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Neil Young & Crazy Horse - Americana

Neil Young & Crazy Horse - AmericanaThe loosest group in rock reunite with Young for this dark, raw and thrilling slice of electrified...

Make It Your Sound Make It Your Scene – Vanguard Records And The 1960s Musical Revolution

Make It Your Sound Make It Your Scene – Vanguard Records And The 1960s Musical Revolution4 CD box stuffed with blues, folk and songs that shaped an era...

Joey Ramone - . . . ya know?

Joey Ramone - . . . ya know?Breathtaking and bittersweet: Joey’s crown jewel, a stunning coda to the Ramones' saga...

Sugar - Copper Blue [reissue]

Sugar - Copper Blue [reissue]Bob Mould at his belligerent best...

George Harrison - Early Takes Vol 1

George Harrison - Early Takes Vol 1Quiet ones from the quiet one...

Paul Buchanan - Mid Air

Paul Buchanan - Mid AirMoving epitaph for The Blue Nile’s melancholic grace...

Paul McCartney - Ram [reissue]

Paul McCartney - Ram [reissue]Historically fascinating post-Beatles mish-mash...

Willie Nelson - Heroes

Willie Nelson - HeroesSepia-toned friends-and-family set from the living legend...

Small Faces - Odgens' Nut Gone Flake: Deluxe Edition

Small Faces - Odgens' Nut Gone Flake: Deluxe EditionUnique '60s classic remastered with added depth and bonus material...

Beach House - Bloom

Beach House - BloomThe Baltimore duo stitches a blue velvet tapestry...

Billy Bragg & Wilco - Mermaid Avenue: The Complete Sessions

Billy Bragg & Wilco - Mermaid Avenue: The Complete SessionsUncle Barking! Essex Bard and Jeff Tweedy salute Woody Guthrie...

My Bloody Valentine - reissues

My Bloody Valentine - reissuesIn their early years, it was easy to dismiss My Bloody Valentine as just another cutie band,...

Richard Hawley - Standing At Sky's Edge

Richard Hawley - Standing At Sky's EdgeAs long as you’ve been briefed on Yorkshire local history, you know where you are with Richard...

Father John Misty - Fear Fun

Father John Misty - Fear FunJosh Tillman had had enough. Enough of Seattle, enough of his alter-ego J Tillman (the name under...

Public Image Limited - This Is PiL

Public Image Limited - This Is PiL“I am John, and I was born in London!” The Lydon corporation re-opens for business...

Strange Fruit: The Beatles Apple Records

Strange Fruit: The Beatles Apple RecordsUnearthing the rotten core of the Fab Four's infamous label...

Jerry Lee Lewis - A Whole Lotta Jerry Lee Lewis

Jerry Lee Lewis - A Whole Lotta Jerry Lee LewisFour-disc monument to the Killer, containing no filler...

T. Rex - Electric Warrior Deluxe Edition

T. Rex - Electric Warrior Deluxe EditionGlamiversary! Bolan's seminal rocker remastered with B-sides, demos and outtakes...

M Ward - A Wasteland Companion

M Ward - A Wasteland CompanionShe & Him's Him returns to his dark, witty furrow...

Jack White - Blunderbuss

Jack White - BlunderbussLove'll play some dirty tricks on ya. Jack White goes noirishly solo...

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Editor's Letter

Inside The New Uncut… The Best Albums Of 2014!


At some point in October, I started receiving emails from record labels and publicists about their Tips For 2015. A new year loomed, distantly, and with it the annual music business imperative to embrace a tranche of new artists. Around the same time, the 2014 Mercury Prize hoopla culminated...