Just in – a wonderful collection of Reggae greats, containing a plethora of Roots, Dub, Dancehall & Lovers Rock; with well-known artists as well as some obscure wonders! We have a wide range of ska/reggae titles in our store right now. Below are some of the highlights, and you can […]
Just in at eil Towers is an incredible collection of vintage ska, rocksteady, reggae, dub and beyond. Obtained from an obsessive Jamaican music nut (his words not ours!), it runs like a Jamaican music history lesson, with Ska, Rocksteady, Reggae and Dub all featured – includes many super-rare UK pressed […]
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 […]
from the BBC: Reggae has been added to a list of international cultural treasures which the United Nations has deemed worthy of protecting and promoting. The music, which grew out of Jamaica in the 1960s thanks to artists like Toots and the Maytals, Peter Tosh and Bob Marley, was added […]
Orange Street, also known as ‘beat street’, was the birthplace of many reggae, ska and rocksteady artists, as well as the area where these genres were championed – especially in the 1960s and 70s. We asked Mitchie Williams of Rockers International, one of the street’s last remaining record shops, to […]
Here’s some choice early Ska/R&B singles that have just come through the doors at eil.com – all on the iconic Blue Beat label, whose reputation was such that it became a generic term for all Jamaican music from the era, here’s a few choice picks with more to follow over […]
We’ve just had a handful of super rare Ska and Rocksteady singles come through the doors at eil.com – all original ’60s Island Records pressings, here’s a few choice picks with more to follow over the next few days – watch this space!