With 'Making Movies,' the band entered a new decade well on the way to the radio-friendly roots-rock sound that would go on to dominate the 1980s.
John Illsley has announced a new live date with his band (including former Dire Straits colleague and guitarist Phil Palmer) in Norfolk, England on 30 July.
We reDiscover the Notting Hillbillies' Missing...Presumed Having A Good Time, the side project that made Mark Knopfler fall in love with music again.
Former Dire Straits bassist John Illsley has announced the release on 13 May of his sixth solo album, Long Shadows, on Creek Touring & Records.
We have LPs, CDs, digital files... but how have they affected the way we listen to music? How has each innovation in technology changed the music we hear?
Dire Straits’ ‘Brothers In Arms,’ one of the bestselling albums of all time with worldwide sales of some 30 million copies, is back in the UK top ten.
Mark Knopfler has announced the North American leg of his ‘Tracker’ tour, to commence in September.
'Dire Straits - digging deeper...' is a hand curated playlist from the uDiscover A&R team of the less well known tracks from the band's back catalogue.
Say Mark Knopfler to most people and they will say Dire Straits, others will mention The Notting Hillbillies. We explore his duets and collaborations
To win a coveted BRIT or Grammy award, is a career highlight for many artists, symbolising the glamour, drama & celebration of what music has to offer.