‘The Velvet Underground & Nico’ was never appreciated during its time but now the VU’s debut is hailed as a groundbreaking album that pointed to the future.
One of music’s true mavericks, John Cale ranks among the most influential figures in rock’n’roll. The best John Cale songs reveal why.
Their tenure was short-lived, but their influence is unmeasurable, and the best Velvet Underground songs still dare you to think differently.
Combining groove with a sense of songcraft, drummers are the driving force of any group. Here we present the best female drummers of all time.
The love song: some of these songs celebrate love and some dump on it, but they all have one thing in common... that love is the highest of human emotions.
From its glitzy beginnings to its hair metal heyday, we’re tracing the history of the Whisky a Go Go, one of the most storied clubs in America.
Released at the dawn of the Summer Of Love, David Bowie’s debut album contains the seeds of ideas that he would return to throughout his career.
Lou Reed is one of those musical happenings that seem to come out of nowhere, completely original, who have things to say that force people to listen.
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...
Truly iconic album covers don’t just define an album, they define an era, a generation and, in some cases, an entire musical genre.
Lou Reed’ career-spanning book of lyrics, ‘I’ll Be Your Mirror: Collected Lyrics’, is being updated and reissued by Faber & Faber on 7 November.
Guided by Chris Difford and Glenn Tilbrook, the best Squeeze songs amoount to one of the most covetable catalogues in British pop music.
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.
From songs by The Beatles to Rick Wakeman, Metallica to The Rolling Stones, uDiscover Music uncovers the best songs inspired by books.
The recordings were captured during the fabled NYC outfit's multiple-night residency at the San Francisco nightspot late in 1969.