Music Interviews

An Audience With... Manic Street Preachers’ Nicky Wire

An Audience With... Manic Street Preachers’ Nicky WireAs the Manics gear up to release their latest album – the predominantly acoustic, pastoral and...

Prefab Sprout’s Paddy McAloon – My Life In Music

Prefab Sprout’s Paddy McAloon – My Life In MusicPrefab Sprout have recently announced their long-awaited return with a new album, Crimson/Red – to...

Radiohead: “I don’t want to be in a cupboard… I write music to communicate” – Part 3

Radiohead: “I don’t want to be in a cupboard… I write music to communicate” – Part 3This week's archive feature is an illuminating Radiohead interview from August 2001's Uncut (Take...

Radiohead: “I don’t want to be in a cupboard… I write music to communicate” – Part 2

Radiohead: “I don’t want to be in a cupboard… I write music to communicate” – Part 2This week's archive feature is an illuminating Radiohead interview from August 2001's Uncut (Take...

Radiohead: “I don’t want to be in a cupboard… I write music to communicate” – Part 1

Radiohead: “I don’t want to be in a cupboard… I write music to communicate” – Part 1This week's archive feature is an illuminating Radiohead interview from August 2001's Uncut (Take...

John Martyn – Album By Album

John Martyn – Album By AlbumNews of an 18CD John Martyn boxset, including unheard material from the late singer-songwriter, is...

John Cale – My Life In Music

John Cale – My Life In MusicJohn Cale recalls his time working with Nico on her extraordinary 1969 album, The Marble Index, in...

The Doors – LA Woman and Jim Morrison’s tipping point

The Doors – LA Woman and Jim Morrison’s tipping pointWe pay tribute to the late Ray Manzarek in the new issue of Uncut (dated August 2013, and out now...

Ian Dury on his favourite things…

Ian Dury on his favourite things…Reissues of Ian Dury’s Lord Upminster and 4,000 Weeks Holiday albums are reviewed in the latest...

Bruce Springsteen: "I think I just wanted to be great" – Part 3

Bruce Springsteen: "I think I just wanted to be great" – Part 3From Uncut's September 2002 issue: In one of the most revealing interviews of his career, Bruce...

Bruce Springsteen: "I think I just wanted to be great" – Part 2

Bruce Springsteen: "I think I just wanted to be great" – Part 2From Uncut's September 2002 issue: In one of the most revealing interviews of his career, Bruce...

Bruce Springsteen: "I think I just wanted to be great" – Part 1

Bruce Springsteen: "I think I just wanted to be great" – Part 1From Uncut's September 2002 issue: In one of the most revealing interviews of his career, Bruce...

ZZ Top – Album By Album

ZZ Top – Album By AlbumZZ Top’s new boxset, The Complete Studio Albums 1970-1990, is reviewed in the new issue of Uncut (...

An Audience With… Ozzy Osbourne

An Audience With… Ozzy OsbourneBlack Sabbath’s new album, 13, is reviewed in the new issue of Uncut (dated July 2013 and out now...

The Making Of… Richard Hell & The Voidoids’ Blank Generation

The Making Of… Richard Hell & The Voidoids’ Blank GenerationTelevision and Heartbreakers legend Richard Hell’s autobiography, I Dreamed I Was A Very Clean...

Queens Of The Stone Age: “You work first, then party later…”

Queens Of The Stone Age: “You work first, then party later…”Just before the release of 2007’s Era Vulgaris, Uncut’s Jaan Uhelzski headed out to California to...

Bon Iver: “Man, you can take yourself too seriously…”

Bon Iver: “Man, you can take yourself too seriously…”For this week’s archive feature, we delve back into Uncut’s July 2011 issue (Take 170) – just...

Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig – My Life In Music

Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig – My Life In MusicVampire Weekend’s new album, Modern Vampires Of The City, is out this week and reviewed in the...

Van Dyke Parks – Album By Album

Van Dyke Parks – Album By AlbumBest known for his work on The Beach Boys’ Smile, Parks is a student of serious music, whose...

The Making Of... The Waterboys’ The Whole Of The Moon

The Making Of... The Waterboys’ The Whole Of The MoonThis month’s issue of Uncut (June 2013) features The Waterboys discussing their mammoth new...

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Inside the new Uncut...


Vile day here in London, improved to some degree I'd hope by the arrival in UK shops of the new edition of Uncut. It has Nick Drake on the cover, as you probably know if you're a subscriber and your copy arrived over the weekend.

It's the first time that Drake has appeared on our cover,...