From rock to soul and funk to country, we go across the globe to bring you some of the finest...
Grace Jones is re-releasing her classic Nightclubbing for Record Store Day, mastered from the original analogue tapes, including bonus 12″ mixes & B-sides.
The first music video filmed entirely in space was by Canadian Commander Chris Hadfield in May 2012. Hadfield recorded his version of 'Space Oddity'.
Was there really a time when there was no Internet? How did people talk to each other? How did they listen to music or connect? Here is the story of 1989...
Today in 1981, R.E.M were in Smyrna, Georgia for their first-ever recording session. Among the songs they did was ‘Radio Free Europe’...
After playing with Manfred Mann, Alexis Korner and the Wes Minster Five, Zoot Money bought the members of the Big Roll Band to London in December 1963.
The bands that recorded at Olympic Studios reads like a who’s who of popular music - The Beatles, Stones, Zeppelin, Queen, The Who, U2 - all worked there.
Every week we’ll let our Spotify music app take the wheel & add 10 new tracks with historical links to see where we end up!
Virgin vigorously developed a series of sub-labels, which acted like indies that gave artists like Placebo and The Chemical Brothers room to develop.
US singer-songwriter Elliott Smith died under a tragic and controversial set of circumstances that continue to provoke conspiracy theories...
Born today Michael Eavis, the man that created the Glastonbury Festival on his farm in the west of England. Who will headline this year?
Virgin Records began life as a very independent-minded label in the 1970s, one with a definite sound, releasing some of the best records of the decade.
Called America’s band, the soundtrack to summer, they've been making the world a more harmonious place for us for over 5 decades. They are The Beach Boys.
Hair - The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical’ opened on Broadway on 28th April 1968 and in London in September of the same year.