The Lincoln Center branch of the New York Public Library acquired the Reed archive from the late star's widow, Laurie Anderson.
‘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.
Vivid and evocative, the best illustrated music books bring history back to life both for those who missed it and those who wish to relive it.
From songs by The Beatles to Rick Wakeman, Metallica to The Rolling Stones, uDiscover uncovers the best songs based on books.
A look at some of the classic music inspired by the famous New York landmark.
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.
Through sampling, hip-hop has the power to bring old music to new years, helping music to evolve while paying respects to the artists that came before.
The new bar, which is situated where Bowie threw his legendary 'Last Supper' in 1973 will open in the West End next month.
The exhibition debuted in Paris two years ago and features rare photographs, portraits, films, live concerts and musical workshops.
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.
We celebrate the iconic recording studios – Sun, Motown, Abbey Road – that have become almost as famous as the musicians who have recorded there.
'My Week Beats Your Year: Encounters With Lou Reed' is set for publication in August 2018.
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.
Four albums in the distinguished catalogue of the Killers are reissued on 180-gram black vinyl by Island/UMe from 15 December 2017.
The Velvet Underground's 50th anniversary is being celebrated with a special limited edition 6-disc vinyl box set released in February 2018