From songs by The Beatles to Rick Wakeman, Metallica to The Rolling Stones, uDiscover Music uncovers the best songs inspired by books.
The histories of the most iconic recording studios – Sun, Motown, Abbey Road – have made them almost as famous as the musicians who have recorded there.
'Rock music that incorporates elements of traditional or classical music', surely a key art-rock principle is forging ahead, the shock of the new?
The prolific session guitarist worked with KISS, Meatloaf and more.
Since time immemorial, we have been fascinated by space. uDiscover takes a look at the many musicians who have played out their obsessions in song.
The Velvet Underground are one of the most influential rock bands in history, founded by Lou Reed and known for their confrontational rock music.
A selection of the finest work by a true great of American music.
‘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.
The event will be filmed at the YouTube Space in New York and streams exclusively on the Iggy Pop YouTube channel starting at 3pm EST tomorrow.
The sparse new clip imbues Iggy’s interpretation of a poem written by Lou Reed in 1970 with a riveting new visual dimension.
Their tenure was short-lived, but their influence is unmeasurable, and the best Velvet Underground songs still dare you to think differently.
The 1974 album, which saw Jack join his former Cream bandmate Eric Clapton on the RSO label, is one of many underrated gems in his catalogue.
Lou Reed is one of those musical happenings that seem to come out of nowhere, completely original, who have things to say that force people to listen.
Lou Reed’ career-spanning book of lyrics, ‘I’ll Be Your Mirror: Collected Lyrics’, is being updated and reissued by Faber & Faber on 7 November.
From Stylophones to pool balls, the rock canon is full of odd sounds and instrumental exotica. Here are the most unusual instruments in popular music.