Wilco, Boris, Tuesday

I've been thinking some more about that new Wilco album, not least in response to a post from someone called…

Sky Blue Sky

Jeff Tweedy has always been a perverse bugger. When Wilco became the toast of the Americana classes, Tweedy did everything…

TEN YEARS AGO THIS WEEK

HAPPENINGS TEN YEARS TIME AGO March 5 to 11, 1997 The Notorious B.I.G. is shot dead as he sits in…

Cassadaga

You know, up until a couple of weeks ago, I never thought I'd want to play a Bright Eyes record…

TEN YEARS AGO THIS WEEK

HAPPENINGS TEN YEARS TIME AGO February 26 to March 4, 1997 On the eve of the release of their album…

Monkeys, Boredoms, Thursday

"Brianstorm", the new Arctic Monkeys single, turned up in the Uncut office yesterday, and it's a relief to report that…

Wake Up!

Thanks to all your responses over the past few days. A couple of people have asked me to write about…

The Neon Bible

I suspect few records released in 2007 are going to provoke as much argument as this second Arcade Fire album,…

Further Nightmares Etc

Thanks for all your comments on the Arctic Monkeys blog. Hopefully, I should have my own copy of the album…

Favourite Worst Nightmare

So we’re sitting in Domino’s new offices, somewhere on an industrial estate in Wandsworth. There’s a train track outside one…

TEN YEARS AGO THIS WEEK. . .

HAPPENINGS TEN YEARS TIME AGO February 19 to 25, 1997 Ben Elton hosts the Brit Awards at London's Earls Court,…

“Letsagettabittarockin'”

More on Joe Strummer and The 101’ers Following my somewhat nostalgic post about calling in at the Elgin and being…

Dressed Up For The Letdown

I'm not sure what kind of symmetry this represents, but Richard Swift's new album begins with the sound of tapdancing…

Today’s giant cosmic freak-out

I worry, occasionally, that this blog has started to give the impression we spend our days at Uncut listening to…