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.
Released last night, a letter co-signed by hundreds of UK artists, managers, producers and record labels calls for the end of racism and intolerance.
The evocative track comes ahead of the group’s forthcoming album, ‘Dreamland,’ out August 7.
We’ve got your self-isolation entertainment needs covered with a list of must-see live-streamed concerts, virtual festivals and more – all updated daily.
Louis Armstrong’s birthday has been the source of much confusion over the years.
From fleeting, backstage hangs to longtime creative partnerships, the best musical friendships come in all forms.
In salute to a blues great, multiple Grammy winner and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee.
With their ‘Out Of Our Heads’ album, The Rolling Stones penned their first truly classic song and found themselves thrust into the mania of global stardom.
Medley's first solo single 'I Can't Make It Alone,' written by Carole King, missed the chart, but he fared somewhat better with the follow-up.
The group followed 'Surfin' Safari' with the first song Brian Wilson ever wrote.
The song written by Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus and Stig Anderson had a varied chart history around the world.
Europe finally got its own MTV channel on August 1, 1987, opening with, what else, Dire Straits' 'Money For Nothing' video.
Pianist and conductor Daniel Barenboim is one of the most famous classical musicians on the planet. Discover more about his life and music.
Liszt was one of the most important composers of the Romantic era – the best Liszt works feature 10 masterpieces including 'Piano Sonata In B Minor’.
‘Last And First Men’, the debut and only feature film directed by acclaimed composer Jóhann Jóhannsson, is now available on the BFI Player.
Renée Fleming’s performance for the Met Stars Live In Concert series on Saturday 1 August includes favourite arias and popular songs.
Patsy Cline was awarded her Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on August 3, 1999.
The original line-up will be augmented by Alabama, Ricky Skaggs, Old Crow Medicine Show and others.
The Los Angeles museum continues to offer a robust schedule of archival content, while its doors are closed amid the pandemic.
The lyrics of Church's song describe a tough, uncompromising female truck driver who is "hell on wheels."
Tangerine Dream’s third album, ‘Zeit’, arrived a full year ahead of Brian Eno’s ambient music, introducing the band’s spectacular music of the spheres.
The single comes ahead of the electronic duo’s new album, ‘Energy,’ out August 28.
Long before Madonna suggested to “Strike A Pose” in her 1990 hit ‘Vogue’, 'Pose' centres on the music that was the lifeblood of NYC ballroom culture.
The bouncy breakup anthem delivers propulsive house beats and irresistible hooks.
The folk musician was a musical maverick, a bitingly honest songwriter, and one of the most brilliant acoustic guitarists of his generation.
The single “Who Do You Think You’re Talking To?" is now available to stream and download.
A Bob Dylan cover landed the folk heroes on TV and in the UK singles chart.
The duo accompanied the video with an announcement for a charity livestream on August 7, with proceeds going to Indigenous non-profit, Honor the Earth.
Qello Concerts’ Summer Encore Festival is offering decades’ worth of on-demand performances.
The single, featuring IDLES, marks the title track off The Streets’ acclaimed new mixtape.
Billie Eilish, The Weeknd, and Taylor Swift are also up for multiple moon man statues.
“I always felt as if I possessed only a mere fraction of your true gift and potential,” shared Black Thought.
Liberty Records revisited the title of the singer's debut LP, as it released 'Julie Is Her Name, Volume Two.'
Frisell's new album is set for release through Blue Note Records on August 14.
‘A Day With Satchmo’ captures a 1957 session between Louis Armstrong and Oscar Peterson, featuring every take and every minute of recording.
With his debut album for Blue Note, ‘Introducing’, Kenny Burrell announced himself as an exciting new fretboard master in the world of jazz guitar.
The rising pop artist’s latest single follows her debut EP, ‘I’m Allergic To Dogs!’
The K-pop group’s latest track comes on the heels of their first MTV Video Music Award nomination.
The striking new clip was directed by Olivia Rose, who has also worked with Jorja Smith, J. Cole and more.
