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Watch Our Video – How To Grade Your Vinyl Records

March 25, 2017 Cathryn Draper 0

Our buyer, Glen, de-mystifies why we will typically only buy items in a certain condition and gives clear, concise advice on how to grade your vinyl according to the recognised Record Collector Grading System. Get yourself a cup of tea, sit down and enjoy…! If you’ve got records to sell, […]

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1990-2015 Iron Maiden Vinyl Reissues coming soon…

March 24, 2017 JP Cartwright 0

The next series of Iron Maiden album reissues to be released from 19th May, twelve albums on heavyweight 180 Gram black vinyl.Parlophone Records will follow 2014’s reissue of the first eight IRON MAIDEN albums, which spanned the 1980s, with twelve brand new pressings of albums from the period 1990-2015 in […]

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Classic Album Covers Of The 70s – by Hipgnosis’ Aubrey Powell

March 24, 2017 Cathryn Draper 0

The seventies are often regarded as a mean, dark and turbulent decade, full of discontent and pessimism. The album covers of the burgeoning hard rock, progressive rock, pop and punk scenes that dominated the decade mirrored this social and cultural dystopia effectively, and accurately, capturing the tone of the music […]

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Can You Help Us Find These Vinyl Record Labels?

March 23, 2017 Cathryn Draper 0

Record Label Hunting Deep in the detective department at eil.com, we look to expand our database of vinyl records of the late fifties & sixties on a daily basis. Homing in on the finer details, here we present a list of LABELS we believe were vital in help shape the […]

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This day in 1965…

March 22, 2017 Tim Card 0

…..’Bringing It All Back Home’, Bob Dylan’s 5th studio album was released. The album was the first of Dylan’s LPs to break into the US top 10, and it also topped the UK charts later that Spring. The lead-off track, Subterranean Homesick Blues became Dylan’s first single to chart in the […]

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Dick’s Picks: Shawn Phillips ‘Rumplestiltskin’s Resolve’ top-notch ’70s singer-songwriter folk/rock/jazz/funk vinyl LP

March 21, 2017 Tim Card 0

Dick’s Picks: An oft-overlooked slice of vintage U.S. singer-songwriterisms that takes a gentle stroll around folk, jazz, funk ‘n’ soul from the little-known Shawn Phillips….. SHAWN PHILLIPS Rumplestiltskin’s Resolve What is this strange beast we see before us? Is it a regular evening in round Rick Wakeman’s circa 1976? A […]

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On this day in 1965….

March 19, 2017 Tim Card 0

….The Tailor And Cutter Magazine ran an article asking the Rolling Stones to start wearing ties! The current fashion did not include wearing ties with shirts and many tie-makers were facing financial disaster. Mick Jagger said of the appeal, “The trouble with a tie is that it could dangle in the […]

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Are Elastica about to reform?

March 18, 2017 Tim Card 0

From NME ‘Haha, honestly? Everyone looks so ooooold!’ Elastica have responded to rumours that they’ll be reuniting for new music and a tour in 2017. Back in January, photos were shared online of members of Elastica back together in the studio. However, it has now emerged that they were simply […]

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Erasure Release New Album ‘World Be Gone’ on 19th May

March 18, 2017 Cathryn Draper 0

Erasure’s new album, their 17th studio recording, World Be Gone is released on 19th May. World Be Gone will include 10-tracks and will be out on CD and vinyl. Limited editions including an orange vinyl and a cassette format will be released. The band will also guest with Robbie Williams’ […]

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What’s in our ‘Top 5’ St. Patrick’s Day Playlist?

March 17, 2017 Tim Card 0

……some classic Irish music (in no particular order) to celebrate Ireland’s patron saint, find more Irish music here… Looking for new and back catalogue vinyl, rare pressings and collectable vinyl and CDs? Explore eil.com… the world’s largest online retailer of rare and out of print vinyl, CDs and music memorabilia – […]