John Peel (1939-2004)

John Peel, the legendary BBC broadcaster, died at the age of 65 while holidaying in Peru with his wife, Sheila.

Ed Hamell’s Letter From New York

Ed Hamell – aka one-man folk-punk-poet-rock’n’roll protest singer Hamell On Trial and Uncut’s man in NYC – on the Republicans in New York and wild scenes in Alaska.

Interview: Richard Kelly

Already a modern classic, Donnie Darko gets even better with the Director's Cut, out this week on DVD. Director Richard Kelly explains why

Hard Dazed Night

The former Screaming Tree gives a stupefying performance but, despite crowd rumours, has no need of an ambulance

Strangers In Paradise

Young Sussex-born singer-songwriter steps up to the next level with best live show to date

Blanche – Borderline, London

Blanche come here haunted by associations— chiefly leader Dan Miller's with fellow Detroiter Jack White. The pair shared several bands before Jack's vault to fame, and moonlighting Blanchers made up half his Loretta Lynn-backing Detroit supergroup The Do-Whaters. Blanche also supported The White Stripes last year, and bunked with them on this UK trip.

One From The Art

First UK gig in over 20 years from the Felix and Oscar of dream-folk

Time Of Arrival

Tweedy and what's left of his band are further vindicated in crackling, moving display

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