Martin Carr

The Boo Radleys’ Martin Carr has announced a rare London headline show.

The band’s former guitarist and songwriter plays at the Sonic Cathedral night at The Legion on November 19 with support from Hush Arbors.

After The Boo Radleys split in 1999, Carr released six albums under his Bravecaptain alias. Earlier this year he released a solo album under his own name, entitled ‘Ye Gods (And Little Fishes)’.

For more information and tickets head to Soniccathedral.co.uk.

Source: NME

From NME:

Super Furry Animals - Radiator

Super Furry Animals are set to play songs from their Creation back catalogue live in their home town of Cardiff on November 20.

The band will play the show, dubbed ‘Recreation’, at the Coal Exchange as part of the Soundtrack International Film and Music Festival, which takes place in the Welsh capital on November 18-22. Former Ride man Mark Gardner will also be on the bill.

A screening of the band’s frontman Gruff Rhys’ film ‘Separado!’ will take place as part of the festival. The film saw the singer/guitarist travel to south America to trace his ancestry.

Former Velvet Underground member John Cale will play a solo show as part of the event, also at the Coal Exchange on November 21. See Soundtrackfilmfestival.com for more information.

Super Furry Animals released three albums on Creation – ‘Fuzzy Logic’ (1996), ‘Radiator’ (1997) and ‘Guerrilla’ (1999).

Phil Wilson of The June Brides

Phil Wilson, ex-lead singer of the June Brides and solo Creation artist has today selected 10 tracks that he feels highlight the influences that shaped the sound of both C86 and Creation Records.

Here’s what he had to say “This is merely my view of what are the best bands that seem to me to be prime influences on early Creation and the C86 movement. Here goes!” Continue reading

The Telescopes

From the antennascope mailing list:

THE TELESCOPES
(full electric set of ‘taste’ era material
featuring st deluxe)
+ST DELUXE

Saturday 15th August 2009
The Captains Rest
185 Great Western Road
Glasgow

Monday 17th August 2009
Sneaky Pete’s
73 Cowgate
Edinburgh
EH1 1JW

Stephen Lawrie has also recently written an article about ‘the bands that built The Telescopes’ which you can read by clicking here.

From the ATP website.

We are thrilled to announce the latest bands to be confirmed for the my bloody valentine curated Nightmare Before Christmas. We know you have been eagerly waiting for new additions – so we are very happy to be able to finally reveal Primal Scream, Yo La Tengo, Brightblack Morning Light and Serena Maneesh have today been added to this already incredible bill. Continue reading