On their debut record ‘The Platform’, LA trio Dilated Peoples reenergised the rap underground, bringing alternative hip-hop back to the mainstream.
From protest songs to Greenpeace concerts, musicians have long helped push the environmental movement’s cause, rallying for Mother Earth.
On his solo debut album, ‘The Chronic’, Dr Dre fused his hardcore hip-hop roots with funk stylings, creating an entire hip-hop movement in the process.
From stoner anthems to good-natured novelties, the best songs about marijuana are perfect for indulgers – or those with just a contact buzz.
A furious anti-terrorism lament, ‘Zombie’ found the The Cranberries unleashing “the most aggressive song we’d written”.
The final album Elliott Smith completed in his lifetime, ‘Figure 8’ saw the formerly lo-fi songwriter go pop, to dazzling effect.
From early anarchic antics to Spike Jonze-assisted marvels, the best Beastie Boys videos are some of the most explosive in music.
The forthcoming Peter Jackson-directed ‘The Beatles: Get Back’ documentary will offer a revelatory look at the band. Here’s what we know so far.
From Girly-Sound to ‘… Guyville’, the best Liz Phair songs reveal a songwriter who crafts pop songs with candour and sharp narrative detail.
With his debut solo album, Paul McCartney embraced a lo-fi way of recording, making “no attempt to compete” with The Beatles.
A catchy hook, an infectious chant: an earworm is a simple thing. Writing one, however, is not. Here’s why earworms are so effective – and hard to create.
In the early 60s, Brazil initiated a quiet musical revolution by exporting the silky sound of bossa nova to the rest of the world.
The best psychedelic albums, both sonically and spiritually, are guaranteed to take your head to places it never went before.
On his Pulitzer Prize-winning album, ‘DAMN.’, Kendrick Lamar wove a masterful tale of morality over cutting rhymes and urgent beats.
Five years after the chart-smashing ‘Tragic Kingdom’ album, ‘Return Of Saturn’ saw No Doubt consolidate their past to chart a bolder future.
Whether they supported each other or had epic falling outs, here are some of our favourite musical sibling groups that have forged music history together.