Every couple of decades fashion seems to come round again and with 80s fashion currently in full swing amongst the youngsters, some of the acts who made their name in that decade discuss the era with the Saatchi Gallery website.
Featured in the interview is Pete Astor (The Loft/Weather Prophets), Lawrence (Felt), Phil Wilson (June Brides) and Phil King (Lush/Felt/Jesus & Mary Chain).
You can read the article by clicking here.
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 but this time I decided to make a playlist up of tracks featured in the interview. Continue reading
Filmed just before the release of their 1987 Creation album ‘Poem of the River’, here’s a video of Felt performing in Scotland. Featuring two tracks ‘Declaration’ and ‘Riding on the Equator’ with 10 seconds of a familiar track at the end. This video is rather dark but the sound quality is pretty good, unfortunately there is a real lack of Felt on Youtube.
Stephen Lawrie of The Telescopes has given a new interview to The Dumbing of America website. In the interview he talks about his time on Creation and the development of the band over the last two decades. Continue reading
Andy Bell of Ride & Oasis has guested on a new edition of the SPC ECO album. SPC ECO includes Dean Garcia and Debbie Smith of Curve in its line-up.
Swervedriver are to play a pair of London gigs prior to their ATP Nightmare Before Christmas performance.
The dates are:
Friday 27 November 2009 London ICA [tickets]
Saturday 28 November 2009 Relentless Garage [tickets]
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
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 of his favourite Creation moments. Continue reading