Alan McGee has given another great interview whilst promoting the new Upside Down film. This time he spoke to Music Film Web about acting, UFO’s and why he’s not interested in resurrecting Creation Records. Continue reading
This is The Loft’s first radio interview in 26 years with Gideon Coe on BBC 6 Music, broadcast live on 12th May 2011.
In the interview the band choose a selection of tracks and revisit their 1984 Radio 1 session tracks. They also talk about how they became involved with Creation Records, the recent ‘Upside Down’ film and the night they split up on stage at Hammersmith Palais. Continue reading
Alan McGee gave a great interview with Jo Whiley on Radio 2 this week, Jo was as enthusiastic as ever and played tracks by the House of Love, Primal Scream, Jesus and Mary Chain and Oasis.
In the interview they discuss the Television Personalities, the Gallaghers, the Creation years and the forthcoming film. Continue reading
You can’t beat watching a film at a cinema, so fortunately just prior to it’s DVD release Upside Down hits UK cinemas for one week only from April 29th. Details are below, most of the cinemas are not listing yet as the screenings are not yet within a week/fortnight.
There will also be a special event in Glasgow on Tuesday, May 3rd, featuring a screening, live performances and a DJ set from Alan McGee himself.
The venues are :
Birmingham – Electric Cinema [info]
Edinburgh- Cameo [info]
Exeter – Picturehouse [info]
Glasgow – Glasgow Film Theatre [info]
Leeds – Hyde Park Picturehouse [info]
Liverpool – Picturehouse At FACT [info]
London – Curzon, Soho [info]
Manchester Cornerhouse [info]
Norwich – Cinema City [info]
York- City Screen Picturehouse [info]
Nme.com reports that there is a 2CD soundtrack/compilation album to be released the same day as the DVD of Upside Down on May 9th 2011.
The tracklisting is as follows:
The Jesus And Mary Chain – ‘Upside Down’
Oasis – ‘Rock N Roll Star’
Primal Scream – ‘Loaded’
Ride – ‘Leave Them All Behind’
House of Love – ‘Shine On’
BMX Bandits – ‘Serious Drugs’
Teenage Fanclub – ‘The Concept’
Telescopes – ‘Perfect Needle’
Biff Bang Pow – ‘There Must Be A Better Life’
Slowdive – ‘Souvlaki Space Station’
Slaughter Joe – ‘I’ll Follow You Down’
Jasmine Minks – ‘Think’
The Boo Radleys – ‘Lazarus’
Revolving Paint Dream – ‘In The Afternoon’
Sugar – ‘If I Can’t Change Your Mind’
Momus – ‘What Will Death Be Like?’
Swervedriver – ‘Son Of Mustang Ford’
Super Furry Animals – ‘Something 4 The Weekend’
Oasis – ‘Wonderwall’
Ride – ‘Taste’
Primal Scream – ‘Swastika Eyes’
Swervedriver – ‘Duel’
Teenage Fanclub – ‘Mellow Doubt’
Biff Bang Pow – ‘It Makes You Scared’
Slowdive – ‘Alison’
Slaughter Joe – ‘So Out Of Touch’
Revolving Paint Dream – ‘Flowers In The Sky’
BMX Bandits – ‘I Wanna Fall In Love’
House of Love – ‘Destroy The Heart’
Jazz Butcher – ‘Girl Go’
Telescopes – ‘Flying’
The Creation – ‘Creation’
Momus – ‘Murders, The Hope Of Woman’
Primal Scream – ‘Imperial’
The Boo Radleys – ‘Wake Up Boo!’
The Jesus And Mary Chain – ‘Some Candy Talking’
You can order the DVD by clicking here.
Just like buses, nothing for ages and then excellent two DVD’s come along at once. With ‘Upside Down The Creation Records Story‘ being released on May 9th and then later the same month (May 30th) Primal Scream will be releasing a live DVD of one of their Screamadelica Olympia shows from last year. Continue reading
Japan was a place very close to Creation’s heart and the country welcomed all of the labels bands with open arms, please help as they face this terrible disaster.
The Japanese Red Cross Society has a donation page which you can visit by clicking here. Unfortunately at the moment they do not accept PayPal donations.
If you’d like a quick and easy way to make a payment, you can donate via iTunes by clicking here. So no excuses!
If you need reminding of the great work the Japanese Red Cross do there is a Flickr page set up (click here to view) featuring lots of their hard work over the last few days.
All profits from sales of our t-shirts will now go to the Japanese Red Cross, you can buy these by clicking here.
Upside Down was shown in its spiritual hometown of Glasgow on Tuesday night (22nd Feb).
Below is a video filmed at the event featuring interviews with the director Danny O’Connor alongside the likes of Alan McGee, Mark Gardener and many others. Continue reading