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Bob Dylan and Neil Young Both Headline European Festival

Bob Dylan and Neil Young Both Headline European FestivalThe two greats! In one place! Plus RATM, Spiritualized and The Hives...

Spiritualized To Launch New Single With Instore Gig

Spiritualized To Launch New Single With Instore GigJason Pierce and co also confirmed for Green Man and Glastonbury

Blondie Added To Latitude Festival Bill

Blondie Added To Latitude Festival BillOxford mathrobeat band Foals also join Franz Ferdinand in Suffolk

Charlatans Man Used To Run Marathons 'On E'

Charlatans Man Used To Run Marathons 'On E'Tim Burgess also has some drugs advice for Pete Doherty

Paul McCartney To Play Historic Independence Concert

Paul McCartney To Play Historic Independence ConcertThe Beatle has been invited to play free show for thousands in Kiev

Steve Winwood To Play Intimate London Show

Steve Winwood To Play Intimate London ShowLegendary guitarist swaps Madison Square Garden for the Scala

Beatles Get Their Own Day Of Celebration

Beatles Get Their Own Day Of CelebrationHome city of Liverpool sets aside an entire day for Beatlemania

New Nine Inch Nails Single Available!

New Nine Inch Nails Single Available!Trent Reznor giving away first new SONG since Year Zero

Clint Eastwood Film To Premiere At Cannes Film Festival

Clint Eastwood Film To Premiere At Cannes Film FestivalThis year's festival Jury is headed by Sean Penn

Sadlers Wells and RSC Bring Performance To Latitude Festival

Sadlers Wells and RSC Bring Performance To Latitude FestivalHeaps of additions to rub shoulders with Interpol and Franz Ferdinand

New Isobel Campbell and Mark Lanegan Album Reviewed!

New Isobel Campbell and Mark Lanegan Album Reviewed!Madonna's Hard Candy also features in Uncut's release round-up

Meet Sparks At Rare London Instore Signing

Meet Sparks At Rare London Instore SigningMael brothers will sign their 21st LP during Islington residency

The Hives Join The Stooges In Clapham This Summer

The Hives Join The Stooges In Clapham This SummerSupergrass and The Gossip also set to for Iggy Pop headlined event

Pet Shop Boys To Play With Madness

Pet Shop Boys To Play With MadnessSuggs and Carl help out for benefit concert next month

Amy Winehouse Up For Songwriting Awards

Amy Winehouse Up For Songwriting AwardsRadiohead and Cherry Ghost also nominated for this year's Ivor Novellos

Weezer Make First New Album Track Available

Weezer Make First New Album Track AvailablePork And Beans is taken from self-titled June album

Rufus Wainwright Added To Neil Young Headlined Festival

Rufus Wainwright Added To Neil Young Headlined FestivalFind out who else is confirmed for a Day At Hop Farm

Massive Attack's Meltdown Festival Line-Up Revealed!

Massive Attack's Meltdown Festival Line-Up Revealed!Gang of Four, Yellow Magic Orchestra and Elbow rub shoulders on London's South Bank

Madonna Makes UK Singles Chart History

Madonna Makes UK Singles Chart HistoryThe singer scores her thirteenth number one -- plus Uncut's chart round up

Jana Hunter And Phosphorescent Play Club Uncut

Jana Hunter And Phosphorescent Play Club UncutFolk double-header stuns audience into silence

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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...