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Music News

On this day in 1976….

December 4, 2016 Tim Card 0

….workers at EMI records went on strike, refusing to package the Sex Pistols single ‘Anarchy In The UK.’ They say that the ‘past is a different country, they do things differently there’, this story about the workers at EMI in Hayes who went on strike rather than have a hand in the ‘filth and the fury’ that was the Sex Pistols debut ’45 surely confirms this? It’s hard to comprehend from a 2016 perspective that a ‘pop’ record could have such a polarising effect – it would seem that the Pistols did indeed represent the coming wave and your regular […]

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Rare & Vintage Vinyl & CDs

Future Collectables: Beach Boys limited edition ‘Good Vibrations’ orange vinyl 12″ EP

December 3, 2016 Tim Card 0

Hot off the press are these 12″ Vinyl EPs – just ripe for being future collectables… 2016 UK 50th Anniversary limited edition 6-track 12″ vinyl EP pressed on gorgeous orange vinyl, featuring five versions of the seminal title track, what has been described as a “teenage symphony to God”, also includes Let’s Go Away For A While’ factory sealed picture sleeve too- read more here

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Music News

Ride to release first album in 20 years

December 3, 2016 Tim Card 0

From the Guardian Two years after they re-formed, the shoegaze pioneers are in the studio with producer Erol Alkan to record follow-up to Tarantula Ride are set to release their first album in more than 20 years. The four-piece band, who re-formed in 2014, will finally follow up 1996’s Tarantula with a new record in 2017. The news was broken online by DJ Erol Alkan, who revealed that he would be producing the new record. In an Instagram post of the band in the studio, Alkan wrote: “Currently in the studio with Ride producing their forthcoming album.” Ride formed in […]

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Buying - Sell to Us

Get Cash For Your Records – Come To Our Buying Days In Kent Next Friday & Saturday 9th & 10th December 2016

December 2, 2016 Cathryn Draper 0

Earn some Cash for your unwanted vinyl Records, CDs, Pop ‘n Rock Memorabilia! It’s our pre-Christmas Bumper Buying Weekend here in Kent next week – Friday AND Saturday 9th & 10th December 2016. From 9:30am and 4pm let our professional buyers give you a free, on-the-spot, no obligation purchase appraisal. No appointment necessary and there’s plenty of free onsite parking. Find more info and a map here Call us on 01474 815 009 or email buyers@eil.com   We pay top prices for mint condition original vinyl LPs, EPs & 45s. We also buy rare CDs, pop memorabilia and autographs… The […]

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Rare & Vintage Vinyl & CDs

Christmas Gift Ideas For Collectors & Music Lovers: This Week – Record Store Day Vinyl Releases

December 2, 2016 Cathryn Draper 0

No Vinyl lover can ignore the thrill of the chase and Vinyl released for Record Store Day is no exception.  Limited in number from the outset and emminently collectable over time. We’ve got a good selection of RSD releases from over the years from Alice in Chains to Star Trek… Find them all here Stuck for gift ideas? Call Luke, he’s an expert in helping you find the perfect present 01474 816 070 luke.heaver@eil.com  

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Buying - Sell to Us

Are You In The West Country With Vinyl, CDs Or Memorabilia To Sell?

December 2, 2016 Cathryn Draper 0

Our West Country Buying Office is now open for business! Have you been told by other record dealers “it’s ‘too far to travel”? Do you want to sell your Vinyl Records but have been told you’ll have to wait until the next visit to the area which might be weeks away? Help is at hand! eil.com has a buyer now based in Devon in the South West which will cover a seriously neglected area of the country. Richard Austin will cover the ‘forgotten’ counties of Wiltshire, Dorset, Devon and Cornwall in the same way that the rest of the country […]

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New Releases

Future Collectables: Yoko Ono & John Lennon Plastic Ono Band 2016 CLEAR Vinyl LP

December 2, 2016 Cathryn Draper 0

Hot off the press are these NEW Vinyl LPs – just ripe for being future collectables… 2016 US limited edition 6-track LP pressed on clear vinyl, featuring John Lennon, Ringo Starr, Klaus Voormann… & Ornette Coleman on trumpet. This is a prime proto-punk/noise rock/Krautrock-esque affair including the wonderfully titled, Greenfield Morning I Pushed an Empty Baby Carriage All Over the City. Unvailable for decades, this issue has been remastered from the original tapes by Sean Lennon, within a picture sleeve featuring the original artwork, factory sealed in the barcoded hype stickered shrink with a one page sales sheet – read […]

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Collecting Advice

Harvest, Virgin, Vertigo & Island Label Collectors – Yuri Grishin’s Reknowned Books Now Availalble As PDF

December 2, 2016 Cathryn Draper 0

We are proud to be an official stockist for the 2016 digital editions of these amazing 2007 Russian limited edition 352 page A4 sized books by Yuri Grishin, supplied as a PDF on a branded USB stick. There’s one for each of the Island Record label, Harvest Records, Vertigo Records and Charisma.  Each details all there is to know about each label.  Lavishly illustrated throughout in full colour with over 1400 pictures – every label & sleeve variant [e.g. Bronze, Chrysalis, Blue Thumb, Sue]. With full text in Russian & English, this is an essential reference source for any collector! Click on the image […]

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Music News

Muse to headline Reading and Leeds festivals in 2017

December 2, 2016 Tim Card 0

From the Telegraph Rock group Muse have been announced as the first headliners for next year’s Reading and Leeds festivals. The British band will top the bill for the third time at the two festivals following previous headline performances in 2011 and 2006 Last year Muse made it a hat-trick of Glastonbury headline slots as they played the Pyramid Stage. The band – fronted by Matt Bellamy – are to be joined by fellow Brits Bastille as well as electronic dance group Major Lazer and American hip hop artist Danny Brown. Muse said they were “very excited” to be playing the two festivals again. A […]

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Rare & Vintage Vinyl & CDs

Future Collectables: Rolling Stones brand new album ‘Blue & Lonesome’ in stock

December 1, 2016 Tim Card 0

Released last week, ‘Blue & Lonesome’ is a real return to form for the Stones, all 12 tracks are covers (the first time they’ve done this), but not for Jagger and C0. rehashed versions of the Great American Songbook, oh no, here the good ‘ol boys delve back into their blues roots and offer up a feast of fun with their takes on songs by Little Walter, Buddy Johnson, Eddie Taylor and more. We think this limited double vinyl, audiophile 180g pressing has all the makings of a future collectable – in stock now, click here for full details If […]

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