A feast of beautifully crafted, airwave-friendly pop, Crowded House’s ‘Woodface’ featured some of the band’s most melodic, infectious tunes to date.
Our audio interview series highlights the man who co-wrote and recorded the original of 'Knock On Wood' and so much more, Eddie Floyd.
From the ashes of post-hardcore outfit At The Drive-In, The Mars Volta brought a punk spirit to prog on their sprawling debut album, ‘De-Loused In The Comatorium’.
On her self-titled album, the indie rock icon took her pop sensibility to its natural conclusion, achieving mainstream success on her own terms.
In the 1970s, the annual Knebworth festival was something of a British institution.
In 1964, John Coltrane contributed music to a French-Canadian arthouse film, but his ‘Blue World’ soundtrack remained unreleased until now.
Released on 24 June 1968, the self-produced album was not successful in the US, but has steadily grown in stature.
His talents as a flute, saxophone and keyboard player, and sometime writer, were also much employed in numerous other settings.
'Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band' debuted on the US chart, just as it had in the UK, at No. 8.
Having established himself as a hardcore punk agitator with Misfits, Danzig's uncompromising vision lead him to heavy metal and the iconic group Danzig.
Adding washes of electronica to their stadium-sized anthems, ‘Evolve’ was “80s-flecked power-rock” that found Imagine Dragons at their life-affirming best.
As drum’n’bass was coming to the end of its peak period, the genre had yet to produce a classic album, until Roni Size/Reprazent’s ‘New Forms’ appeared.
Recording ‘The Great March To Freedom’ in Detroit in 1963, the legendary soul imprint captured the origins of Martin Luther King’s most celebrated speech.
"Glen could sing the phone book," Carl told us, "and you'd want to buy it."
Taking country traditions and giving them a tweak, ‘Pageant Material’ found Kacey Musgraves defying those who “need to put you in some kind of box”.
Backed with 'Healing Hands,' the single finally gave Elton a solo UK No. 1, even though when initially released separately, neither made the top 40.