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Vashti Bunyan to release new album in October

Vashti Bunyan to release new album in OctoberVashti Bunyan is set to release a new album in October. 'Heartleap' will come out on October 6 via...

The Beatles' publisher claims NBC do not have rights to the band's music for planned TV series

The Beatles' publisher claims NBC do not have rights to the band's music for planned TV seriesA TV drama series based around the career of The Beatles has not secured rights to any of the...

'Gimme Shelter' vocalist Merry Clayton injured in serious car crash

'Gimme Shelter' vocalist Merry Clayton injured in serious car crashSinger Merry Clayton has been injured in a serious car crash.

Pearl Jam cover "Let It Go" from Disney's Frozen: watch!

Pearl Jam cover "Let It Go" from Disney's Frozen: watch!Pearl Jam covered 'Let It Go' from Disney's 2013 animated movie Frozen during a gig at Milan's...

Brian Johnson says it's likely AC/DC will tour this year

Brian Johnson says it's likely AC/DC will tour this yearBrian Johnson has said it’s likely that AC/DC will tour this year.

Iggy Pop 'tortured' into liking Justin Bieber in new Amnesty International campaign

Iggy Pop 'tortured' into liking Justin Bieber in new Amnesty International campaignA new anti-torture campaign from human rights charity Amnesty International shows a bloodied Iggy...

Songwriter Gerry Goffin dies aged 75

Songwriter Gerry Goffin dies aged 75Legendary songwriter Gerry Goffin, who co-wrote a string of chart-topping hits including "The...

Dolly Parton: “I never think of myself as a star… I think of myself as a working girl, always have”

Dolly Parton: “I never think of myself as a star… I think of myself as a working girl, always have”Dolly Parton opens up to Uncut in the new issue, dated July 2014 and out now.

Jazz pianist Horace Silver dies

Jazz pianist Horace Silver diesJazz pianist Horace Silver has died, aged 85.

Following fan-funded purchase of Caustic Window, more unreleased Aphex Twin vinyl surfaces on eBay

Following fan-funded purchase of Caustic Window, more unreleased Aphex Twin vinyl surfaces on eBayMore rare Aphex Twin vinyl has surfaced on eBay, just a week after fans who had signed up for a...

Major Björk exhibition to open in New York next year

Major Björk exhibition to open in New York next yearThe Museum of Modern Art in New York will host a full career retrospective for Björk in 2015.

Jack White breaks US vinyl sales record with Lazaretto

Jack White breaks US vinyl sales record with LazarettoJack White has broken the US first week vinyl sales record with his new album Lazaretto.

Real Estate perform a new song on French video session – watch

Real Estate perform a new song on French video session – watchReal Estate have performed a new song, "White Light", during an online French video session.

Willie Nelson's ranch partially destroyed by tornado winds

Willie Nelson's ranch partially destroyed by tornado windsWillie Nelson's ranch has been partially destroyed by tornado winds.

Lou Reed's gear to be auctioned online

Lou Reed's gear to be auctioned onlineA host of musical equipment that belonged to the late Lou Reed is set to be auctioned online.

Jeff Tweedy announces one-off London show

Jeff Tweedy announces one-off London showJeff Tweedy has announced a one-off show at the London Palladium.

The Pretty Things’ Dick Taylor: “We could have done things differently. Maybe I’d have a bigger car, but maybe I’d be face down in a swimming pool”

The Pretty Things’ Dick Taylor: “We could have done things differently. Maybe I’d have a bigger car, but maybe I’d be face down in a swimming pool”The Pretty Things look back over their 50-year career in the new issue of Uncut, dated August 2014...

Jenny Lewis: “Ryan Adams is like a whirling dervish in the studio”

Jenny Lewis: “Ryan Adams is like a whirling dervish in the studio”Jenny Lewis reveals what it was like to work with Ryan Adams and Beck on her new album, in the new...

Cliff Richard to play free show in New York for Morrissey fans

Cliff Richard to play free show in New York for Morrissey fansCliff Richard has announced a free headline show in New York after his Morrissey support show was...

'Long lost' Aphex Twin album 'Caustic Window' streaming online – listen

'Long lost' Aphex Twin album 'Caustic Window' streaming online – listenA rare Aphex Twin album that only reached the test pressing stage is streaming online. Click below...

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The return of The Aphex Twin, and Caustic Window


Last year, Warp Records embarked on a campaign for Boards Of Canada's "Tomorrow's Harvest" comeback that was notable for its obtuseness. Unmarked 12-inches were hidden in record stores, strings of numbers and inexplicable broadcasts were strewn enigmatically across the internet. At one point, I...