How (and why) did musicians make epic music? There's no one answer, as this race through the history of popular music shows.
Saluting some of the finest, most out-there prog rock artists from outside the UK: long may their Mellotrons resonate down the years.
With his original band, Porcupine Tree, Steven Wilson nearly single-handedly sparked a prog revival and it continues with his concert film ‘Home Invasion’.
Out on a limb and working in isolation, the finest minds behind experimental German music in the 60s and 70s left a world-changing legacy.
Picking the most bizarre concept albums isn’t easy, since the most beloved concept albums are themselves pretty bizarre, but here are a few masterstrokes.
From Stylophones to pool balls, the rock canon is full of odd sounds and instrumental exotica. Here are the most unusual instruments in popular music.
Released on 26 March 1976, Camel's fourth album, Moonmadness, was a stratospheric flight from one of prog rock's finest bands, and it remains a career high.