Raiding pop culture’s past and present, Roxy Music created not only one of the greatest debut albums in history, but also a landmark work of postmodern art.
With ‘To The 5 Boroughs’, Beastie Boys addressed their hometown’s post-9/11 devastation while kicking old-school jams that sought to recapture the good times.
Lucky, Lefty, Nelson, Otis and Charlie T, Jr – together, they were known as The Traveling Wilburys, but who was really behind the curly hair and shades?
Released at the dawn of the Summer Of Love, David Bowie’s debut album contains the seeds of ideas that he would return to throughout his career.
Ranging from hardcore punk to jazz instrumentals and their trademark DIY hip-hop, ‘Ill Communication’ found Beasties defining a decade.
‘Efil4zaggin’ was more than a full stop to NWA's career. It bridged hip-hop's early golden age and the sound that would dominate the West Coast in the 90s.
‘My Songs’ finds Sting redefining the songs that have defined his life. In his own words, we go track-by-track through his musical autobiography.
uDiscover presents a who’s who guide to all 58 of the famous icons on The Beatles’ groundbreaking album cover for Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.
Mike Oldfield’s music has been on everything from movies to computer games. We trace some of the finest Mike Oldfield soundtrack appearances of all time.
Orb mainman Alex Paterson gives uDiscover an exclusive run down of his Top 11 electronic music influences – with some surprise choices.
Standing as their final work, ‘Hot Sauce Committee Part Two’ remains a perfect end point to Beastie Boys’ career, but leaves a question of what may have been.
A history of Blaxploitation film soundtracks that helped define the genre, and the musicians who asserted their street cred by writing their scores.
‘His ’N’ Hers’ may have thrust Pulp towards the limelight, but the album suggested that Jarvis Cocker and co seemed much happier as voyeurs.
His third collaborative single of the year so far, ‘Saw Lightning’ finds Beck teaming up with Pharrell Williams for some junkyard-blues-hip-hop.
Crate diggers of the world, unite! From LA to Hong Kong, Australia to Wales, we look at some of the best record stores around the globe.