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…

Joe Strummer strummed here. . .

I found myself last night for the first time in decades in Ladbroke Grove, an old stomping ground, not much-visited…

Maximo Park

Faintly astonishing news the other day, when it emerged that the new Bloc Party album had entered the American charts…

This week’s Friend Of Devendra

If you're American, brandish an acoustic guitar and look a bit feral, chances are your publicist will flog you as…

Neil Young At Massey Hall

I've never really had the patience to collect bootlegs, so I'd never heard Neil Young's "Live At Massey Hall", 1971…

LCD Soundsystem

Looking back over the past month and a bit, I think the two records I've played most in the Uncut…

I Want To Take You Higher

There's a great, contentious review in the next issue of Uncut by Peter Shapiro. Addressing the expanded reissues of their…

The Weirdness

Since I made a passing reference to the forthcoming Stooges album yesterday, it occurred to me that I should write…

Ecstatic Peace

Feels a bit like 1987 here again; after raving over Dinosaur Jr's unlikely renaissance yesterday, today's Uncut pin-up boy is…

Beyond!

We're often a bit sceptical about reunions, so when the new Dinosaur Jr album turned up at the end of…

The greatest shows on Earth

There were years when I seemed to be out all day and up all night, in pursuit of great rock'n'roll…