26th November 2000 was the date I first launched this website, twenty years ago! The month before two books and a compilation album on the subject of Creation Records were released but there was still very little information about the music online. I had Read more
Ex-Primal Scream member Martin St John has followed-up his biography by releasing a new book on his favourite band The Cramps. Forever Cramped follows his obsession since seeing for The Cramps for the first time in 1979 at Glasgow Apollo. Fifteen years later The Cramps Read more
When people think of the bands on Creation in the ’90s, The Cramps unsurprisingly never get a mention.
Primal Scream have announced a career spanning compilation of their first 30 years called Maximum Rock ‘n’ Roll.
Back in 2016 we reported that Joe Foster after a lengthy legal battle had got the use of the Rev-Ola name again after several years.
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
Released on November 4th 1991, My Bloody Valentine’s final Creation release ‘Loveless’ featured sounds that no one had ever heard before leaving a legacy for a generation of bands to use as a blueprint.
Swervedriver’s debut album turns 25 today, Raise was released on September 30th 1991.
25 years ago on this date (3rd June 1991) Slowdive released their third EP on Creation and today also happens to see the release of Minor Victories debut album. Coincidence? Probably….
The history of Primal Scream’s 1990 single Loaded has been well documented in the past, but an old unedited transcript of an interview published in Music Week has emerged.
Every Creation fan has their favourite era, but for many 1991 was year the label peaked musically. 1991 is often talked about in similar terms to 1967 for being a year of classic albums.
Sad to report that Howard Marks has died aged 70.
As the end of 1994 was approaching, Creation commercially had experienced it’s most successful year to date. On top of the celebrations to mark the labels tenth anniversary, Oasis had also given the label its first No.1 album and their latest single was currently at Read more
The anniversaries seem to keep coming at the moment, this week also sees the Danny Boyle film Trainspotting mark its 20th anniversary.
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.
This week marks 20 years since Super Furry Animals released their Creation debut with ‘Hometown Unicorn’. At the time it seemed as though they had appeared out of nowhere, in many ways they had, Creation signed Super Furry Animals after only their forth gig, however Read more
Released on February 12th 1996, ‘Tiny Meat’ was the second single taken Ruby’s debut album ‘Salt Peter’ the latest project of Silverfish frontwoman Lesley Rankin.
Primal Scream have unveiled their new single this morning called ‘Where The Light Gets In’. The tune has joint vocals by Bobby Gillespie and Sky Ferreira and is the first track from new album ‘Chaosmosis‘ which is due next month. Listen below via Spotify, the Read more
Everyone loved David Bowie so therefore its no surprise there’s been so many stories about him emerging in the last couple of weeks, but this one really caught my eye.