Music Interviews

Creedence Clearwater Revival – the full story, by John Fogerty, Stu Cook and Doug Clifford

Creedence Clearwater Revival – the full story, by John Fogerty, Stu Cook and Doug CliffordJohn Fogerty is out on an extensive tour of the US right now, so it seems a good time to dip into...

The Smiths’ 30 greatest songs – as chosen by the band and their famous fans

The Smiths’ 30 greatest songs – as chosen by the band and their famous fansMorrissey releases his first new album since 2009, World Peace Is None Of Your Business, on Monday...

Manic Street Preachers: “There’s just so much hate within this band. Why are we still like this?”

Manic Street Preachers: “There’s just so much hate within this band. Why are we still like this?”The Manics release their 12th album, Futurology, on Monday (July 7) – here, we head back to the...

The Making Of… Metallica’s Enter Sandman

The Making Of… Metallica’s Enter SandmanMetallica headline Glastonbury this weekend, and “Enter Sandman” will most likely be a highlight of...

Orange Juice: “If anything became too smooth, Edwyn Collins liked to fuck it up”

Orange Juice: “If anything became too smooth, Edwyn Collins liked to fuck it up”Edwyn Collins has just performed at Queen Elizabeth Hall in London as part of this year’s Meltdown...

The Making Of… The Raconteurs’ Steady As She Goes

The Making Of… The Raconteurs’ Steady As She GoesAs Jack White’s second solo album, Lazaretto, is released on Monday (June 10), it seemed time to...

The Making Of… Pulp’s Common People

The Making Of… Pulp’s Common PeopleNew documentary Pulp (A Film About Life, Death & Supermarkets) hits UK cinemas on June 7 – in...

Eagles on Desperado: “We were quite taken with the idea of being outlaws…”

Eagles on Desperado: “We were quite taken with the idea of being outlaws…”The Eagles, currently on a huge tour of the UK, look back on the legend of 1973’s Desperado in this...

Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips – My Life In Music

Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips – My Life In MusicThe Flaming Lips play London's Brixton Academy on May 28, ahead of their full cover of The Beatles...

Bright Eyes’ Conor Oberst – My Life In Music

Bright Eyes’ Conor Oberst – My Life In MusicUpside Down Mountain, Conor Oberst’s new, Jonathan Wilson-produced solo album is set for release on...

The Black Keys – Album By Album

The Black Keys – Album By AlbumAs Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney prepare to release their new album, Turn Blue, on Monday, we...

Super Furry Animals – Album By Album

Super Furry Animals – Album By AlbumAs Gruff Rhys prepares to release his new album/film/book American Interior on Monday (with an app...

Blur – Album By Album, by Stephen Street, William Orbit and Ben Hillier

Blur – Album By Album, by Stephen Street, William Orbit and Ben HillierAs Damon Albarn prepares to release his debut solo album, Everyday Robots, on Monday, and 20 years...

LCD Soundsystem: "That guy who cared? He quit! Now you get me!"

LCD Soundsystem: "That guy who cared? He quit! Now you get me!"The live album of LCD Soundsystem's final gig at Madison Square Garden is finally being released...

The Afghan Whigs' Greg Dulli – My Life In Music

The Afghan Whigs' Greg Dulli – My Life In MusicAs The Afghan Whigs release Do To The Beast, their first new album in 16 years, we delve into the...

An Audience With… Beck

An Audience With… BeckAs Beck brings Morning Phase to Coachella in California in a couple of weeks (April 13/20), then...

Animal Collective – Album By Album

Animal Collective – Album By AlbumEnter The Slasher House, the debut album from Avey Tare’s Slasher Flicks, consisting of Dave...

The Hold Steady’s Craig Finn – My Life In Music

The Hold Steady’s Craig Finn – My Life In MusicThe Hold Steady release their sixth album, Teeth Dreams, on March 24 – in this piece from the Uncut...

Kurt Vile: “Like Neil Young says, your past is your worst enemy”

Kurt Vile: “Like Neil Young says, your past is your worst enemy”The War On Drugs’ new album, Lost In The Dream, is out on Monday (March 17). Here, in this feature...

Elbow – Album By Album

Elbow – Album By AlbumThe Take Off And Landing Of Everything, Elbow’s sixth album, is out on Monday (March 10) – in this...

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The 27th Uncut Playlist Of 2014


A bit of a manic week, for various reasons, not least the fact that we've finished two magazines: the next issue of Uncut, which should be coming your way on July 29; and an Ultimate Music Guide dedicated to the genius of…

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