Send us your questions for Loudon Wainwright III

As he prepares to release his new album Haven’t Got the Blues (Yet), Loudon Wainwright III 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 singer songwriter? What are his memories of appearing opposite Jasper Carrott on Carrott Confidential during the 1980s? How does he feel now about being described as "the new Bob Dylan"in the early Seventies? How did he get cast in Judd Apatow's Knocked Up?

From Doctor Who to Glastonbury: an interview with the BBC Radiophonic Workshop’s Paddy Kingsland

One of the things I wrote about in the new issue of Uncut is a review of the latest vinyl reissues from what was the BBC Radiophonic Workshop. For a panel to accompany the review, I had the good fortune to speak to composer Paddy Kingsland, one of the legendary studio boffins currently touring in the live iteration of the Workshop.

Listen to previously unreleased Led Zeppelin track

The forthcoming deluxe edition of Led Zeppelin II includes a never-before-released instrumental track that the band recorded in 1969 called "La La" which has just surfaced online in advance of its release date (June 3). Led Zeppelin recorded the track, which remains unfinished and appears as a rough mix on the reissue, with the rest of the album. Toward the end of "La La" when Jimmy Page plays a solo, the voice of one band member, presumably Robert Plant, can be heard singing, "Yeeeah."

The Making Of… Pulp’s Common People

New documentary Pulp (A Film About Life, Death & Supermarkets) hits UK cinemas on June 7 – in anticipation, we delve back to August 2010’s Uncut (Take 159) to discover the origins of Jarvis Cocker and co’s greatest hit. From three chords on a cheap Casio keyboard, via a headline slot at Glastonbury, to the huge summer anthem of 1995… Interview: Nick Hasted

Watch Bruce Springsteen join The Rolling Stones on stage

Bruce Springsteen joined The Rolling Stones onstage in Lisbon last night (May 29) for a rendition of "Tumbling Dice". Fan-shot footage of the appearance sees them collaborating on the track from the Stones' 1972 Exile On Main St double album, which they had previously performed together in Springsteen's home state of New Jersey in 2012 during another Rolling Stones gig.

The 20th Uncut Playlist Of 2014

Emotional times, as this is Allan’s last day as editor of Uncut. Before we get down to that, though, here are the records we’ve been playing in the office this week.

Jimmy Page responds to “Stairway To Heaven” plagiarism claim

Jimmy Page has responded to recent plagiarism claims. Lawyers representing the group Spirit claim the intro to Led Zeppelin's 1971's "Stairway To Heaven" resembles their 1968 track "Taurus". Along with the rest of Led Zeppelin, Page originally declined to comment on the allegations.
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