The Cars' sound would prove massively influential on radio-friendly guitar rock and synth-pop alike, and continues to be celebrated today.
Rock clubs come and go, but there was only one CBGBs, the hallowed club for the New York punk scene that spawned many major music superstars.
'Rock music that incorporates elements of traditional or classical music', surely a key art-rock principle is forging ahead, the shock of the new?
Discover our top 10 New York punk bands and see if you agree. You’ll find iconic names such as The Dictators and Talking Heads. Take a look.
Influential American electronic duo Suicide returned to London on Thursday (9) at Doug Aitken’s Station To Station exhibition. Read Rolo McGinty's review.