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Paul McCartney: "It would be a pity if Eric Clapton retires"

Paul McCartney: "It would be a pity if Eric Clapton retires"Paul McCartney has discussed his plans for retirement, telling Rolling Stone he will step away from...

Kevin Rowland and Dexys band members to introduce select screenings of new documentary

Kevin Rowland and Dexys band members to introduce select screenings of new documentaryKevin Rowland and other members of Dexys are set to introduce select screenings of their new...

Jimi Hendrix: early session recordings to get released

Jimi Hendrix: early session recordings to get releasedEarly recordings of Jimi Hendrix made between 1965 and 1967 have been acquired by the Hendrix...

Blondie's Clem Burke: "Debbie Harry says this tour could be the last"

Blondie's Clem Burke: "Debbie Harry says this tour could be the last"Blondie’s Clem Burke has revealed that the band’s current world tour may be their last. Burke has...

Ian McCulloch: “I didn’t want Echo And The Bunnymen to be ‘the second best band in the world’…”

Ian McCulloch: “I didn’t want Echo And The Bunnymen to be ‘the second best band in the world’…”Echo And The Bunnymen take us through the making of their best-known albums in the new issue of...

Watch The Rolling Stones' 14 On Fire tour video

Watch The Rolling Stones' 14 On Fire tour videoThe Rolling Stones have released a video celebrating the recent completion of the European leg of...

Patti Smith to perform new work inspired by Velvet Underground vocalist Nico

Patti Smith to perform new work inspired by Velvet Underground vocalist NicoPatti Smith has joined forces with international art group Soundwalk Collective (Stephan...

Scott Walker and Sunn O))) reveal details of collaborative album, Soused

Scott Walker and Sunn O))) reveal details of collaborative album, SousedScott Walker and Sunn O))) have announced details of their collaborative album, Soused. The album,...

David Bowie promises "more music soon"

David Bowie promises "more music soon"David Bowie has teased a possible new album, confirming that there will be 'more music soon' but...

The Beatles announce new documentary film

The Beatles announce new documentary filmThe Beatles have announced details of a new authorised documentary film. The film will be co-...

Police raid Europe's biggest counterfeit record pressing plant

Police raid Europe's biggest counterfeit record pressing plantGerman police have discovered what they believe to be one of the largest illegal record-pressing...

Eddie Vedder: anti-war speech causes offence in Israel

Eddie Vedder: anti-war speech causes offence in IsraelFans have reacted to an anti-war speech which was delivered by Eddie Vedder last week during Pearl...

Paul McCartney re-releases Wings and solo albums as apps

Paul McCartney re-releases Wings and solo albums as appsPaul McCartney has re-released five of his classic Wings and solo albums as apps. The former Beatle...

Watch first trailer for Nick Cave documentary, 20,000 Days On Earth

Watch first trailer for Nick Cave documentary, 20,000 Days On EarthThe first trailer for the new Nick Cave film, 20,000 Days On Earth has been released. Scroll down...

Unreleased Woody Guthrie songs to be included on new three-disc compilation

Unreleased Woody Guthrie songs to be included on new three-disc compilationA number of unreleased Woody Guthrie songs are to be included on a new three-disc compilation,...

Johnny Cash tribute album announced

Johnny Cash tribute album announcedA 1964 album by Johnny Cash, Bitter Tears: Ballads Of The American Indian, has been re-recorded to...

Radiohead to begin 'rehearsing and recording' new album in September

Radiohead to begin 'rehearsing and recording' new album in SeptemberRadiohead will begin rehearsing and recording again in September, guitarist Jonny Greenwood has...

Neil Young And Crazy Horse cancel Israel gig over security concerns

Neil Young And Crazy Horse cancel Israel gig over security concernsNeil Young And Crazy Horse have cancelled a gig in Israel due to the "current security situation"...

Tommy Ramone dies aged 65

Tommy Ramone dies aged 65Tommy Ramone has died aged 65. His death marks the passing of the last surviving member of The...

Watch Neil Young & Crazy Horse perform new song, "Who's Gonna Stand Up And Save The Earth?"

Watch Neil Young & Crazy Horse perform new song, "Who's Gonna Stand Up And Save The Earth?"Neil Young & Crazy Horse have debuted a new song, "Who's Gonna Stand Up And Save The Earth?",...

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The 32nd Uncut Playlist Of 2014


Such has been the drooling media focus on Kate Bush this week, it might be tough to imagine British music journalists listening to anything else these past few days. I'm not, in fairness, exempt from the hysteria: here's...