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Flaming Lips Yoshimi Musical Takes Off

Flaming Lips Yoshimi Musical Takes OffWayne Coyne has teamed up with West Wing creator to write a Pink Robots script

Sly Stone Back With The Family

Sly Stone Back With The FamilyThe original 60s funksters are recording a new album

Motown Stars Spin Wheel Of Fortune

Motown Stars Spin Wheel Of FortuneMusic legends lend support to online betting venture

Peter Gabriel To Play Live In Hyde Park

Peter Gabriel To Play Live In Hyde ParkLegendary musical innovator to headline alongside newly reformed Crowded House

Ryan Adams Supporting Minnie Driver

Ryan Adams Supporting Minnie DriverSongwriter to feature on Hollywood actress’ new album

Smashing Pumpkins To Headline Carling Weekend

Smashing Pumpkins To Headline Carling WeekendNIN, Arcade Fire and RHCP all confirmed for August Bank Holiday Bash

Rolling Stones To Play Isle Of Wight

Rolling Stones To Play Isle Of WightRumours abound that they will play first festival since Knebworth in '76

Dylan's Don't Look Back Comes With Extras

Dylan's Don't Look Back Comes With ExtrasThe '65 Tour classic is repackaged, plus a new film rescued from the cutting floor

Keane Rock Out For Freedom Rocks

Keane Rock Out For Freedom RocksGroove Armada also headline Anti-Slavery bicentenary bash in Hull

Joe Strummer's Soundtrack To The Future Is Ready

Joe Strummer's Soundtrack To The Future Is ReadyLate Clash man's tracks appear on Julien Temple's biopic

Foo Fighters To Play Massive Edinburgh Show

Foo Fighters To Play Massive Edinburgh ShowKaiser Chiefs also announced for T In The Park Fringe specials

Wilco Add Second London Show

Wilco Add Second London ShowPublic demand to see band premiere Sky Blue Sky live in UK

Metallica To Rock New Wembley

Metallica To Rock New WembleyLars Ulrich and co play the Stadium for first time since '92

Win An Audience With Primal Scream's Mani

Win An Audience With Primal Scream's ManiGot a question for the world's greatest bass player..?

Bright Eyes Says Cassadaga Is Coming

Bright Eyes Says Cassadaga Is ComingConnor Oberst talks religion and 70s vibes as Uncut attend a special album playback

Miles Davis Biopic Is In Full Swing

Miles Davis Biopic Is In Full SwingOcean's 11 actor star to portray and possibly direct iconic jazz legend’s life

Kings Of Leon Add Three Dates To July Tour

Kings Of Leon Add Three Dates To July TourThe Followill family want to show us good times

The Kooks Announce Club Warm-Ups

The Kooks Announce Club Warm-UpsLuke Pritchard and co get ready for Summer festivals

New Joni Mitchell Songs To Air

New Joni Mitchell Songs To AirWorld premiere of first new songs in ten years

Steely Dan Announce Liverpool Show

Steely Dan Announce Liverpool ShowWalter Becker and Donald Fagen to play first UK show in years

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Editor's Letter

Some more thoughts on Kate Bush and Alice Gerrard


On Sunday, Kate Bush inadvertently staged a one-woman assault on the British charts. This week, 11 records in the Official UK Albums Chart are by Bush – not bad, really, for a woman who has only really released nine new studio albums in the past 36 years.

Apart...