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Roger Waters' The Wall tour documentary to premiere in September

Roger Waters' The Wall tour documentary to premiere in SeptemberRoger Waters' documentary about his The Wall world tour is to receive its world premiere in...

Peter Buck to release new EP

Peter Buck to release new EPPeter Buck is to release a new EP, Opium Drivel. The 4-song, 7-inch will be released on October 21...

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

Listen to Bob Dylan's "Nothing To It" performed by Jim James, Elvis Costello and moreA track, "Nothing To It", has been released from the forthcoming Lost On The River: The New...

Hear track from Leonard Cohen's new album Popular Problems + tracklisting revealed!

Hear track from Leonard Cohen's new album Popular Problems + tracklisting revealed!Leonard Cohen has confirmed details of his forthcoming new album, Popular Problems. The album will...

Kate Bush asks fans not to take photographs at her forthcoming live shows

Kate Bush asks fans not to take photographs at her forthcoming live showsKate Bush has asked fans not to take photos at her forthcoming run of live shows. The singer will...

Bob Seger to release first album in eight years

Bob Seger to release first album in eight yearsBob Seger is to release a new album later this year. According to a report on Rolling Stone, Seger...

Rare Beatles photographs discovered at London children's home

Rare Beatles photographs discovered at London children's homeRare pictures of The Beatles meeting youngsters from a children's home while filming A Hard Day's...

Exclusive! Hear the Grateful Dead and Branford Marsalis team-up for "Bird Song" at Nassau Coliseum, 1990

Exclusive! Hear the Grateful Dead and Branford Marsalis team-up for "Bird Song" at Nassau Coliseum, 1990In 1990, the Grateful Dead began their 25th anniversary celebrations with a three-week tour through...

Johnny Cash's childhood home opens to the public

Johnny Cash's childhood home opens to the publicJohnny Cash's childhood home has been opened to the public, as part of a bid to boost the town he...

Watch Neil Young's trailer for his new Director's Cut of Human Highway

Watch Neil Young's trailer for his new Director's Cut of Human HighwayNeil Young has released a trailer for the new Director's Cut of his 1982 film, Human Highway....

Stevie Nicks invites fans to design new shawl

Stevie Nicks invites fans to design new shawlStevie Nicks has launched a competition that invites fans to design a shawl for the singer....

Aphex Twin blimp sighted above London

Aphex Twin blimp sighted above LondonA blimp decorated in the Aphex Twin logo was spotted hovering above the Oval Space in Hackney on...

Morrissey maintains that he has been dropped by his record label

Morrissey maintains that he has been dropped by his record labelMorrissey has claimed that he has proof that he has been dropped by his label, Capitol-Harvest...

Paul McCartney reveals unseen photograph from The Beatles final gig

Paul McCartney reveals unseen photograph from The Beatles final gigPaul McCartney has revealed a previously unseen photograph from The Beatles' last ever gig. The...

Rick Parfitt to miss Status Quo gig for the first time

Rick Parfitt to miss Status Quo gig for the first timeRick Parfitt will miss his first ever Status Quo gig due to illness. The band recently cancelled...

Belle & Sebastian announce back catalogue vinyl reissues

Belle & Sebastian announce back catalogue vinyl reissuesBelle & Sebastian have announced plans to reissue the majority of their back catalogue on vinyl...

Gruff Rhys shortlisted for book award for American Interior

Gruff Rhys shortlisted for book award for American InteriorGruff Rhys has been shortlisted for the Gordon Burn Prize for his book American Interior. Rhys has...

Yes’ Jon Anderson: “Punk didn’t affect us. I was a punk, The Who and The Kinks were punks, so there was always punk music”

Yes’ Jon Anderson: “Punk didn’t affect us. I was a punk, The Who and The Kinks were punks, so there was always punk music”Yes take us through the making of their classic albums in the new issue of Uncut, dated September...

New proposal suggests all albums worldwide be released on a Friday

New proposal suggests all albums worldwide be released on a FridayTalks that could see albums across the globe released on the same day each week are underway, with...

Neil Young offers shares in PonoMusic

Neil Young offers shares in PonoMusicNeil Young is hoping to raise at least $2.5m on the Crowdfunder site for his PonoMusic venture by...

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Editor's Letter

The return of The Aphex Twin, and Caustic Window


Last year, Warp Records embarked on a campaign for Boards Of Canada's "Tomorrow's Harvest" comeback that was notable for its obtuseness. Unmarked 12-inches were hidden in record stores, strings of numbers and inexplicable broadcasts were strewn enigmatically across the internet. At one point, I...