First of all this week, let me quickly plug our most recent Ultimate Music Guide, which is dedicated to Depeche Mode. As with previous specials in the Ultimate Music Guide series on David Bowie, the Stones, Bruce Springsteen, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, The Beatles, John Lennon, Paul Weller, The Clash, Nick Cave, The Kinks, U2, REM and The Smiths – all of which you can order online at uncut.co.uk/store or order digitally at uncut.co.uk/download – Depeche Mode – The Ultimate Music Guide features brand new reviews of all Depeche’s albums, written by a stellar team of Uncut scribes, plus a ton of vintage interviews from the archives of Melody Maker and NME, reprinted for the first time in years and covering the whole of the band’s career from their first stirrings in deepest Basildon in the early 80s. Depeche Mode – The Ultimate Music Guide is on sale now.

First of all this week, let me quickly plug our most recent Ultimate Music Guide, which is dedicated to Depeche Mode. As with previous specials in the Ultimate Music Guide series on David Bowie, the Stones, Bruce Springsteen, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, The Beatles, John Lennon, Paul Weller, The Clash, Nick Cave, The Kinks, U2, REM and The Smiths – all of which you can order online at uncut.co.uk/store or order digitally at uncut.co.uk/download – Depeche Mode – The Ultimate Music Guide features brand new reviews of all Depeche’s albums, written by a stellar team of Uncut scribes, plus a ton of vintage interviews from the archives of Melody Maker and NME, reprinted for the first time in years and covering the whole of the band’s career from their first stirrings in deepest Basildon in the early 80s.

Depeche Mode – The Ultimate Music Guide is on sale now.



By happy coincidence, as part f the special promotional feature in the current Uncut that we produced in association with hmv celebrating six decades of music and films, we have reached the 80s, for which I’ve compiled the following playlist.

Have a good week.

Music

Dexys Midnight Runners

Searching For The Young Soul Rebels

1980

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZnoUlZnwYy4

Talking Heads

Remain In Light

1980

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I1wg1DNHbNU

The Replacements

Let It Be

1984

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7elBRPU2IdE

Tom Waits

Rain Dogs

1985

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qVaEPx_VyXs

Paul Simon

Graceland

1986

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-I_T3XvzPaM

Pixies

Surfer Rosa

1988

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=idtE7MkHlW0

The Waterboys

Fisherman’s Blues

1988

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HIil8k5QnFU

NWA

Straight Outta Compton

1988

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgInoVbM77E

Lou Reed

New York

1989

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BJIOl8i9Kdg

Films

Raging Bull

Directed by Martin Scorsese

1980

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5wwItkoapuA

Mad Max 2

George Miller

1981

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nLCmcV4gC_0

Blade Runner

Ridley Scott

1982

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a_saUN4j7Gw

The Thing

John Carpenter

1982

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JjIXwkX1e48

Scarface

Brian De Palma

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a_z4IuxAqpE

1983

Once Upon A Time In America

Sergio Leone

1984

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mzhX2PD6Srw

Spinal Tap

Carl Reiner

1984

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ll7rWiY5obI

Platoon

Oliver Stone

1986

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ue8VS-bcj88

Withnail And I

Bruce Robinson

1987

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6m6LhZJdCQY

Die Hard

John McTiernan

1988