The best summer songs conjure both eras and emotional to offer a mix of nostalgia and escapism. Time to sit back and unwind with this essential playlist.
From genre-blending excursions on the fringes of country-rock, to rebellious missives from young bucks, these are the best Americana albums of all time.
By bridging art-rock with aggression, oblique synths with sturm und drang, these pioneers of industrial music helped birth a brand new genre.
From NWOBHM to thrash pioneers and the bands that continue to define what metal can be, here are the best metal debut albums of all time.
The best Irish songs reveal a proud, passionate country steeped in folklore, borne of an unquenchably fiery Celtic spirit.
The best female guitarists of all time prove that the guitar isn’t just for phallic fretwork and cock-rock grandstanding.
Our list of the best female bassists includes key players in punk, funk, and lyrical rock, and headed by one of the most versatile musicians to ever pick up the instrument.
Just a few of the classic live performances from Britain’s longest-running and best-loved pop show.
Four mighty strings and 50 mighty players: the best bassists are the ones who carve out signature sounds and play as many memorable licks as the guitarists.
Many of today’s biggest pop names began life as Disney Channel stars before launching singing careers that have shaped the future of 21st-century pop.
Whether released for good cheer or charity, the most unforgettable Christmas Number Ones have more than made their mark in history.
From timeless favourites to new holiday classics, the best Christmas soundtracks will get you in the holiday spirit all season long.
From traditional tunes to offbeat comedy numbers, the 25 best Hanukkah songs will light up all eight nights of your celebrations.
There are many great cover songs, but only a few stand out as landmarks, earning themselves a distinction among the best cover versions of all time.
From deep funk cuts to snazzy jazz numbers, the best Thanksgiving songs focus on food and gratitude for the holidays.