The best indie record labels of all time have helped push the boundaries, drawing the mainstream into their world – and changing the face of music in the process.
The notion of DIY music stretches back to 19th-century flutes made from bird bone, through punk anarchy and the digital revolution.
At the time of ‘Appetite For Destruction’’s original release, Guns N’ Roses were interviewed about the making of the record. Here it is, in their own words…
Andreas Neumann, director of the documentary ‘American Valhalla’, discusses working with rock gods Iggy Pop and Queens Of The Stone Age’s Josh Homme.
It emerged from just one island in the Caribbean, but reggae music has become a worldwide phenomenon – so pervasive that you might not even know it’s there.
The ABBA Eurovision performance of ‘Waterloo’ has gone down in history as the competition’s most iconic moment, and one of the group’s finest hours.
Everyone from Frank Sinatra to Lady Gaga has sung from The Great American Songbook – classic songs so familiar they are woven into our cultural fabric.
Released after Sex Pistols’ acrimonious split, ‘The Great Rock’n’Roll Swindle’ nevertheless a swag-bag of some iconic moments in punk history.
A collection of 20 little-known facts about one of the true titans of country music.
In his February 1956 chart entry, as befits a man who coined the term “motorvatin',” Chuck was once again besotted with automobiles.
John Lennon’s second solo album, ‘Imagine’, was his biggest post-Beatles hit, yet was typically uncompromising, influencing the generations that followed.
One of punk’s biggest achievements was in balancing gender equality, allowing charismatic female punks to break through and speak with authority.
From original pioneers Elvis and Little Richard, to the Allmans and Cadillac Three, Southern rock has made a global impact far beyond its original boundaries. But then again… maybe it had no...
With a fresh set of songs – and a storming, career-defining single – Maroon 5 reached for glory with their third album, Hands All Over.