“Letsagettabittarockin'”

More on Joe Strummer and The 101’ers Following my somewhat nostalgic post about calling in at the Elgin and being…

Dressed Up For The Letdown

I'm not sure what kind of symmetry this represents, but Richard Swift's new album begins with the sound of tapdancing…

Today’s giant cosmic freak-out

I worry, occasionally, that this blog has started to give the impression we spend our days at Uncut listening to…

Joe Strummer strummed here. . .

I found myself last night for the first time in decades in Ladbroke Grove, an old stomping ground, not much-visited…

Maximo Park

Faintly astonishing news the other day, when it emerged that the new Bloc Party album had entered the American charts…

This week’s Friend Of Devendra

If you're American, brandish an acoustic guitar and look a bit feral, chances are your publicist will flog you as…

Neil Young At Massey Hall

I've never really had the patience to collect bootlegs, so I'd never heard Neil Young's "Live At Massey Hall", 1971…

LCD Soundsystem

Looking back over the past month and a bit, I think the two records I've played most in the Uncut…

I Want To Take You Higher

There's a great, contentious review in the next issue of Uncut by Peter Shapiro. Addressing the expanded reissues of their…

The Weirdness

Since I made a passing reference to the forthcoming Stooges album yesterday, it occurred to me that I should write…