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Another Batch Of Classic Drum And Bass!

  After more hours spent trawling through our recently acquired Drum and Bass collection we have unearthed even more classics to get your teeth into. We have a large number of releases from the key labels in the Drum and Bass scene from Ram Records, Renegade Hardware, True Playaz, and Charge Recordings. These labels were […read more…]

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Tuesday’s Top Items! Including A Mega Rare AC/DC Pressing On ORANGE Vinyl, A Fantastic David Bowie Genesis Publication And The Beatles’ Help First Pressing!

AC/DC Highway To Hell Mega rare 1979 German limited edition 10-track ORANGE VINYL LP for the sixth studio album by the Australian hard rock band and the last featuring Bon Scott, who died early the following year. Housed in a glossy picture sleeve which has only a few minor storage […read more…]

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Monday’s Top Items! Including A Sought-After Slab Of Prog Jazz-Rock From Bob Downes, A Rare Rolling Stones’ 1966 Tour Programme And Chris Squire On this Atlantic ’75 Classic!

BOB DOWNES OPEN MUSIC Electric City Rare and in demand British Progressive Jazz-Rock 1970 UK 11-track LP on the highly collectable Vertigo 'swirl' label, starring Clem Cattini, Ian Carr, Harry Beckett, Chris Spedding, Ray Russell, Kenny Wheelerand more. The gatefold picture sleeve shows only the very lightest of edge wear […read more…]

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Friday’s Top Three! Including A FULLY AUTOGRAPHED Rolling Stones Jaw-Dropper, The Who’s On This Deluxe Japanese Box Set And A Kate Bush Pink Vinyl Rarity!

ROLLING STONES 19th Nervous Breakdown Stunning US framed custom display, featuring a Fully Autographed black & white 9" x 11" print for the single [same 'lake' shot as the US release], signed by Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts,Ronnie Wood, Bill Wyman and, all-importantly, Brian Jones. Those of Jagger & […read more…]

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991 brings you excerpts from this weeks R.C. Weekly Newsletter. You can subscribe to the full version by contacting Anna, anna.bowen@metropolis.co.uk  Get tour news, reviews, new release information and the chance to win some very cool prizes… Please mention 991 when you subscribe. ***** A busy week, despite it being […read more…]

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Thursday’s Top Three! Including A Double Avant-Garde Whammy On The Legendary Deutsche Grammophon Label And A Scarce Radiohead Dutch 2-CD Set!

VARIOUS Avant-Garde Vol. 2 Very rare and legendary 1969 German Deutsche Grammophon stereo 6-LP box set, compiling an astonishing collection of avant-garde works by some of the most important composers in the field such as Karlheinz Stockhausen (Telemusik, Mixtur), John Cage (Cartridge Music in particular, which showcases the earliest example […read more…]

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Classic Drum and Bass!

Out of the shadows of the mid 90's dance and breakbeat scene Drum and Bass emerged and unleashed such classic and genre-bending cuts as Omni Trio's Renedage Snares, Adam F's Dirty Harry and Roni Size Reprazent's Brown Paper Bag that a new standard was set. This dominant scene has progressed […read more…]

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Wednesday’s Top Three! Including A Rare Philharmonic Orchestra 1959 Pressing, A Japanese Pink Floyd LP And The Hollies ’68 Release On Rare Red Vinyl!

PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Cello Concerto In A Minor Very rare 1959 UK 1st issue stereo LP on the blue/silver Columbia label, also featuring an incredible performance of Tchaikovsky's 'Variations On A Rococo Theme, op. 33', both conducted by Sir Malcom Sargent and starring the great Pierre Fournier. The picture sleeve is […read more…]

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Tuesday’s Top Items! A Bumper Set Of Rolling Stones Vinyl, A Japanese Jethro Tull Masterpiece And A White Label Promotional Bowie 7″!

