Gritty comedy-drama set in the mean streets of sarf-east London...


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Album ten finds Warren Ellis and company staking out new and beautiful territory...


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Palace Brother, Bonnie Prince, actor … Now Will Oldham is set to answer your questions in Uncut as part of our regular Audience With... feature.

So is there anything you've always wanted to ask Will..?

You’ve appeared in arthouse films and a Kanye West video. Which has been the most rewarding experience?
You’re a big Sinatra fan. What’s your favourite Frank song?
Johnny Cash covered your song, “I See A Darkness”. How did that come about?

Send your questions to us by noon, Friday March 30 to


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Mini-bio of the great Thelonius Monk...


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Neil Young has penned brief historical details about each of the songs on Americana, his forthcoming album with Crazy Horse.

Comprised on classic American folk songs including “Clementine”, “She’ll Be Coming Round The Mountain” and “Gallow’s Pole”, it features some arrangements originally made by The Squires, the band Neil Young formed in 1963 while at High School in Winnepeg.


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Killing in the name of light entertainment. Hollywood's latest franchise begins...


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The announcement came at the very end of last week that the novelist Alan Garner has written the third instalment of a story he began in 1960 with The Weirdstone Of Brisingamen. To anyone raised in the Seventies like me, the news might have prompted a sudden, sharp reconnection with their childhood; The Weirdstone, and its 1963 sequel The Moon Of Gomrath, were touchstones of my adolescent reading.


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A sprightly Modfather, bringing it all back home on another career-high solo album...


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Ken Russell's controversial classic, restored to its original glory...


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Spirited art-rock from swashbuckling quartet...


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Editor's Letter

The 46th (And Last) Playlist Of 2014


Sorry I didn't manage to post a playlist last week; a combination of germs, deadlines and various other professional/seasonal distractions meant that I ran out of time.

Here, though, is our last office list of 2014, with lots of strong new entries. A few highlights...