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Sleeping Dogs Don’t Lie!

Sleeping Dogs is a crime thriller film directed by Adam Cooper and starring Russell Crowe as Roy Freeman, a former detective with a faltering memory, who is drawn into reinvestigating a past case by an inmate claiming innocence. Based on E.O. Chirovici's novel The Book

Toyah Unchained

Toyah releases her latest single today! A powerful track exploring the intensity of human relationships, ‘Roses In Chains’ is a collaboration with accomplished songwriter Simon Darlow(Grace Jones, T’Pau, Dollar), featuring husband Robert Fripp on guitar. The song’s live debut will come at Glastonbury Festival next

Siren Songs

Fire Engines, the influential Scottish post-punk band, have Chrome Dawns released by Cherry Red in August. This double CD/vinyl collection boasts all their recorded output on Codex Communications and Pop: Aural. Key tracks include the landmark singles ‘Get Up And Use Me’, ‘Candy Skin’ and ‘Big Gold Dream’, as well

Louder Than Words

Renowned Irish DJ/music producer Micky Modelle made his name with the dance/club music scene. His pulsating dance anthem rewrite of F.R. David’s ballad ‘Words’ features prominently in a new documentary of the same name. Directed by Hannah Jandl and premiered in 2023, the film combines stories from various people across Europe, all

Have Freedom, Will Travel

Ex-Procol Harum guitarist Ray Royer and drummer Bobby Harrison left the band at the height of their fame to form new group Freedom in late 1967. Their funk-rock cover of  Richard Berry’s ‘Have Love, Will Travel’ (as popularised by The Sonics) was a highlight of their 1970 album Freedom At

A (Tel)star Is Born

Maverick London-based producer Joe Meek enjoyed significant success as the UK's leading independent hit maker of the late 50s and early 60s. He left behind nearly 1,900 so-called Tea Chest Tapes, which were acquired by Cherry Red in 2020. Our latest release, 3CD set From Taboo To Telstar,

A Scent Of Man?

We recently acquired rights to the 1975 album You Always Know Where You Stand With A Buzzard by keyboardist/vocalist/composer Clive John from Welsh band Man. This adds to many other Man-related recordings from the late 60s onwards by the likes of Son Of Man (new recordings), Eyes of Blue, Ancient Grease and Man themselves (pictured) (for example,

Maximum Medium

Formed circa 1979, Nottingham band Medium Medium forged a distinctive blend of post-punk and funk. Their 1983 indie hit, ‘Hungry, So Angry’, features in Netflix’s exciting new drama series Eric, set in New York City and starring Benedict Cumberbatch as a troubled, alcoholic parent whose son has disappeared. ‘Hungry, So Angry’ epitomises

We Are Family

Family were a progressive rock group active primarily from 1966 to 1973. Renowned for their eclectic sound that blended rock, jazz, blues, and folk influences, they created a distinctive style that set them apart from their contemporaries. The band's lineup included several talented musicians, but Roger

Joy Davidson

TJM Records, operated from Manchester by Tony Davidson, was known for its distinctive contributions to the punk and post-punk scenes. TJM was instrumental in launching and promoting various influential acts, including Slaughter and the Dogs, The Teardrops and Private Sector. Tony’s commitment to nurturing raw talent help established the