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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...

Graham Coxon: The Great Escapee

Graham Coxon: The Great EscapeeGraham Coxon’s new album A+E is reviewed in the latest Uncut (May 2012, Take 180), out now – so we...

The Gaslight Anthem: Baby He Was Born To Run

The Gaslight Anthem: Baby He Was Born To RunAs this month’s new Uncut (May 2012, Take 180) features Brian Fallon talking about The Gaslight...

Big Star: What's Going Ahn

Big Star: What's Going AhnAlex Chilton’s wild, idiosyncratic life after Big Star is examined in the new issue of Uncut (Take...

Is There Anybody Out There?: On Tour With Roger Waters’ The Wall

Is There Anybody Out There?: On Tour With Roger Waters’ The WallThe more-than-extensive ‘Immersion’ edition of Pink Floyd’s opus The Wall (the box includes a scarf...

Sonic Youth – The Secrets Of Eternal Youth

Sonic Youth – The Secrets Of Eternal YouthAs guitarist Lee Ranaldo is in Ch-ch-ch-ch-Changes in this month's new issue (April 2012, Take 179...

The Rise And Fall Of Glam

The Rise And Fall Of GlamThe new April issue of Uncut, out now, features David Bowie peering from the cover in his guise as...

Elvis Presley: The Sun Years by Frank Skinner

Elvis Presley: The Sun Years by Frank SkinnerThe new April issue of Uncut, out now, features a fascinating look at the history of Sam Phillips’...

Paul McCartney on The Beatles’ early days

Paul McCartney on The Beatles’ early daysThe Beatles are on the cover of this month’s new issue of Uncut (March 2012) – inside is the story...

Neil Young’s 'Time Fades Away': 'Harvest''s unlikely follow-up

Neil Young’s 'Time Fades Away': 'Harvest''s unlikely follow-upIn the new March issue of Uncut, out January 31, we celebrate the 40th anniversary of "Harvest",...

Uncut's Albums of the Decade: Part three - The Top 50!

Uncut's Albums of the Decade: Part three - The Top 50!Find out what we think the greatest records of the Noughties are here

Uncut's 150 Albums of the Decade: Part two!

Uncut's 150 Albums of the Decade: Part two!We count down from 100 to 51...

Uncut's 150 Albums of the Decade!

Uncut's 150 Albums of the Decade!We count down from 150 to 101...see our choices here

Elbow's Pete Turner: 'We've got 16 new tracks ready to fine tune'

Elbow's Pete Turner: 'We've got 16 new tracks ready to fine tune'Guy Garvey's songwriting partner speaks to Uncut about the reissue Asleep In The Back

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Introducing… Elvis Costello: The Ultimate Music Guide


In June 1977, Allan Jones of the Melody Maker took a familiar route to the offices of Stiff Records in West London. His appointment, that day, was with a notably irascible young singer-songwriter from Hounslow. In the course of a frequently startling interview, the man who had chosen to call...