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Joni Mitchell on Bob Dylan: "I am much more original musically"

Joni Mitchell on Bob Dylan: "I am much more original musically"Singer also claims music is "pretty much" over for her...

Watch Peter Gabriel perform new song "What Lies Ahead" in concert

Watch Peter Gabriel perform new song "What Lies Ahead" in concertTurin audiences are treated to new piano ballad...

Jack White pays tribute to keyboardist Isaiah 'Ikey' Owens at London gig

Jack White pays tribute to keyboardist Isaiah 'Ikey' Owens at London gigOwens passed away last week aged 39...

Monty Python's "Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life" tops poll of most popular funeral songs

Monty Python's "Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life" tops poll of most popular funeral songs'Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life' finishes above songs by Robbie Williams and Frank Sinatra...

This month in Uncut

This month in UncutNeil Young, Jimmy Page, Kate Bush, AC/DC and our ultimate review of 2014 all feature in the new...

Arcade Fire's Will Butler to release debut solo album in March

Arcade Fire's Will Butler to release debut solo album in MarchPolicy follows the Academy Award nominated Her score...

Big Star’s ‘September Gurls’ “inspired by Slade”

Big Star’s ‘September Gurls’ “inspired by Slade”Big Star drummer Jody Stephens, producer John Fry and engineer Richard Rosebrough recall the...

Interpol trapped on tourbus for over 40 hours in snowstorm

Interpol trapped on tourbus for over 40 hours in snowstormInterpol are trapped on their tourbus after being snowed in on the journey to a gig in Toronto.

Soul singer Jimmy Ruffin dies

Soul singer Jimmy Ruffin diesThe soul singer Jimmy Ruffin has died.

Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood says sessions for new album are at the 'fumbling' stage

Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood says sessions for new album are at the 'fumbling' stageRadiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood has given an update on the progress of the band's next album.

Patti Smith: "I like Pope Francis and I’m happy to sing for him"

Patti Smith: "I like Pope Francis and I’m happy to sing for him"The punk singer likens those who've criticised her Vatican engagement to "fools"...

Bruce Springsteen launches archival concert download service

Bruce Springsteen launches archival concert download serviceBeginning with 2014 tour shows...

Ride confirm reunion and announce 2015 tour

Ride confirm reunion and announce 2015 tourUK, European and North American dates in 2015...

Neil Young and Can tracks to appear on Jonny Greenwood's Inherent Vice soundtrack

Neil Young and Can tracks to appear on Jonny Greenwood's Inherent Vice soundtrackPaul Thomas Anderson film will be released in UK cinemas in January 2015...

John Lydon reveals he spent £10,000 in two years downloading iPad apps

John Lydon reveals he spent £10,000 in two years downloading iPad apps"I just wanted to up the ante. And like an idiot I didn’t check myself," says singer...

Sinéad O'Connor calls U2's iTunes album release "almost terrorist"

Sinéad O'Connor calls U2's iTunes album release "almost terrorist"The singer also claims she 'had a fist fight' with Prince...

The Who announce Hyde Park show for 2015

The Who announce Hyde Park show for 2015Paul Weller, Kaiser Chiefs and Johnny Marr will support on June 26 date...

Damon Albarn joined by Graham Coxon and Brian Eno at Royal Albert Hall gigs

Damon Albarn joined by Graham Coxon and Brian Eno at Royal Albert Hall gigsPlus De La Soul and more...

Neil Young urges fans to boycott Starbucks

Neil Young urges fans to boycott StarbucksSinger-songwriter angered by company's decision to align with genetically modified food company...

Watch David Bowie's video for "Sue (In A Season Of Crime)"

Watch David Bowie's video for "Sue (In A Season Of Crime)"Song taken off Bowie's upcoming compilation album Nothing Has Changed...

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The 43rd Uncut Playlist Of 2014


Very taken with Africa Express' version of "In C", by Terry Riley, this week. I have a few takes on the piece (50 years old this month, incidentally), the latest being one by Portishead's Adrian Utley from a couple of years back, though I still probably default to what I think is the original...