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Mercurial Revolutions

Since their emergence in the early 1990s, Mercury Rev have remained at the vanguard of American alternative music.   Cherry Red already represent their landmark album from 2001, All Is Dream. Now we're delighted to announced we can also offer their later records, The Secret Migration (2005), the Hello Blackbird soundtrack (2006) and Snowflake Midnight and

1980: Listening To The Higsons

Formed in 1980 by students at the University Of East Anglia, The Higsons put Norwich on the musical map of the early 1980s with a string of indie hits fusing post-punk energy and funk rhythms.   Cherry Red now represent the majority of their recordings from 1981-85, including the indie hit album The Curse

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

The Monochrome Set feature in a new film soundtrack

Indie pop / post-punk pioneers The Monochrome Set feature in a new film soundtrack with their second-ever single 'Eine Symphonie Des Grauens', which first appeared on Rough Trade in 1979. This artful, jangly guitar gem will appear in Govinda Van Maele's new big screen, German

Cherry Red acquire more catalogue by The Fall

Mark E. Smith's band The Fall have been ploughing their unique, uncompromising musical furrow since the late 1970s. Cherry Red are now the proud custodians of many of The Fall's recordings, from their earliest recordings on Step Forward in 1979 (including singles 'Rowche Rumble' and

The Telescopes’ Creation Records catalogue now represented by Cherry Red

Hailing from Burton-on-Trent, The Telescopes emerged in 1988 with a raucous, psychedelic sound which won much acclaim. Cherry Red now represents the band's recordings for Creation Records 1990-1992. These include their Indie hits 'Precious Little', 'Everso', 'Flying' and 'Celeste', some of which were dreamier and

Medium Medium featured in Norwegian indie film ‘Louder Than Bombs’

  Due to be released this autumn, Norwegian indie film Louder Than Bombs portrays a fractious family of a father and his two sons, who confront their different feelings and memories of their deceased wife/mother, a famed war photographer. Within the movie soundtrack is Medium Medium's

Tracey Thorn featured on Cannes art-house indie film ‘Noz Arcadies’

Nos Arcadies is a forthcoming French art-house film by celebrated director Arnaud Desplechin. Just recently screened at Cannes, this independently-produced period drama is set in the present day but laced with the key character's memories from the 80s and 90s. The soundtrack will include an

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).