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.
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
‘Grand Prix’ turned 20 this week, it is without a doubt Teenage Fanclub’s greatest achievement in their lengthy career.
Throughout Creation’s 17 years one thing remained true, Ed Ball was their very own King of Pop.
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.
It was 1995 and after the huge success of the previous year everyone had high expectations of Oasis.
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.
Ride are to reissue their OX4 best of album to coincide with their forthcoming live dates.
Slowdive’s third album just like its predecessor was completely and utterly overlooked upon release. Some may blame that on Creation who were now focused on delivering hits, but the press were also definitely to blame.
Robin Guthrie and Mark Gardener have confirmed details of their ‘Universal Road’ album which will be released on March 23rd 2015 via the Soleil Après Minuit label.
Denise Johnson has shared on a new track called ‘2001’ on her SoundCloud page, her first solo track in many years.
Teenage Fanclub drummer Francis Macdonald is releasing a new album of classical music on March 30th. “Music For String Quartet, Piano And Celeste” is an instrumental album recorded in Glasgow.