Author: stewart

  • Listen to live recordings

    Listen to live recordings

    A few years ago I posted some live recordings on the website recorded in London between 1987 and 1992. The owner of these recordings has now started uploading lots and lots of full sets recorded during the era including many Creation acts. You can view the YouTube page here and there’s a subscribe button below.…

  • When Creation went dance

    When Creation went dance

    Whilst Creation is renowned for its guitar music, from the late 80s to the early 90s the label embraced the explosion of dance music. This was captured in the Keeping The Faith compilation and to coincide with the release a weekly music show on the BBC in the UK called Snub TV broadcast a feature.…

  • It was 20 years ago today!

    It was 20 years ago today!

    26th November 2000 was the date I first launched this website, twenty years ago!   The month before two books and a compilation album on the subject of Creation Records were released but there was still very little information about the music online. I had no plans other than to fill that gap. The legacy…

  • Martin St John publishes new book on The Cramps

    Martin St John publishes new book on The Cramps

    Ex-Primal Scream member Martin St John has followed-up his biography by releasing a new book on his favourite band The Cramps. Forever Cramped follows his obsession since seeing for The Cramps for the first time in 1979 at Glasgow Apollo. Fifteen years later The Cramps signed to Creation briefly. The book is available to order…

  • The Cramps’ Flamejob to be reissued on vinyl

    The Cramps’ Flamejob to be reissued on vinyl

    When people think of the bands on Creation in the ’90s, The Cramps unsurprisingly never get a mention.

  • Adorable add live dates

    Adorable add live dates

    Following the instant sell-out of their previously announced dates, Adorable have added two further gigs to their 25th anniversary shows. The band have added a date at Hebden Bridge Trades Club the night before the previously announced date, they will now play their final gig at The Scala on Sunday November 3rd. The band will…

  • Adorable – Our favourite fallen idols

    Adorable – Our favourite fallen idols

    Following the news this week that Adorable are reforming for some gigs this autumn, let’s take a look back at their first time around in their own words. The Candy Thieves Before Adorable, three of the band were in The Candy Thieves Wil: “I formed Bubblegum Flesh (their first band) as an English student at…

  • Pat Fish of The Jazz Butcher ‘has been unwell’

    Pat Fish of The Jazz Butcher ‘has been unwell’

    Pat Fish of The Jazz Butcher is currently recovering from an unspecified illness earlier this year, his recovery has meant that he is unable to work at present. To help his recovery Will Carruthers formerly of Spacemen 3 and Spiritualized has launched a Go Fund Me campaign to help raise funds to cover expenses for…

  • Rachel Goswell returns as The Soft Cavalry

    Rachel Goswell returns as The Soft Cavalry

    Following the success of Minor Victories and the 2017 Slowdive album, Rachel Goswell has unveiled her latest project. The Soft Cavalry is a group consisting of Rachel alongside her husband Steve Clarke and they have recently signed to Bella Union whom will release their debut album on July 5th. A first single from the album…

  • Ride announce new album ‘This Is Not A Safe Place’

    Ride announce new album ‘This Is Not A Safe Place’

    Ride have announced details of the sixth album due in August. Following their hugely successful comeback album Weather Diaries, Ride are to release a follow-up album via Dick Green’s Wichita label. This Is Not A Safe Place is released on August 16th and will be available as a colour vinyl alongside the standard vinyl and…