Mastermind is a British game show and on Friday contestant Emma McAllister chose Creation Records as her specialist subject.
After last year’s hugely popular Live In London compilation, it seemed only right to follow it up with another compilation of live recordings.
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 Read more
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 Read more
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.
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.
Joe Foster’s Poppydisc label have just pressed the Biff Bang Pow! compilation ‘Waterbomb’ on vinyl for the first time.
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.
For all you Creation collectors out there, now is a rare chance to get a mint condition copy of a single from Alan McGee and Andrew Innes’ pre-Creation band The Laughing Apple.
A new boxset is due to be released in April 2015 featuring the first 10 Creation singles.
YouTube regularly brings up some fantastic rare stuff, but this one made a really nice change from all the usual Creation bands.
BMX Bandits are to join a whole host of other bands who became famous during the C86 era at a London night to celebrate the release of a new Nuggets-inspired 5CD compilation.
A few years ago Stylus Magazine wrote an article called ‘Shine On’ about the first 50 singles on Creation. Well, at last here’s a chance to hear all them tracks in a playlist.
The rather fantastic Vollwert-Records label continues its series of very limited early Creation releases with the re-pressing of Apple Boutique’s 1987 single ‘Love Resistance’. For those of you who don’t remember Apple Boutique, they were fronted by Phil King who later played bass in Felt/Lush/Jesus Read more
Back in the late 80’s there was briefly a magazine called ‘Underground’ in the UK and never a month went by when Creation weren’t featured. Below is an interview with Alan McGee from early 1988, the text of which i’ve featured on the site before Read more
Phil Wilson, ex-lead singer of the June Brides and solo Creation artist has today selected 10 tracks that he feels highlight the influences that shaped the sound of both C86 and Creation Records. Here’s what he had to say “This is merely my view of Read more