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Todday´s The Day

From his breakthrough with late 60s psych combo The Nazz through to his influential 70s solo albums and his 80s Prog Pop band Utopia, Todd Rundgren has always ploughed his own musical furrow. Cherry Red represent many of Todd's solo albums from the 80s to the present day, as

Skating On Hate

Celebrating a new range of Converse shoes branded by professional skateboarder Mike Anderson’s, ‘Middle Earth’ is a short video featuring skateboarding legends such as Eddie Cernicky, Brad Cromer, Frank Gerwer and Zered Bassett. One of the songs heard in the film is ‘Bought & Sold’ by 80s anarcho punk band Liberty, taken

Lights…Kamera…Action!

Launched in 1981 by veteran producer/label boss Miki Dallon, the Kamera label was responsible for a clutch of fascinating punk, post-punk, new wave and synth pop records. The imprint was christened in fine style with ‘Lie Dream Of A Casino Soul’ by Manc mavericks The Fall.  Other highlights included releases by punk band Charge, folk-influenced

Glitter, best…

The Glitter Band were at the forefront of the 70s’ tubthumping glam rock sound. We represent the band’s mid-70s recordings, based around the album Paris Match (and its aborted sequel), which encompasses the singles ‘Lay Your Love On Me’, ‘Look What You've Been Missing’ and ‘Gotta Get A Message

Nektar Of The Gods

Nektar are an English prog rock band who formed in Germany in 1969, by Roye Albrighton, Allan "Taff" Freemon, Derek "Mo" Moore" and Ron Howden. They were prolific in their early years, releasing numerous albums across the 70s and even making a fan out of Joy Division’s Ian

Style & Substance

Next Friday, we release a 3-CD box set, entitled 1979: Revolt Into Style, which remembers a momentous year of post-punk, new wave, power pop and other UK styles. Cherry Red controls the rights to many tracks on this new compilation by the likes of The Fall, Alternative TV, The

Let It Bleed

To any fan of American indie and alt. rock, Dinosaur Jr need no introduction. From their roots on labels like SST in the 80s to mainstream success with Warners in the 1990s, J Mascis & Co. have been hugely influential. The band’s arguably most popular single ‘Feel The Pain’ has been used in the new

On-U-Reggae

A man ahead of his time, Adrian Sherwood created some of the most forward thinking, experimental Reggae of the early 1980’s via his label On-U Sound. As a joint venture with Sherwood, Cherry Red financed seven albums over a two-year period, including Leaps & Bounds (1984) by the collective Singers & Players (feat. Prince Far I), Threat

Get Your Phil

Phil Wainman is an English record producer and songwriter, noted for his work in the 1970s with the likes of The Sweet, Mud, XTC, Dollar and Bay City Rollers. Perhaps his most notable success came as the producer of ‘I Don’t Like Mondays’ by The Boomtown Rats. Cherry Red are now the proud custodians of

Meteoric Rise

Formed in 1980, and still going to this day, The Meteors all but defined a new musical genre, Psychobilly, which fused 50s Rockabilly stylings with the brutal energy of Punk. Led by P. Paul Fenech, the band notched up numerous indie hits across the 1980s, including manic covers of 'Bad Moon Rising', 'Go Buddy Go', 'Rawhide', 'Little