Taking industrial music into the mainstream, Nine Inch Nails’ ‘Pretty Hate Machine’ remains an uncompromising, genre-defining album.
Creating a deep space of its own, ‘Apollo: Atmospheres And Soundtracks’ found Brian Eno conjuring the feeling of man’s first walk on the moon.
Plundering history while looking to the future, ‘Born In The Echoes’ found The Chemical Brothers launching more electronic battle weapons.
It was a tale involving an American hit that Oldfield didn’t approve of, a hit horror film, a complete rearrangement and Richard Branson’s sister.
After declaring, in 1947, “It is necessary to destroy music,” avant-garde composer Pierre Henry built a body of work that pointed to the future.
The duo also produced a stunning visual extravaganza, with animations, plenty of strobes and search lights all featuring.
The news comes as the influential musician and producer was also presented with the Stephen Hawking Medal for Science Communication at the Starmus V science festival.
The new, soft back edition has a bonus extras section which contains an additional 100 stories from OMD fans not included in the hardback version.
Praised for its diversity and impact, 90s dance music is to electronica fans what the 60s were to classic rock aficionados.
As drum’n’bass was coming to the end of its peak period, the genre had yet to produce a classic album, until Roni Size/Reprazent’s ‘New Forms’ appeared.
Peaking on some of their best-loved numbers, ‘Surrender’ found The Chemical Brothers at the height of their powers and on the verge of a new era.
During his career, Zdar collaborated with The Beastie Boys' Mike D, Cat Power, Pharrell Williams and many more.
From disco hits to tender ballads, the queer canon is as diverse as it is large. Here are the most memorable songs that celebrate the LGBTQ experience.
Long before Madonna suggested to “Strike A Pose” in her 1990 hit ‘Vogue’, 'Pose' centres on the music that was the lifeblood of NYC ballroom culture.
The album will be released a day after the future-embracing Icelandic composer would have turned 50.
An ambitious album that paid homage to William Blake’s poetry, ‘Tyger’ marked the end of another era for electronic pioneers Tangerine Dream.