The 80s was a decade defined by excess, with many forgotten 80s bands slipping through the cracks. Here are eight that deserve your attention.
From loud, robust voices to delicate and refined ones, vocal gymnasts and smooth balladeers, the 50 best jazz singers ever is a varied and stunning list.
The best Freddie Mercury songs reveal an artist committed to exploring all avenues of expression. “I can dream up all kinds of things,” he said.
Seeking to rid music of offensive content, Tipper Gore’s Parents Music Resource Center used the Filthy Fifteen to bring their cause to the Senate.
On Friday The 13th, uDiscover presents a playlist of the 13 unluckiest singles of all time in UK chart history, whose chart supremacy was thwarted.
Sexy and romantic, the best Barry White songs made him the boss of bedroom soul music. He had the funk, the soul and the disco – nobody did it like him.
Home taping in the 80s didn’t kill the record industry, but the lo-fi format gave a voice to those that the mainstream didn’t always have an ear for.
The best live albums of all time capture the very essence of a band’s energy in concert, making you feel like you were actually there.
Truly iconic album covers don’t just define an album, they define an era, a generation and, in some cases, an entire musical genre.
The guitar is the backbone of rock music, and the best guitarists include some blues and country guitarists that paved the way for rock’n’roll’s legends.
From custom guitars to truly bizarre contraptions, these homemade musical instruments have unique DIY sounds that you’ll never hear anywhere else.
The best Nirvana songs defined an era, turned Kurt Cobain into the voice of a generation and still retain an indefinable magic that transcends time.
Skirting the line between darkness and light, the best Florence + The Machine Songs reveal an artist that shoots for the stars – and hits every time.
The music world is full of talented multi-instrumentalists, and the best one-man bands have a unique vision that only they can achieve, alone in the studio.
The best Motown songs are timeless soul classics that capture everything it means to be in love, to suffer heartbreak – and to want to dance with abandon.