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
After months of rumours, the news is now confirmed by Channel 4 Teletext:
A host of Creation Records bands are to play at London Roundhouse on November 2 to launch a new film, PS can reveal.
Upside Down, made by Document Films, is the official story of Alan McGee’s record label and will be in cinemas from November. Continue reading
More Super Furries news from nme.com
Super Furry Animals have announced two gigs taking place this October.
The welsh band will head to Manchester and Glasgow for the gigs, and tickets go on sale this Friday (August 7) at 9am.
Super Furry Animals play:
Glasgow O2 ABC (October 15)
Manchester The Ritz (16)
Read the full story here.
From the antennascope mailing list:
(full electric set of ‘taste’ era material
featuring st deluxe)
Saturday 15th August 2009
The Captains Rest
185 Great Western Road
Monday 17th August 2009
Stephen Lawrie has also recently written an article about ‘the bands that built The Telescopes’ which you can read by clicking here.
Channel 4 Teletext reports:
Super Furry Animals, who release new single Mt on July 20, play a one-off, late-night gig at London Corsica on July 18. Tickets are £10.
Taken from the ATP website:
The curators for ATP: Nightmare Before Christmas, 2009 will be: MY BLOODY VALENTINE. The event will take place at Butlins Holiday Resort in Minehead, England from December 4th – 6th, 2009.
A very small amount of chalets are left for this event; only limited supplies of Four Berth Room Only or Self Catered chalets remain. Today we announce that the latest exciting additions made by My Bloody Valentine to their bill are:
Which means the line-up so far looks like this:
My Bloody Valentine / Sonic Youth / De La Soul / EPMD / Sun Ra Arkestra / The Horrors / Buzzcocks / Spectrum / F**ked Up / Le Volume Courbe / Wounded Knees / The Pastels / J. Mascis & The Fog / Lilys / A Place To Bury Strangers / Witch / Bob Mould / Swervedriver + many more bands TBC!
For more info click here.
Taken from the Indietracks website:
Scottish power-popsters Teenage Fanclub have been confirmed as the Sunday headline band for this year’s Indietracks Festival. The much-loved band, known for their chiming Byrds-esque guitars and West Coast harmony vocals, will play the Outdoor (Elefant) Stage at Indietracks.
More than 50 bands are playing this year’s Indietracks Festival, including Camera Obscura, Rose Elinor Dougall, Emmy the Great and Au Revoir Simone. Other bands playing include BMX Bandits, Lucky Soul, Frank and Walters, Help Stamp Out Loneliness, Butcher Boy and Manhattan Love Suicides.
Teenage Fanclub, hailing from Belshill near Glasgow, formed in 1989. They are most renowned for their critically and commercially successful albums Bandwagonesque, Songs from Northern Britain and Grand Prix, and are currently working on their ninth studio album.
To read the full story click here to visit the Indietracks website
Super Furry Animals and Teenage Fanclub have been announced as set to play on the Saturday (July 25) of the Ben And Jerry’s Summer Sundae festival.
The event takes place on Clapham Common in London on July 25 and 26 and will also feature I Am Kloot, The Human League, The Futureheads and Marina And The Diamonds.
For the full story click here.
Television Personalities have been confirmed for the Benicassim Festival, which happens near Valencia in Spain. They will be appearing on Saturday 18th July, stage time around 10.30 by all accounts.
The band also recently released a new single called ‘People Think That We Are Strange’ b/w ‘A Glimpse Of My Genius’ on Elefant Records.
For more info click here.