The best guitar solos – from driving riffs to technical displays of mastery – make a song complete and more often than not, transcend the track entirely.
From indelible images to perfect portraits, the 100 greatest album covers provoke and awe just as much as the contents inside.
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.
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Worldwide changes during the Summer Of Love hit an interesting funnel in New York City in what had been a traditional centre for artists in the jazz, rhythm’n’blues and early rock’n’roll communities.
'Rock music that incorporates elements of traditional or classical music', surely a key art-rock principle is forging ahead, the shock of the new?
If Brian Eno’s name appears anywhere in an album’s credits, enlightened listeners will sit forward. uDiscover introduces the best Brian Eno songs.
The Bristol collective hit the UK summit for the first time with the 1998 album.
The song was most singles buyers' introduction to Difford and Tilbrook's twin-octave split vocals, Glenn’s superb ear for melody and Chris’ razor-sharp lyrics.
‘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.