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Win! Rolling Stones Shine A Light DVDs!

Win! Rolling Stones Shine A Light DVDs!The acclaimed Scorsese flick features four new songs not in original release

Oasis Joined by a 50-Piece Choir To Close Electric Proms

Oasis Joined by a 50-Piece Choir To Close Electric PromsThe band play most intimate show in years

Island Announce 50th Anniversary Celebrations

Island Announce 50th Anniversary CelebrationsLabel's founder to oversee a multimedia festival in 2009

AC/DC Are Top Of The Pops For First Time In 28 Years

AC/DC Are Top Of The Pops For First Time In 28 YearsBlack Ice is Aussie's first chart topper since Back In Black

Bob Dylan; Behind The Scenes of Tell Tale Signs , Part 12!

Bob Dylan; Behind The Scenes of Tell Tale Signs , Part 12!Read Jerry Garcia Band's David Kempers FULL interview here

Julian Cope To Busk Around UK

Julian Cope To Busk Around UKThe Archduke pays tribute to Joe Strummer

Smiths Reunion Rumours Quashed

Smiths Reunion Rumours QuashedRenewed speculation is just that

Oasis Add Third Manchester and Wembley Shows!

Oasis Add Third Manchester and Wembley Shows!Stadium dates selling-out fast after going on sale today

REM Celebrate 25th Anniversary With Debut Reissue

REM Celebrate 25th Anniversary With Debut ReissueThe band add on a second live disc

Richard Thompson Announces 1000 Years of Music Tour

Richard Thompson Announces 1000 Years of Music TourHear the guitarist take you from the middle ages to the present day

Burt Bacharach Joined By Adele At Electric Proms Spectacular

Burt Bacharach Joined By Adele At Electric Proms SpectacularThe 81 year old composer rattled through the hits to stun the opening night crowd

Guns N'Roses Chinese Democracy Gets UK Release

Guns N'Roses Chinese Democracy Gets UK ReleasePlus Dr Pepper keep their promise of free drinks!

Linda and Teddy Thompson To Play Together

Linda and Teddy Thompson To Play TogetherThe family members announce a one-off show to raise money for Amnesty

The Real Dylan Revealed: Tell Tale Signs Special, Part 11!

The Real Dylan Revealed: Tell Tale Signs Special, Part 11!Read the extended transcript of Mason Ruffner's interview here

Burt Bacharach To Open Electric Proms Tonight

Burt Bacharach To Open Electric Proms TonightJohnny Marr, Amadou & Mariam, Magic Numbers also set to play on festival first night

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds Get Deluxe Treatment

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds Get Deluxe TreatmentFirst four albums remastered with new short films

Muse Give Away Free Download

Muse Give Away Free DownloadRare track is available now

Isle of Wight Festival Pre-Sale Begins

Isle of Wight Festival Pre-Sale BeginsFerry company Red Funnel offers tickets before the rush

Kings of Leon Album Still Number One In Indie Charts

Kings of Leon Album Still Number One In Indie ChartsIndependent record shops join forces with the Official Charts Company

Eels Give Away Free Download

Eels Give Away Free DownloadFour song EP is a gift for fans to celebrate new deluxe vinyl set

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The 46th (And Last) Playlist Of 2014


Sorry I didn't manage to post a playlist last week; a combination of germs, deadlines and various other professional/seasonal distractions meant that I ran out of time.

Here, though, is our last office list of 2014, with lots of strong new entries. A few highlights...