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Tony Blair at The Brit Awards

Creation Records and the birth of New Labour

As we see on the news every day, most politicians aren’t to be trusted, but back in 1996 there was a hope for change after nearly 17 years of successive Conservative governments. Everyone knew your average Brit had suffered from Thatcher’s policies and it was Read more

Creation Soup

The Creation Records Spotify playlist

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

Rev-Ola

Joe Foster claims back use of Rev-Ola name

For the last 4-5 years Joe Foster has been unable to issue any new releases on his Rev-Ola Label. The label was launched in the 90’s as a subsidary of Creation Records specialising in reissues of rarities such as Ivor Cutler, The Times and A Read more

Trainspotting

Trainspotting turns 20

The anniversaries seem to keep coming at the moment, this week also sees the Danny Boyle film Trainspotting mark its 20th anniversary.

Minor Victories

Minor Victories confirm album and tour details

Minor Victories is the new band formed by Rachel Goswell of Slowdive, Stuart Braithwaite of Mogwai, Justin Lockey of Editors alongside his brother James. After teasing us for several months they have finally unveiled details of their new album and tour.