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Black Sabbath's Geezer Butler arrested following "bar brawl"

Black Sabbath's Geezer Butler arrested following "bar brawl"Bass player was taken in by police after incident in Death Valley, California...

Sinéad O'Connor withdraws application to join Sinn Féin

Sinéad O'Connor withdraws application to join Sinn FéinSinger said party was not serious about ending partition in Ireland...

Sly Stone awarded £3.3 million in unpaid royalties

Sly Stone awarded £3.3 million in unpaid royaltiesFormer manager and lawyer had diverted money away from him for 11 years...

Kraftwerk: “We never felt like pop stars”

Kraftwerk: “We never felt like pop stars”Kraftwerk members and associates tell the full story of Autobahn in the new Uncut, dated March 2015...

Alabama Shakes, Django Django and Slaves announced for The Great Escape 2015

Alabama Shakes, Django Django and Slaves announced for The Great Escape 2015Alabama Shakes and Django Django are among 150 artists announced for this year's Great Escape...

The Smiths’ Andy Rourke: “You can’t make an LP called Meat Is Murder and then slip out for a burger”

The Smiths’ Andy Rourke: “You can’t make an LP called Meat Is Murder and then slip out for a burger”Morrissey is on the front cover of the new issue of Uncut – out now – and inside we celebrate the...

The Who to release seven-inch singles boxset and all studio albums on vinyl

The Who to release seven-inch singles boxset and all studio albums on vinylThe Who are to release a seven-inch boxset of their first seven singles, the first in a proposed...

Chris Robinson on The Black Crowes' split: "It's more complicated than Rich's public outburst"

Chris Robinson on The Black Crowes' split: "It's more complicated than Rich's public outburst"Black Crowes split earlier this month due to disagreements among band...

David Bowie confirms limited edition coloured vinyl reissues

David Bowie confirms limited edition coloured vinyl reissuesReissue commemorate opening of David Bowie Is at the Philharmonie de Paris...

The War On Drugs’ Adam Granduciel: “Mark Kozelek has probably never even listened to our music”

The War On Drugs’ Adam Granduciel: “Mark Kozelek has probably never even listened to our music”Adam Granduciel discusses The War On Drugs’ success with Lost In The Dream, Uncut’s album of 2014,...

Dave Grohl won't appear in Kurt Cobain documentary, Montage Of Heck

Dave Grohl won't appear in Kurt Cobain documentary, Montage Of HeckGrohl's interview for the documentary took place too late to make it into the film's current edit

Beck reportedly working on follow-up to Morning Phase

Beck reportedly working on follow-up to Morning PhaseSinger might release record this year...

Mark Kozelek says new Sun Kil Moon album could be released this year

Mark Kozelek says new Sun Kil Moon album could be released this yearSinger-songwriter claims new album will be "very different"...

Guitar owned by Johnny Ramone sells at auction for £47,950

Guitar owned by Johnny Ramone sells at auction for £47,950Red 1965 Mosrite Ventures V1 guitar was sold in Boston...

Bob Dylan gifts 50,000 copies of his new album

Bob Dylan gifts 50,000 copies of his new albumShadows In The Night is made up of songs made famous by Frank Sinatra...

The War On Drugs, Sufjan Stevens and Tame Impala for End Of The Road festival

The War On Drugs, Sufjan Stevens and Tame Impala for End Of The Road festivalStevens will play his first ever UK festival show this September...

This month in Uncut

This month in UncutThe Smiths, The War On Drugs, Kraftwerk and Bob Dylan all feature in the new issue of Uncut, dated...

Mark Lanegan: “If Brian Eno wanted to make a record, I’d clear some time in my calendar”

Mark Lanegan: “If Brian Eno wanted to make a record, I’d clear some time in my calendar”Mark Lanegan answers your questions in the new issue of Uncut, dated February 2015, and out now.

The Sonics to release first new LP in 48 years

The Sonics to release first new LP in 48 yearsThis Is the Sonics is the band's first new material since 1967...

Aphex Twin reveals new song 'Diskhat ALL Prepared1mixed [snr2mix]' – listen

Aphex Twin reveals new song 'Diskhat ALL Prepared1mixed [snr2mix]' – listenProducer offers free download of track taken from forthcoming new EP...

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Robert Wyatt interviewed: "I'm not a born rebel..."


Today (January 28, 2015), social media reliably informs me that Robert Wyatt is 70, which seems a reasonable justification for reposting this long and, I hope, interesting transcript of an interview I did with him at home in Louth back in 2007, a little before the marvellous “Comicopera” was...