Creation Records at the BBC
In October 2011 BBC4 hosted a Creation Records evening to celebrate the first TV showing of Upside Down, during that night they also showed a compilation of appearances by Creation bands on the BBC.
“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 […]
Creation Records at Top of The Pops
The BBC has announced that it is to bring back a weekly music show nearly a decade after it ditched Top of The Pops.
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, […]
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.
The Jesus & Mary Chain to release Barrowlands Live – Listen
The Jesus & Mary Chain release a live album on July 31st, Barrowlands Live is available as a standard CD or as a limited edition 12″x12″ hardback book which chronicles the 30th Anniversary live tour of Psychocandy taken from the bands homecoming gig at Glasgow’s iconic Barrowlands venue. The deluxe package also features a 40-page […]
Artifact: The Dawn of Creation Records 1983-85 Box Set
This is a really exciting release for early Creation fans due in September, Artifact: The Dawn of Creation Records is a 5CD box set including early singles, demos, radio sessions and live tracks from 1983 to 1985.
Creation bands back in the charts again
With all the new activity from many of the bands recently, it is good to see this is slowly creeping back into the national charts.