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.
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.
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
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.
A new boxset is due to be released in April 2015 featuring the first 10 Creation singles.
Following the release of their anthology earlier this year, the Jasmine Minks release a new single.
The Jasmine Minks celebrate 30 years together this year by releasing their first anthology. Cut Me Deep – The Anthology 1984 – 2014 is released on February 24th and contains a massive 48 tracks.
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.
Jim Jasmine (Jim Shepherd of the Jasmine Minks), Boyracer and The Painted Word are featured on volume 3 of the Television Personalities tribute albums released by Canada’s Beautiful Music label. Previous versions included Phil Wilson, BMX Bandits, Biff Bang Pow! Nikki Sudden and The Legend! Read more
The Jasmine Minks have released a new EP of unreleased tracks from 1992 with all proceeds from the EP going to MacMillan Cancer Support charity. The website states: “Oatcake Records are proud to release as their inaugural record, a Jasmine Minks 4 track CD ‘Poppy Read more
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