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Is the album dead?

A recent article by TooFab suggests that the album format as dead, and industry insiders seem to agree. “I just don’t think consumers care about the album anymore,” Evan Lipschutz, vice president of A&R at Warner/Chappell Music, told the magazine.. “I think [artists] are making visual albums when they want […read more…]

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Record Collecting Stories: blog.eil.com reader Neville shares pics of his record collection………..

Here’s another record collection for you to feast your eyes on! blog.eil.com reader Neville has this to say, “this is my record collection housed mainly inside the coffee table”….nice idea and very discreet, that’s what we say! “Then there’s the overspill in the unit in the corner, including Walter Trout’s […read more…]

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

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…]