Goldmine (magazine)

Categories Music, collectables
Frequency Monthly
Format Magazine
Publisher F+W Media
First issue September 1974
Country United States
Based in Iola, Wisconsin
Language English
ISSN 1055-2685

Goldmine, established in September 1974, by founder Brian Bukantis out of Fraser Michigan[1] is an American magazine that focuses on the collectors' market for records, tapes, CDs, and music-related memorabilia.[2] Each issue features news articles, interviews, discographies, histories, current reviews on recording stars of the past and present. Discographies are featured, listing all known releases. Coverage includes Rock, Blues, Country, Folk and Classical. Other features include classified ads, trends, and a show calendar. At one point its chief competitor was DISCoveries (with more of an emphasis on 1950s oldies) which later was purchased by the same owner before folding into it as a single publication.

The magazine is produced on newsprint in a tabloid format. It recently promised a radical overhaul, complete with more reviews and the return of old favorite features. However, the most noticeable change is that the format is a much-shrunken letter size document, no longer on the old broadsheet. It remains published by F+W Media. The magazine was published bimonthly from its start in 1974 to 1977.[1] Then it began to be published monthly.[1] The headquarters is in Iola, Wisconsin.[1]


  1. 1 2 3 4 Edward Komara (28 October 2005). Encyclopedia of the Blues. Psychology Press. p. 757. ISBN 978-0-415-92699-7. Retrieved 10 December 2015.

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