New Catalogue

Cherry Red acquire Graduate Records material

Alongside The Maisonettes' early 80s smash hit 'Heartache Avenue', Cherry Red now also represent other nuggets from Midlands indie label Graduate, including Mod Revival tracks by The Circles and The Sussed, post-punk (The Last gang) and Synth-Pop (Whizz For Atoms).

Return of The Manticore

Manticore Records was set up in the early 1970s by progressive rock kings Emerson, Lake And Palmer as an outlet for other artists of a similar musical hue. Cherry Red are proud to continue their representation of this mighty catalogue, with albums by the likes

Millions Like Us: The Story Of The Mod Revival 1977-1989

Back in 1979, a clutch of British bands harked back to the 60s Mod look for inspiration, creating a brand of power pop which was half punk/new wave, half Who and Small Faces. Still going strong to this day, the Mod Revival is celebrated on a new 4-CD box set, Millions

Cherry Red Acquires Mike Cotton Recordings

Back in 1964, jazzer Mike Cotton and his band cut one of the legendary Mod albums of the period, which has never been reissued. Rooted in the same fusion of R&B and jazz popularised by Georgie Fame, and driven by Hammond organ, the Mike Cotton

New catalogue agreements with Anthony Phillips (Genesis) & Sky

Cherry Red has signed worldwide catalogue deals with ex-Genesis guitarist Anthony Phillips, covering 20 solo albums, and English/Australian instrumental group Sky for their entire back catalogue, including some previously unreleased material. On his new deal, Anthony Phillips comments: “'I'm delighted to be working with Mark Powell

Rick Wakeman

In progressive rock circles, keyboard maestro Rick Wakeman is a legend. From his days with Yes and a string of hit concept albums to performing on ice, Rick has amassed a huge back catalogue of music which spans many eras and genres. Cherry Red are

NME C86

Cherry Red's new 3-CD edition of C86, the NME's classic cassette compilation of indie guitar music from 1986, has been troubling the Indie & Alternative charts this week and attracting rave reviews such as 'Best New Reissue' on Pitchfork. Many of the key moments on

Hot Milk imprint acquires Linval Thompson, Ranking Dread & more

Hot Milk is a relatively new imprint within Cherry Red, dedicated to Jamaican Reggae and Dub music from the 70s and 80s. Several Hot Milk releases are available for license, from Boss Man's Dub by Linval Thompson to Girl's Fiesta by Ranking Dread, Barry Brown's

Blancmange: Electro pop duo re-work classic debut album

Back in the early 80s, the thinking person's favourite electronic pop duo was Blancmange. Three decades on, Neil Arthur & Co. have re-imagined their debut album as Happy Families Too, which includes a tremendous reworking of their smash hit 'Living On The Ceiling' as well