Picking the most bizarre concept albums isn’t easy, since the most beloved concept albums are themselves pretty bizarre, but here are a few masterstrokes.
Albums have been recorded in some very weird places, from outer space to underwater, prisons and even a scene of a murder. Here are some of the weirdest.
The best indie record labels of all time have helped push the boundaries, drawing the mainstream into their world – and changing the face of music in the process.
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.
To celebrate Yorkshire Day, uDiscover is going one louder than the usual Top 10 and raising a glass to the Top 11 Yorkshire musicians that made a global impact.
The best reggae singers range from the soul- and gospel-influenced to unique voices that could only come from within. Here are 10 of the greatest.
Some of our favourite quotes by an artist who was never anything but her natural self in front of the media.
International DJ and TV host Jasmine Solano is one of dancehall’s biggest champions. Here she gives uDiscover Music an exclusive introduction to dancehall.
To celebrate Bastille Day, we've picked some revolutionary French musicians who defined popular music in France
Though 7” singles often drive a rabid reggae collectors market, the best reggae vinyl can take the shape of classic albums – as this guide to 10 essential reggae LPs shows.
Whether fighting for the legalisation of cannabis or battling dark forces in politics, the best reggae protest songs spoke to their times yet continue to resonate today.
To celebrate Canada Day, we’ve assembled a list of the country’s greatest musicians that cross all genres, eras and provinces
Thanks to technological loopholes of the CD, bands could include Easter eggs on their albums. Here are 10 hidden tracks worth breaking out your Discman for.
Find out what gifted jazz player John Coltrane had to say on his life and music by taking a look at our list of the best John Coltrane quotes.
From art house shorts to visionary stylings and tongue-in-cheek parodies, here are the Top 20 decade-defining 90s music videos.