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Uncut’s greatest lost albums

It’s quite hard to imagine that such a thing as a Great Lost Album could still exist, at a time when everything seems available....

Eric Idle: “Monty Python came from the same generation as The Beatles and The Stones…”

We interviewed Eric Idle about the recent Monty Python's Total Rubbish: The Complete Collection for the August 2014 issue of Uncut. We only had room in the issue for a small chunk of the interview; so here it is in full... __________ Did making records allow Monty Python to express or try things out that you didn't do in your tv shows? Or was it a sensible marketing opportunity that you made the best of?

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.

LCD Soundsystem: “That guy who cared? He quit! Now you get me!”

The live album of LCD Soundsystem's final gig at Madison Square Garden is finally being released tomorrow (April 19) for this year's Record Store Day, in full, as a 5LP set. Back in Uncut's November 2012 issue (Take 186), we met LCD's James Murphy to hear his thoughts on their farewell concert, his reasons for breaking up the band, and the plans he has for a post-LCD career: “I don’t,” he says. “And it’s terrifying!” Words: Stephen Troussé _____________________________

“And what of the true God?”: The return of The Wicker Man

The Wicker Man, the granddaddy of British cult horror movies celebrates its 40th anniversary with what we’re told is ‘The Final Cut’ making an appearance in cinemas this month before a Blu-ray and DVD release.

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