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Record Collecting: Everything You Wanted To Know But Were Afraid To Ask….Part 6: Grading Your Vinyl

November 7, 2016 Cathryn Draper 0

Grading records is one of the most controversial areas of collecting second-hand vinyl records, with differing opinion as to what constitutes Mint condition. Here at eil Towers we use the generally accepted Record Collector guide to condition reproduced below for both buying and selling. (All text copyright Parker Publishing) Whilst […read more…]

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Was Jarvis Cocker right to say that, “if David Bowie was looking down on the Hammersmith Apollo, he would want the 2016 Mercury prize to go to Skepta”

September 16, 2016 Cathryn Draper 0

When Jarvis Cocker presented London grime artist Skepta with the Mercury Award last night he stated that: “We as a jury decided that if David Bowie was looking down on the Hammersmith Apollo tonight, he would want the 2016 prize to go to Skepta.” – what are your thoughts? Was Bowie […read more…]

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Can Music Cassettes Make A Comeback?

September 8, 2016 Cathryn Draper 0

Okay, so we’re all up to speed with the (ahem) ‘vinyl revival’ but rising like the proverbial phoenix from the ashes is the good ol’ cassette….in fact so much so that in recent years Kanye West, Eminem and even Justin Bieber (yikes!) have made limited cassette runs available….here’s a pic […read more…]

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991.com – Top 10 ‘Alternative Easter ‘ Vinyl & CDs

March 27, 2016 Cathryn Draper 0

…put your egg down and feast your eyes on eil.com’s alternative Easter Top 10 Don’t forget eil.com is not just about Easter themed Top 10’s! be sure to check the website for an incredible range of vinyl, rarities, imports, new releases, merchandise, memorabilia and more.

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Top 10 Collectible Vinyl, CDs, Merchandise and Music Memorabilia added this week

March 19, 2016 Cathryn Draper 0

….big hitters at 991.com this week, include a MAJOR jazz rarities in the shape of John Coltrane’s seminal ‘Blue Train’ LP on Blue Note and a wonderful Tubby Hayes/Jazz Couriers original, a mega-rare Japanese only Queen promo LP, rare Japanese Bruce Springsteen 7″, Beatles rarities galore, and more….Here’s a few highlights, for full Top […read more…]

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