Also Reissued This Month

Much-bootlegged material finally given official release

Barry Dransfield

Lost folk treasure unearthed

Richie Havens

Woodstock-era LPs from "Freedom" man

The Cyrkle – The Gentle Soul

The Gentle Soul THE GENTLE SOUL Rating Star BOTH SUNDAZED The Cyrkle's last outing was the soundtrack for a soft-porn spy movie. Made in 1967, it took another couple of years to get released, and by then must have sounded woefully dated, since what you get here is an uneasy blend of mid-'60s sounds:so-so beat group pop, bossa nova and surf instrumentals. Odd, but not quite odd enough. The Gentle Soul, however, are a find.

The Love Generation – Let The Good Times In

Undistinguished '60s vocal group

Various Artists – Going Back To Old Kentucky

Bluegrass anthology compiled by Grammy-winner Colin Escott, the brains behind BBC2's history of country music, The Lost Highway

System 7

Psychedelic electronica from ex-Gong guitarist who worked with The Orb before founding System 7

Sly & The Family Stone – The Essential Sly & The Family Stone

Lavish best-of for classic late-'60s funk band

Various – All Tomorrow’s Parties 3.0

Annual indie works outing annexed by electronica massive

The Small Faces – The Ultimate Collection

The Darlings of Wapping Wharf Launderette's first full career best-of

Editor's Picks

Fleet Foxes – Shore

Robin Pecknold's tide-like ruminations on ageing, loss and uncertain times

PJ Harvey: “She’s an auteur… she knows what she wants”

The making of To Bring You My Love explored in the new issue of Uncut

The 10th Uncut New Music Playlist Of 2020

William Tyler, New Order, Todd Rundgren, Gwenifer Raymond and much more

Introducing the Ultimate Music Guide to the Grateful Dead

Meeting your heroes can be disappointing. As you’ll read in our new Ultimate Music Guide, when Melody Maker’s Steve...