Konk – The Story Of Konk

NY white-funk collective compiled

Elvis Presley – Ultimate Gospel

The King's penance ignored

Ian Matthews – Valley Hi

Former Fairport singer's brace of '70s albums for Elektra on one disc

Saving Grace

The mould-breaking Nashville singer-songwriter gets a marvellous best-of

Justin Hayward & John Lodge

Moody Blues man's mid-'70s missives, produced mostly during the group's five-year break

The Doors – Boot Yer Butt!

Comprehensive 'official bootleg' four-CD set compiled by Robbie Krieger

Various Artists – Folk Roots: A Classic Anthology Of Song

Essentially a Transatlantic label sampler of folksy recordings from the '60s and '70s

Tompaulin – Everything Was Beautiful And Nothing Hurt

Stirring story-so-far set from inspired indieniks

Lonnie Liston Smith

Sweet '70s jazz-funk revisited

A Farewell To Arms

Waters' last Floyd album is harrowing and still surprisingly relevant
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Fleet Foxes – Shore

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

PJ Harvey, Tom Petty, Idles and more star in the new Uncut

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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...
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