Throughout the history of pop music, the studio changed for musicians and producers from being a place of work to becoming a creative hub.
A celebration of the best tracks that contain the human voice in narrative, rather than rhyming form.
The singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist has a unique and much-revered place in the music firmament.
'Tubular Bells – Live In Concert', will feature musical direction from Oldfield’s long-time collaborator Robin A. Smith, with the album performed by an expansive live group.
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.
Side-long concept pieces, walls of Mellotrons, keyboardists in capes...such were the glories of the greatest prog rock albums.
The British progressive rock musician best known for his massively influential opus Tubular Bells.
It may get many people's vote as the ultimate Wings album, but it took nearly nine months to reach No. 1 in the UK.
Virgin Records co-founder Nik Powell and childhood friend of Richard Branson, Nik Powell has died in Oxford from cancer at the age of 69.
The albums' new editions include bonus discs featuring live and previously unreleased studio recordings.
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.
Mike Oldfield's progressive music masterpiece Tubular Bells has undergone an unlikely reinvention — with a brass band, on the new album Tubular Brass.