The ambitious ‘Journey To The Centre Of The Earth’ was recorded on 18 January 1974, as Rick Wakeman recorded live with a choir, an orchestra and a rock group.
Seen as a return to Camel's principles, Harbour Of Tears represents an extended rumination on 19th-century Irish famine immigrants heading to America.
Recorded and released in 1977, ‘Encore’ is frequently cited as the definitive live Tangerine Dream album, out of the many classics they recorded.
The song hit the UK chart on 20 August 1983, on the eve of the band's 11th studio album The Present.
An ambitious album that paid homage to William Blake’s poetry, ‘Tyger’ marked the end of another era for Tangerine Dream when it was released in June 1987.
Tangerine Dream’s ‘Electronic Meditation’ is an experimental work that leans heavily on Edgar Froese’s tape collages and band improvisation.
A new artist and a new record label were on people's lips in May 1973.
Gong’s energised Acid Motherhood, recorded with Acid Mothers Temple, generated some controversy among hardcore fans when it was released on 30 March 2004.
Released during their imperial Virgin Records era, ‘Rubycon’ remains one of Tangerine Dream’s most deathlessly compelling albums.
Formed in 1969, Egg were a classic prog rock band that went on to spawn some unusual musical follow-ups, and also released a must-hear debut album.
The guitarist, songwriter and producer Steve Hackett is a quiet pioneer. We celebrate some of the best Steve Hackett solos in an always innovative career..
Released in 1980, Gentle Giant’s Civilian album was full of hooky, chorus-heavy rock/pop songs as visceral as anything the new wave had to offer.
Mike Oldfield’s music has been on everything from movies to computer games. uDiscover Music traces some of the finest Mike Oldfield soundtrack appearances.
In part two of our interview with the ever-present Moody Blues drummer, he talks about the band's longevity and their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
The Show That Never Ends: The Rise And Fall Of Prog Rock, a new book by David Weigel, is published on 27 June 2017 by W.W. Norton and Co.