This is The Loft’s first radio interview in 26 years with Gideon Coe on BBC 6 Music, broadcast live on 12th May 2011.
In the interview the band choose a selection of tracks and revisit their 1984 Radio 1 session tracks. They also talk about how they became involved with Creation Records, the recent ‘Upside Down’ film and the night they split up on stage at Hammersmith Palais. Continue reading
Only a few weeks now until the DVD/Blu-Ray of Upside Down : The Creation Records Story is released.
You can pre-order the movie by clicking here but in the meantime here’s a trailer for the film featuring most of your favourite bands.
Upside Down was shown in its spiritual hometown of Glasgow on Tuesday night (22nd Feb).
Below is a video filmed at the event featuring interviews with the director Danny O’Connor alongside the likes of Alan McGee, Mark Gardener and many others. Continue reading
The Loft return with their first date since their brief return in 2006. Continue reading
Gruff Rhys releases a new solo album on February 14th 2011. The album is themed around the Gruff’s life of living in hotels and collecting the free shampoos around the world.
The tracklisting for the album is:
Shark Ridden Waters
Honey All Over
Sensations In The Dark
Take A Sentence
Space Dust #2
At The Heart Of Love
Patterns Of Power
If We Were Words (We Would Rhyme)
Rubble Rubble Continue reading
Long-term member of the Jazz Butcher, Max Eider recently released his latest album ‘Dissaffection’ via Tundraducks records.
Those of you who have followed the Jazz Butcher closely will know Max was orginally in the band from 1982 until 1986 and he later rejoined in 1995.
You can buy the album directly from Max’s website at www.maxeider.com and if you would like your copy signed, just let him know when paying. You can also stream the whole album and download the first single and video free from his site. Continue reading
Phil Wilson’s new single ‘I Own It’ was released yesterday [get it here] taken from his new album God Bless Jim Kennedy [get that here] and you can watch the video to the single below.
Today is 15 years since ‘(What’s The Story) Morning Glory?’ was released on October 2nd 1995 and went on to sell 14.2 million copies.
The album spent 10 weeks at number 1 in the UK later becoming the third biggest-selling album in UK chart history (with 4.4 million copies sold). 10 months later they headlined Knebworth for two nights.
The album later won the award for the best British Album of the last 30 Years at the 2010 Brit Awards.
There’s been a range of recent reissues from the old Creation catalogue out again this summer, so here’s a quick summary of everything incase you want to buy any:
Edition 59 continue their fantatsic re-releases of all the old early Creation releases. Continue reading