“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.
John Peel session producer Dale Griffin dies
I was really sad to hear that Dale Griffin has died. The news comes only a week after the world lost David Bowie whom helped Dale’s band Mott The Hoople to success in the early 1970s.
Still Doing It For The Kids – A round-up of 2015
2015 was a crazy year when you consider it is 15 years since Creation closed its doors, this year was one of the busiest for some time with huge tours from the likes of Ride, The Jesus & Mary Chain, Super Furry Animals and Primal Scream. Despite the popular reunion announcements of Ride and Slowdive […]
Kevin Shields joins Dinosaur Jr onstage in New York
Kevin Shields of My Bloody Valentine made a rare appearance on stage this evening (8th Dec 2015) at Dinosaur Jr’s New York gig.
Listen to the ‘Doing It For The Kids’ All-Dayer
After previously posting the Valentine’s set from this gig, I was incredibly excited to find out that many of the other bands sets from the ‘Doing It For The Kids’ All-Dayer in 1988 were recorded and even more excited that I’m able to share this with you now.
Listen to ‘Creation Records: Live in London 1987 to 1992’
Many gigs from Creation’s bands are now considered legendary in certain circles so it’s great when some real treasures are unearthed and I’m able to share them.
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.
Watch My Bloody Valentine at Reading Festival 1989
Another old piece of bootleg footage to appear on YouTube recently is a track from My Bloody Valentine’s 1989 Reading Festival performance.
Doing it For The Kids – A Creation Records Alldayer
Sunday August 7th 1988 was the hottest day of the year and a selection of Creation’s finest acts all took to the stage to celebrate the label. Things had come a long way from The Living Room just a few years before.
Exterminator by Primal Scream turns 15
January 31st 2000, Creation Records released its final album. Exterminator by Primal Scream (or XTMNTR by PRML SCRM) was to be the perfect ending after a few turbulent years for the label following the deal with Sony and the huge success of the 90s.