26th November 2000 was the date I first launched this website, twenty years ago! The month before two books and a compilation album on the subject of Creation Records were released but there was still very little information about the music online. I had Read more
Ex-Primal Scream member Martin St John has followed-up his biography by releasing a new book on his favourite band The Cramps. Forever Cramped follows his obsession since seeing for The Cramps for the first time in 1979 at Glasgow Apollo. Fifteen years later The Cramps Read more
To accompany the recent release of the Memphis Recordings for Give Out But Don’t Give Up by Primal Scream, the BBC have shown an hour long documentary.
25 years later Primal Scream are set to release the original Tom Dowd recordings of the Give Out But Don’t Give Up album from 1993.
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
Bobby Gillespie joined The Jesus & Mary Chain onstage last night for the first time in over three decades at the Vilar de Mouros festival in Poland.
Following the release of his book ‘The Psychedelic Confessions Of A Primal Screamer’ Martin St John recently appeared on Radio Six International talking about his time with the band.
Today is the anniversary of Screamadelica turning 25 and to celebrate below is a lengthy playlist gathering the tracks that made the album.
Autumn 1991 saw Creation release three of its most iconic albums in Screamadelica, Loveless and Bandwagonesque. To celebrate 25 years since those releases I caught up with Tim Worthington the author of a book about those three albums and Foxbase Alpha by Saint Etienne on Read more
The band appeared on many TV shows between 1990 and 1992 whilst promoting the Screamadelica and the accompanying singles. Below are a collection of those clips….
It is one of the iconic NME covers featuring Bobby Gillespie and it was published the week Primal Scream released Screamadelica .
Last year I spoke to John Martin who was hard at work writing a book about his time in Primal Scream, I’m pleased to say the book is now available to buy and you can read an extract today. Below you can read the chapter Read more
A project is underway to build a large database of all Primal Scream’s live sets and you can watch a sample of videos today.
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 history of Primal Scream’s 1990 single Loaded has been well documented in the past, but an old unedited transcript of an interview published in Music Week has emerged.
Every Creation fan has their favourite era, but for many 1991 was year the label peaked musically. 1991 is often talked about in similar terms to 1967 for being a year of classic albums.
Primal Scream release their Record Store Day 12″ tomorrow featuring Jason Pierce from Spiritualized.
Breezeblock was a show on BBC Radio 1 that ran between 1997 and 2006 when guests would be invited onto the show to create mixes. Primal Scream who always had the best record collection appeared on the show several times.
Despite Creation Records closing in 2000 most of the artists have continued to release some great records since.