LGBTQ musicians haven’t always benefitted from today’s attitudes towards sexuality, but many pioneers fought for LGBTQ rights in the mainstream.
To celebrate Yorkshire Day, uDiscover is going one louder than the usual Top 10 and raising a glass to the Top 11 Yorkshire musicians that made a global impact.
Many people mistake pop music as disposable. But from the blues to The Beatles, some of the most important artistic statements have been wrapped up in the world’s most popular songs.
Music’s myriad subgenres have inspired some of the most enduring documentaries of our age. Here are the 37 best music documentaries of the past 50 years.
Marking The Human League’s progression towards chart dominance, ‘Travelogue’ was a highly accessible album that retained their group’s early experimentalism.
Motown’s great songwriters were the foundations of the Great American Soulbook, an imaginary, but nonetheless awe-inspiring collection of songs written in the name of soul. But it did not come easy.
Much loved electronic New Wave pioneers The Human League have two distinct periods to investigate but long-time fans of their sound like them both.
Whether released for good cheer or charity, the most unforgettable Christmas Number Ones have more than made their mark in history.
Fusing high-street glamour with kitchen-sink creativity, ‘Dare’ turned The Human League into world-conquering synth-pop pioneers.
Glam rock added a splash of colour and sparked a different kind of cultural evolution - thrilling music, the spectacle of identity, dressed up in spectacular costume, and a frisson of provocative...
The new, soft back edition has a bonus extras section which contains an additional 100 stories from OMD fans not included in the hardback version.
Celebrity contributors also include Gary Numan, The Human League's Phil Oakey and New Order's Stephen Morris.
The string of European dates will see the 78-year-old synth-pop legend—who typically tours DJ sets—playing piano, vocoder, and synths with a live band and vocalists.
Shiny productions, daft haircuts, yet music full of substance. We roll up the jacket sleeves, slip on the Ray-Bans & present the Best 80s Hits Of All Time.
From the Hammond B-3 to synths and drum machines, as technology advanced throughout the decades, so artists pushed music into the future. uDiscover traces the fascinating history.