News

My Bloody Valentine play first gig in 16 years

My Bloody Valentine play first gig in 16 yearsKevin Shields and Blinda Butcher make spectacular comeback

Madness Announce Additional Hackney Show

Madness Announce Additional Hackney ShowSuggs & Co to play third live date at the Hackney Empire

Mogwai announce new album details

Mogwai announce new album detailsNew record is out in September

Okkervil River and Glasvegas Added to Latitude

Okkervil River and Glasvegas Added to LatitudePlus Ida Maria, Sebastian Tellier and The Satin Peaches

DENNIS WILSON, PACIFIC BLUE - READ THE UNCUT REVIEW!

DENNIS WILSON, PACIFIC BLUE - READ THE UNCUT REVIEW!Also Walter Becker and Wild Beasts in our releases round-up!

The Cure release new material

The Cure release new materialSecond single comes with exclusive b-side

Beck Reveals Details of New Album

Beck Reveals Details of New AlbumDanger Mouse produces Beck's latest effort

Fleet Foxes Add Live UK Date

Fleet Foxes Add Live UK DateNew show added after sold out tour

BBC Radio 4 reveal Latitude bill

BBC Radio 4 reveal Latitude billShows to be broadcast live from Henham Park

Joanna Newsom plays Somerset House

Joanna Newsom plays Somerset HouseExclusive outdoor London show

Sex Pistols to play Hammersmith Apollo

Sex Pistols to play Hammersmith ApolloJohnny Rotton returns the venue 30 years after ban

Damon Albarn's Monkey Opera Hits London

Damon Albarn's Monkey Opera Hits LondonSell-out show by the Gorillaz collaborators

Sun Kil Moon Reveal UK Tour Dates

Sun Kil Moon Reveal UK Tour DatesMark Kozalek will play eight venues across the UK

Eric Clapton Collaborates with Buddy Guy

Eric Clapton Collaborates with Buddy GuyClapton calls Guy 'His Elvis'

Latest Latitude Line-Up

Latest Latitude Line-UpMore acts announced for the Lake Stage

BBC Unlocks its Music Archive

BBC Unlocks its Music ArchiveFootage includes David Bowie, Pink Floyd and The Beach Boys

Unpublished John Lennon Photos Up For Auction

Unpublished John Lennon Photos Up For AuctionOver 300 intimate pictures of John and Yoko

Bob Dylan’s US Tour Dates

Bob Dylan’s US Tour DatesFirst Dylan show in Brooklyn on August 12

New York Dolls Announce UK Shows

New York Dolls Announce UK Shows3 Dates added as warm-up for Wireless

Edwyn Collins Launches New Single

Edwyn Collins Launches New SingleFormer Blur guitarist, Graham Coxon lends his support

Newsletter


Editor's Letter

Introducing… Elvis Costello: The Ultimate Music Guide


In June 1977, Allan Jones of the Melody Maker took a familiar route to the offices of Stiff Records in West London. His appointment, that day, was with a notably irascible young singer-songwriter from Hounslow. In the course of a frequently startling interview, the man who had chosen to call...