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Patti Smith to celebrate 40th anniversary of Horses with special gigs in London, Paris, New York

Patti Smith to celebrate 40th anniversary of Horses with special gigs in London, Paris, New YorkPatti Smith is set to celebrate the 40th anniversary of her seminal 1975 album Horses with special...

Stephen Hawking contributes vocals to new Pink Floyd song 'Talkin' Hawkin''

Stephen Hawking contributes vocals to new Pink Floyd song 'Talkin' Hawkin''Stephen Hawking reportedly appears on new Pink Floyd album The Endless River, contributing to a...

David Bowie reveals Nothing Has Changed artwork and announces world premiere of 'Sue (Or In A Season Of Crime)'

David Bowie reveals Nothing Has Changed artwork and announces world premiere of 'Sue (Or In A Season Of Crime)'David Bowie has revealed the artwork for his forthcoming compilation, Nothing Has Changed. The...

Morrissey reveals he has previously undergone treatment for cancer

Morrissey reveals he has previously undergone treatment for cancerMorrissey has revealed that he has previously been treated for cancer, stating, "If I die, then I...

Sun Kil Moon salute "whitest band I've ever heard" in diss track "War On Drugs: Suck My Cock"

Sun Kil Moon salute "whitest band I've ever heard" in diss track "War On Drugs: Suck My Cock"Sun Kil Moon's Mark Kozelek has delivered his diss track for The War On Drugs, titled "War On Drugs...

Twin Peaks to return with new series in 2016

Twin Peaks to return with new series in 2016Twin Peaks is set to return with a new series over 25 years after it was first broadcast.

Neil Young's Storytone to be released in two versions

Neil Young's Storytone to be released in two versionsNeil Young is releasing his forthcoming Storytone album in two different versions, according to a...

Ryan Adams announces 2015 UK tour

Ryan Adams announces 2015 UK tourRyan Adams has announced a UK tour, set to take place in February and March next year.

Neil Young debuts three new songs in Boston

Neil Young debuts three new songs in BostonNeil Young debuted three new songs while performing solo in Boston last night (October 5). Young,...

Unreleased Radiohead track 'Spooks' will feature in new film 'Inherent Vice', performed by Supergrass

Unreleased Radiohead track 'Spooks' will feature in new film 'Inherent Vice', performed by SupergrassThe previously unreleased Radiohead track 'Spooks' will feature in director Paul Thomas Anderson's...

Jack White: "It's a shame that if a woman goes onstage with an instrument it's almost a novelty"

Jack White: "It's a shame that if a woman goes onstage with an instrument it's almost a novelty"Jack White has bemoaned what he perceives as gender disparity in the music industry.

BB King cancels performances following onstage fall

BB King cancels performances following onstage fallBB King has cancelled a number of performances after suffering a fall onstage at a show at the...

Paul Revere of The Raiders dies, aged 76

Paul Revere of The Raiders dies, aged 76Paul Revere of The Raiders has died, aged 76.

Mogwai announce new EP, 'Music Industry 3 Fitness Industry 1'

Mogwai announce new EP, 'Music Industry 3 Fitness Industry 1'Mogwai have announced the details of a new EP 'Music Industry 3 Fitness Industry 1', which will be...

Peter Hook labels Bernard Sumner autobiography 'cruel and spiteful'

Peter Hook labels Bernard Sumner autobiography 'cruel and spiteful'Peter Hook has spoken out about former Joy Division and New Order band mate Bernard Sumner's...

Nick Cave adds second London date to 2015 UK tour

Nick Cave adds second London date to 2015 UK tourNick Cave has added a second London date to his forthcoming UK tour.

Kate Bush concludes live shows, suggesting it will be "a while" before she plays again

Kate Bush concludes live shows, suggesting it will be "a while" before she plays againKate Bush concluded her run of sold-out 'Before The Dawn' shows at Hammersmith Apollo last night (...

The National soundtrack latest trailer for Stephen Hawking biopic 'The Theory of Everything' - watch

The National soundtrack latest trailer for Stephen Hawking biopic 'The Theory of Everything' - watchThe latest trailer for Stephen Hawking biopic The Theory of Everything is soundtracked by The...

The Go-Betweens to release early work in newly remastered box set

The Go-Betweens to release early work in newly remastered box setThe Go-Betweens are to release a lush new anthology that compiles their work from 1978 to 1984.

Joe Strummer “was a bit bonkers… but even early on he had this charisma”

Joe Strummer “was a bit bonkers… but even early on he had this charisma”Joe Strummer's bandmates in pre-Clash pub rockers The 101'ers remember the singer and guitarist in...

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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...