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Stream New Ryan Adams Album Online Now
02September

Stream New Ryan Adams Album Online Now

courtesy of NPR - out to buy next week

Rolling Stone reports: "Ryan Adams has revealed his latest studio LP Ryan Adams a week early. Adams had previously unveiled the moody album tracks "My Wrecking Ball" and the Elvira-starring video for the single and album opener "Gimme Something Good," but now you can stream Ryan Adams in its entirety over at NPR.org. Adams told Rolling Stone that his 11-song self-titled affair, due out September 9, was inspired by the Smiths and the Velvet Underground as well as his struggles with the inner ear disorder Ménière's disease."

New Neil Young Album - November
02September

New Neil Young Album - November

Uncut reports: "Neil Young is reportedly to release a new album, called Storytone, in November. Photographs have recently appeared on social media indicating that Neil Young is back in the recording studio. Now, according to a post on the official website of Chris Walden, a German-born composer and arranger linked to Young's latest sessions, the album has been given a name and release date."

Ryan Adams:
01September

Ryan Adams: "Pot Liberated Me"

Uncut reports: "Ryan Adams lets us into his Pax-Am Studio in the new issue of Uncut, dated October 2014 and out now. The singer and songwriter explains how his new, self-titled album was made, why he was sick in bed for six months and how smoking pot revitalised his health and his recent songwriting. “More and more, it liberated me,” says Adams. “I made a point of smoking pot – at first it was vaporising – every day, and not getting baked at all, just taking a hit or two to bring everything down, and an hour later go into my world."

Neil Young Files for Divorce from Wife Pegi
28August

Neil Young Files for Divorce from Wife Pegi

Rolling Stone reports: "Neil Young has filed for divorce from Pegi Young, his wife of 36 years and frequent musical collaborator.  A petition for dissolution of marriage was filed by Young in their hometown of San Mateo, California, on July 29th. A hearing is scheduled for December 12th. A rep for Neil Young had no comment."

Dylan to Release Next Bootleg Sessions - November
27August

Dylan to Release Next Bootleg Sessions - November

Uncut reports: "Bob Dylan will release The Basement Tapes Complete: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11 on November 3. The Basement Tapes Complete: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11 is a six disc set which will feature 138 songs, while a special two disc edition - The Basement Tapes Raw: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11 - features 38 songs. The Basement Tapes Raw: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11 will also be released on as 3 album set on 180-gram vinyl."

26August

Welcome to Americana UK v 4.0!

Americana UK has been through various iterations over the years and today we launch our latest with new social media log-in and commenting (via Facebook, Twitter and other formats), a new "live" search feature (try typing in the search box on any page!), a brand new listings section which can be drilled down to whichever level you like, city, artist, venue or whatever (and which you'll soon be able to submit your own listings to), a renewed activism section (which will launch this week) and a new cleaner look to the whole site. The forums are no more but you can now provide your input into any area of the site, and if you have any comments just drop us a line at the usual email address.

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