White Denim: “D”

Strange to think that, when the first UK White Denim single turned up, they seemed to be more or less like a garage rock band. I was just re-reading my blog on their UK debut, “Workout Holiday”, and was amused to see some discussion in the comments about their relationship or otherwise with The Hives. Not much chance of that happening nowadays, especially with “D”.

May 2011

15 tracks of folk and cosmic Americana classics, compiled exclusively for Uncut by Fleet Foxes' Robin Pecknold – featuring Roy Harper, Mountain Man, Dungen, PG Six, Sandy Denny & The Strawbs and more

Elizabeth Taylor, 1932 – 2011

Sad news reaches us this morning about the death of Elizabeth Taylor, aged 79, from congestive heart failure. It's been a pretty grim year so far, with the passing of actors like Pete Postlethwaite and, last week, Michael Gough. Taylor's death, though, feels like the closing of a specific chapter in movie history.

The 11th Uncut Playlist Of 2011

One more plug, first off, for the Arbouretum Club Uncut show tomorrow night (Thursday, March 24). London Borderline, support from Alexander Tucker, a few tickets available here. Can’t wait.

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