Too often remembered for its clichés, 80s music actually has far more to offer than many remember – and it's cooler than you think.
The best guitar solos – from driving riffs to technical displays of mastery – make a song complete and more often than not, transcend the track entirely.
One of punk’s biggest achievements was in balancing gender equality, allowing charismatic female punks to break through and speak with authority.
The best political punk songs have stood the test of time, remaining wholly relevant in an era when politics thrives on lies and confusion.
From hard rockers to virtuoso jazzers, the best guitarists of all time represent a variety of sounds.
The notion of DIY music stretches back to 19th-century flutes made from bird bone, through punk anarchy and the digital revolution.
The histories of the most iconic recording studios – Sun, Motown, Abbey Road – have made them almost as famous as the musicians who have recorded there.
With several albums and a decade’s worth of experimental music behind them, Sonic Youth hijacked the grunge mainstream with ‘Dirty.’
The memoir is set to arrive in 2023.
‘Goo’ challenged the idea of what a mainstream rock album could be without sacrificing the experimentalism that earned Sonic Youth a devoted cult following.
An evocative but nebulous term, this short history of art rock attempts to outline some of the key players and ideas from the genre.
From the 20-year rule to stylistic homage and outright appropriation, nostalgia has always played a part in musical evolution.
The Beatles’ ‘Sgt Pepper’ inspired many cover versions, from artists as diverse as Jimi Hendrix and The Flaming Lips. uDiscover celebrates some of the best.
'Experimental Jet Set, Trash And No Star' captures how far Sonic Youth were willing to push against commercial forces with their noise-rock agenda.
It wasn’t easy for musicians to be openly feminist – or, indeed, to be openly women. But right from the start, they’ve been there...