Released in 1980, Doc At The Radar Station found Captain Beefheart revitalised, influencing the new wave and releasing an album hailed as one of his finest.
Beastie Boys’ ‘Paul’s Boutique’ was a slow burn at first, but its mind-boggling inventiveness is now rightly hailed as one of the cornerstones of hip-hop.
Early Guns N’ Roses outtakes help tell the story of how their epochal ‘Appetite For Destruction’ was created, from acoustic demos to final versions.
From acoustic demo to an epic promo video, the history of ‘November Rain’ traces the creation of one of rock’s greatest ballads.
Ravi Coltrane discusses the legacy of his father, John Coltrane, and the historical importance of ‘Both Directions At Once: The Lost Album’.
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.
Released at the dawn of the Summer If Love, David Bowie’s debut album contains the seeds of ideas that he would return to throughout his career.
‘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.
Since time immemorial, we have been fascinated by space. uDiscover takes a look at the many musicians who have played out their obsessions in song.
This ear-splitting studio version of ‘Shadow Of Your Love’, recorded in December 1986, is the first taste of the unreleased material on the ‘Appetite For Destruction: Locked N’ Loaded’ box set.
Crate diggers of the world, unite! From LA to Hong Kong, Australia to Wales, we look at some of the best independent record stores around the globe.
Thirty years after its earth-shattering release, Public Enemy mainman Chuck D reveals the unstoppable creative forces behind ‘It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back’
As linear a record as Captain Beefheart would record, Unconditionally Guaranteed is the the last music he would make with Trout Mask Replica bandmates.
Released on 16 March 1976, Marvin Gaye’s ‘I Want You’ was a deeply personal album that laid the blueprint for the R&B and neo soul stars of the 90s and 00s.
Jane Birkin/Serge Gainsbourg documented Serge's early infatuation with Jane Birkin, and contained the infamous single, J’Taime… Moi Non Plus.