Ringo Starr to reveal unseen Beatles pictures in new book, Photograph

Ringo Starr is to reveal a collection of previously unseen Beatles photographs in a new book due out next month. Photograph will be released as an e-book on Apple's iBookstore on June 12 and will coincide with Ringo: Peace & Love, a Grammy Museum exhibit on Starr. A physical version of the book will be released in December and features pictures of Starr alongside his fellow Beatles bandmates as they rose to fame in Liverpool.

Boards Of Canada to host “Live Album Transmission” on Monday, June 3

Boards Of Canada will hold a 'Live Album Transmission' for their new album 'Tomorrow's Harvest' on Monday (June 3). The group, who recently hosted an unusual album playback for the album involving two speakers in the middle of the desert, will host the mysterious broadcast at 9pm UK time.

Elvis Costello and The Roots team-up for new album

Elvis Costello is to release a new album in September. The album, a collaboration with The Roots, will be called Wise Up Ghost and will be released on September 16 on Blue Note Records. We first reported on the album back in February, as a possible Record Store Day release.

New Arcade Fire album “really great” says James Murphy

James Murphy has said he thinks the new Arcade Fire album will be "really great". Murphy, who has helped to produce a number of tracks on the forthcoming album, told Rolling Stone: "I think it's going to be a really great record, actually. I'm eager to see it come out." The Canadian band joined Murphy at the DFA studio earlier this year to work on new material. "There's a lot of them, and they're mostly self-produced – like, they don't need a producer in a certain way. So I didn't know how it would go," he said.

Patti Smith to perform at Green Man festival

Patti Smith has been added to the line-up for this year's Green Man Festival. Smith will headline a night of live music in the Far Out Tent on the Thursday night (August 15) of the festival that runs between August 15 and 18. Smith's appearance, the only UK festival she will be performing at this Summer, will see her join a bill that includes Jon Langford, Matt Berry and Manchester band Money.

Queens Of The Stone Age: “You work first, then party later…”

Just before the release of 2007’s Era Vulgaris, Uncut’s Jaan Uhelzski headed out to California to see if head wrangler Josh Homme could keep the party going when the group’s hedonistic regulars had been barred…

Springsteen & I plus 12 other films we’re looking forward to later this year

Although I’m currently watching films due for release in July – which will take us over halfway through 2013 – I’m conscious that there’s a lot of great stuff still to come during the rest of the year.

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