The Velvet Underground are one of the most influential rock bands in history, founded by Lou Reed and known for their confrontational rock music.
The song was most singles buyers' introduction to Difford and Tilbrook's twin-octave split vocals, Glenn’s superb ear for melody and Chris’ razor-sharp lyrics.
‘The Velvet Underground & Nico’ was never appreciated during its time but now the VU’s debut is hailed as a groundbreaking album that pointed to the future.
One of music’s true mavericks, John Cale ranks among the most influential figures in rock’n’roll. The best John Cale songs reveal why.
Their tenure was short-lived, but their influence is unmeasurable, and the best Velvet Underground songs still dare you to think differently.
Split between elliptical pop songs and minimalistic instrumentals, Brian Eno’s ‘Another Green World’ is a proto-ambient masterpiece that still resonates today.
Rock clubs come and go, but there was only one CBGBs, the hallowed club for the New York punk scene that spawned many major music superstars.
The recordings were captured during the fabled NYC outfit's multiple-night residency at the San Francisco nightspot late in 1969.
Remembering the hugely important progressive rock musician Kevin Ayers, who died in France at the age of 68 on 18 February 2013.
These landmark records chart 4 key points in a fascinating journey that saw Eno explore what is now referred to as "ambient" music.
Almost 25 years in the making, the new record started as an experimental project in the mid ‘90s, aiming to be a synthesis of all Mackay’s varied influences.
The exhibition debuted in Paris two years ago and features rare photographs, portraits, films, live concerts and musical workshops.
A new super deluxe Brian Eno box set Music For Installations is released through UMG on 4 May in special 6CD and 9LP vinyl editions with extras.
The Velvet Underground's 50th anniversary is being celebrated with a special limited edition 6-disc vinyl box set released in February 2018
The soundtrack to the cult 80s movie Sid & Nancy, about Sex Pistols bassist Sid Vicious and girlfriend Nancy Spungen, is receiving a coloured vinyl reissue.