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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...

Keith Moon's drumkit to be auctioned

Keith Moon's drumkit to be auctionedOne of Keith Moon's earliest drum kits is due to be auctioned....

Jesus and Mary Chain announce further Psychocandy gigs for 2015

Jesus and Mary Chain announce further Psychocandy gigs for 2015They will play a run of shows in February to celebrate the album's 30th anniversary...

Phil Collins: “I can’t play drums anymore, so a classic-lineup Genesis reunion is never going to happen”

Phil Collins: “I can’t play drums anymore, so a classic-lineup Genesis reunion is never going to happen”As a new boxset chronicles Genesis’ whole career, Uncut travels to New York to try and make sense...

Jimi Hendrix's rare instrumental studio recordings returning to vinyl

Jimi Hendrix's rare instrumental studio recordings returning to vinylHear My Music will be double album of Hendrix's instrumental records...

Bruce Springsteen criticised for playing "anti-war anthem" at Veteran's Day concert

Bruce Springsteen criticised for playing "anti-war anthem" at Veteran's Day concertSinger criticised for playing "Fortunate Son"...

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds announce new single

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds announce new single10" vinyl due later this month...

The Sugarhill Gang's Big Bank Hank dies aged 57

The Sugarhill Gang's Big Bank Hank dies aged 57The MC was best known for the group's 1979 hit "Rapper's Delight"...

Neil Young pays tribute to Rick Rosas: "one of the greatest musicians to ever play with me"

Neil Young pays tribute to Rick Rosas: "one of the greatest musicians to ever play with me"Young's bassist died aged 65...

Win limited edition T.Rex coloured vinyl box set!

Win limited edition T.Rex coloured vinyl box set!8 album set is up for grabs...

Rolling Stones face insurance battle over postponed gigs

Rolling Stones face insurance battle over postponed gigsThe Rolling Stones look set to face an insurance battle when it comes to claiming money due to gigs...

Pink Floyd: more unreleased music to come?

Pink Floyd: more unreleased music to come?Nick Mason thinks more archival releases a possibility...

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Editor's Letter

The 46th (And Last) Playlist Of 2014


Sorry I didn't manage to post a playlist last week; a combination of germs, deadlines and various other professional/seasonal distractions meant that I ran out of time.

Here, though, is our last office list of 2014, with lots of strong new entries. A few highlights...