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Ryan Adams: “Smoking pot saved my ass”

Ryan Adams: “Smoking pot saved my ass”Ryan Adams lets us into his Pax-Am Studio in the new issue of Uncut, dated October 2014 and out now.

Arcade Fire cover Bo Diddley during Chicago gig - watch

Arcade Fire cover Bo Diddley during Chicago gig - watchArcade Fire covered iconic blues artist Bo Diddley during their gig in Chicago on August 26....

Echo And The Bunnymen announce November UK tour dates

Echo And The Bunnymen announce November UK tour datesEcho And The Bunnymen have announced details of UK tour dates in November and December as well as a...

Production issues delay latest Paul McCartney Archive Collection releases

Production issues delay latest Paul McCartney Archive Collection releasesPaul McCartney's re-releases of Wings albums 'Venus And Mars' and 'At The Speed of Sound' have been...

Steve Albini: “I’d do another Jimmy Page and Robert Plant album in a heartbeat”

Steve Albini: “I’d do another Jimmy Page and Robert Plant album in a heartbeat”Steve Albini answers your questions in the new issue of Uncut, dated October 2014 and out now.

Nick Drake “was not reticent… 95 per cent of his vocals went down live”

Nick Drake “was not reticent… 95 per cent of his vocals went down live”The real Nick Drake is revealed in the fascinating cover story of the new Uncut – not as a tragic,...

Morrissey compiles tracklisting for new Ramones compilation

Morrissey compiles tracklisting for new Ramones compilationMorrissey has reportedly compiled the tracklisting for a new compilation album from the Ramones. A...

Kate Bush plays her first live show in 35 years

Kate Bush plays her first live show in 35 yearsKate Bush last night (August 26) made her return to stage after a 35 year absence in a show that...

Bob Dylan to release complete Basement Tapes sessions

Bob Dylan to release complete Basement Tapes sessionsBob Dylan will release The Basement Tapes Complete: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11 on November 3. The...

Morrissey announces European tour dates

Morrissey announces European tour datesMorrissey will headline London's O2 Arena in November as part of a wider European tour. The singer...

We want your questions for Jimmy Page!

We want your questions for Jimmy Page!As he prepares to release his official autobiography, and with a new batch of Led Zeppelin reissues...

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

Exclusive! Hear the Grateful Dead perform "The Wheel" live from 1990Following our exclusive stream last week of the Grateful Dead and Branford Marsalis playing "Bird...

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

The Beatles’ engineers forced to make new master to save original "sticky, sludgy" Please Please Me tapesThe original tapes for The Beatles' Please Please Me are becoming "sticky" and "sludgy" – so much...

Neil Young: back in the recording studio

Neil Young: back in the recording studioPhotographs have appeared on social media indicating that Neil Young is back in the recording...

Prince announces details of two new albums

Prince announces details of two new albumsPrince has announced details of two new albums. Prince will not only release Plectrum Electrum, his...

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?"

Watch Beck and Jenny Lewis cover Rod Stewart's "Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?"Beck and Jenny Lewis sang Rod Stewart's 'Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?' live onstage last night (August 20...

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

Richard Thompson: “Linda and I loved glum… glum is the new glam”Richard & Linda Thompson look back at their 40-year-old masterpiece, I Want To See The Bright...

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

Morrissey's World Peace Is None Of Your Business removed from iTunes and SpotifyMorrissey's latest album, World Peace Is None Of Your Business, has been removed from US iTunes and...

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

Hear song from Thurston Moore's new album, The Best DayThurston Moore has announced details of his new album, The Best Day. The album was recorded with...

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The 32nd Uncut Playlist Of 2014


Such has been the drooling media focus on Kate Bush this week, it might be tough to imagine British music journalists listening to anything else these past few days. I'm not, in fairness, exempt from the hysteria: here's...