Category Archives: News

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

Pat Fish of The Jazz Butcher ‘has been unwell’

Pat Fish of The Jazz Butcher is currently recovering from an unspecified illness earlier this year, his recovery has meant that he is unable to work at present. To help his recovery Will Carruthers formerly of Spacemen 3 and Spiritualized has launched a Go Fund Read more

Rachel Goswell returns as The Soft Cavalry

Following the success of Minor Victories and the 2017 Slowdive album, Rachel Goswell has unveiled her latest project. The Soft Cavalry is a group consisting of Rachel alongside her husband Steve Clarke and they have recently signed to Bella Union whom will release their debut Read more

Ride announce new album ‘This Is Not A Safe Place’

Ride have announced details of the sixth album due in August. Following their hugely successful comeback album Weather Diaries, Ride are to release a follow-up album via Dick Green’s Wichita label. This Is Not A Safe Place is released on August 16th and will be Read more

Adorable return for 25th anniversary shows

25 years since the release of their final album ‘Fake’ and their split a few weeks later, Adorable are returning for two farewell gigs. The band will play two shows only, they play Hebden Bridge Trades Club on October 31st and then London Bush Hall Read more

David Cavanagh RIP

I’m really sad to state that journalist and author David Cavanagh has died, most of you will be familiar with his book on Creation Records.

NME - April 1994

Goodbye NME, thanks for the good times…

After 66 years the print edition of the New Music Express is coming to an end. For many decades it was the leading weekly music paper. It championed Punk, Acid House, Hip-Hop, Madchester, Grunge and Beatlemania. Sadly around the turn of the century it seemed Read more

Rev-Ola

Joe Foster claims back use of Rev-Ola name

For the last 4-5 years Joe Foster has been unable to issue any new releases on his Rev-Ola Label. The label was launched in the 90’s as a subsidary of Creation Records specialising in reissues of rarities such as Ivor Cutler, The Times and A Read more

Dale Griffin

John Peel session producer Dale Griffin dies

I was really sad to hear that Dale Griffin has died. The news comes only a week after the world lost David Bowie whom helped Dale’s band Mott The Hoople to success in the early 1970s.

Ride Digital Archive

Introducing the Ride Digital Archive

Apologies for the lack of updates recently, I’ve been rather busy on another project you may be interested in. The idea was first shared about five years to launch a Ride online archive with a fellow fan (@Br00kers75) whom has without doubt the biggest archive Read more