Fans of BBC’s Sherlock will know that the legendary detective has what he calls a Memory Palace, in which he is given to roam around, looking usually for clues to mysteries galore. My own equivalent is a sort of Memory Shed, where I am inclined to potter, most recently after reading Peter Watts’ excellent cover story on The Ramones in the current Uncut.
If you were looking for a unifying thread running through HBO’s excellent new series, True Detective, then it might well be to do with faith: those who have it, those who don’t and those who may well be exploiting it for their own ends.
Slint have announced that their 1991 album Spiderland will be reissued.
A remastered version of the post-rockers' second album will be available on April 15 on CD and heavyweight vinyl.
The set will feature the new version of the album, which has been remastered from the original analog master tapes by producer Bob Weston. It will also feature 14 previously unreleased outtakes and demos selected by the band.
As he prepares to release his new concert film, Peter Gabriel: Back To Front, Peter Gabriel is set to answer your questions in Uncut as part of our regular Audience With… feature.
So is there anything you’ve always wanted to ask the legendary musician?
Does he ever get self-conscious watching himself on film performing?
Is he planning to release new music any time soon?
Does he still have any of his famous costumes from the Genesis days?
Deluxe reissues of all of Orange Juice’s seminal albums are out on February 3 – to celebrate that, this week’s archive delves back to November 2007 (Take 126), when the band’s frontman (and, of course, successful solo artist) takes us through the records he L.O.V.E. loves… Interview: Stephen Troussé
I was struck by a couple of tweets this morning from Peter Watts (@peter_watts and the author of this month’s Ramones cover story in Uncut). The first ran, “I read the word 'liminal' in the Standard the other day. I think that's psychogeography's 'hippie wigs in Woolworths' moment.”
Neil Young has released a new video for his song "Mother Earth".
Scroll down to watch it.
The video opens with footage from Young's January 19, 2014 show at the Jack Singer Hall in Calgary, Alberta as part of his recent Honor The Treaties run of dates.
Historic music club Friars Aylesbury is the focus of a major new rock music exhibition featuring rare memorabilia from David Bowie, Lou Reed, The Velvet Underground, Iggy Pop, Queen, Genesis, Blondie and more.
Entitled The Evolution of Friars (1969-2014), the exhibition runs from March 1 – July 5, 2014 at the Buckinghamshire County Museum in Aylesbury, and will feature rare posters, photographs and memorabilia from Friars archive as well as unique items on loan from artists who have performed there.