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Arctic Monkeys Summer Gig Spectacular

Arctic Monkeys Summer Gig SpectacularThey're Playing Lancashire County Cricket Ground

Krautrock Pioneers Are Live

Krautrock Pioneers Are LiveFour-disc set from Faust

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Arctic Monkeys Announce Major Live DateGroup set to apppear at massive Manchester show

White Stripes hero to play intimate New Year’s Eve gig

White Stripes hero to play intimate New Year’s Eve gigBilly Childish joins forces with Circulus to see in 2007

Muse Add New Wembley Date

Muse Add New Wembley DateFirst stadium concert sells out

Dance With The Flaming Lips

Dance With The Flaming LipsJoin Them Onstage In California

Velvet Underground NOT Worth Fortune!

Velvet Underground NOT Worth  Fortune!Rare acetate sales story is bogus!

Jarvis Cocker Makes Shock Cameo Appearance

Jarvis Cocker Makes Shock Cameo AppearanceThe Lothario Of Low Edges Joins CSS Onstage

Bob Dylan Spring Tour

Bob Dylan Spring TourHis first dates since Modern Times

The B-52s work with New Order producer

The B-52s work with New Order producerLegendary new wavers prepare first album in over a decade

Razorlight Announce Arena Tour

Razorlight Announce Arena TourThey'll Be Playing To 80,000 People

Mega City Four Singer Dies

Mega City Four Singer DiesDarren 'Wiz' Brown Was 44

Arcade Fire Relight The British Isles

Arcade Fire Relight The British IslesLast year's best new band in North America return

Americana Chanteuse Back With New Album

Americana Chanteuse Back With New AlbumAnd She's Got Tarnation In Tow

Napalm Death Big Influence On Fine Art Shocker!

Napalm Death Big Influence On Fine Art Shocker!Grindcore pioneers impact on this year's Turner Prize

Beautiful South December Tour

Beautiful South December TourPaul Heaton and Co round off a successful comeback year

Pete Townshend Tops The Bill At Tribute Gig

Pete Townshend Tops The Bill At Tribute GigBill Wyman and Paul Weller also to play

OMD Reform and Return With Aplomb

OMD Reform and Return With AplombAndy McCluskey and co. get really ochestral

Legendary Roots Singer Plans UK Tour

Legendary Roots Singer Plans UK TourRichie Havens is playing his most extensive tour in years

Six Organs Headline Psyche Rock Double Bill

Six Organs Headline Psyche Rock Double BillThe Uncut faves play tonight

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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...