Creeping Bent (record label)

Creeping Bent, a.k.a. The Creeping Bent Organisation, is an independent record label set up by Douglas MacIntyre in 1994, based in Glasgow, Scotland. The label has been described as a successor to earlier Scottish indie labels Postcard Records and Fast Product.[1] Creeping Bent was officially launched with an event at Glasgow’s Tramway theatre on 12 December 1994 called "A Leap Into The Void" in homage to Yves Klein, and featuring film, theatre and pop music.[2] "Frankie Teardrop", a 1995 collaboration between Suicide vocalist Alan Vega and Altered Images drummer Stephen Lironi, was an NME single of the week in 1995. Creeping Bent was chosen by John Peel as the featured label when he curated the 1998 Meltdown Festival at the Royal Festival Hall. Creeping Bent artists record 20 sessions for Peel’s BBC Radio 1 show. The label celebrated its 20th anniversary in January 2014 with shows featuring Sexual Objects,[2] and the Pop Group playing at Celtic Connections.[3]

Recent years have seen further releases by Port Sulphur, Jazzateers, Transelement, Gareth Sager.


See also


  1. Battista, Anna. "Cosmic Tones for Mental Therapy: a journey to planet Creeping Bent". Erasing Clouds. Retrieved 17 February 2014.
  2. Cooper, Neil (28 January 2014). "No Time To Be 21? The Creeping Bent Organisation 20 Years On". The Quietus.
  3. Shepherd, Fiona (20 January 2014). "Celtic Connections review: The Pop Group, Glasgow". The Scotsman. Retrieved 17 February 2014.
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