Founded in 1939 by Alfred Lion, Blue Note is loved, respected and revered as one of the most important record labels in the history of music.
It wasn’t easy for musicians to be openly feminist – or, indeed, to be openly women. But right from the start, they’ve been there...
During the phenomenally eventful years of 1965-67, the studio changed for musicians & producers from being a place of work to becoming a creative hub.
Highway 61 runs for 1,400 miles between New Orleans and Wyoming, but for our purposes, we'll concentrate on the section dubbed “The Highway Of The Blues”, the area that is the Mississippi Delta.
Mass-marketed music for the X Factor generation promoting attractive, clean-living male singers to teenagers looking for romance from their pop idols is not actually a new thing.
Dub music is often associated with dance music, but its origins, invention and progression, firmly owes Jamaica its dues.
In inner-city clubs young West Indians were meeting Mods, who loved the sharp style, and British youths’ love affair with Jamaican music grew ever stronger.
From original pioneers Elvis and Little Richard, to the Allmans and Cadillac Three, Southern rock has made a global impact far beyond its original boundaries. But then again… maybe it had no boundaries to begin with?
From the Hammond B-3 to synths and drum machines, as technology advanced throughout the decades, so artists pushed music into the future. uDiscover traces the fascinating history.
Rock’n’roll defined freedom for a new generation of youths in the 50s, spawning icons such as Elvis Presley, Little Richard and Chuck Berry, and going on to inspire The Beatles and The Rolling Stones.
8 May 1965. When DA Pennebaker pointed his camera at Bob Dylan in a London alley, did he realise he was making what many consider to be the most influential music video of all time?
The very idea of a group of young men singing together in harmony has been the bedrock of pop music for as long as young people have been buying records.
From PiL to The Cure via Siouxsie And The Banshees, we take a look at the artists that were some of the movement's major innovators.
Thrash metal established itself throughout underground clubs and tape-trading communities across the globe, thanks to the success of Anthrax, Slayer, Megadeth and Metallica.
Due to the success of Judas Priest & Iron Maiden, The New Wave Of British Heavy Metal wedged the door open in the US, led by denim-clad misfits who struck fear into the hearts of parents.