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 […]
Listen to Creation Records live 1987-1990 Vol. 2
After last year’s hugely popular Live In London compilation, it seemed only right to follow it up with another compilation of live recordings.
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 […]
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.
Listen to Pete Paphides Creation special with Pete Astor
Pete Paphides broadcast a show on Soho Radio last week playing a selection of Creation tracks along with special guest Pete Astor and you can listen again.
Pete Astor to release new album ‘Spilt Milk’
Pete Astor of The Loft/Weather Prophets releases his first new album for five years featuring a whole host of guests.
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.
Pete Astor releases early recordings – listen
Pete Astor has recently been unearthing early recordings from before The Loft and these are now available to order.
Lawrence from Felt interviews Pete Astor
Following the release of his sixth solo album ‘Songbox’, Pete Astor (The Loft/Weather Prophets) was recently interviewed by Lawrence from Felt and this has been made into two short films by director Paul Kelly. You can watch the interview below. The new Pete Astor album marks a change in direction from his more experimental, post-Creation […]
Playlist – Creation Singles 51 to 75
Second mix featuring the singles in order of catalogue number, this chapter takes us from 1987 to 1990. This is where we first see the label dip its toes into the mainstream, firstly the House of Love and My Bloody Valentine grace the cover of the music papers in 1988 and then in 1990 Ride […]