One of the greatest jazz drummers ever, Shelly Manne appeared on countless records and enjoyed a celebrated career as a Hollywood movie musician.
From releases by Bob Dylan and Elizabeth Cotten to Beck and Sufjan Stevens, we highlight some of the best singer-songwriter albums ever.
An array of stunning Rolling Stones collaborations finds a band that have forged their own unique path sharing the spotlight with fellow musical legends.
A celebration of the best tracks that contain the human voice in narrative, rather than rhyming form.
How (and why) did musicians make epic music? There's no one answer, as this race through the history of popular music shows.
From custom guitars to truly bizarre contraptions, these homemade musical instruments have unique DIY sounds that you’ll never hear anywhere else.
Tom Waits is one of the most celebrated singer-songwriters of the last century, with a career that defies categorization and has influenced many artists.
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.
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.
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