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 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
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 […]
Adorable return for 25th anniversary shows
25 years since the release of their final album ‘Fake’ and their split a few weeks later, Adorable are returning for two farewell gigs. The band will play two shows only, they play Hebden Bridge Trades Club on October 31st and then London Bush Hall on November 2nd. Tickets links are below. The band have […]
Against Perfection by Adorable to be released on 180gm coloured vinyl
Adorable’s 1993 debut album Against Perfection is to be re-released as a limited edition 180 gm coloured vinyl.
Pete Fij / Terry Bickers announce new album pledge campaign
Pete Fij / Terry Bickers have announced a new pledge campaign for their forthcoming second album.
Listen to the International Guardians of Rock ‘N’ Roll mailer cassette
As the end of 1994 was approaching, Creation commercially had experienced it’s most successful year to date. On top of the celebrations to mark the labels tenth anniversary, Oasis had also given the label its first No.1 album and their latest single was currently at No.3 in the national charts. The year had also seen […]
“Not really my cup of tea” David Bowie
Everyone loved David Bowie so therefore its no surprise there’s been so many stories about him emerging in the last couple of weeks, but this one really caught my eye.
Still In A Dream – A Story Of Shoegaze boxset to be released
For many Creation is the label that defined the shoegazing sound. From the Mary Chain through to Ride and Slowdive via My Bloody Valentine and The House of Love, Creation released the records that are always top of any shoegazing lists. There can’t be any article or list on the genre that doesn’t mention Souvlaki, […]
Creation at Glastonbury
It’s that time of year to pack your tent, boots and other essentials as this weekend is the Glastonbury Festival, the best festival in the world.