Reading. . .in the beginning

On Monday night, I went to the launch of the 2007 Reading Festival – or the Carling Weekend: Reading And…

Post 1

Hi there, and welcome to the first of UNCUT.co.uk’s weekly film blogs. Every Friday I’ll be looking at the latest…

The Black Mountain Army

Just a quick post today, since I'm waiting for a couple of reports on South By Southwest to be filed…

TEN YEARS AGO THIS WEEK

HAPPENINGS TEN YEARS TIME AGO March 19-25 The Eagles' 1976 compilation, Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975, reaches sales of 24 million,…

Battles

It seems a long time ago now, when I thought post-rock was the most exciting music in the world. The…

TEN YEARS AGO THIS WEEK

HAPPENINGS TEN YEARS TIME AGO March 12 to 18, 1997 Jermaine Stewart, the 80s soul star whose biggest hit was…

South By Southwest Bound

As I mentioned yesterday, Wild Mercury Sound is taking a holiday in Texas next week. The pile of new albums…

Elliott Smith’s New Moon

I'm just getting my head around the new Elliott Smith compilation, and there's a lot to take in. "New Moon"…

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…