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Thurston Moore forms new band with My Bloody Valentine and Sonic Youth members

Thurston Moore forms new band with My Bloody Valentine and Sonic Youth membersThurston Moore has formed a new band with My Bloody Valentine bass player Debbie Googe. Spin...

Mountain in Montana renamed in Paul McCartney's honour

Mountain in Montana renamed in Paul McCartney's honourA mountain in Montana has been temporarily renamed after Paul McCartney. McCartney is currently...

Ry Cooder announces soundtracks box set

Ry Cooder announces soundtracks box setRy Cooder has announced details of a seven CD retrospective boxed set focussing on his soundtrack...

The Who want fans memorabilia for 50th anniversary celebrations

The Who want fans memorabilia for 50th anniversary celebrationsThe Who have appealed directly to fans to go through their memorabilia for anything rare that could...

Jack White's 'Lazaretto' becomes biggest-selling vinyl album since 1994

Jack White's 'Lazaretto' becomes biggest-selling vinyl album since 1994Jack White's Lazaretto has become the biggest-selling vinyl album for 20 years. The album, White's...

Johnny Depp contributes to 'lost' Bob Dylan collection

Johnny Depp contributes to 'lost' Bob Dylan collectionJohnny Depp features on a new album based on the 'lost' lyrics of Bob Dylan. Lost On The River:...

The Flaming Lips reveal tracklisting for Sgt. Pepper's tribute album

The Flaming Lips reveal tracklisting for Sgt. Pepper's tribute albumThe Flaming Lips have revealed the full tracklisting and contributor list for their remake of The...

Thom Yorke plays DJ set to 'half a dozen' people at Cornish festival

Thom Yorke plays DJ set to 'half a dozen' people at Cornish festivalThom Yorke reportedly played a DJ set to just eight people at Cornish festival Leopallooza over the...

Neil Young calls for boycott against non-organic cotton

Neil Young calls for boycott against non-organic cottonNeil Young has called for a boycott of non-organic cotton.

Watch Jack White reunite The Dead Weather during solo gig

Watch Jack White reunite The Dead Weather during solo gigJack White held an impromptu reunion of the Dead Weather during his solo show in Detroit, according...

Nick Drake rarities removed from auction following legal challenge

Nick Drake rarities removed from auction following legal challengeSix previously unheard Nick Drake recordings have been removed from auction following a row over...

Mick Jagger: "I don't know when I'm going to stop"

Mick Jagger: "I don't know when I'm going to stop"Mick Jagger has said that he has no plans to retire any time soon. Speaking to The Telegraph,...

Robert Fripp: “My professional life has been so devoid of joy”

Robert Fripp: “My professional life has been so devoid of joy”Uncut joins Robert Fripp and the latest incarnation of King Crimson in the rehearsal studio to hear...

Watch Arcade Fire cover Creedence Clearwater Revival live

Watch Arcade Fire cover Creedence Clearwater Revival liveArcade Fire covered Creedence Clearwater Revival's 1970 track "Hey Tonight" onstage at the...

Radiohead's Philip Selway unveils sci-fi video for first track from new solo album

Radiohead's Philip Selway unveils sci-fi video for first track from new solo albumRadiohead drummer Philip Selway has unveiled the video for the first track to be taken from his new...

Jarvis Cocker to judge Pulp karaoke contest

Jarvis Cocker to judge Pulp karaoke contestJarvis Cocker is set to judge a Pulp karaoke competition in New York next week. Cocker will be in...

Eric Clapton in battle for No 1 album

Eric Clapton in battle for No 1 albumEric Clapton is competing with Ed Sheeran in the race for this week's Number One on the Official UK...

Morrissey responds to lawsuit filed by former security guard

Morrissey responds to lawsuit filed by former security guardMorrissey has denied reports that he ordered a security guard to attack a man who runs a fansite...

Robert Plant: “I said to Jimmy Page, 'If you've got anything acoustic, let me know.' But he walked away…"

Robert Plant: “I said to Jimmy Page, 'If you've got anything acoustic, let me know.' But he walked away…"Robert Plant is on the cover of the new issue of Uncut, dated September 2014 and out now.

Damon Albarn: "New Blur album may just be one of those records that never comes out"

Damon Albarn: "New Blur album may just be one of those records that never comes out"Damon Albarn has said that Blur may never finish the album they began working on in 2013. Albarn...

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Inside The New Uncut… The Best Albums Of 2014!


At some point in October, I started receiving emails from record labels and publicists about their Tips For 2015. A new year loomed, distantly, and with it the annual music business imperative to embrace a tranche of new artists. Around the same time, the 2014 Mercury Prize hoopla culminated...