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
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 […]
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 […]
Listen to live recording of My Bloody Valentine on Loveless tour
Today marks 25 years since My Bloody Valentine started the UK leg of their Loveless tour so this is a perfect opportunity to share with you a live set from those dates.
1991 – The Year Creation Broke
Every Creation fan has their favourite era, but for many 1991 was year the label peaked musically. 1991 is often talked about in similar terms to 1967 for being a year of classic albums.
The Creation Records Spotify playlist
At over 3.5 hours long, the Creation Records Spotify playlist covers most of the 17 years of Creation releases. Featuring early favourites like Biff Bang Pow! Phil Wilson, Revolving Paint Dream and The Jasmine Minks. Then there’s the later years with Super Furry Animals, Bernard Butler and Sugar. Sandwiched between those are most of the […]
Fifteen great tracks by Creation artists released since 2000
Fifteen years is a long time in the world of music, but that’s how long its been since Creation closed its doors for the last time in 2000. To mark this occasion I’ve put together a list of 15 of the best tracks released by Creation artists since the label closed.
CRE020 Meat Whiplash – Don’t Slip Up
With many of the old Creation bands back together again, I felt I should start a series of posts focusing on some of the other acts from the label, bands who may not be referenced as influences today but still helped to shape Creation Records.
Slowdive answer your questions
What a year 2014 has been, especially if you’re a member of Slowdive. 12 months ago they hadn’t played together for nearly 20 years, this year they spent much of the year playing to huge festival crowds followed by a North American tour. Their live dates conclude this weekend with two nights at The Forum […]