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Cat Stevens cancels first New York show in 40 years in protest over ticket touts

Cat Stevens cancels first New York show in 40 years in protest over ticket toutsCat Stevens (aka Yusuf) has cancelled his first New York appearance in 40 years, in protest over...

Bernard Sumner: “I think Hooky resented the fact he wasn’t the singer in New Order”

Bernard Sumner: “I think Hooky resented the fact he wasn’t the singer in New Order”Bernard Sumner looks back to Joy Division and his childhood, and forward to upcoming New Order work...

AC/DC announce Malcolm Young's retirement and new album

AC/DC announce Malcolm Young's retirement and new albumAC/DC have announced a brand new studio album, "Rock Or Bust", set to be released on December 1.

The Replacements reportedly planning new album

The Replacements reportedly planning new albumThe Replacements are reportedly planning to record a new album, their first since 1990's All Shook...

Jack White and Neil Young among artists to perform at upcoming Bob Dylan tribute concert

Jack White and Neil Young among artists to perform at upcoming Bob Dylan tribute concertBob Dylan is to be honoured at a gala concert this February with an all-star lineup slated to...

Leonard Cohen’s “only preoccupation is the new songs he’s trying to finish”, says son Adam

Leonard Cohen’s “only preoccupation is the new songs he’s trying to finish”, says son AdamFriends, family and collaborators shed light on Leonard Cohen's working methods and creativity in...

Iggy Pop to deliver 2014 John Peel Lecture

Iggy Pop to deliver 2014 John Peel LectureIggy Pop will deliver this year's John Peel lecture, it has been announced. The singer, who hosts...

Thom Yorke teases fans with image of mysterious white vinyl

Thom Yorke teases fans with image of mysterious white vinylThom Yorke has teased fans by posting an image of a white 12-inch vinyl on a turntable. Next to...

David Bowie unveils artwork for new single "Sue (Or In A Season Of Crime)"

David Bowie unveils artwork for new single "Sue (Or In A Season Of Crime)"David Bowie has revealed the artwork and tracklisting for his forthcoming new single "Sue (Or In A...

Pink Floyd’s The Endless River – album track listing and Uncut cover story revealed!

Pink Floyd’s The Endless River – album track listing and Uncut cover story revealed!Pink Floyd are on the cover of the new issue of Uncut, on sale tomorrow – September 23. In the...

Neil Young shares two new versions of "Who's Gonna Stand Up"

Neil Young shares two new versions of "Who's Gonna Stand Up"Neil Young has released two additional versions of his new song, "Who's Gonna Stand Up". To...

Statue of Eleanor Rigby made from used banknotes goes on display in Liverpool

Statue of Eleanor Rigby made from used banknotes goes on display in LiverpoolA sculpture of Eleanor Rigby made of £1m of used bank notes has gone on display in Liverpool....

This month in Uncut

This month in UncutPink Floyd, Leonard Cohen, New Order and Fleetwood Mac all feature in the new issue of Uncut, dated...

Brian May: “Queen never made money on tour until 1986 – we always spent too much on the show”

Brian May: “Queen never made money on tour until 1986 – we always spent too much on the show”Brian May looks back at Queen’s pivotal 1974 tour in the new issue of Uncut, dated October 2014 and...

U2 and Apple plot new digital music format

U2 and Apple plot new digital music formatBono claims he and Apple are working on a new digital music format which will revolutionise the way...

Watch first trailer for Edwyn Collins doc, The Possibilities Are Endless

Watch first trailer for Edwyn Collins doc, The Possibilities Are EndlessThe first trailer has been released for the Edwyn Collins documentary The Possibilities Are Endless...

Mark E Smith on Kate Bush: "I never even liked her first time around"

Mark E Smith on Kate Bush: "I never even liked her first time around"The Fall's Mark E Smith has hit out against the praise lavished on Kate Bush's comeback. The...

Peter Fonda's Easy Rider Harley-Davidson up for auction

Peter Fonda's Easy Rider Harley-Davidson up for auctionThe custom-made Harley-Davidson motorcycle riden by Peter Fonda's character Captain America in the...

Ringo Starr on the future of rock music: "Bands will always come through"

Ringo Starr on the future of rock music: "Bands will always come through"Ringo Starr has said he believes that bands will always be popular in music and that he has "never...

Metallica to release box set of all live performances from 2014

Metallica to release box set of all live performances from 2014Metallica are to release a box set of 27 live albums, all of which have been recorded this year....

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The 39th Uncut Playlist Of 2014


A lot to get through here, but I'm indebted once more to the resource that is www.nyctaper.com, who this week have posted two amazing live sets by Steve Gunn and Ryley Walker. Elsewhere, there's a new Waterboys track to check out,...