Uncut's Weekly Album Review Round-Up

Uncut's Weekly Album Review Round-Up publishes a weekly selection of music album reviews; including new, reissued and compilation albums. Find out about the best albums here, by clicking on the album titles below.

All of our album reviews feature a 'submit your own album review' function - we would love to hear your opinions on the latest releases!

These albums are all set for release on October 13, 2008:

ALBUM REVIEW: LUCINDA WILLIAMS - LITTLE HONEY - 4* Nine albums in, the queen of heartbreak tempts fate by cheering up

ALBUM REVIEW: RAY LAMONTAGNE - GOSSIP IN THE GRAIN - 4* Tortured troubadour shows courage on nakedly emotional third LP

ALBUM REVIEW: KEANE - PERFECT SYMMETRY 3* Depressingly impressive third album

ALBUM REVIEW: THE GRATEFUL DEAD - ROCKING THE CRADLE: EGYPT 1978 - 3*The Dead take Egypt. “No cops, no parents,” approves Jerry

Plus here are some of UNCUT's recommended new releases from the past month - check out these albums if you haven't already:

ALBUM REVIEW: BOB DYLAN - THE BOOTLEG SERIES VOL 8: TELL TALE SIGNS - 5* Highly anticipated installation in the Bootleg Series, read Allan Jones' in depth review here.

ALBUM REVIEW: OASIS - DIG OUT YOUR SOUL - 3* Noel and the boys get back in the groove but face some bleak home truths

ALBUM REVIEW: THE CLASH - LIVE AT SHEA STADIUM 5* Legendary bootleg finally gets official release

ALBUM REVIEW: LAMBCHOP - OH (OHIO) - 4* Best in nearly a decade from newly-trimmed Nashville collective

ALBUM REVIEW: SEASICK STEVE - SEASICK STEVE - 4* Hobo blues maverick tentatively ropes in guest musicians for his major label debut

ALBUM REVIEW: NEW ORDER - REISSUES - Movement 3*/ Power, Corruption & Lies 3*/ Low-Life 5*/ Brotherhood 4*/ Technique 4*: A startling, diverse legacy, augmented with bonus discs

ALBUM REVIEW: FOTHERINGAY - FOTHERINGAY 2 -5* Lovingly salvaged second album, with Sandy Denny and Trevor Lucas

ALBUM REVIEW: KINGS OF LEON - ONLY BY THE NIGHT - 4* Slowing the tempos, the Followills speed their ascent to the rock pantheon. Currently riding high with their first UK Singles Chart number one with lead single "Crawl" - will their album follow suit and debut at the top spot?

ALBUM REVIEW: TV ON THE RADIO - DEAR SCIENCE -4* David Bowie’s pals Dave Sitek and Kyp Malone mix the pop and avant garde

ALBUM REVIEW: METALLICA - DEATH MAGNETIC - 4* Troubled Dark Knights of metal return to form - check out the review of the current UK Album Chart Number 1 here.

ALBUM REVIEW: CALEXICO - CARRIED TO DUST - 4* After a mystifying diversion, Arizona duo return (in part) to familiar, dusty territory

ALBUM REVIEW: LINDSEY BUCKINGHAM - GIFT OF SCREWS - 4* Fleetwood Mac man's punchy pop-rock manifesto

THE HOLD STEADY - STAY POSITIVE - 5* Elliptical, euphoric and "staggeringly good" says Allan Jones, plus a Q&A with Craig Finn

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Editor's Letter

The Fourth Uncut Playlist Of 2015

This week's big distraction has been what appears to be a crazy number of early Aphex Twin tracks accumulating on Soundcloud (I've added the link below). Among the new stuff, though, please try Bop English; the new solo project of James Petralli from White Denim.