New Catalogue

Spri-ghtly Does It

Spriguns of Tolgus were a British folk rock group formed in 1972 by Mike and Mandy Morton. Having circulated a cassette album Rowdy Dowdy Day, they signed with Decca and released two albums. They were much hyped within the folk scene (prompting comparisons with Steeleye Span, whose

Keep On Truckin’

Cherry Red have recently acquired the rights to a raft of British rock recordings from the golden era of the mid-Seventies. These include the eponymous 1975 album (pictured) by commune dwellers Global Village Trucking Company; the extremely scarce, privately-pressed Thank You & Goodnight LP (1976) by

Summer Into Fall

The Fall – Can Can Summer Mark E. Smith’s group were called many things over their forty years in the business, but “polished” and “funky” were not ordinarily the words. This is why Can Can Summer from their 2008 studio album Imperial Wax Solvent is such an astonishing track for

Small Wonder

Small Wonder Records Cherry Red are now the proud owners of the Small Wonder Records catalogue. Small Wonder was an independent British label founded in the 1980s, and specialising in Punk and Post-Punk.  Amongst the catalogue are albums from Punk-Poet Patrik Fitzgerald and The Cravats, along

Feasting With Marc

Cherry Red continue to represent the license on a host of Marc Almond's studio albums, including Open All Night, Stranger Things, Variete, Feasting With Panthers, Ten Plagues, The Dancing Marquis and Velvet Trail.  We also now control a sizeable raft of his self-owned repertoire, much of it previously restricted to fan club

Fresh Fruit For Chemical Warfare

First released 40 years ago, Dead Kennedys’ debut album 'Fresh Fruit For Rotting Vegetables' is being remixed from the original multi-track tapes, with help from renowned mix engineer Chris Lord-Alge. Bassist Klaus Flouride and guitarist East Bay Ray were heavily involved in creating a mix which adds depth without losing any of its

D-I-Y Colour Discs

The indie label boom following punk in the late 70s led to an explosion of D-I-Y imprints, often based in bedrooms, issuing limited edition cassettes (cheaper than records!), sold at gigs and by mail-order. One of the most prolific such operations was Color Discs, an alias for Gary Ramon, which was

Heeps Of Ken Hensley

Having made his name with prog rock legends Uriah Heep in the early 1970s, singer / songwriter / guitarist Ken Hensley branched out as a solo artist as early as 1973. Since then, he's never stopped recording and touring, notching up a huge list of albums which continues to

Byzantine Rock

Formed during the Progressive Rock boom at the dawn of the 1970s, London-based band Byzantium made two now collectable albums for A&M - Byzantium and Seasons Changing - which were followed by a self-released effort, Live & Studio. Founder member Jamie Rubenstein had previously been in Ora, who made an obscure eponymous LP for the independent Tangerine

A Huge Folk Heritage!

From the late 1960s to the 1980s, Alan Green was a one-man cottage industry, recording and releasing over 200 folk and country albums, based largely around local acts playing in Wales and the North West of England. Alan ran several labels, including Folk Heritage, Midas and Westwood. As the records were pressed in