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
After last year’s hugely popular Live In London compilation, it seemed only right to follow it up with another compilation of live recordings.
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.
Pete Paphides broadcast a show on Soho Radio last week playing a selection of Creation tracks along with special guest Pete Astor and you can listen again.
Pete Astor of The Loft/Weather Prophets releases his first new album for five years featuring a whole host of guests.
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.
Pete Astor has recently been unearthing early recordings from before The Loft and these are now available to order.
Following the release of his sixth solo album ‘Songbox’, Pete Astor (The Loft/Weather Prophets) was recently interviewed by Lawrence from Felt and this has been made into two short films by director Paul Kelly. You can watch the interview below. The new Pete Astor album 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
Phil Wilson, ex-lead singer of the June Brides and solo Creation artist has today selected 10 tracks that he feels highlight the influences that shaped the sound of both C86 and Creation Records. Here’s what he had to say “This is merely my view of Read more
Almost Prayed from The Old Grey Whistle Test.