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.
An evocative but nebulous term, this short history of art rock attempts to outline some of the key players and ideas from the genre.
Though punk quickly proliferated outwards, there’s little debate that the cultural hub of the fruitful scene began in New York City.
The Cars' sound would prove massively influential on radio-friendly guitar rock and synth-pop alike, and continues to be celebrated today.
Influential American electronic duo Suicide returned to London on Thursday (9) at Doug Aitken’s Station To Station exhibition. Read Rolo McGinty's review.