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Johnny Marr announces new album, Playland

Johnny Marr announces new album, PlaylandJohnny Marr has announced details of his second solo album, Playland. The follow-up to 2013's solo...

Hear new Vashti Bunyan song, "Across The Water"

Hear new Vashti Bunyan song, "Across The Water"Vashti Bunyan has shared a new song, entitled "Across The Water". Listen to the track below, which...

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers unveil new song, "Forgotten Man"

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers unveil new song, "Forgotten Man"Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers have unveiled a new song, "Forgotten Man". The song can be found on...

Jonny Greenwood says he has been emailing Thom Yorke new Radiohead song ideas

Jonny Greenwood says he has been emailing Thom Yorke new Radiohead song ideasJonny Greenwood has said that he has been emailing Thom Yorke ideas for new Radiohead songs....

Neil Young & Crazy Horse perform rare songs at German show

Neil Young & Crazy Horse perform rare songs at German showNeil Young & Crazy Horse performed two rare cuts at their show in Münsterplatz, Ulm, Germany...

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,...

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The 43rd Uncut Playlist Of 2014


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...