Rare & Vintage Vinyl & CDs

Get More ‘BANG’ for your ‘BUCK’ with our Weekly Top 5 ‘Affordable Rare Vinyl Records & Memorabilia’

January 17, 2017 Tim Card 0

Here at eil.com we realise not everyone’s pockets are sooo deep they can stump up the readies for that uber-collectable slab of vinyl, CD boxset, vintage memorabilia etc etc….with that in mind we’ve put together this new weekly ‘Top 5’ of some of the more affordable collectables that pass through the doors each week at eil Towers, no items will be more than £50, here’s a few to whet the whistle, to see them all click here  

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Fleetwood Mac duet album to be released

January 17, 2017 Tim Card 0

From the Guardian Former members Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie return with their duet album in May, which will feature John McVie and Mick Fleetwood Fleetwood Mac’s Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie are set to record a duet album together under the name Buckingham McVie. The moniker harks back to the cult duo Buckingham Nicks, which Lindsey and Stevie Nicks formed before joining Fleetwood Mac. The singers told the LA Times that their new record should be released in May, with Buckingham commenting on the particular chemistry between the two: “All these years we’ve had this rapport, but we’d never really thought about […]

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Dick’s Picks: Rosemary Hardman ‘Firebird’ Rare 70s British Folk Vinyl LP

January 16, 2017 Tim Card 0

Dick’s Picks: This week Dick has chosen this seldom-seen slice of vintage British folk from Rosemary Hardman, if you’re a fan of Anne Briggs, Vashti Bunyan, The Trees, Jackie Whitren, Brigitte St. John et al, read on….this may well be exactly what the folk doctor ordered…. Rosemary Hardman – who, what, why, where? Born in Manchester in 1945 Hardman learnt guitar from an early age and by 1965 was a regular performer on the folk circuit in and around Manchester, after several years organising gigs she made her recording debut in 1968 with ‘Queen Of Hearts’ on the Folk Heritage label; […]

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JAZZ Vinyl & CDs at eil.com this week includes Chet Baker, Chick Corea, Hank Mobley, Herbie Hancock and more…

January 16, 2017 Tim Card 0

Ain’t nothing but a jazz thing here at eil Towers with some top jazz rare vinyl and CDs coming through the doors over the past week, here’s a few to whet your jazz whistle, see them all here. If you want to keep up to date with all the latest jazz vinyl and CDs why not subscribe to our weekly newsletter, info here – Expect to find…… Original pressed jazz rarities… Classic jazz, original and high end audio reissues…… Jazz reissues, new releases and vintage pressings with prices to suit all… High end audio CDs…. Ultimate Jazz, rare originals…..

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New turntable ‘The Gearbox Automatic’ syncs your vinyl collection with Spotify

January 15, 2017 Tim Card 0

From What Hi-Fi Choosing between vinyl and digital music is often a question of personal taste; vinyl may offer better sound quality than some streaming services, but digital streaming is certainly more convenient. Vinyl is expensive, digital is usually cheaper. However, Gearbox Records, a vinyl-led record label and production company, is doing its best to deliver the best of both worlds by crowdfunding the ‘Gearbox Automatic’ – a turntable that synchronises with your Spotify playlists. Read more here If you’re looking for vinyl to ‘sync with your Spotify'(!) then be sure to check eil.com to see our huge range of […]

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On this day in 1965….

January 15, 2017 Tim Card 0

…The Who released their first single ‘I Can’t Explain’ with a certain Jimmy Page on guitar and The Ivy League on backing vocals, it went on to reach No.8 on the UK chart. This is from the ‘The Who.com’ Fifty years ago today The Who’s recording career really took off when their first single, ‘I Can’t Explain’ b/w ‘Bald Headed Woman’ was released on the Brunswick label in Britain. Released a few weeks earlier in the US on the Decca label, the single didn’t make much impact, only reaching #93, but in the UK it managed to reach a very healthy #8 on the […]

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Bruce Springsteen: ‘This is the only thing I’m qualified to do. It matters how I do it’

January 14, 2017 Tim Card 0

From the Guardian Ahead of his shows in Australia, the Boss explains the art of performance and never taking an audience for granted You must feel an incredible sense of power, standing in front of 80,000 people. And with great power comes great responsibility, as Spider-Man put it. Do you feel that responsibility, too? Well, you’ve got to look at it … you go out on stage each night as if, one, it’s the most important thing in your life you can do, two, it’s only rock’n’roll. You’ve got to be able to keep those conflicting points of view in […]

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The Hammer Didn’t Fall: Metal Hammer magazine saved after being bought by Future Publishing

January 13, 2017 Tim Card 0

From the Independent Metal Hammer magazine has been saved from closure, along with Classic Rock and Prog, after going into administration in December. More than 70 staff were put out of work days before Christmas, with no severance pay, which prompted the British band Orange Goblin to launch a fundraising campaign which raised more than £85,000 for staff and their families. They also held a fundraising gig at the Black Heart in Camden, London on 5 January. The titles have now been bought back by Future publishing for £800,000, which includes the magazines, events and licence for the Team Rock […]

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