He was born Steven Harrington, on 28 May 1959, and was known as Steve Strange, dating from his time as lead singer and frontman of the band Visage
Ginger Baker, 2015 Grammy winner Dianne Reeves and Blue Note’s Terence Blanchard have been announced for the UK's Love Supreme Jazz Festival in July.
Paul McCartney has broken the record for the longest gap between top ten appearances on the Billboard Hot 100, not including his work with the Beatles.
Gregory Porter has been announced, along with Van Morrison, for the bill of a new concert series, Nocturne At Blenheim Palace, on June 25.
The title track from singer-songwriter JD McPherson’s much-anticipated new Rounder album album ‘Let The Good Times Roll’ is available to stream.
Joe B. Mauldin, who played double bass with Buddy Holly and the Crickets, has passed away at 74.
Alongside Sam Smith's quadruple victory, wins by Universal releases at the 2015 Grammys included releases by Beck, Rosanne Cash and Glen Campbell.
Dire Straits’ ‘Brothers In Arms,’ one of the bestselling albums of all time with worldwide sales of some 30 million copies, is back in the UK top ten.
Do Not Sell At Any Price is a treasure hunt & travelogue into America’s back roads, about the collectors who inhabit this backwoods world of recorded music.
The great jazz label Blue Note will partner with Cunard for a ‘Transatlantic Crossing’ with its artists on the flagship Queen Mary 2 in October.
Universal artists will be centre stage as performers, presenters and winners on Sunday evening (8) at the 57th annual Grammy Awards.
Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood is to have a facsimile of his recently rediscovered diary for the year of 1965 published by Genesis Publications.
U2 have added further shows in London and Barcelona to their ‘iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE’ tour for later this year.
A launch took place at the Royal Albert Hall's Elgar Room last night to announce Lead Belly Fest for June, starring Van Morrison, Jools Holland et al.
There’s a new album on the way from the brilliant Eliane Elias; called Made in Brazil, it is scheduled for release on 31 March, 2015 on Concord Jazz.