Music Interviews

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...

Jackson Browne – Album By Album

Jackson Browne – Album By AlbumJackson Browne features heavily in Uncut’s piece on the making of the Eagles’ Desperado – in the...

The Making Of… Derek And The Dominos’ Layla

The Making Of… Derek And The Dominos’ LaylaThe wild story of Cream is told in the current issue of Uncut (dated May 2013), out now, by Ginger...

Stand down, Margaret!

Stand down, Margaret!From Uncut, March 2009. 'Thirty years on from the beginning of Margaret Thatcher's reign of terror...

Iggy Pop – Album By Album

Iggy Pop – Album By AlbumIggy & The Stooges’ new album, Ready To Die, is reviewed in the new issue of Uncut, dated May...

An Audience With… Graham Nash

An Audience With… Graham NashGraham Nash discusses the unique exhibition of his photography in the new issue of Uncut, dated May...

The Making Of… The Animals’ The House Of The Rising Sun

The Making Of… The Animals’ The House Of The Rising SunEric Burdon’s new album, ’Til Your River Runs Dry, is reviewed in the new issue of Uncut, dated May...

An Audience With… Jeff Beck

An Audience With… Jeff BeckOriginal Yardbirds members Jim McCarty and Chris Dreja take us through their career in pictures in...

Bert Jansch: “I didn’t think in terms of career… I never have”

Bert Jansch: “I didn’t think in terms of career… I never have”Bert Jansch’s Acoustic Routes DVD is reviewed in the latest issue of Uncut (dated April 2013 and...

Bill Callahan – Album By Album

Bill Callahan – Album By AlbumWe look into the touching, awkward new film about Bill Callahan, Apocalypse: A Bill Callahan Tour...

The Making Of… Blue Oyster Cult’s (Don’t Fear) The Reaper

The Making Of… Blue Oyster Cult’s (Don’t Fear) The ReaperThe Columbia Albums Collection, the new 17-album boxset from Blue Öyster Cult, is reviewed in the...

Johnny Marr – Album By Album

Johnny Marr – Album By AlbumJohnny Marr’s first proper solo album, The Messenger, is reviewed in the new issue of Uncut, dated...

Kevin Ayers - Album By Album

Kevin Ayers - Album By AlbumIn the issue of Uncut dated December 2008 (Take 139), Kevin Ayers talked us through the making of...

"He had been very loyal to Bowie": Morrissey on Mick Ronson

"He had been very loyal to Bowie": Morrissey on Mick RonsonAs part of our Mick Ronson feature from the issue of Uncut dated February 2013, Morrissey kindly...

Warner Music Group buys Parlophone for £487 million

Warner Music Group buys Parlophone for £487 millionWarner Music Group has bought the Parlophone record label for £487 million. Universal Music has...

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Album By Album

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Album By AlbumIn this archive feature from Uncut’s March 2009 issue (Take 142), Cave and Mick Harvey discuss...

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Introducing… Elvis Costello: The Ultimate Music Guide


In June 1977, Allan Jones of the Melody Maker took a familiar route to the offices of Stiff Records in West London. His appointment, that day, was with a notably irascible young singer-songwriter from Hounslow. In the course of a frequently startling interview, the man who had chosen to call...