Many record labels run by musicians have been little more than vanity imprints, but the most important of them have pioneered artists’ rights in the music industry.
‘Hot August Night III’ chronicles Neil Diamond’s triumphant return to the Greek Theater, in 2012, for a compelling performance that ranks among his greatest.
The 18 times Grammy Award-winning star had been battling cancer since 2010.
A question of boundaries lays at the heart of music censorship, but artists have always pushed back, fighting for the freedom to express themselves.
‘Bleach’ prototyped the ‘Nevermind’ sound that would deliver Nirvana to a global stage and reshape the future of rock’n’roll.
Ever since 1977, punk has been the catalyst for an infinite number of radical art and fashion statements which continue to influence the world we live in.
Indie music is one of pop’s most nebulous genres. Initially a home for misfits on the outskirts, indie has gone mainstream – and shows no signs of stopping.
While both the US and UK continue to claim the land rights, punk has proved an agent of change on a far wider scale, and its impact has been felt in all...
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.
Albums have been recorded in some very weird places, from outer space to underwater, prisons and even a scene of a murder. Here are some of the weirdest.
Indie darling Liz Phair talks the role of artists, her groundbreaking debut, ‘Exile In Guyville’, and her lo-fi legacy that inspired generations of songwriters.
Intimate and spontaneous, ‘Roman Candle’ laid bare the threads of Elliott Smith’s songwriting, acting as a prelude to his career.
Western and Latin rock music have separate worlds and identities, but uDiscover traces the ongoing and mutually inspiring creative dialogue between the two.
We're giving away five pairs of weekend camping tickets to the UK-based Country / Americana festival, The Long Road, taking place 7-9th September 2018.
With his own recording studio and a seemingly endless head for ideas, Frank Zappa was a truly independent artist who paved the way for future generations.