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!
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
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
When people think of the bands on Creation in the ’90s, The Cramps unsurprisingly never get a mention.
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 […]
Primal Scream announce Maximum Rock ‘n’ Roll compilation
Primal Scream have announced a career spanning compilation of their first 30 years called Maximum Rock ‘n’ Roll.
The return of Rev-Ola records
Back in 2016 we reported that Joe Foster after a lengthy legal battle had got the use of the Rev-Ola name again after several years.
Goodbye NME, thanks for the good times…
After 66 years the print edition of the New Music Express is coming to an end. For many decades it was the leading weekly music paper. It championed Punk, Acid House, Hip-Hop, Madchester, Grunge and Beatlemania. Sadly around the turn of the century it seemed to drop much of the music analysis to try and […]
My Bloody Valentine’s Loveless turns 25
Released on November 4th 1991, My Bloody Valentine’s final Creation release ‘Loveless’ featured sounds that no one had ever heard before leaving a legacy for a generation of bands to use as a blueprint.
Swervedriver’s Raise turns 25
Swervedriver’s debut album turns 25 today, Raise was released on September 30th 1991.