Her new album's success marks Swift’s seventh consecutive No.1 entry on the Billboard 200 and 6th consecutive studio album with over 800,000 albums in the first week.
Their 1968 album 'In Search Of The Lost Chord' provided the real commercial breakthrough for the band's new album-oriented sound.
The 1977 album enjoyed an epic 127-week run on the Billboard chart, eventually going triple platinum.
uDiscover Music presents a specially-compiled poll of polls Rush playlist.
The two newly-announced dates are at Birmingham’s Utilita Arena on April 7 and The O2 in London on April 30.
Next year's event will run from June 4-6 at Donington Park, Leicestershire.
The footage from the latest in the 'Metallica Mondays' video series was originally captured on drummer Lars Ulrich's camcorder.
‘Ride The Lightning’ injected a new sense of excitement into the stagnant scene of the early 80s and changed thrash metal forever.
With their debut album, ‘Kill ’Em All’, Metallica took thrash metal to another level, laying the groundwork for its arrival on the global stage.
Released after the tragedy of losing their frontman, Sublime’s self-titled third album remains testament to the unique sound the band created.
In this fascinating clip, the US punk rock icon, writer and broadcaster meets a trailblazing record label boss.
Formerly the frontman with legendary outfits Black Flag and Rollins Band, Rollins is a confirmed champion of vinyl.
‘The Public Image Is Rotten’ celebrates PiL’s 40-year career and suggests they’ve made an even more lasting musical impression than Lydon’s Sex Pistols.
Anchored by its immortal lead single, ‘Police & Thieves’ provided a fortuitous career reinvention for roots reggae legend, Junior Murvin.
The rising reggae star’s latest single is the perfect laid-back summer tune.
Dancehall was noisy and brash, but it stormed the charts in the 80s and is now embraced by everyone from Drake to Justin Bieber. Here’s how it happened.
The best reggae singers range from the soul- and gospel-influenced to unique voices that could only come from within. Here are 20 of the greatest.
With ‘Welcome To Wherever You Are’, INXS cycled through grunge, pop and their own patented sinewy grooves to create a world-beating classic.
A love letter to “Scarlet,” the video was directed by directing duo ‘Us’ and filmed with a socially distanced shoot at London’s iconic Claridge’s hotel.
Stuffed full of hits, ‘Hysteria’ is still regarded as Def Leppard’s career-defining moment, and it remains as powerful as ever.
The band are hosting a special online listening party and live chat with guitarist Phil Collen later today at 5pm BST.
The song wasn't a chart entry for Chuck, but would win notoriety when the up-and-coming Rolling Stones chose to cover it as their first single in 1963.
Gene Vincent's made his TV debut on the Perry Como Kraft Music Hall Show that turned him into a star overnight.
The 1965 success was written by Geoff Morrow and Chris Arnold, who would enjoy consistent sales as writers in the coming years.
'Early In The Morning' had a bizarre history, even by the standards of the chart battles that often took place in the 1950s.
'I’m sick and tired of all their lies,' said Stevie as his politically motivated 'You Haven't Done Nothin'' was released.
Barry White's good 1973 was followed by an unbelievable 1974, which included 'Can't Get Enough Of Your Love, Babe.'
Alongside his fellow Funk Brothers, he helped weave the very fabric of Tamla Motown’s imposing and infectious sound.
Both a euphoric floor-filler and a call to arms, Martha And The Vandellas’ ‘Dancing In The Street’ remains a prime example of Motown’s 60s pop perfection.
HBO's critically acclaimed sci-fi drama ‘Watchmen’ leads the pack with a whopping 26 nominations including two noms for Nine Inch Nails’ composing team Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross.
Known for “Twisted” and as one-third of Lambert, Hendricks & Ross, the prolific vocalist died in her Manhattan home.
A memorial to an era that was already passing when it was released, the ‘The Harder They Come’ soundtrack is an irrepressible record that gets you on your feet.
Famous for scoring Sergio Leone’s spaghetti Westerns, the Oscar-winning composer also produced the sounds and music for 'The Untouchables,' 'Cinema Paradiso' and many more.