“This is a label of love..” Alan McGee, August ’88 This week marks the 25th anniversary of Creation Records legendary ‘Doing It For The Kids’ compilation album and concert in London.
A few years ago Stylus Magazine wrote an article called ‘Shine On’ about the first 50 singles on Creation. Well, at last here’s a chance to hear all them tracks in a playlist.
Here’s a little playlist I put together for next months ATP in Minehead curated by My Bloody Valentine. This is no way a ‘best of’ but the first 10 artists that came to my mind. Pass me some earplugs please, thanks!
Back in the late 80’s there was briefly a magazine called ‘Underground’ in the UK and never a month went by when Creation weren’t featured. Below is an interview with Alan McGee from early 1988, the text of which i’ve featured on the site before Read more
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 Read more
For the last 5 years, Sonic Cathedral has released some of the finest records of the decade alongside running one of London’s best nights out. Massively influenced by Creation Records, we asked Nat Cramp the man behind Sonic Cathedral to come up with a playlist Read more
This summer was the 20th anniversary of the second summer of love when dance music seemed to cross over and everyone was claiming to have “always had a dance element to their music”. Creation embraced the change and the results included some great records.
Below is a short playlist of Creation Records tracks on Spotify.