A suitably excessive collection of recordings from the very height of progressive rock’s ambition and pomposity.
Was the year often quoted as the ‘lowest point in popular music’ really as bad as people claim?
Remembering the legendary Hawkwind frontman and the unexpected battle to attend one of his live shows against the wishes of pompous student union heads.
The odd story behind one of heavy metal’s most obscure, salacious and elusive bands.
Proof that loveable Great British eccentrics are still very much among us.
Trying to define the most slippery of music trends is a fool’s game – but tracing the connections between various genres is fascinating.
The birth of synth-pop and electro-disco is the true musical legacy of ’77.
When everything becomes the same, it all ceases to have any importance. Looking into youth culture’s sad slide into insignificance.
Meat Loaf’s music existed outside of any music genre – an already-nostalgic rock opera that has itself become part of the fabric of our collective memory.
One of the great recordings of the neo-prog age finally given the makeover that it needed.
The disco-rock miscreants return with an album of other people’s songs that offers nothing new to the original versions.
A new live performance by The Residents headlines the anniversary night of the legendary counter-culture cable TV strand.