Features & Interviews

Cat Power – Redemption Songs

Cat Power – Redemption SongsChan Marshall’s new album, Sun, is reviewed in the latest issue of Uncut (Take 185, October 2012...

Frank Zappa – Album By Album

Frank Zappa – Album By AlbumThe first set of Zappa’s mammoth series of reissues is reviewed in the new issue of Uncut, dated...

The curse of Lynyrd Skynyrd

The curse of Lynyrd SkynyrdGary Rossington, guitarist and sole survivor of the original Lynyrd Skynyrd lineup, is featured...

The end of The Clash – by Joe Strummer

The end of The Clash – by Joe StrummerThis month’s issue of Uncut (September 2012, Take 184) features Joe Strummer on the cover – inside...

John Fogerty’s guide to Creedence Clearwater Revival

John Fogerty’s guide to Creedence Clearwater RevivalJohn Fogerty’s show supporting Bruce Springsteen at London's Hyde Park is reviewed in the new issue...

The Flaming Lips – Album By Album

The Flaming Lips – Album By AlbumWayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips answers your questions in An Audience With… in this month's new...

The Making Of… MC5’s Kick Out The Jams

The Making Of… MC5’s Kick Out The JamsThe August 2012 issue of Uncut features the MC5’s guitarist, Wayne Kramer, telling the full, wild...

Neil Young On His ‘Greatest Hits’

Neil Young On His ‘Greatest Hits’Old Shakey graces the cover of the new issue of Uncut (dated August 2012), out now, shedding light...

Animal Collective – Carnival Of The Animals

Animal Collective – Carnival Of The AnimalsThe new issue of Uncut (Take 183, dated August 2012) features a ‘first listen’ to Animal Collective...

Mark Kozelek – Album By Album

Mark Kozelek – Album By AlbumSun Kil Moon’s excellent Among The Leaves is Uncut’s lead review in the new August 2012 issue, out...

An Audience With… Brett Anderson

An Audience With… Brett AndersonThis month’s issue of Uncut (dated July 2012) features Suede recalling the writing and recording of...

Dr John – Album By Album

Dr John – Album By AlbumThe pianist, singer and songwriter Mac Rebennack, known better as Dr John, faces your questions in...

The Making Of… The Beach Boys' 'Good Vibrations'

The Making Of… The Beach Boys' 'Good Vibrations'The reunited Beach Boys' return to the stage is reviewed in the latest issue of Uncut, out now –...

An Audience With… Patti Smith

An Audience With… Patti SmithThe high priestess of punk graces the cover of our latest issue (July 2012, Take 182), in perhaps...

Empire Of Dirt – Inside Levon Helm’s Midnight Ramble

Empire Of Dirt – Inside Levon Helm’s Midnight RambleIn tribute to the late Band legend, who died in April 2012, this week’s archive feature is a...

How On Earth Do You Follow The Beatles? Paul McCartney On Wings

How On Earth Do You Follow The Beatles? Paul McCartney On WingsThe new Uncut (June 2012), out now, features Paul McCartney recalling the turmoil around the making...

Nick Cave’s 30 Greatest Songs

Nick Cave’s 30 Greatest SongsThe Bad Seeds’ head honcho features in the latest issue of Uncut (Take 181, June 2012), out now, at...

Will Oldham – Album By Album

Will Oldham – Album By AlbumTo accompany this month’s Uncut (Take 181, June 2012), out now, which features the Bonnie “Prince”...

Southern Accents by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers – An Uncut All-Time Classic

Southern Accents by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers – An Uncut All-Time ClassicIn the latest issue of Uncut (Take 181, June 2012), out now, we visit Tom Petty at his California...

Richard Thompson – My Life In Music

Richard Thompson – My Life In MusicFairport Convention founder, solo artist and folk-rock guitar legend Richard Thompson is featured...

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Editor's Letter

Reviewed: Respect Yourself: Stax Records And The Soul Explosion by Robert Gordon


As Robert Gordon reminds us in Respect Yourself: Stax Records And The Soul Explosion, his terrific account of the rise and fall of the great Memphis soul imprint, the Stax story is more than a record-label history. “It is an American story,” Gordon writes,”...