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Kurt Cobain documentary Montage Of Heck to feature unheard songs

Kurt Cobain documentary Montage Of Heck to feature unheard songsForthcoming documentary will be released in April...

Neil Young pays tribute to bassist Tim Drummond

Neil Young pays tribute to bassist Tim DrummondHe also worked with James Brown, Miles Davis and the Beach Boys...

Sufjan Stevens announces new album Carrie & Lowell

Sufjan Stevens announces new album Carrie & LowellFollow up to 'The Age Of Adz' heralds Stevens' "return to folk roots"...

Morrissey praises bull for goring "serial killer" matador in Mexico City

Morrissey praises bull for goring "serial killer" matador in Mexico CitySinger wrote scathing article on his fan site...

Fleet Foxes frontman Robin Pecknold scores off-Broadway play, Wyoming

Fleet Foxes frontman Robin Pecknold scores off-Broadway play, WyomingThe play opens at New York’s Theater later in January...

Bob Dylan announces casting call for new video

Bob Dylan announces casting call for new videoMen and women wanted for new Dylan video...

Alabama Shakes: “There are some punk tracks on our new album”

Alabama Shakes: “There are some punk tracks on our new album”Alabama Shakes reveal the influences on their forthcoming second album in the new Uncut, out now.

Neil Young reveals he is recording a new album with Willie Nelson's sons

Neil Young reveals he is recording a new album with Willie Nelson's sonsIt's his first since Storytone...

Cavern Club owner Ray McFall dies aged 88

Cavern Club owner Ray McFall dies aged 88Promoter was pivotal in helping launch The Beatles...

Prime Minister David Cameron presented with The Smiths' Salford Lads Club T-shirt

Prime Minister David Cameron presented with The Smiths' Salford Lads Club T-shirtHe said his 'day was made' after receiving the limited edition item...

Led Zeppelin reveal details of Physical Graffiti deluxe reissue

Led Zeppelin reveal details of Physical Graffiti deluxe reissueDeluxe edition will arrive 40 years after the original debuted...

Elvis Presley's 80th birthday commemorated by reissues and new website

Elvis Presley's 80th birthday commemorated by reissues and new websiteYearlong celebrations planned...

Swervedriver announce first album in 17 years

Swervedriver announce first album in 17 yearsI Wasn't Born To Lose You will come out on March 2...

University announces Kraftwerk academic conference

University announces Kraftwerk academic conferenceFormer band member Wolfgang Flur will be at event, which runs later this month...

Neil Young's Pono player finally launches

Neil Young's Pono player finally launchesMusic player can be ordered online now for February delivery...

Hear The Pop Group's first single in 35 years, "Mad Truth"

Hear The Pop Group's first single in 35 years, "Mad Truth"Band are working with producer Paul Epworth on new album...

The White Stripes announce new live album...

The White Stripes announce new live album...The double LP was recorded in Brazil in 2005 and comes with DVD footage...

Watch unseen footage of The Clash's 1977 New Year's concert at the Roxy

Watch unseen footage of The Clash's 1977 New Year's concert at the RoxyBand's performance filmed by Julien Temple...

Thom Yorke may have made $20 million from downloads of Tomorrow's Modern Boxes

Thom Yorke may have made $20 million from downloads of Tomorrow's Modern BoxesYorke was most legally-downloaded BitTorrent artist in 2014...

The Dalai Lama rumoured for Glastonbury Festival appearance

The Dalai Lama rumoured for Glastonbury Festival appearanceReports suggest the religious leader will take to the Pyramid Stage on the morning of Sunday June...

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Robert Wyatt interviewed: "I'm not a born rebel..."


Today (January 28, 2015), social media reliably informs me that Robert Wyatt is 70, which seems a reasonable justification for reposting this long and, I hope, interesting transcript of an interview I did with him at home in Louth back in 2007, a little before the marvellous “Comicopera” was...