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 Read more
Mastermind is a British game show and on Friday contestant Emma McAllister chose Creation Records as her specialist subject.
Whilst it’s unlikely to be many people’s favourite Creation album, there’s no denying Oasis’ third long-player Be Here Now was the labels most high profile release. The band are now set to reissue the album on October 7th with unreleased tracks.
Despite Creation Records closing in 2000 most of the artists have continued to release some great records since.
As we see on the news every day, most politicians aren’t to be trusted, but back in 1996 there was a hope for change after nearly 17 years of successive Conservative governments. Everyone knew your average Brit had suffered from Thatcher’s policies and it was Read more
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
The BBC has announced that it is to bring back a weekly music show nearly a decade after it ditched Top of The Pops.
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.
It was 1995 and after the huge success of the previous year everyone had high expectations of Oasis.
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 Read more
Six years after they split, it seems there may be some hope for Oasis fans of a reunion.
Liam Gallagher this afternoon announced via Twitter that Beady Eye, his post Oasis group with fellow Creation label-mates Andy Bell (Ride) and Gem Archer (Heavy Stereo), have split after two albums. Beady Eye are no longer. Thanks for all your support. LGx — Liam Gallagher Read more
Paul ‘Bonehead’ Arthurs joined his old Oasis bandmate Liam Gallagher and Andy Bell of Ride/Oasis last night in London. The gig was held by The Charlatans for their drummer Jon Brookes who sadly passed away in August, all profits from the gig went to The Brain Read more
May 31st 1993, Alan McGee attends a gig in Glasgow and signs the band who would go on to have the biggest selling album of the decade.
Noel Gallagher joined Blur’s Damon Albarn and Graham Coxon on stage last night at the Royal Albert Hall in London.
BBC Four is to host a Creation Records night next Friday (28 October 2011). Alongside ‘Upside Down’ there will also be a ‘Creation at the BBC’ compilation featuring performances from many of the labels acts. There will also be a repeat of the 2009 documentary Read more
Alan McGee gave a great interview with Jo Whiley on Radio 2 this week, Jo was as enthusiastic as ever and played tracks by the House of Love, Primal Scream, Jesus and Mary Chain and Oasis. In the interview they discuss the Television Personalities, the Read more
Today is 15 years since ‘(What’s The Story) Morning Glory?’ was released on October 2nd 1995 and went on to sell 14.2 million copies. The album spent 10 weeks at number 1 in the UK later becoming the third biggest-selling album in UK chart history Read more
Brian Cannon who designed all of the early Oasis sleeves alongside the cover of Super Furry Animals’ debut album has launched a new website. The website celebrates the twentieth anniversary of his agency Microdot Creative and includes many shots of sleeves being created. You may Read more