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It was 20 years ago today!

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

Martin St John publishes new book on The Cramps

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

Adorable – Our favourite fallen idols

Following the news this week that Adorable are reforming for some gigs this autumn, let’s take a look back at their first time around in their own words. The Candy Thieves Before Adorable, three of the band were in The Candy Thieves Wil: “I formed Read more

The return of Rev-Ola records

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.

NME - April 1994

Goodbye NME, thanks for the good times…

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

Loveless

My Bloody Valentine’s Loveless turns 25

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.

1991

1991 – The Year Creation Broke

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.

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.

Super Furry Animals

20 years of Super Furry Animals

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

Ruby Tiny Meat

Ruby’s ‘Tiny Meat’ turns 20

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.