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Tricky says he wouldn't work with 'arrogant' Damon Albarn again

Tricky says he wouldn't work with 'arrogant' Damon Albarn againTricky has said that he wouldn't work with Blur's Damon Albarn again, branding the frontman and...

Swedish scientists cram references to Bob Dylan into research papers as part of long-standing bet

Swedish scientists cram references to Bob Dylan into research papers as part of long-standing betA group of scientists in Sweden have been exposed for indulging in a long-running joke of fitting...

New Björk album to be co-produced by Arca

New Björk album to be co-produced by ArcaA co-producer has been confirmed for Björk's new album.

Queen reveal ballad version of Freddie Mercury's 'Love Kills' – listen

Queen reveal ballad version of Freddie Mercury's 'Love Kills' – listenQueen have revealed a slowed down version of Freddie Mercury single 'Love Kills', recorded before...

Malcolm Young's family confirm AC/DC member is suffering from dementia

Malcolm Young's family confirm AC/DC member is suffering from dementiaAC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young is suffering from dementia, his family have confirmed.

Jimmy Page says Led Zeppelin reunion is not possible, but plans to start own, career-spanning band

Jimmy Page says Led Zeppelin reunion is not possible, but plans to start own, career-spanning bandLed Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page ruled out any chance of the band playing together ever again...

Brian Wilson covers George Harrison at tribute gig – watch

Brian Wilson covers George Harrison at tribute gig – watchA host of musicians including Brian Wilson, Wayne Coyne and Norah Jones all paid tribute to the...

Belle & Sebastian announce new LP, 'Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance'

Belle & Sebastian announce new LP, 'Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance'Belle And Sebastian have announced details of a new album, 'Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance'.

Nick Cave announces solo tour for spring 2015

Nick Cave announces solo tour for spring 2015Nick Cave has announced a solo European tour for spring 2015.

Watch star-studded Tweedy video for "Low Key"

Watch star-studded Tweedy video for "Low Key"Steve Albini, Mavis Staples and Conan O'Brien are among the guest stars in the new video for "Low...

Joanna Newsom to narrate Paul Thomas Anderson's new film, Inherent Vice

Joanna Newsom to narrate Paul Thomas Anderson's new film, Inherent ViceJoanna Newsom is to narrate Inherent Vice, the new film from director Paul Thomas Anderson....

Read Neil Young's setlist for his Harvest The Hope benefit concert

Read Neil Young's setlist for his Harvest The Hope benefit concertNeil Young played a benefit concert on Saturday September 27 to raise funds for Bold Nebraska, the...

David Gilmour: “The new Pink Floyd album is a tribute to Rick Wright”

David Gilmour: “The new Pink Floyd album is a tribute to Rick Wright”Uncut charts the creation of Pink Floyd’s new album, The Endless River, in the cover story of our...

Thom Yorke releases new album, Tomorrow's Modern Boxes

Thom Yorke releases new album, Tomorrow's Modern BoxesThom Yorke has released a new album, Tomorrow's Modern Boxes. The album is available to download...

The Who reveal new song 'Be Lucky' – listen

The Who reveal new song 'Be Lucky' – listenThe Who have revealed 'Be Lucky', their first new song in eight years – click below to listen.

Fleetwood Mac’s Stevie Nicks: “Christine McVie has got 16 years of pent-up poetry”

Fleetwood Mac’s Stevie Nicks: “Christine McVie has got 16 years of pent-up poetry”Fleetwood Mac's Stevie Nicks reveals more about the future of the band in the new issue of Uncut,...

Bruce Springsteen to release first seven albums in newly remastered box set

Bruce Springsteen to release first seven albums in newly remastered box setBruce Springsteen is to release a new box set that compiles his first seven albums. Bruce...

Watch Laura Marling cover Bob Dylan's "Like A Rolling Stone" with songwriter Eddie Berman

Watch Laura Marling cover Bob Dylan's "Like A Rolling Stone" with songwriter Eddie BermanLaura Marling has covered Bob Dylan's "Like A Rolling Stone" with singer songwriter Eddie Berman....

Neil Young confirms November release date for Storeytone album

Neil Young confirms November release date for Storeytone albumNeil Young has confirmed that his new album, Storeytone, will be released in November. The news...

Pink Floyd release short trailer for new album 'The Endless River' – watch

Pink Floyd release short trailer for new album 'The Endless River' – watchPink Floyd have released a 30-second teaser trailer for their upcoming album 'The Endless River'....

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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...