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 what are the best bands that seem to me to be prime influences on early Creation and the C86 movement. Here goes!” Continue reading
After months of rumours, the news is now confirmed by Channel 4 Teletext:
A host of Creation Records bands are to play at London Roundhouse on November 2 to launch a new film, PS can reveal.
Upside Down, made by Document Films, is the official story of Alan McGee’s record label and will be in cinemas from November. Continue reading
For the last 5 years, Sonic Cathedral has released some of the finest records of the decade alongside running one of London’s best nights out. Massively influenced by Creation Records, we asked Nat Cramp the man behind Sonic Cathedral to come up with a playlist of his favourite Creation moments. Continue reading
Cherry Red are to re-issue six albums by The Times and Teenage Filmstars. Both are to be released as 3 albums in 2cd sets. Out on 24th August the sets feature the following albums:
The Times – E For Edward / Pure / Et Dieu Crea La Femm
Teenage Filmstars – Rocket Charm / Buy Our Record Support Our Sickness/ Bring Back The Cartel Continue reading
This summer was the 20th anniversary of the second summer of love when dance music seemed to cross over and everyone was claiming to have “always had a dance element to their music”. Creation embraced the change and the results included some great records. Continue reading
YouTube does produce some amazing treats if you’ve got the time to search, this latest video was originally shown in the autumn of 1991 on BBC2 and was just a few weeks after their performance at the Slough Festival. Continue reading
More Super Furries news from nme.com
Super Furry Animals have announced two gigs taking place this October.
The welsh band will head to Manchester and Glasgow for the gigs, and tickets go on sale this Friday (August 7) at 9am.
Super Furry Animals play:
Glasgow O2 ABC (October 15)
Manchester The Ritz (16)
Read the full story here.
From the antennascope mailing list:
(full electric set of ‘taste’ era material
featuring st deluxe)
Saturday 15th August 2009
The Captains Rest
185 Great Western Road
Monday 17th August 2009
Stephen Lawrie has also recently written an article about ‘the bands that built The Telescopes’ which you can read by clicking here.
NME.com has redesigned a series of classic albums as Penguin book covers, pretty self explanatory if you grew up reading Penguin books. Featured is Screamadelica, the results are below:
To view all of the album sleeves click here.