Decca’s offshoot label showcased some of Britain’s most happening pop, psychedelic and progressive artists of the late 60s.
To accompany our Motown Girls playlist, we salute the guys who shone for the world’s greatest pop and soul label.
The continuously crashing crest of modern pop’s wave, found in the up and comers of Atlanta hip-hop.
A bittersweet selection of songs of love, loss, longing, and self loathing.
The legendary producer has creatively guided the likes of Johnny Cash, the Beastie Boys, Adele, and Kanye West over the last three decades.
Four German electronic music pioneers took over the synthesiser in 1970s and changed pop music forever.
It is the undefinable magic that he lent to the words and music of others that means Frank Sinatra will live on for a very long time.
While London was Swinging, this Detroit label defined the 60s of America. We celebrate their great female artists.
When you know you have a long dull winter ahead of you, this might be the moment to listen to songs about going away.
The golden days of autumn are now over, the leaves have turned brown and summer is but a distant memory.
1968 continues to resonate as a landmark year for rock, pop and soul. Discover our best singles of the year.
Was 1975 that a bad year for pop and a dead zone for new music like the great Bob Stanley says?
A pop icon and music legend who has influenced artists such as David Bowie, Thom Yorke, and Leonard Cohen.
At the turn of the ’70s, a new kinky playfulness begins to appear in the arts throughout Europe.
34 songs you need to listen before going out to party...
The end is not limited to inescapable and final death. There are other kinds of endings, when we say goodbye or farewell, we leave one another, we depart.
1966 proved to be such a wonderful year for music that it is worth documenting these great tracks that somehow avoided the radar.
Midnight in the semi-darkness of a nightclub. You’re sitting on a stool, effortlessly leaning against the bar.
29 songs to get a killer party your guests will never forget…
Brian Wilson not only founded North America’s Beatles and wrote their songs, he changed the way music could be heard.
A familiar reminder that happiness can be found anytime, even when the sky is grey.
This is a movie for your imagination to watch as it wishes. In fact, you’re starring in it.
In the winter, nature goes to sleep, and it’s the perfect time to dive into a sea of lively, yet sad songs.