The new issue of Uncut, out today (February 28), features David Bowie, Stephen Stills, Kraftwerk and Wilko Johnson.
David Bowie is on the cover, and inside is a 10-page special on The Next Day, featuring the definitive review, the inside story from Bowie’s collaborators, including Gail Ann Dorsey and Earl Slick, and the secret history of his last ten years.
Stephen Stills looks back over his musical career, recalling his work with Neil Young, David Crosby and Graham Nash, while Kraftwerk’s London Tate Modern retrospective is reviewed and Wilko Johnson talks to Uncut editor Allan Jones about Dr Feelgood, cancer and his farewell shows.
Van Dyke Parks answers your questions about Smile, pocket squares and why he turned down an offer to join The Byrds; Edwyn Collins talks us through the landmark albums of his career; and the full story of Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti’s revolutionary life is told.
Uncut also visits Phosphorescent in New York, The Yardbirds take us through their life in photographs, and we pay tribute to late Troggs frontman Reg Presley.
Low, John Grant, Suede, My Bloody Valentine, Emmylou Harris and Billy Bragg all feature in our expansive 39-page reviews section, while the issue’s free CD, titled The New Music, contains tracks from Jim James, Phosphorescent, Low, Edwyn Collins and Christopher Owens.
The new issue of Uncut (dated April 2013) is out today.