Robert Smith confirms Meltdown appearance with CURÆTION-25

Death Cab For Cutie, Low, Loop and Suzanne Vega also added

Trending Now

Tim Buckley’s Starsailor: “It was just so good in the studio”

Bandmates recount the making of his mercurial masterpiece

The 8th Uncut New Music Playlist Of 2020

It's Friday afternoon, so it's time for another of our rarer-than-intended rundowns of the finest new music that's appeared...

Michael Stipe: “I don’t have to please anyone but myself”

In Uncut's exclusive interview, he discusses new solo material and REM's legacy

Introducing the Ultimate Music Guide to Wilco

It’s been 25 years since the first Wilco album, the fiery AM, and it’s an anniversary we felt like...

Robert Smith has finally confirmed that he will play his own Meltdown festival at London’s Southbank Centre in June.

CURÆTION-25 is a special two-hour show from Smith and “four curious friends” that will close the festival on Sunday June 24, with support from The Twilight Sad.

Other newly confirmed Meltdown acts include Death Cab For Cutie, Low, Loop, Moon Duo, Frightened Rabbit, Suzanne Vega, Black Moth Super Rainbow, God Is An Astronaut, Maybeshewill and the UK premiere of Liminal, an immersive live sound experience performed by Sigur Ros singer Jónsi.

Advertisement

You can now see the full list of Meltdown concerts here, including previously announced acts Mogwai, My Bloody Valentine and Manic Street Preachers.

Tickets go on sale to Southbank Centre members on Friday (13 April) and to everyone else on Monday (16 April).

The May 2018 issue of Uncut is now on sale in the UK – with Johnny Marr on the cover. Elsewhere in the issue, you’ll find exclusive new interviews with John Fogerty, Dan Auerbach, Shirley Collins, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, John Prine and many more. Our free 15-track CD features 15 tracks of this month’s best new music, featuring Kacy & Clayton, Laura Veirs, Wye Oak, Cath & Phil Taylor, Mouse On Mars, Josh T. Pearson, A Place To Bury Strangers and Drinks.

Advertisement
Advertisement

Latest Issue

Peter Gabriel, Michael Stipe, The Flaming Lips, Tim Buckley, David Bowie, Archie Shepp, Jonathan Richman, Mary Chapin Carpenter and The Rolling Stones
Advertisement

Features

Advertisement