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Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds Close iTunes Festival

Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds Close iTunes FestivalSpiritualized also amaze invite-only crowd at London's Air Studios

Neil Young To Play Roskilde Festival

Neil Young To Play Roskilde FestivalThe singer joins Radiohead at the Danish bash this July

Diana Ross To Appear At Liverpool Pops Festival

Diana Ross To Appear At Liverpool Pops FestivalCounting Crows also just announced for Echo Arena concerts

Nine Inch Nails Release New Tracks Online

Nine Inch Nails Release New Tracks OnlineFour VOLUMES includes nine tracks that are free to download

Mike Smith 1943-2008

Mike Smith 1943-2008Dave Clark Five frontman dies aged 64

Beirut, Black Mountain And Richard Thompson Confirmed For Green Man

Beirut, Black Mountain And Richard Thompson Confirmed For Green ManVery nice line-up shaping up for August Festival

Arctic Monkeys triumph at NME Awards

Arctic Monkeys triumph at NME AwardsAnd it's a good night for Kate Nash, Klaxons and Muse

Buddy Miles 1948-2008

Buddy Miles 1948-2008Jimi Hendrix's drummer dies at home in Austin

Muse To Screen Wembley Film Nationwide

Muse To Screen Wembley Film NationwideRe-live the trios mammoth Stadium shows on a big screen near you!

Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds To Play Instore-Gig

Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds To Play Instore-GigThey will also be signing copies of new album in London

Win! Tickets To The Rolling Stones Film Premiere!

Win! Tickets To The Rolling Stones Film Premiere!The Scorsese-directed Shine A Light opens in the UK this April

Stephen Malkmus And The Jicks To Tour!

Stephen Malkmus And The Jicks To Tour!Supporting new album, former Pavement star to play UK in June

Supergrass Admit To Guilty Pleasures

Supergrass Admit To Guilty PleasuresThe ironic pop club makes it to TV with special music guest stars

dEUS Return With New Album

dEUS Return With New AlbumElbow's Guy Garvey features on one track

Win! Tickets To See Chris Rea!

Win! Tickets To See Chris Rea!Uncut has tickets for UK shows plus his new triple album to giveaway

Courteeners Mainman Announces Solo Show

Courteeners Mainman Announces Solo ShowLiam Fray brings acoustic show to London

R.E.M.'s one-off Albert Hall Show To Be Broadcast Live

R.E.M.'s one-off Albert Hall Show To Be Broadcast LiveRadio 2 to transmit the ICA 60th anniversary show

Lars Von Trier's First Comedy Opens This Week

Lars Von Trier's First Comedy Opens This WeekUncut has a video clip for from the cult Danish director's new film

The Lemonheads Reissue Classic Album

The Lemonheads Reissue Classic AlbumUnreleased demos feature on It's A Shame About Ray collector's edition

Madonna Unveils New Album Title

Madonna Unveils New Album TitleFirst single to be released is co-written by Justin Timberlake

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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...