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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...

Mineral ‘Serial Monkey’ licensed for US TV series Hemlock Grove

Cherry Red are delighted to have recently licensed Mineral 'Serial Monkey' for the soundtrack of US TV series Hemlock Grove. The track is from Mineral's debut album 'Plastic Ekphrastic', released by 359 Music in October 2013. Check out the official music video here. ...

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...

Cherry Red acquire Northside back catalogue

Hailing from Manchester, Northside were part the so-called 'Baggy' explosion of dance-tinged Indie bands around 1989/1990, spearheaded by the Stone Roses, the Happy Mondays and the Inspiral Carpets. Northside signed to the city's most famous label, Factory, and enjoyed UK hits with 'Shall We Take...