ROLLING STONES The Rolling Stones 30 Fantastic set of ALL TEN Deleted 1993 Japanese 'final vinyl' issues of their first ten LPs, each in their own picture sleeve with fold-out Japanese/lyric inserts & 'Rolling Stones 30' obi-strips!   JETHRO TULL Minstrel In The Gallery 1975 Japanese 7-track vinyl LP album, […read more…]

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Saturday’s Top Items! Including A Rare Radiohead Boxset, Argent On This First Press And A Grand Funk Railroad ’71 Classic!

RADIOHEAD In Rainbows Rare 2007 UK limited edition pre-order box set only available through the official inrainbows.com & waste.uk.com websites. This stunning box set features the album pressed on heavyweight 45 rpm vinyl 2-LP set and CD, the second compact disc is enhanced and features eight additional tracks as well […read more…]

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Friday’s Top Three! Including A Madonna / William Orbit Publishing CD, Frank Zappa’s Hot Rats And David Bedford’s The Odyssey!

MADONNA / WILLIAM ORBIT William Orbit Rare official 2002 US two-disc publishing CD set to support William Orbit's publishing catalogue. Sporting day-glo green playing surfaces and featuring 43 amazing tracks produced by William Orbit, this stunning and legendary rarity includes TEN Madonna tracks, most notably the exclusive and otherwise unavailable […read more…]

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Collecting in the Digital Age…

Courtesy of VinylRecordSearch.com – an apt and interest article about why Vinyl still remains King in the Digital Age. Record Collecting in a Digital Era  Vinyl may not be the everybody's music format of choice these days, what with instant digital downloads at people's fingertips; but that doesn't mean that […read more…]

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Thursday’s Top Items! Including An ‘Advance Review Copy’ CD For Iron Maiden, An Abba International Magazine Complete Run And A Dedicated Promotional Spiritualized 3-CD Box Set!

IRON MAIDEN From Fear To Eternity: The Best Of 1990 – 2010 Official 2011 US UMe label 23-track 'Advance Review Copy' promotional TWO CD-R acetate set, featuring highlights from their last 8 studio albums and follows 2009's compilation of their earlier work [Somewhere Back In Time 1980-1990] compilation. Includes songs […read more…]

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Here's this weeks extracts from the R.C. Weekly Newsletter, brought to you by 991.com. You can subscribe to the full edition by contacting anna.bowen@metropolis.co.uk – please mention 991. ****** Record Collector – where The Beatles meet Cockney Rejects while Eloy float in the sky above. We’re hard at it, so […read more…]

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At The Jazz Store

Swing your panties jazz fans, there's a healthy portion of modern jazz LPs that have just hit the site, all quality titles and mostly British artists. They're all wallet pounders too, but if these are on your wants list prepare to act fast; not only are they all practically mint […read more…]

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Wednesday’s Top Three! Including Arthur Brown’s Epic Kingdom Come On This First Pressing And Both Queen And Joy Division On The Polish-Only Tonpress Label!

KINGDOM COME Galactic Zoo Dossier Rare original 1971 UK 1st pressing 14-track Polydor label LP with A1/B1 matrices, housed in the matt gatefold picture sleeve with facsimile signatures on the reverse manufactured by the E.J. Day Group and comeswith the extremely rare double sided fold-out lyric poster. Apart from some […read more…]

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Tuesday’s Top Items – It’s Ladies Day! Including Madonna’s ‘Naughty’ Book, A Blondie Promotional Note Book And *Hubba Hubba* Julie London’s ‘Calendar Girl’ On Vinyl!

MADONNA Sex Original legendary and long deleted 1992 UK large spiral bound book featuring Madonna in many erotic poses! Superb metal cover with title stamped on the front, in opened foil outer wrapper and also includes the bonus Erotica promotional CD which has the re-sealable foil sleeve! – not for […read more…]

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Friday’s Top Three! Including An Autographed Janet Jackson Lithograph, A Guns N Roses Picture Disc And A Rod Stewart Picnic Set!

JANET JACKSON Autographed Lithograph 1990 USA promotional only 11"x13" black and white lithograph AUTOGRAPHED by Janet Jackson herself. There is some minor discolouration to the top corner, but the autograph is clearly visible in silver pen, and would look fantastic in a frame! A great collectors item!   GUNS N […read more…]