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
The Jesus and Mary Chain are to release their 2002 compilation album ’21 Singles’ on double vinyl.
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.
The Jesus & Mary Chain have announced an autumn UK/EU tour. The new dates follow their current gigs including a string of festival dates.
The Jesus & Mary Chain have unveiled a new video for the track ‘Moon Rider’.
After teasing us for a decade, The Jesus & Mary Chain have released their first studio album in over 18 years.
Mastermind is a British game show and on Friday contestant Emma McAllister chose Creation Records as her specialist subject.
The latest book in the 33 1/3 series is released tomorrow (20th Oct 2016) and is a book on The Jesus & Mary Chain’s Psychocancdy.
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
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.
Everyone loved David Bowie so therefore its no surprise there’s been so many stories about him emerging in the last couple of weeks, but this one really caught my eye.
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
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.
The Jesus & Mary Chain release a live album on July 31st, Barrowlands Live is available as a standard CD or as a limited edition 12″x12″ hardback book which chronicles the 30th Anniversary live tour of Psychocandy taken from the bands homecoming gig at Glasgow’s Read more
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.
With all the new activity from many of the bands recently, it is good to see this is slowly creeping back into the national charts.