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Avatar – Pandora’s Rocks?

We're happy to announce the acquisition of Avatar Record & Screenworks Ltd., an independent label co-run by Jon Brewer and Robert Patterson, active from 1980 to 1983. Its catalogue includes albums by 'New Wave Of British Heavy Metal' bands Chevy and Dark Star, Nik Turner's Inner City Unit, soul legend Edwin Starr, Michael Strange And

Lights…Kamera…Action!

Launched in 1981 by veteran producer/label boss Miki Dallon, the Kamera label was responsible for a clutch of fascinating punk, post-punk, new wave and synth pop records. The imprint was christened in fine style with ‘Lie Dream Of A Casino Soul’ by Manc mavericks The Fall.  Other highlights included releases by punk band Charge, folk-influenced

Style & Substance

Next Friday, we release a 3-CD box set, entitled 1979: Revolt Into Style, which remembers a momentous year of post-punk, new wave, power pop and other UK styles. Cherry Red controls the rights to many tracks on this new compilation by the likes of The Fall, Alternative TV, The

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

Undead Post-Punk

Formed in South London in the late 70s, The Disco Zombies were typical of the "DIY" bands championed by DJ John Peel. Across 1978/79, they self-released three EPs, 'Drums Over London', The Invisible E.P. and 'Here Come The Buts', as well as another EP as Fifty Fantastics, on their

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

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