On March 2, 1991, Enigma entered the US album chart for the first time with 'MCMXC A.D,' on its way to quadruple platinum status there.
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.
The scope of Ayers' work paved the way for many other psych-rock musicians.
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.
A new artist and a new record label were on people's lips in May 1973.
Mike Oldfield’s music has been on everything from movies to computer games. We trace some of the finest Mike Oldfield soundtrack appearances of all time.
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.
Released during their imperial Virgin Records era, ‘Rubycon’ remains one of Tangerine Dream’s most deathlessly compelling albums.
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.