January 31st 2000, Creation Records released its final album. Exterminator by Primal Scream (or XTMNTR by PRML SCRM) was to be the perfect ending after a few turbulent years for the label following the deal with Sony and the huge success of the 90s.
Following their appearances at the Austin Psych Festival in May both Primal Scream and The Jesus & Mary Chain have announced North American tour dates. Slicing Up Eyeballs states that Primal Scream will be playing the following dates: May 9 – Levitation Festival, Austin, TX Read more
It was the 13th August 1983 and the line-up was Bobby Gillespie, Jim Beattie and a drum machine.
Back in 1988 before recording their legendary ‘Playing With Fire’ album, Spacemen 3 were offered a one-album deal with Creation Records which they sadly chose to pass on.
It’s all go at the moment as Swervedriver announce their first album since 1998.
For all you Creation collectors out there, now is a rare chance to get a mint condition copy of a single from Alan McGee and Andrew Innes’ pre-Creation band The Laughing Apple.
Mark Gardener and Andy Bell of Ride are to make an appearance at a week of events organised by War Child next year. Passport Back To The Bars is scheduled to take place the same week as the Brit Awards (the last week in February) Read more
The best festival line-up of next year looks like it’s already been announced as Primal Scream and The Jesus & Mary Chain are confirmed to play Austin Psych Fest in May.
Various Songs, a film about Pete Fij (Adorable) and Terry Bickers (The House of Love) is now available to rent or buy.
Pete Fij and Terry Bickers will be picking up their guitars and playing a short set at the UK premiere of their documentary film ‘Various Songs’ later this month.
‘Memoirs Of A Shoegazing Gentleman’ was originally published as a spoof column in NME between October 26, 1991 and February 1, 1992, written by writer and broadcaster David Quantick in the guise of Lord Tarquin.
Following the release of their anthology earlier this year, the Jasmine Minks release a new single.
Pat Collier has given an interview about his time producing The House of Love from their 1988 debut to their recent album. The interview is part of a new documentary film about Pete Fij (Adorable) and Terry Bickers (The House of Love) due for release Read more
May 31st 1993, Alan McGee attends a gig in Glasgow and signs the band who would go on to have the biggest selling album of the decade.
The former Slowdive frontman Neil Halstead has signed to Sonic Cathedral to release his third solo album. ‘Palindrome Hunches’ will be released on November 5th and follows his forthcoming UK dates including a Sonic Cathedral show at Bush Hall in London on September 25th. Neil Read more
Ed Ball has contributed to the Carol Morley film ‘Edge’ which recently had a DVD release. The press release describes the film as:
Last week marked the 15th anniversary of the release of the third Oasis album. Whilst their peers The Charlatans are marking the anniversary of their 1997 album ‘Tellin’ Stories’ with a tour, all ‘Be Here Now’ seems to have attracted is a single half-hearted blog Read more