A question of boundaries lays at the heart of music censorship, but artists have always pushed back, fighting for the freedom to express themselves.
Truly iconic album covers don’t just define an album, they define an era, a generation and, in some cases, an entire musical genre.
Music and art will always go together as artwork can be as much a part of a record as the sound. Music fans have always taken pleasure from looking again and again...
Death discs can be hard to defend, but for those with a robust sense of humour, they can also provide no end of toe-curling fun.
“‘Demolition Man’ is the beast – he can’t help himself,” Sting said of a song recorded by everybody from Grace Jones to The Police.
It’s an era that has been unfairly maligned in the past, but these days it’s clear: during a flamboyant decade, 80s pop ruled the world.
The festival bill also includes Jessie J and Clean Bandit among other big names.
Groundbreaking album art will be on display in London, Manchester and Glasgow as part of the celebrations.
Iconic album artwork by The Chemical Brothers, Grace Jones and more features in a new London-based exhibition showcasing designer Tom Hingston's work.
To celebrate the release of his 'Music For Installations' box set, Brian Eno premieres a video from his talk of the same name from The British Library
'50 Years Of Island Records', a documentary originally screened by BBC 4 about Chris Blackwell's influential label can now be watched on YouTube
The film, Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami, will chronicle the personal and professional life of Grace Jones and premiered at the Toronto Film Festival.
The ‘Nightclubbing: Iconic Dance Pioneers’ playlist gathers 40 top-quality and previously deleted remixes from some of the most highly regarded club names.
A run down of some of the highlight box sets released in 2016... We hope you've got deep pockets...
8 May 1965. When DA Pennebaker pointed his camera at Bob Dylan in a London alley, did he realise he was making what many consider to be the most influential music video...
In honour of Larry Levan’s timeless genius, DJ Justin Berkmann has compiled a Paradise Garage tribute mixtape.