David Byrne & St Vincent at End Of The Road 2013 - review
Ethan Johns at End Of The Road 2013 - review
Eels at End Of The Road 2013 – review
Parquet Courts at End Of The Road 2013 – review
Mike Heron & Trembling Bells at End Of The Road 2013 – review
William Tyler at End Of The Road 2013 - review

Belle & Sebastian might not have surprised anyone with their last two albums, 2006's The Life Pursuit and 2010's Write About Love, but it seems their fans' love for them is growing even deeper - these two are their highest charting records, in the UK and America.


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Belle And Sebastian at End Of The Road 2013 - review
Ethan Johns at End Of The Road 2013 - review
David Byrne & St Vincent at End Of The Road 2013 - review
Eels at End Of The Road 2013 – review
Parquet Courts at End Of The Road 2013 – review
Mike Heron & Trembling Bells at End Of The Road 2013 – review

One of the highlights of this weekend's Uncut Tipi Tent is almost certainly William Tyler's performance on Sunday afternoon. It's hot and dry in Dorset, and Tyler's dusty, crystalline solo guitar pieces are the perfect counterparts.


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Belle And Sebastian at End Of The Road 2013 - review
David Byrne & St Vincent at End Of The Road 2013 - review
Ethan Johns at End Of The Road 2013 - review
Eels at End Of The Road 2013 – review
Parquet Courts at End Of The Road 2013 – review
William Tyler at End Of The Road 2013 - review

Mike Heron of The Incredible String Band has teamed up with Trembling Bells a number of times over the last couple of years - in fact, I saw them almost exactly two years ago to the day at London's Vortex Jazz Bar.


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Belle And Sebastian at End Of The Road 2013 - review
Eels at End Of The Road 2013 – review
Parquet Courts at End Of The Road 2013 – review
Ethan Johns at End Of The Road 2013 - review
Mike Heron & Trembling Bells at End Of The Road 2013 – review
William Tyler at End Of The Road 2013 - review

When David Byrne and Annie Clark got together to make an album you wouldn't necessarily have imagined they'd be united by brass - especially the kind of brass parts that can only be described as 'fidgety'.


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For the past few days, Uncut’s Tom Pinnock took a relatively idiosyncratic path around Glastonbury Festival 2013. Here are the reviews he filed over the weekend, featuring Elvis Costello, Portishead, Goat, Robyn Hitchcock, Matthew E White, Melody’s Echo Chamber and, of course, The Rolling Stones


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Glastonbury's final day starts with blazing sun, but cloud thankfully emerges along with a cooling breeze - good conditions in which to see Matthew E White on the West Holts stage.


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It starts about two hours before The Rolling Stones come onstage - hordes of people, normally milling around merrily, are now purposefully heading towards the Pyramid Stage. By the time Mick, Keith, Charlie and Ronnie appear, the crowd has swelled to fill the entire field - backs to the food stalls and all.


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The 39th Uncut Playlist Of 2014


A lot to get through here, but I'm indebted once more to the resource that is www.nyctaper.com, who this week have posted two amazing live sets by Steve Gunn and Ryley Walker. Elsewhere, there's a new Waterboys track to check out,...