From custom guitars to truly bizarre contraptions, these homemade musical instruments have unique DIY sounds that you’ll never hear anywhere else.
Whether it’s joyous escapism, political anger or a personal spiritual quest that provides fuel for a great album is not of importance. What matters, as Coltrane said, is wanting "to speak to...
From Stylophones to pool balls, the rock canon is full of odd sounds and instrumental exotica. Here are the most unusual instruments in popular music.
The much-anticipated 'Liquid Skin' reissue will be available from 12 July.
An array of stunning Rolling Stones collaborations finds a band that have forged their own unique path sharing the spotlight with fellow musical legends.
From 60s releases by 2016 Nobel Laureate Bob Dylan to 21st-century releases by David Crosby and Beck, we pick the top 25 singer songwriter albums.
The Verve-signed New York musician invited Gaga onto the album's version of 'Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood.'
The band's prime mover Nergal (aka Adam Darski) has also fronted titanic Polish death metal outfit Behemoth since 1991.
Pioneering singer-songwriter Joan Baez has announced details of her final North American tour which is set to run through the fall of 2018
Fairport Convention's 50th anniversary celebrations continue with the 28 July 2017 release of a 7CD box set, Come All Ye, and vinyl reissue of Liege & Lief.
Jerry Douglas, dobro and lap steel master and longtime member of Union Station, releases What If with his Jerry Douglas Band on 18 August 2017 on Rounder.
uDiscover Music's celebration of the best tracks that contain the human voice in narrative, rather than rhyming form.
Herbert Hardesty, whose tenor saxophone was a feature of countless hits for his longtime collaborator Fats Domino, died on 3 December, 2016 in Las Vegas
The tribute album God Don't Never Change: The Songs of Blind Willie Johnson will feature Tom Waits, Lucinda Williams, Sinead O'Connor and others.
Mad about the boys? Then this playlist is for you, gathering together all the best songs about boys - from bad boys to toy boys, naughty boys to bell boys!