Music Interviews

An Audience With… John Paul Jones

An Audience With… John Paul JonesThe Led Zeppelin legend has just returned with a new group, Minibus Pimps, in collaboration with...

Danger Mouse – Album By Album

Danger Mouse – Album By AlbumTwelve years after he was pulling pints in a pub in London Bridge, Brian Burton is perhaps busier...

David Bowie's The Next Day – Uncut's epic, definitive review

David Bowie's The Next Day – Uncut's epic, definitive reviewReligious dissidents and juvenile delinquents, Greenwich Village and Potsdamer Platz, doomed...

The Making Of… Slade’s Merry Xmas Everybody

The Making Of… Slade’s Merry Xmas EverybodyFrom Uncut’s January 2013 issue (Take 188)… A 20-minute shower and a few drinks down the pub...

Keith Richards: "I’m all for a quiet life… 
I just didn’t get one"

Keith Richards: "I’m all for a quiet life… 
I just didn’t get one"Today (December 18), Keith Richards is 70 years old – to celebrate the Stone's landmark birthday,...

The Making Of… Status Quo’s Down Down

The Making Of… Status Quo’s Down DownThe Quo are currently on a UK tour, hitting London’s O2 on December 15 – and here’s one song that...

An Audience With… Bobby Gillespie

An Audience With… Bobby GillespiePrimal Scream are touring the UK next week, beginning their trip at Manchester’s Apollo (December...

Mark Lanegan – Album By Album

Mark Lanegan – Album By AlbumAs Mark Lanegan prepares to release a career-spanning compilation, Has God Seen My Shadow? An...

An Audience With… Stephen Malkmus

An Audience With… Stephen MalkmusPavement frontman and solo artist Malkmus is releasing a new album, Wig Out At Jagbags, with his...

Shelter From The Storm – the inside story of Bob Dylan’s Blood On The Tracks

Shelter From The Storm – the inside story of Bob Dylan’s Blood On The TracksIn an archive piece taken from Uncut’s January 2005 issue (Take 92), we look back at Dylan in 1975...

The Making Of… Hawkwind’s Silver Machine

The Making Of… Hawkwind’s Silver MachineWith Hawkwind and Motörhead both touring the UK this month (November 2013), we take a look at the...

An Audience With… Ian Hunter

An Audience With… Ian HunterAs Mott The Hoople prepare to tour again this month (beginning at Birmingham’s Symphony on November...

Morrissey: "It sounds too much like Waitrose. It needs to be more Harrods"

Morrissey: "It sounds too much like Waitrose. It needs to be more Harrods"Here's what you might not find in Autobiography… wrestling matches with Vini Reilly! Ouija boards,...

An Audience With… Sinéad O’Connor

An Audience With… Sinéad O’ConnorIn this piece from the Uncut archive (March 2013, Take 190), the outspoken Irish singer answers...

An Audience With... Frank Black

An Audience With... Frank BlackPixies are back with new material and a world tour – but back in August 2006’s issue (Take 111),...

Arcade Fire: “We might never write a good song again”

Arcade Fire: “We might never write a good song again”With Arcade Fire’s new album, Reflektor, due for release on October 28, this week’s archive feature...

Roy Harper: “I was an absolute rebel… I once painted the local town hall with swastikas and hammers and sickles”

Roy Harper: “I was an absolute rebel… I once painted the local town hall with swastikas and hammers and sickles”Roy Harper has recently returned with a raved-about new album, Man & Myth, and a UK tour,...

Lou Reed: “I’ve lied so much about the past, I can’t tell what is true any more”

Lou Reed: “I’ve lied so much about the past, I can’t tell what is true any more”In this archive piece from our March 2003 issue (Take 70), Uncut meets Lou Reed in his favourite...

Johnny Cash – “There will never be another Cash. Never…”

Johnny Cash – “There will never be another Cash. Never…”Everyone knows the mythical image of The Man In Black. But the truth about Johnny Cash was a whole...

Kings Of Leon: “We never even considered being rock stars”

Kings Of Leon: “We never even considered being rock stars”With Kings Of Leon’s sixth album, Mechanical Bull, set for release on September 23, we thought it...

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Editor's Letter

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...