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Rod Stewart pays tribute to Ian McLagan: "I'll miss you, mate"

Rod Stewart pays tribute to Ian McLagan: "I'll miss you, mate"Rod Stewart has paid tribute to Ian McLagan, who died yesterday [December 3]. In a statement sent...

AC/DC's Phil Rudd arrested again following alleged incident with his own bodyguard

AC/DC's Phil Rudd arrested again following alleged incident with his own bodyguardDrummer currently faces charges of threatening to kill and drug possession relating to a separate...

See first picture of Radiohead back in the studio

See first picture of Radiohead back in the studioThom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood appear in uncaptioned image...

The Who and Ron Wood lead tributes to Ian McLagan

The Who and Ron Wood lead tributes to Ian McLaganStars pay tribute to keyboard player who died yesterday...

Ian McLagan dies aged 69

Ian McLagan dies aged 69The Small Faces and Faces musician suffered a stroke yesterday...

Watch new Bob Dylan short film, From The Village To The Basement

Watch new Bob Dylan short film, From The Village To The BasementJeff Bridges has narrated a new short film about Bob Dylan and the Basement Tapes sessions at Big...

Elvis Costello announces tour dates for summer 2015

Elvis Costello announces tour dates for summer 2015Detour tour to run in May and June...

Steve Marriott film in the works

Steve Marriott film in the worksQuadrophenia actor Phil Davis to direct...

Paul Weller announces 2015 UK tour of 'often missed' towns and cities

Paul Weller announces 2015 UK tour of 'often missed' towns and citiesTour begins on March 5 in Plymouth...

Brian May joins campaign for Asteroid Awareness Day

Brian May joins campaign for Asteroid Awareness DayThe Queen guitarist signs declaration warning of dangers from asteroids...

The Rolling Stones "devastated" by death of Bobby Keys

The Rolling Stones "devastated" by death of Bobby KeysKeith Richards also posts personal message of condolence...

Rolling Stones saxophonist Bobby Keys dies aged 70

Rolling Stones saxophonist Bobby Keys dies aged 70Saxophonist Bobby Keys, best known for his work with The Rolling Stones, has died aged 70.

Fleetwood Mac to headline Isle Of Wight Festival 2015

Fleetwood Mac to headline Isle Of Wight Festival 2015Fleetwood Mac will headline the Isle Of Wight Festival 2015.

PJ Harvey reads 'The Guest Room' from her debut poetry book – listen

PJ Harvey reads 'The Guest Room' from her debut poetry book – listenVisit SoundCloud to listen to PJ Harvey reading 'The Guest Room' for The New Yorker, a poem taken...

AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd pleads not guilty to charges of threatening to kill and drug possession

AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd pleads not guilty to charges of threatening to kill and drug possessionAC/DC drummer Phil Rudd has entered a plea of not guilty to charges of threatening to kill and...

Bruce Springsteen and Chris Martin front U2 for World Aids Day – watch the full performance

Bruce Springsteen and Chris Martin front U2 for World Aids Day – watch the full performanceU2 performed a special concert in New York’s Times Square last night, with Bruce Springsteen and...

Stream Wilco's Alpha Mike Foxtrot: Rare Tracks 1994-2014 Disc Three

Stream Wilco's Alpha Mike Foxtrot: Rare Tracks 1994-2014 Disc ThreeWilco release two collections today [December 1] on Nonesuch Records. What's Your 20?: Essential...

Pete Townshend announces orchestral version of The Who's Quadrophenia

Pete Townshend announces orchestral version of The Who's QuadropheniaPete Townshend has announced details of a new orchestral version of The Who’s 1973 album,...

PJ Harvey to release her first poetry book, The Hollow Of The Hand

PJ Harvey to release her first poetry book, The Hollow Of The HandMusician collaborates with photographer Seamus Murphy after securing deal with publisher Bloomsbury...

Morrissey hits out at the Royal Family and former record label during London gig

Morrissey hits out at the Royal Family and former record label during London gigSinger also criticised meat eaters at O2 Arena gig...

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The Fourth Uncut Playlist Of 2015


This week's big distraction has been what appears to be a crazy number of early Aphex Twin tracks accumulating on Soundcloud (I've added the link below). Among the new stuff, though, please try Bop English; the new solo project of James Petralli from White Denim.

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