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Hear Anna Calvi’s new duet with Courtney Barnett

Anna Calvi has announced a mini-LP of intimate reworkings of songs from her 2018 album Hunter. Hunted includes duets with Courtney Barnett, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Julia Holter and Joe Talbot from Idles. The seven-track affair will be released by Domino...

Mike Campbell talks Fleetwood Mac and new band, The Dirty Knobs

Mike Campbell, guitarist for Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers and more recently Fleetwood Mac, has unveiled a new band called – ahem – The Dirty Knobs. The LA-based band will release their debut album Wreckless Abandon via BMG on...

James Taylor announces new album of American standards

James Taylor has announced that his new album, American Standard, will be released by Fantasy Records on February 28. It features 14 reworkings of American standards by the likes of Hoagy Carmichael, Billie Holiday and Rodgers & Hammerstein. Hear...

Introducing… Sounds Of The New West Volume 5

Free with this month’s Uncut – in shops now or available to buy online here – is the latest in our famous Sounds Of The New West compilation series, rounding up 15 tracks of the best new Americana. Here’s...

Hear a previously unreleased Simon & Garfunkel live EP

This weekend marks the 50th anniversary of the release of Simon & Garfunkel’s final album, Bridge Over Troubled Water. Legacy/Sony will release a special gold vinyl edition of the album on February 14 (pre-order that here). But today, they...

Aoife Nessa Frances – Land Of No Junction

“I’ve been dreaming of better times,” sings Aoife Nessa Frances on “Here In The Dark”; a standard response to the vicissitudes of the universe as the world tiptoes into 2020, wary of the ground disintegrating under its feet....

Billy Childish on his best albums: “Musicians are ten-a-penny – I’m not one of them!”

“My favourite criticism of what I do is that I only do one thing and it’s all the same,” laughs Billy Childish. “But I write novels and poetry, do blues, country, punk rock, rock’n’roll, some vague psychedelia, and...

Monty Python’s Terry Jones has died, aged 77

Terry Jones, co-founder of Monty Python’s Flying Circus and director of Life Of Brian, has died aged 77. He was diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia in 2015. After befriending Michael Palin while studying at Cambridge, the pair went on to...

Hear Stephen Malkmus’s new single, “Xian Man”

Stephen Malkmus will release his new album Traditional Techniques – his third in three years – via Domino on March 6. Hear the first single to be taken from it, “Xian Man”, below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7LU4rS7XOxw?feature=oembed Conceived while recording Sparkle Hard at Portland’s...

Paul Weller, Noel Gallagher and Chic for Teenage Cancer Trust shows

This year marks 30 years since the founding of the Teenage Cancer Trust charity and 20 years since they started putting on their annual concert series at the Royal Albert Hall. The line-up for 2020’s anniversary shows has now...
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Watch Eric Clapton and Roger Waters play Cream songs

Last night (February 17), Eric Clapton presented a tribute concert to Ginger Baker at London’s Hammersmith Apollo. He was joined by guests including...

Björk, Spiritualized, Ride and Tangerine Dream for Bluedot

Björk will close this year’s Bluedot festival, which takes place at Cheshire’s Jodrell Bank Observatory on July 23–26 July. Her uniquely commissioned performance...

Tame Impala – The Slow Rush

The importance of making transient moments count was already a recurring theme in Tame Impala’s music before Kevin Parker experienced a rather dramatic...

Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever on their new album: “It’s weirder… it feels exciting”

In our recent 2020 album preview, Fran Keaney, singer and acoustic guitarist in Melbourne’s Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, told us all about their...