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JAZZ Vinyl & CDs at eil.com this week includes Art Pepper, Miles Davis, Wayne Shorter, Mingus & More

January 9, 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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What were the 10 Best-Selling Vinyl Albums of 2016?

January 9, 2017 Tim Card 0

From NME These are the U.K’s top 10 best-selling vinyl albums of 2016, they include ‘classic’ and ‘legacy’ albums from the likes of Fleetwood Mac, The Stone Roses, The Beatles, Nirvana and the late Prince – and with only two new releases (Bowie and Radiohead) in the list, should we be worried and does it really matter? If you’re looking for vinyl – vintage, reissues, imports, new releases and more, be sure to check eil.com                    

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Kylie! Top 5 Vinyl, CD & Memorabilia In Stock

January 8, 2017 Tim Card 0

Hot-footing it through the doors this week at eil Towers is a top-notch collection of all things Kylie – there’s some real rarities here including official awards, imports, acetates and more – here without further ado is our current Top 5 items, to see the full list click here

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Sell Your Vinyl & CDs In 2017 – Come To Any Of Our Buying Days In Kent Or London

January 8, 2017 Cathryn Draper 0

Regular readers and sellers of Vinyl, CDs and Memorabilia will know we open our offices in Kent every second Friday of the month. No appointment necessary – plenty of free parking. Find out more here or call us on 01474 815 099 or email buyers@eil.com Kent 2017 dates for your diary:- Friday & Saturday 10th & 11th February 2017 Friday 11th March 2017 Friday & Saturday 14th and 15th April 2017 [Easter & Record Store Day – free chocolate eggs with your coffee!] Friday 12th May 2017 Friday and Saturday 9th and 10th June 2017 Friday 14th July 2017 Friday and […]

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On This Day In….

January 8, 2017 Tim Card 0

…..1994, Oasis started recording their debut album Definitely Maybe at Monnow Valley Studio in South Wales. When released in August 1994, it became the fastest selling debut album of all time in the UK, (being surpassed in 2006 by Arctic Monkeys debut album Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not). The album went on to sell over 12 million copies worldwide….. You can find Oasis rarities, vinyl, CDs, memorabilia and more at the Oasis Collectors Store at eil.com

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Desert Island Discs: 75 defining moments from 75 years of castaways – what would your Desert Island Disc be?

January 7, 2017 Tim Card 0

From the Guardian The show’s first guest was marooned three quarters of a century ago this month. Here are the moments that made Desert Island Discs a radio classic 1. The first castaway – marooned on 29 January 1942 – was Vic Oliver, a music-hall star in the 1930s. He was the perfect first interviewee for presenter Roy Plomley, the Wodehousian wannabe actor who devised the show. The first guest was supposed to be the philosopher CEM Joad, but he was indisposed. Who knows how broadcasting history would have turned out if Joad had made it to the recording. 2. […]

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David Bowie didn’t know he was dying when recording ‘Blackstar’, says new documentary

January 7, 2017 Tim Card 0

From NME Revelation comes from new BBC 2 documentary ‘David Bowie: The Last Five Years’ David Bowie didn’t know he was dying when he recorded his final album ‘Blackstar’, according to a new documentary about the late music icon’s final years. David Bowie: The Last Five Years will air on BBC 2 this Saturday (January 7), a day before what would have been the singer’s 70th birthday and just under a year following his passing. The Guardian reports that in the documentary it is claimed by ‘Lazarus’ video director Johan Renck that Bowie only discovered his cancer had become terminal when he […]

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3 easy steps to selling your unwanted mint Vinyl Records, CDs & Music Memorabilia!

January 6, 2017 Cathryn Draper 0

How to sell to us in 3 easy steps! 1.   Tell us what you’ve got Phone: in the UK on 0800 345 7551 Phone: outside the UK +44-1474-815 099 or email: buyers@eil.com 2.   Getting your items to us Bring your items to our buying days – no appointment necessary! OR any other day by appointment OR, our courier can collect, free of charge OR you can pack them up and send them to us 3.   Get paid Our buyers will assess your items and as long as they meet the criteria we have outlined we’ll arrange payment to be sent within 48 hours That’s it! […]

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Happy 20th Anniversary Dave Joyce – Twenty Years at eil.com today!

January 6, 2017 Tim Card 0

Happy 20th Anniversary Dave Joyce – Twenty Years at eil.com today! Recent months have seen a flurry of 20th Anniversary celebrations, with both Cheryl and J.P. having passed this employment milestone, and now Dave Joyce joins this illustrious roll-call with 20 years on the clock too! So let’s set the scene: January 6th 1997, a sprightly Dave starts his first working day at Esprit International Limited, John Major was Prime Minister, Bill Clinton was US president, Trainspotting was on at the cinema and Dave’s (secret) faves the Spice Girls were number one in the charts with ‘2 Become 1’ – […]

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With fewer number ones than ever before in 2016, has the success of streaming killed UK chart music?

January 6, 2017 Tim Card 0

From the Telegraph Music streaming increased by more than two thirds in the UK last year, but is the success of Spotify and other streaming services rendering the music charts redundant? Just 11 songs reached number one in the UK charts in 2016, the lowest recorded number for any complete year to date. Only four of these 11 songs were by artists who hadn’t had a number one before. The British Phonographic Industry’s music market report for 2016 found that 45 billion songs were streamed in the UK last year, up by 68 per cent on 2015. Although – after […]

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