Unseen photos of The Rolling Stones to go on display

Never-before-seen photos of The Rolling Stones are set to go on display in London. The rare 1960s pictures of the band will make up part of The Stones And Their Scene, an exhibition of photographs by the late Eric Swayne which will run at London gallery Proud Chelsea from June 13 until July 28. As well as featuring images of Keith Richards, Mick Jagger and Charlie Watts, the exhibition also includes photos of David Bailey, Anita Pallenburg, Chrissie Shrimpton, Patti Boyd, Jane Birkin and Catherine Deneuve.

Boards of Canada debut new album from two speakers in middle of Californian desert

Boards Of Canada have hosted an unusual album playback for their new record Tomorrow's Harvest, setting up two speakers in the middle of the desert and giving fans co-ordinates to find the music for themselves. The band, who debuted new track "Cold Earth" at Detroit's Movement Festival on Monday (May 26), hinted that something would happen after posting an image on Twitter yesterday indicating they had plans for 5pm US Pacific Time.

Watch Atoms For Peace rehearsal footage

Nigel Godrich has shared footage of Atoms For Peace rehearsing for their forthcoming European tour. Posting on Twitter on Sunday, producer Godrich wrote: "Currently trying to remember how to do this...." and posted a video of the band filmed in 2010 playing 'Cymbal Rush' at a festival in Fiji. He later shared a Youtube clip of bass player Flea rehearsing as well as a Vine of the whole group preparing for their upcoming live shows. Scroll down to see the Vine and watch the Youtube clip below.

Public Image Ltd confirmed as main support for Stone Roses gig

Public Image Ltd. will support The Stone Roses at Finsbury Park on June 8, it has been confirmed. The news follows leaked information of the full support line-up for both of the Stone Roses London gigs, which take place next month, earlier this year. PiL were among the names leaked alongside Dizzee Rascal, Miles Kane and The Courteeners for the June 7 and 8 gigs.

Kings Of Leon say new album is ‘much more musically complicated’

Kings Of Leon's new album is "much more musically complicated" than previous effort according to bassist Jared Followill. Followill revealed a few details of the band's forthcoming sixth studio album, the follow up to Come Around Sundown, in a Q+A with fans on Twitter yesterday (May 27). Asked by one fan if the album will sound more like the "rookie" Kings Of Leon Followill replied: "Not really. There are definitely elements of it. Songs. Not as a whole though. It's a culmination of all of them."

Boards Of Canada, “Tomorrow’s Harvest”: first listen

If, as internet speculation and promo footage imply, “Tomorrow’s Harvest” has a Cold War/atomic age subtext, Boards Of Canada’s focus is, as ever, long-range and aesthetic: less on the actual devastation wrought by nuclear weapons, more on nebulous creep and on the terrible beauty of a mushroom cloud when observed from a relatively safe distance. It’s a potentially glib way of toying with signifiers: Armageddon as nature documentary.

Bon Iver: “Man, you can take yourself too seriously…”

For this week’s archive feature, we delve back into Uncut’s July 2011 issue (Take 170) – just before the release of Bon Iver’s second album – to find Vernon sunning himself in California, consorting with Kanye and shaping up as “the Neil Young of our generation”. What happened? “For Emma… is the past,” he says. “This is the present, and it’s more colourful and inviting.” Words: Alastair McKay
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