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...
One of punk’s biggest achievements was in balancing gender equality, allowing charismatic female punks to break through and speak with authority.
Our list of the best female bassists includes key players in punk, funk, and lyrical rock, and headed by one of the most versatile musicians to ever pick up the instrument.
The Japanese artist has been a touchstone of popular culture for more than half a century.
Indie music is one of pop’s most nebulous genres. Initially a home for misfits, indie rock has gone mainstream – and shows no signs of stopping.
Unlike most other eras, the notion of 90s music is hard to pin down. Oddball and eclectic, the decade defies easy categorisation, but it’s this cross-pollination of sounds that left a boundary-breaking...
While the US & UK continue to claim the land rights, punk was an agent of change on a worldwide scale and its impact has affected all corners of the globe.
‘No Icon’ is described as a ‘personally curated scrapbook’ from the legendary musician, artist, and author.