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
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.
Ride played the first gig as a full band in 20 years tonight (5th April) at the O2 Academy (formerly The Zodiac) to an ecstatic crowd in Oxford.
With many of the old Creation bands back together again, I felt I should start a series of posts focusing on some of the other acts from the label, bands who may not be referenced as influences today but still helped to shape Creation Records.
Swervedriver have announced a string of UK dates for May to promote their new album ‘I Wasn’t Born To Lose You’.
Another find on YouTube the other day (thanks to @scatterkeir) that definitely needs sharing is this rare TV appearance by Felt.
As The Jesus & Mary Chain prepare to embark on the next leg of their 30th anniversary ‘Psychocandy’ tour, we take a look back at their most famous gigs before they released the legendary album.
The week Ride, The Jesus and Mary Chain and Primal Scream took on the pop charts.