In addition to the beginnings of rap with the Last Poets and gangsta rap with Hustler's Convention, to some of the great classics of what is called Jazz, we also owe Alan Douglas for having allowed several generations of music lovers born after 1970 to listen to Jimi Hendrix without moderation.
In the late 60s, Italian Beat morphed into Psichedelica. Although very short-lived, Italian psychedelia is still distinctively unique.
Why is it, that in this muddled island, music always feels so vital and so at home? This is my own personal guide to British folk music: a selection of songs with deep soul and British roots.
One of the greatest rock bands of all time draws its inspiration from blues as much as folk and the psychedelic scene. Sometimes, the influence was subtle, sometimes it was more obvious…
1968 was a year of phenomenal music, a year when the album really begins to become regarded as important for an artist to be able to make a statement.
The rise and fall of the Hippie movement following the common stages of an acid trip.
1968 continues to resonate as a landmark year for rock, pop and soul. Discover our best singles of the year.