First time sales hit 1 million in 18 years,
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Vinyl record sales hit 18-year high

We are excited to hear the news that more than one million vinyl records have been sold in the UK so far this year – the first time the milestone has been achieved since 1996. With Pink Floyd’s The Endless River becoming the fastest-selling vinyl release since 1997 and the Official Chart Company […]

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Madonna auction: the nine most unusual items

Madonna’s wedding dress, post-marital agreement and underwear are going under the hammer More than 140 items of Madonna memorabilia will go under the hammer next month as part of an Icons & Idols: Rock ‘n’ Roll auction held by the California-based auctioneer Julien’s. Dedicated Madonna fans will be able to […]

RIP Jack
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RIP Jack Bruce..

We were incredibly saddened to hear the sad news of the passing of Cream’s Jack Bruce at the weekend. With Cream, he brought a lot of joy to music fans around the world for decades and he will be sorely missed.   Our thoughts go out to his family & […]

Holly Johnson Blast
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Original Holly Johnson Industry Sales Awards

With new material out by Holly Johnson, collectors of his early material might like to add one of these to their collection…   HOLLY JOHNSON Blast – Official 1989 UK in-house MCA GOLD LP presentation award disc for UK sales in excess of 100,000 copies. Measuring approximately 16″ x 20″ this framed, matted & […]

Frank Zappa Apostrophe 2014 Vinyl Issue
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New Vinyl LP reissue from Frank Zappa

FRANK ZAPPA Apostrophe (‘) 2014 UK issue of the 1974 9-track vinyl LP, which includes the famed Don’t Eat The Yellow Snow, picture sleeve – mint, unplayed and sealed from new Explore the extensive back catalogue of rare Vinyl and CDs for Frank Zappa and The Mothers of Invention here at eil.com […]

Vinyl junkie: John Cusack in High Fidelity (2000)
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Are men more passionate about music than women?

Bibi Lynch’s music taste has been shaped largely by the men in her life – does that mean men are more enthusiastic about music?   I interviewed a brilliant female photographer on my radio show the other day — about her latest wonderful exhibition which focuses on incredible, inspirational women. […]

The Best Vinyl Nights In London
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These are the best vinyl-only nights in London

There’s something odd about watching a DJ work a MacBook Pro hooked up to CDJ decks and vastly complex mixers. With modern technology enabling the perfect beat-match, what exactly are they doing in there (beyond fiddling with the delay knob)? The game’s certainly changed from the days of beat matching […]