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Film stars as pop stars: 5 fans rated, 5 they slated From the BBC Website, written by Fraser McAlpine. Autobiographical rock and pop films are tricky beasts to get right. It’s hard to find an actor with the same talent and charisma as some of music’s most singular entertainers, and even […read more…]

Rare & Vintage Vinyl & CDs

Dick’s Picks: ‘Tabu, I’ – Monster-rare Italian ‘Shockumentary’ Original Soundtrack Vinyl LP

Dick’s Picks: ‘Tabu, I’ – Impossibly rare 1963 Italian ‘Mondo Film’ original soundtrack vinyl LP by Angelo Francesco Lavagnino… What’s a ‘Mondo’ Film? A Mondo Film (from the Italian word for world) is a little known genre that mixes up elements of documentary or reportage with a liberal dash of good […read more…]

Rare & Vintage Vinyl & CDs

Get More ‘BANG’ for your ‘BUCK’ with our Weekly Top 3 ‘Affordable Rare Vinyl Records & Memorabilia’

Here at eil.com we realise not everyone’s pockets are sooo deep they can stump up the readies for that uber-collectable slab of vinyl, CD boxset, vintage memorabilia etc etc….with that in mind we’ve put together this new weekly ‘Top 3’ of some of the more affordable collectables that pass through the doors […read more…]

Rare & Vintage Vinyl & CDs

Dick’s Picks: Jon Hassell’s ‘Earthquake Island’ Vinyl LP: Care for a spot of ’70s ambient-ethno-jazz fusion?

Dick’s Picks: “If you’re looking for a littlle ’70s vintage ambient-ethno-jazz-fusion – then Jon Hassell’s ‘Earthquake Island’ is your one-stop shop”…. Jon Hassell? A highly acclaimed American trumpet player and composer who you may already be unwittingly familiar with; that’s his treated trumpet (more of which later) on records by David […read more…]

Rare & Vintage Vinyl & CDs

“Ain’t Nuthin’ But A Jazz Thing’: Rare US Jazz Vinyl LPs just in…..Blue Note, Prestige, Impulse….

…..we’ve just bought a killer collection of rare jazz – obtained from the private collection of an ex-employee of the legendary London jazz record shop ‘Dobells’. We are currently working through the collection but eagle-eyed jazzers in the office have spied a whole run of rare US jazz….pheeeww check out […read more…]