Category Archives: Feature

Creation Records Live in London 1987 to 1992

Listen to live recordings

A few years ago I posted some live recordings on the website recorded in London between 1987 and 1992. The owner of these recordings has now started uploading lots and lots of full sets recorded during the era including many Creation acts. You can view Read more

When Creation went dance

Whilst Creation is renowned for its guitar music, from the late 80s to the early 90s the label embraced the explosion of dance music. This was captured in the Keeping The Faith compilation and to coincide with the release a weekly music show on the Read more

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

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

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.

Creation Soup

The Creation Records Spotify playlist

At over 3.5 hours long, the Creation Records Spotify playlist covers most of the 17 years of Creation releases. Featuring early favourites like Biff Bang Pow! Phil Wilson, Revolving Paint Dream and The Jasmine Minks. Then there’s the later years with Super Furry Animals, Bernard Read more

Meat Whiplash - Don't Slip Up

CRE020 Meat Whiplash – Don’t Slip Up

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.

Slowdive 2014

Slowdive answer your questions

What a year 2014 has been, especially if you’re a member of Slowdive. 12 months ago they hadn’t played together for nearly 20 years, this year they spent much of the year playing to huge festival crowds followed by a North American tour. Their live Read more

20 Years of Adorable’s ‘Against Perfection’

20 years ago this month (March 1993) Adorable launched their debut album ‘Against Perfection’ into the world. To celebrate the album’s anniversary Pete Fijalkowski gives us a track by track guide to the album. He’s also posted an acoustic version of the bands third single Read more