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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...

The making of… Buzzcocks’ Ever Fallen In Love (With Someone You Shouldn’t’ve)

The making of… Buzzcocks’ Ever Fallen In Love (With Someone You Shouldn’t’ve)While Buzzcocks ready themselves for a set of UK and European dates (beginning March 7 at the...

David Byrne and St Vincent: “It’s something really extraordinary”

David Byrne and St Vincent: “It’s something really extraordinary”St Vincent releases her self-titled fourth album on Monday (February 24) – here, from the Uncut...

Glyn Johns – Album By Album

Glyn Johns – Album By AlbumThe Heartbreakers’ Benmont Tench is about to release a solo album, You Should Be So Lucky, produced...

Bill Callahan: “I feel like it’s my duty to earn the air I breathe everyday”

Bill Callahan: “I feel like it’s my duty to earn the air I breathe everyday”Bill Callahan plays London’s Royal Festival Hall tonight (February 7), in support of his Dream...

Edwyn Collins – My Life In Music

Edwyn Collins – My Life In MusicDeluxe reissues of all of Orange Juice’s seminal albums are out on February 3 – to celebrate that,...

Pete Seeger: "You should never give up!"

Pete Seeger: "You should never give up!"From Uncut's February 2013 issue (Take 189), the incredible Pete Seeger on Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan...

The glory and torment of being Syd Barrett, by David Bowie, David Gilmour, Mick Rock, Joe Boyd, Damon Albarn and more…

The glory and torment of being Syd Barrett, by David Bowie, David Gilmour, Mick Rock, Joe Boyd, Damon Albarn and more…It’s recently been announced that a rare live recording of Syd Barrett guesting on guitar with The...

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The 35th Uncut Playlist Of 2014


Weird serendipities aplenty this week: versions of "O, Death" on two albums I downloaded one after another, by Mike & Cara Gangloff and Bessie Jones; dovetailing into Sea Island overlap between Jones and Loscil. It makes for a nice blurring between time and genre with, say, the Gangloffs...