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Maximo Park Headline Homecoming Gig

Maximo Park Headline Homecoming GigBand set to headline Newcastle's Evolution festival

Kings Of Leon Announce Extra Show

Kings Of Leon Announce Extra ShowBlackpool date added to UK tour

The Only Ones Reform!

The Only Ones Reform!The best reunion news on the planet

See The Best Slice Of Sly Stone Funk Ever

See The Best Slice Of Sly Stone Funk EverUncut navigates you to today’s YouTube treasure

Blog This!

Blog This!This week's musical musings include the 'Dead, Babyshambles and Cat Power

Green On Red BBC Sessions To Be Released

Green On Red BBC Sessions To Be ReleasedPreviously unavailable recordings from 1989-1992 are out in May

Sonic Youth To Play Daydream Nation Live

Sonic Youth To Play Daydream Nation LiveSlint and House Of Love also to perform classic albums

Buzzcock's Headline London Music Fest

Buzzcock's Headline London Music FestThey appear The Venue's Le Beat Bespoke event in April

Tinariwen Announce Full UK Tour

Tinariwen Announce Full UK TourThe Mali collective bring their hypnotic sound to a venue near you

Aerosmith Kept A-Rockin At Surprise London Gig

Aerosmith Kept A-Rockin At Surprise London GigThe US rockers wow the crowd at the Hard Rock Cafe

Laura Veirs To Play UK Shows

Laura Veirs To Play UK ShowsListen to a preview of the follow-up to Year Of Meteors here too

See Lennon Clapton And Richards Dirty Mac Band

See Lennon Clapton And Richards Dirty Mac BandUncut navigates you to today’s YouTube treasure

Counting Crows' Duritz Sets Up New Record Label

Counting Crows' Duritz Sets Up New Record LabelThe cleverly named T-Recs' first signings are MySpacers

Muse To Headline Isle Of Wight

Muse To Headline Isle Of WightSnow Patrol, Kasabian and Keane also play the Newport rock festival

Sixth Studio Album From Idlewild is Ready

Sixth Studio Album From Idlewild is ReadyThe band promote "Make Another World" with 11-date UK tour

The Jam Reunite… Sort Of

The Jam Reunite… Sort OfFirst live shows in 25 years announced – but Weller won’t be involved

Klaxons Play All Ages Matinee Shows

Klaxons Play All Ages Matinee ShowsFuturistic popsters are child-friendly this May

Norwegian Band To Open Glasto Main Stage

Norwegian Band To Open Glasto Main StageSecond time lucky for the duo

BRIT Winner James Morrison Gets In On Forest Act

BRIT Winner James Morrison Gets In On Forest ActThe singer joins The Charlatans and The Feeling

Aerosmith Confirm European Tour

Aerosmith Confirm European TourSteven Tyler and co head our way for first time in eight yearsAerosmith have announced plans for...

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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...