A few years ago I posted some live recordings on the website recorded in London between 1987 and 1992. The owner of these recordings has now started uploading lots and lots of full sets recorded during the era including many Creation acts. You can view Read more
In early 2016 the hugely successful 5cd shoegaze boxset was released, to accompany it a limited 2LP limited vinyl has been pressed.
This month marks the 30th anniversary of The House of Love debut album being released by Creation Records.
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
Pete Fij / Terry Bickers have announced a new pledge campaign for their forthcoming second album.
After last year’s hugely popular Live In London compilation, it seemed only right to follow it up with another compilation of live recordings.
Despite Creation Records closing in 2000 most of the artists have continued to release some great records since.
From the summer of 1988 things had been taking off for The House of Love in a very big way.
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.
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.
The BBC has announced that it is to bring back a weekly music show nearly a decade after it ditched Top of The Pops.
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 Read more
The Gigantic Indie All-Dayer in Manchester each May Bank Holiday goes into its third year next year with a line-up boasting a handful of Creation acts.
Terry Bickers post-The House of Love band are finally releasing their second album ‘Meanwhile Gardens’ 22 years after they split.
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.
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.
Various Songs, a film about Pete Fij (Adorable) and Terry Bickers (The House of Love) is now available to rent or buy.
Pete Fij and Terry Bickers will be picking up their guitars and playing a short set at the UK premiere of their documentary film ‘Various Songs’ later this month.