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The Last Shadow Puppets Cover Bowie And Love In Oxford

The Last Shadow Puppets Cover Bowie And Love In OxfordAlex Turner's side project hits the road

Metallica Announce September London Show

Metallica Announce September London ShowFor five quid!

Yeasayer Take Club Uncut By Storm

Yeasayer Take Club Uncut By StormAnd there's a fine show from The Week That Was in support. . .

Hop Farm Festival Set To Expand

Hop Farm Festival Set To ExpandThe Neil Young headlined bash was such a success, three days are planned for 2009

Oasis Sell Out UK Tour In Minutes

Oasis Sell Out UK Tour In MinutesDemand for the Gallaghers and co. sees 180, 000 tickets snapped up

Glastonbury 2009 Ticket Scheme Announced

Glastonbury 2009 Ticket Scheme AnnouncedFind out how to buy in advance for next year's bash

My Morning Jacket Return To The UK For November Tour

My Morning Jacket Return To The UK For November TourAnd the London show's a joint headliner with The Black Keys

Slipknot Invade The UK In December

Slipknot Invade The UK In DecemberThe nu-metal band it's OK to like have a new album, too

Bill Drummond To Make Rare Performance

Bill Drummond To Make Rare PerformanceThe KLF provocateur takes over Derby this Friday

Elton John Celebrated In A New Photo Exhibition

Elton John Celebrated In A New Photo ExhibitionEltonography comes to London in September

Coldplay Give Away Free Song Online

Coldplay Give Away Free Song OnlineIt's called Death Will Never Conquer by the way

Robert Plant To Play Free Festival

Robert Plant To Play Free FestivalAlison Krauss, Iron & Wine, Bonnie Prince Billy and Pegi Young also on the bill for Hardly...

Brian Wilson! Loudon Wainwright III! Damon Albarn!

Brian Wilson! Loudon Wainwright III! Damon Albarn!New albums reviewed, plus our recommended round up!

Jenny Lewis Teams Up With Elvis Costello For New Album

Jenny Lewis Teams Up With Elvis Costello For New AlbumSecond solo album is due on September 22

Jimmy Page, Jack White And The Edge Star In New Film

Jimmy Page, Jack White And The Edge Star In New FilmIt Might Get Loud will be premiered at next month's Toronto Film Festival

Richard Ashcroft Goes Solo In Northampton

Richard Ashcroft Goes Solo In NorthamptonOn the day the new Verve album's released, too

AC/DC Reveal Tracklisting For Black Ice

AC/DC Reveal Tracklisting For Black IceAnd there's only three songs with rock'n'roll in their titles

Bloc Party To Release New Album This Thursday!

Bloc Party To Release New Album This Thursday!It's a rapid download-only thing from Kele and chums

Neil Young Plans Massive US Tour For The Autumn

Neil Young Plans Massive US Tour For The AutumnAnd he's bringing Wilco and Death Cab For Cutie along for the ride!

Kurt Wagner To Headline September’s Club Uncut

Kurt Wagner To Headline September’s Club UncutJames Blackshaw and Cate Le Bon also confirmed as supports for September 10 show

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Editor's Letter

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...