
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Perry Como - Perry Como Sings Songs Of Faith & Inspiration
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Margaret Cho - Assassin
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Unknown Artist - Ocean's Relaxing Surf
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Various - Baroque At Bathtime
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The Clancy Brothers With Robbie O'Connell - Live!
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Thomas Hampson, Armen Guzelimian - An Old Song Re-Sung (American Concert Songs)
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Tony Melendez - Never Be The Same
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Todd Wilson (2) - Great French Virtuosic Organ Music
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Various - Stand-Up Comedians
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Barbara Greer & Sons - Breathtaking!
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Gabriel Iglesias - The Fluffy Movie (Extended Edition)
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No Artist - Run To Cadence With The U.S. Navy
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Kelly Clarkson - Thankful
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David Waxman - Ultra. Chilled 03
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Various - Now That's What I Call Music! 23
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Lee Ann Womack - Greatest Hits
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Julian Bream - Romantic Guitar
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Jacintha - Autumn Leaves -The Songs Of Johnny Mercer
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Paul Lloyd Warner - The Spirit Of Puget Sound (The Pacific Northwest)
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The Wilburn Brothers - The Wonderful Wilburn Brothers
submitted The Wilburn Brothers - The Wonderful Wilburn Brothers. 23 days ago
Paramore - All We Know Is Falling
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Bill Engvall - Cheap Drunk: An Autobiography
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Ron White (4) - A Little Unprofessional
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Ron White (4) - Behavioral Problems
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Hunter Sullivan - King For A Day
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Robbie Williams - Swing When You're Winning
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Riot (4) - Rock City
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Edward Carroll, William Neil - Sound The Trumpet! (English Ceremonial Music For Trumpet, Organ And Percussion)
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The Mormon Tabernacle Choir* And Bonneville Classics Symphony Orchestra - This Is Christmas
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Kavin Hoo - Pure Relaxation
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Paul Whiteman And His Orchestra With Bing Crosby - Paper Moon
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