From custom guitars to truly bizarre contraptions, these homemade musical instruments have unique sounds that you’ll never hear anywhere else.
The music world is full of talented multi-instrumentalists, and the best one-man bands have a unique vision that only they can achieve, alone in the studio.
Spanning jazz, country, hip-hop and soul music, the best gospel songs of all time prove that the spirit can move you, no matter what your tastes.
After singlehandedly inventing Americana with their sepia-toned first two albums, The Band captured a snapshot of themselves with the personal reflections of ‘Stage Fright’.
‘Hot August Night III’ chronicles Neil Diamond’s triumphant return to the Greek Theater, in 2012, for a compelling performance that ranks among his greatest.
One of the world’s pre-eminent songwriters, Jimmy Webb can be said to have spearheaded an Americana equivalent of The Great American Songbook.
Baylen Leonard, BBC Radio 2 DJ and mastermind behind The Long Road Festival, reveals what to expect from the UK-based Americana and roots festival.
Western and Latin rock music have separate worlds and identities, but uDiscover traces the ongoing and mutually inspiring creative dialogue between the two.
Whether it’s joyous escapism, political anger or a personal spiritual quest that provides fuel for a great album is not of importance. What matters, as Coltrane said, is wanting “to speak to...
Acclaimed composer Max Richter has curated the Peaceful Music playlist exclusively on Apple Music, to “find music that transports us” from the digital age.
The notion of DIY music stretches back to 19th-century flutes made from bird bone, through punk anarchy and the digital revolution.
Great songs are a compelling soundtrack to our inner worlds, and any list of key singles will be personal rather than definitive, but the 45 45s in our playlist still inspire and...
We celebrate the iconic recording studios – Sun, Motown, Abbey Road – that have become almost as famous as the musicians who have recorded there.
21st-century vocal successes are proof that, as musical revolutions have risen and fallen, the desire to sign as a group remains. And there's nothing that can move listeners more than the human...
The best football songs are the right mix of optimism, reality and songwriting skills. Here’s a starting 11 to qualify for the finals.