35 years ago this week Creation Records held their Doing It For The Kids gig in London and released two of the most important singles in its history from My Bloody Valentine and The House of Love.
To celebrate this important anniversary we head back to 1988 and play some of the key releases of the year taking in indie, C86, ambient, hip-hop, acid house and the first signs of shoegaze.
Tracks played in this show are:
The Wedding Present – Nobody’s Twisting Your Arm
My Bloody Valentine – You Made Me Realise
Pixies – Gigantic
The Primitives – Things Get In Your Way
Sonic Youth – Teenage Riot
Public Enemy – Don’t Believe The Hype
The Flatmates – Shimmer
The Darling Buds – It’s All Up To You
Felt – Space Blues
The House of Love – Destroy The Heart
The Cardiacs – Is This The life?
Humanoid – Humanoid Stakker
Talk Talk – I Believe In You
Cocteau Twins – Carolyn’s Fingers