Music Reviews

MY MORNING JACKET - CIRCUITAL

MY MORNING JACKET - CIRCUITALKentuckians’ collective sense of identity reinvigorated on sixth LP...

KATE AND ANNA MCGARRIGLE - TELL MY SISTER

KATE AND ANNA MCGARRIGLE - TELL MY SISTERFolk siblings’ glorious first two albums, remastered, plus demos and unreleased material...

ARCTIC MONKEYS - SUCK IT AND SEE

ARCTIC MONKEYS - SUCK IT AND SEEThe wit is running dry – but these Sheffield rockers are discovering bigger, bolder dimensions...

MERCURY REV - DESERTER'S SONGS (R)

MERCURY REV - DESERTER'S SONGS (R)Transcendent ’90s gem now includes bonus disc of home demos...

WILD BEASTS - SMOTHER

WILD BEASTS - SMOTHERLake District romantics embark on their third great adventure...

Club Uncut @ The Great Escape: Alela Diane/ The Secret Sisters/ Olof Arnalds/ Jo Bartlett, Pavilion Theatre, Brighton, May 14 2011

Club Uncut’s final night in Brighton can’t quite match the high of Josh T. Pearson’s performance on...

Club Uncut @ The Great Escape: Villagers/ Josh T. Pearson/ Trevor Moss and Hannah Lou/ Dean McPhee, Pavilion Theatre, Brighton, May 13 2011

“I’m tired,” Josh T. Pearson says. “It’s been a long life. I don’t even know what day of the week...

Club Uncut @ The Great Escape: Gang Gang Dance/ Babe, Terror/ Alexander Tucker, Pavilion Theatre, Brighton, May 12, 2011

As the first night of Club Uncut’s annual seaside trip to Brighton’s Great Escape festival comes to...

JOHN MARTYN - HEAVEN AND EARTH

JOHN MARTYN - HEAVEN AND EARTHThe big man’s final, posthumous album...

KATE BUSH - DIRECTOR'S CUT

KATE BUSH - DIRECTOR'S CUTKate redux! Intriguing edits of her ’80s/’90s output...

OKKERVIL RIVER - I AM VERY FAR

OKKERVIL RIVER - I AM VERY FARWill Sheff’s apocalypse! Raucous, anthemic and their best album yet...

FLEET FOXES - HELPLESSNESS BLUES

FLEET FOXES - HELPLESSNESS BLUESSweet folk, baroque pop and free jazz! Robin Pecknold weighs his emotional baggage on beautiful...

PANDA BEAR - TOMBOY

PANDA BEAR - TOMBOYAway, again, from Animal Collective – and into a world of rapture, reveries, and great washes of...

EMMYLOU HARRIS - HARD BARGAIN

EMMYLOU HARRIS - HARD BARGAINBleak, doubtful and largely self-penned. Back to the music that made her...

TV ON THE RADIO - NINE TYPES OF LIGHT

TV ON THE RADIO - NINE TYPES OF LIGHTDavid Sitek and co decamp to LA, hot-rodding their arch art-rock with sunny celebration and West...

BOB DYLAN - IN CONCERT: BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY 1963

BOB DYLAN - IN CONCERT: BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY 1963Long-lost document of the pre-fame Bob: even then, a mercurial live performer...

BILL CALLAHAN - APOCALYPSE

BILL CALLAHAN - APOCALYPSEMean, whimsical, portentous, playful… It’s complicated...

RADIOHEAD - THE KING OF LIMBS

RADIOHEAD - THE KING OF LIMBSThom Yorke and co bring timely, retro magic to their latest releaseThe most enjoyable consequence...

TRAFFIC - JOHN BARLEYCORN MUST DIE DELUXE EDITION

TRAFFIC - JOHN BARLEYCORN MUST DIE DELUXE EDITIONWinwood and pals’ pastoral funk apogee, remastered...

JOSH T PEARSON - LAST OF THE COUNTRY GENTLEMEN

JOSH T PEARSON - LAST OF THE COUNTRY GENTLEMENLift To Experience man goes solo. Bleakly brilliant...

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Editor's Letter

Robert Plant, Tom Petty, The Beatles, King Crimson, Bobby Womack: inside the new Uncut!


Welcome to the new issue of Uncut! John’s on holiday this week – he was last seen disappearing into darkest Gloucestershire – so it falls to me to show you around this month's edition instead.

Our exclusive cover story finds us catching up with Robert Plant...