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Kate Bush plays her first live show in 35 years

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Bob Dylan to release complete Basement Tapes sessions

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Morrissey announces European tour dates

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We want your questions for Jimmy Page!

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Exclusive! Hear the Grateful Dead perform "The Wheel" live from 1990

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The Beatles’ engineers forced to make new master to save original "sticky, sludgy" Please Please Me tapes

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Neil Young: back in the recording studio

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Prince announces details of two new albums

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This month in Uncut

This month in UncutNick Drake, Ryan Adams, Jeff Tweedy and Queen all feature in the new issue of Uncut, dated October...

Watch Beck and Jenny Lewis cover Rod Stewart's "Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?"

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Richard Thompson: “Linda and I loved glum… glum is the new glam”

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Morrissey's World Peace Is None Of Your Business removed from iTunes and Spotify

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Hear song from Thurston Moore's new album, The Best Day

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PJ Harvey to receive honorary degree

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Two out-of-print Jimi Hendrix albums set for re-release

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Roger Waters' The Wall tour documentary to premiere in September

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Peter Buck to release new EP

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Listen to Bob Dylan's "Nothing To It" performed by Jim James, Elvis Costello and more

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Editor's Letter

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,...