A collector of or specialist in phonograph records.


(Music, other) a specialist in or collector of vinyl records


(ˈdɪs kəˌfaɪl)

a person who studies and collects phonograph records, esp. those of a rare or specialized nature.


Someone who collects phonograph records.
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He also chronicles the development of the jazz record industry and provides an extensive profile of George Avakian, from his high school years as an avid jazz discophile, to his time at Yale where he joined the United Hot Clubs of America and got to know Marshall Stearns (who in 1956 authored The Story of Jazz), to his advocacy of reissuing classic jazz records, and finally to his role as a jazz producer at Columbia, and later other labels.
I was told of its 24 hours of Latin music on radio every day of the week, of the Island Club where one of Lorain's five Latin music orchestras performs on weekends, of the Cleveland record store "Discophile" where CDs are purchased, and of the Cleveland magazine store where Latin Beat Magazine is sold.
The avid discophile may therefore choose both this and the Tallis Scholars' recording, and imagine what a complete recording might have sounded like under David Munrow (sigh).
Along the way we encounter four vividly and sympathetically drawn profiles of record listeners: Clarence the accumulator, Tomas the ritualistic opera queen and discophile, Nina the hypercultured and hypersensitive pianist, and Saul the now-disillusioned opera fan of the 1940s and 1950s.
The collection of a Dvorak discophile will however never be complete without the wonderful recordings of Dvorak's quartets no.
Reading the booklet of this CD is guaranteed to bring every discophile's pulse up in no time.
When a discophile listens to, for instance, the recording concurrently produced by Stokowski and the New Philharmonia Orchestra (1973), who by no means racked their brains with a purist reading of Dvorak's score, he/ she would be unpleasantly surprised by Neumann's coffee-lounge manner.
a Czech discophile will focus his attention first of all and, perhaps, even the most.
Apart from the book series, the Jazz Section published catalogues for exhibitions, concert posters, and the informative discophile Diskorama.
He has not been given any attention in our lands, not even on the airwaves of the allied Czech Radio, and so I happily apply myself to the obligation of reminding Czech discophiles of the qualities and virtues of Meister's Viennese cycle, published in 2017.
Les Discophiles francais issued two related recordings.
Now, 30 years on, the shop and its associated massive mail order service feed the passions of discophiles the world over, who go to it to find everything from punk and calypso to grindcore and gospel.