Wild Beasts' Two Dancers: The Uncut Review!

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*ALBUM REVIEW: WILD BEASTS - TWO DANCERS - 4* Tally-ho! From the Lake District, it’s this year’s new Smiths.

*ALBUM REVIEW: IAN HUNTER - MAN OVERBOARD 4* - Shades of a masterpiece? Hunter’s on a roll heading into the Mott The Hoople reunion.


*REVIEW: THE ROLLING STONES - DIRTY WORK/STEEL WHEELS/VOODOO LOUNGE AND MORE 4*- In-depth review of the Stones' midlife crisis years of the second batch of reissues from the stalwarts.

*DVD REVIEW: JEFF BUCKLEY - GRACE AROUND THE WORLD 4* - Compelling three-disc set, with documentary, live shows and more.

ALBUM REVIEW: PIXIES - MINOTAUR 3* - An opulent, inessential boxset, with not one note remastered.

ALBUM REVIEW: CORNERSHOP - JUDY SUCKS A LEMON FOR BREAKFAST 4* - The ’shop re-opens; business not quite as usual.

ALBUM REVIEW: TINARIWEN - IMIDIWAN: COMPANIONS 4* - True grit! The desert-bluesers’ fourth is raw, and all the better for it.

ALBUM REVIEW: DANGER MOUSE AND SPARKLEHORSE - DARK NIGHT OF THE SOUL 4* - A self-bootleg? With a “visual narrative” by David Lynch.

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Editor's Letter

The 43rd Uncut Playlist Of 2014

Very taken with Africa Express' version of "In C", by Terry Riley, this week. I have a few takes on the piece (50 years old this month, incidentally), the latest being one by Portishead's Adrian Utley from a couple of years back, though I still probably default to what I think is the original...