Beck’s Modern Guilt – Read The Uncut Review!

Plus Tricky, Ry Cooder and Elton John double album special in our releases round-up!

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These albums are all set for release this week (July 02):


BECK – MODERN GUILT – 4* New label, old sound: Danger Mouse helms dreamy psych-pop on his 10th album

TRICKY – KNOWLE WEST BOY – 4* Nostalgic and accessible return to the Bristol council estate where he grew up


– 4*/5* Elton and Bernie’s double shot heard ‘round the world

RY COODER – I, FLATHEAD – 4* Final installment of Cooder’s “trilogy”, time-travelling back to ‘40s/’50s California. Complete with 53-page novella!

Plus here are some of UNCUT’s recommended new releases from the past few weeks – check out these albums if you haven’t already:

DAVID BOWIE – LIVE IN SANTA MONICA ‘72 – 4* Legendary bootleg finally gets an official release, remastered by the Dame himself

DIRTY PRETTY THINGS – ROMANCE AT SHORT NOTICE – 3* Full tilt second album from ex-Libertine

LITTLE FEAT AND FRIENDS – JOIN THE BAND – 3* All-star jam with the remaining Feat

THE WATSON TWINS – FIRE SONGS – 4* Winning Watsons exploit genetic advantage

SIGUR RÓS – WORKOUT HOLIDAY – 3* New tricks/old fallbacks from divine shoegazers

WHITE DENIM – WORKOUT HOLIDAY – 4* Psych dub garage? Texan mob go wild and weird

WEEZER – WEEZER (AKA ‘THE RED ALBUM’) – 4*Cuomo namechecks Rogaine and Judas Priest on improbably upbeat outing

DENNIS WILSON – PACIFIC BLUE + BAMBU (CARIBOU SESSIONS) – 5* A lost career collected: his solo masterpiece, plus it’s follow-up

WALTER BECKER – CIRCUS MONEY – 4* First in 14 years from the other ‘Dan man

WILD BEASTS – LIMBO, PANTO – 4* Ravishing stuff from foppish Lake District foursome

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