Alan McGee

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Creation myths: Alan McGee tells the real story of those wild Britpop years
The maverick label boss on why he didn’t let the truth get in the way of a good movie … and why he may owe an apology to Tony Blair

Vanessa Thorpe

20, Mar, 2021 @8:30 PM

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Creation Stories review – generic biopic of record label supremo Alan McGee
Ewen Bremner stars as the fiery Scots label boss in this cliche-ridden drama co-written by Irvine Welsh

Simran Hans

20, Mar, 2021 @3:00 PM

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One to watch: the Clockworks
Alan McGee signed the Galway four-piece on the strength of the best rehearsal he’d seen since Oasis. Watch this space

Phil Mongredien

20, Mar, 2021 @2:00 PM

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'It's all psychedelic!' The film about Alan McGee's rocking, rolling life
He launched Oasis and Primal Scream, then practiced occult magic in Wales. Nick Moran and Ewen Bremner explain how they recreated McGee’s life for biopic Creation Stories

John Harris

18, Mar, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Creation Stories review – mythmaking and megalomania in likable Alan McGee biopic
Irvine Welsh’s cracking adaption of an autobiography by the ‘President of Pop’ flashes from My Bloody Valentine to his discovery of Oasis

Cath Clarke

18, Mar, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Tenement Kid: Primal Scream's Bobby Gillespie to publish memoir
Book charts the singer’s journey from his childhood in Glasgow to his band’s breakthrough 1991 album Screamadelica and their notorious live shows

Laura Snapes

10, Mar, 2021 @10:30 AM

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Twisting my melon, man! The baggy, brilliant indie-rave summer of 1990
As the new decade dawned, indie and rave collided and a seismic party began. Bands from the Happy Mondays to Primal Scream relive that explosion of pills, thrills and endless possibilities

Joe Muggs

07, Jul, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Straight-talking, honest music: why I'd rather listen to a warts-and-all box set
Box sets tend to airbrush a label’s history with hit after hit, but Creation and Ork Records’ new compilations take you on an uneven yet fascinating journey

Michael Hann

06, Oct, 2015 @4:58 PM

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Alan McGee: 'We didn't realise that we were voting in the Hugo Boss version of the Tories'

The founder of Creation records on New Labour, riotous gigs and his passion for UFO research

Mark Beaumont

07, Nov, 2013 @5:15 PM

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Creation Records' Alan McGee to launch new label – 359 Music
Music mogul behind Creation Records and Poptones says his 'music buzz' returned after working on Tokyo Rocks festival

Dan Martin

08, May, 2013 @10:04 AM

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Alan McGee planning to recreate Creation

Indie mogul says 'music needs a kick in the balls' and he may revive his legendary label to deliver the blow

Sean Michaels

12, Sep, 2012 @10:54 AM

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Phone hacking: Alan McGee says detail in NoW PI's notes is 'frightening'
Creation Records founder says police told him that he may have been targeted in 2005 – but believes he was hacked earlier. By Josh Halliday

Josh Halliday

18, Nov, 2011 @1:37 PM

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