Along with bringing you the best rare and collectable vinyl, we also pride ourselves in finding a wide selection of Audiophile pressings.
Below are a few of our current highlights, So whether it’s a gift for a friend or simply to indulge yourself we have something for everyone in our specialist Audiophile store.
Here at eil.com we have a nice range of Audiophile pressings to suit everyone’s taste and pockets.
LOS LOBOS Kiko (Sealed 2013 US exclusive limited edition Mobile Fidelity ‘Original Master Recording’ 16-track Audiophile DSD remastered Ultradisc UHR™ SACD [Super Audio CD – playable on all SACD and CD players] mastered directly from the original tapes, first released in 1992; un-numbered LP-style gatefold picture sleeve with lyric booklet & wraparoud card inner. The barcode has been blocked on the back of the sleeve, due to being issued in advance of the actual release, sealed from new UDSACD2069).
DAVID BOWIE Let’s Dance Demo (2018 UK limited edition 12″ single released exclusively for Record Store Day on 180 gram Heavyweight Vinyl, featuring the first appearance of the full length demo previously released in an edited form for David’s birthday earlier this year, clocking in at 7:34 & a live version recorded at Pacific National Exhibition Coliseum in Vancouver, Canada on 12th September 1983. Housed in a deluxe glossy picture sleeve, this copy remains in near ‘as new’ conditon DBRSD20181).
CARPENTERS A Song For You (Rare US 13-track 24kt GOLD remastered Mobile Fidelity ‘Ultradisc’ audiophile pressing CD manufatured in Japan, digitally remastered from the original master tapes. Mobile Fidelity jewelcase with unique black & gold bordered picture sleeve with booklet including the complete original artwork UDCD525).
BILL EVANS TRIO Portrait In Jazz (2019 US pressed Strictly Limited Edition 9-track double LP pressed on Audiophile quality 180gram Heavyweight SUPER VINYL – It’s impossible to exaggerate the stature, brilliance, and splendor of Bill Evans’ 1960 ‘Portrait in Jazz’ and NOW, mastered from the original master tapes, Mobile Fidelity’s opulent UD1S [UltraDisc One-Step] box set places Evans and his esteemed colleagues in your listening room. Every note, harmonic, and movement capturedby the microphones are reproduced with exquisite accuracy and wowing clarity. Close your eyes and you’re practically at Reeves Sound Studios in New York City in late December 1959. Both discs remain in UNPLAYED condition housed within the luxurious 12.5″ x 12.5″ x 1″ two-piece gold-embossed boxset which is indvidually hand-numbered on the back and remains SEALED within its original shrinkwrap!).
CAPTAIN BEEFHEART & MAGIC BAND Frank Freeman’s Dance Club (Limited 2013 UK Record Store Day exclusive 8-track LP pressed on 180gram Purple Vinyl. One of the highlights of Beefheart’s 1968 tour of the UK was the concert at Frank Freeman’s Dance Club in Kidderminster. Fortunately legendary DJ John Peel brought his tape recorder & recorded four brilliant numbers from the show which appear on this album along with four other tracks from that era. Pride of place on the front cover of the LP goes to one of the recently discovered 1968 screen printed posters for the Frank Freeman’s Beefheart show! The gatefold sleeve is individually numbered on the reverse & sealed from new)***Limited to 1000 Copies Only***.
CHICAGO Chicago VI (2013 US limited edition GOLD remastered Gain 2 Ultradisc UHR audiophile Hybrid SACD issue of the 1973 10-track album, playable on all CD players, complete with wraparound Mo-Fi insert in individually numbered gatefold card sleeve UDSACD2132).
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