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



The Replacements
Let It Be
1984



Tom Waits
Rain Dogs
1985



Paul Simon
Graceland
1986



Pixies
Surfer Rosa
1988



The Waterboys
Fisherman’s Blues
1988



NWA
Straight Outta Compton
1988



Lou Reed
New York
1989




Films

Raging Bull
Directed by Martin Scorsese
1980



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



Scarface
Brian De Palma


1983

Once Upon A Time In America
Sergio Leone
1984



Spinal Tap
Carl Reiner
1984

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



Platoon
Oliver Stone
1986



Withnail And I
Bruce Robinson
1987



Die Hard
John McTiernan
1988