Celebrating a man who was part of a golden period for the Rolling Stones, and far more besides.
With the right song, at the right moment, great film soundtracks can sear a cinematic moment into your mind forever. Here are just a few of our favorites.
'In Dulci Jubilo' was not just Oldfield's first UK Top 5 single, but has become a part of the sound of Christmas in his home country.
Few kinds of music are more inherently visual than prog rock. The music lends itself to elaborate flights of fantasy, which is why prog-rock album covers are an art form on their...
The film also features interviews with Virgin Records' Simon Draper and musicians such as Steve Hillage, Jon Field, Steve Broughton and Terry Oldfield.
The best Halloween songs are frightfully good, horribly catchy, and a right old monster mash-up of floor-filling classics. Listen... if you dare...
The multi-instrumentalist found himself in the unusual position of seeing his second album replaced at the top by his first.
Listen to our playlist of no fewer than 50 covers from the ABBA catalog, in every style imaginable.
Side-long concept pieces, walls of Mellotrons, keyboardists in capes...such were the glories of the greatest prog rock albums.
One of the greatest-ever sequences of musical creativity was in full flow in 1974, with Stevie's 'Fulfillingness' First Finale.'
On August 28, 1974, Mike Oldfield released his follow-up to 'Tubular Bells,' the ambitious 'Hergest Ridge.'
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 British progressive rock musician best known for his massively influential opus Tubular Bells.
It was a tale involving an American hit that Oldfield didn’t approve of, a hit horror film, a complete rearrangement and Richard Branson’s sister.
He combined the experimental and the radio-friendly, and returned to the UK top ten.