80s Tag

The June Brides’ Nest

The June Brides were a quietly influential mid-80s Indie band who pre-empted the whole C86 movement with a string of memorable records.   Their 1985 Indie hit 'No Place Called Home' (issued on Marc Riley's In Tape label) can be heard in TV series The Nest, a new UK drama described as "thrilling and provocative" by theBBC.    It's been created by Sue

Cherry Red acquires 80s Heavy Metal label Powerstation Records!

Cherry Red is proud to announce the acquisition of the famous 80s Heavy Metal label Powerstation Records! This musical onslaught of powerhouse vocals and sledgehammer guitars includes albums by Tokyo Blade(pictured), the Little Angels (their debut LP), original Iron Maiden singer Paul DiAnno's Battlezone, Chrome Molly,Maineeaxe, Holosade and others.

Cherry Red to Represent David Essex Titles

Cherry Red is proud to announce the representation of several David Essex albums from the late 1970s and early 1980s (Hot Love, Imperial Wizard, Be-Bop The Future, Stage Struck, The Whisper, This One's For You), alongside several hit singles such as 'Oh What A Circus' (No. 3, 1978) and 'Me And My

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

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