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Paul McCartney cancels another gig due to illness

Paul McCartney cancels another gig due to illnessPaul McCartney has cancelled a further tour date in South Korea on doctors' orders. Rolling Stone...

Rolling Stones "mastermind" dies aged 80

Rolling Stones "mastermind" dies aged 80Prince Rupert Loewenstein, the former business manager of The Rolling Stones, has died aged 80.

Watch Jimmy Page unveil unreleased Led Zeppelin tracks tonight!

Watch Jimmy Page unveil unreleased Led Zeppelin tracks tonight!Jimmy Page will introduce music from his brand-new remasters of Led Zeppelin albums I, II and III...

Black Sabbath: “We thought we were Pink Floyd meets The Beatles meets acid!”

Black Sabbath: “We thought we were Pink Floyd meets The Beatles meets acid!”Black Sabbath talk through the creation of their greatest albums in the new issue of Uncut, dated...

Tom Petty announces release date for new album + tour details

Tom Petty announces release date for new album + tour detailsTom Petty And The Heartbreakers have confirmed the release date for his new album, Hypnotic Eye....

Rare U2 recordings go up for auction

Rare U2 recordings go up for auctionA rare U2 live recording and audio from an interview are set to go up for auction. The recordings...

Roger Taylor forms Queen tribute band

Roger Taylor forms Queen tribute bandQueen drummer Roger Taylor has discussed forming a Queen tribute band.

Watch video for new Morrissey single, "Istanbul"

Watch video for new Morrissey single, "Istanbul"Morrissey has released new single "Istanbul", and a spoken-word promo in which he recites the song'...

Pink Floyd announce 20th anniversary box set of The Division Bell

Pink Floyd announce 20th anniversary box set of The Division BellPink Floyd are releasing a 20th anniversary box set of The Division Bell. The box set features six...

Paul Weller: “For all my love of the ’60s, I still wouldn’t want to be living in any other time but now”

Paul Weller: “For all my love of the ’60s, I still wouldn’t want to be living in any other time but now”Paul Weller looks back on his days with The Jam and forward to his adventurous new music in the...

UK's largest loudspeaker unveiled

UK's largest loudspeaker unveiledThe Science Museum in London have unveiled the centrepiece of a new installation by Aleksander...

Wilco's Jeff Tweedy to release solo album

Wilco's Jeff Tweedy to release solo albumWilco's Jeff Tweedy is set to release a solo album. Details of the album are still to be announced...

Led Zeppelin face plagiarism claims

Led Zeppelin face plagiarism claimsLed Zeppelin look set to face legal action over claims that their 1971 song "Stairway To Heaven" is...

George Harrison guitar sells for over £390,000 at auction

George Harrison guitar sells for over £390,000 at auctionA guitar previously owned and played by George Harrison has sold for £390,653 at auction. The black...

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young's long-awaited live 1974 boxset appears on Amazon

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young's long-awaited live 1974 boxset appears on AmazonCrosby, Stills, Nash & Young's long-awaited 1974 boxset now has a listing on Amazon.co.uk.

This month in Uncut

This month in UncutPaul Weller, Bob Dylan, Black Sabbath and Dolly Parton all feature in the new issue of Uncut, dated...

Jimmy Page is 'fed up' with Robert Plant delaying Led Zeppelin reunion plans

Jimmy Page is 'fed up' with Robert Plant delaying Led Zeppelin reunion plansJimmy Page has said that he is 'fed up' with Robert Plant for delaying Led Zeppelin reunion plans.

Paul McCartney cancels second Tokyo gig due to illness

Paul McCartney cancels second Tokyo gig due to illnessPaul McCartney has postponed a second gig in Tokyo.

New Twin Peaks Blu-ray to feature 90 minutes of unseen material

New Twin Peaks Blu-ray to feature 90 minutes of unseen materialA new Blu-ray Twin Peaks boxset, Twin Peaks: The Entire Mystery, will feature 90 minutes of...

Bob Dylan “was a saboteur if things were going too well in the studio”

Bob Dylan “was a saboteur if things were going too well in the studio”Uncut tells the story of Bob Dylan’s controversial ‘lost decade’, the 1980s, with help from a host...

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The 35th Uncut Playlist Of 2014


Weird serendipities aplenty this week: versions of "O, Death" on two albums I downloaded one after another, by Mike & Cara Gangloff and Bessie Jones; dovetailing into Sea Island overlap between Jones and Loscil. It makes for a nice blurring between time and genre with, say, the Gangloffs...