Malarky

Take this party outside: Malarky

Speakers

Malarky is the third artist we asked to customise one of our AM-1 all-weather speakers in our collaboration, Take this party outside, with NY art specialists, KRINK South London based…

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Take this party outside: Matt Sewell

Speakers

Illustrator and bird watcher, Matt Sewell is the fourth artist we asked to customise one of our AM-1 all-weather speakers in our collaboration, Take this party outside, with NY art…

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Take this party outside: Tania Debono

Music

Tania Debono is the third artist we asked to handpaint one of our AM-1 all-weather speakers in our collaboration, Take this party outside, with NY art specialists, KRINK Tania Debono…

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RicardoGonzalez

Take this party outside: Ricardo Gonzalez

Speakers

Ricardo Gonzalez is the second artist we asked to handpaint one of our AM-1 all-weather speakers in our collaboration, Take this party outside, with NY art specialists, KRINK Born in…

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Mario Caldato Jr

Mario Caldato Jr playlist

Music

Renowned producer Mario Caldato Jr has worked extensively with Beastie Boys and Beck as well as producing all of Day One’s recorded output to date – including their new album…

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School of Noise

SCHOOL of NOISE – the beginning

Sound Lab

The SCHOOL of NOISE ran its first workshop in January 2015. The aim of the project is to run interesting and exciting activities exploring different approaches to experiencing and experimenting…

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Craig Costello

Take this party outside: Craig Costello

Speakers

Take this party outside is a collaboration with NY art specialists, KRINK.We asked five artists to hand paint one of our AM-1 all-weather speakers. Naturally the first person we asked…

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School of Noise

SCHOOL OF NOISE – a series of workshops

Sound Lab

A series of special evening workshops presented in association with Bowers and Wilkins, The Social and of course The School of Noise starts upstairs at The Social on the 29th…

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Take this party outside

Speakers

The AM-1 all weather speaker is the unsung hero of many an outdoor party. We decided to celebrate this wonderful little speaker by collaborating with NY’s finest art suppliers KRINK…

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Day One

Matthew Hardwidge’s playlist

Music

Matthew Hardwidge, one half of Day One, whose third album “Intellectual Property” is premiering on Society of Sound this month, shares some songs and artists that he and musical partner…

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Sound System returns to Primavera

Sound System returns to Primavera

News

Repeating Sound System’s overwhelmingly successful debut at Primavera last year was never going to be easy but a larger tent, a cutting edge line-up and the triumphant return of local…

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What are you listening to? Sam Davies on rioting and Debussy

Music

“To listen to music is a rare and rewarding pleasure, one that transforms the everyday just by pressing the play button. What are you listening to?” Richard King In the…

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What are you listening to? Rob Fitzpatrick on Dub, from Guildford to Kingston

Music

“To listen to music is a rare and rewarding pleasure, one that transforms the everyday just by pressing the play button. What are you listening to?” Richard King In the…

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John Metcalfe’s Minimalist Playlist and Micro-Moments

Music

Society of Sound artist John Metcalfe, takes us through some of his favourite Minimalist music and describes the effect that the music has had on him as a listener, composer…

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John Metcalfe’s Production Notes of ‘Kites and Echoes’

Music

John Metcalfe, Society of Sound artist for May, gives us an insight into the both the inspiration behind the music that makes up ‘Kites and Echoes’ as well as the…

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What are you listening to? Pete Paphides on the folly of the 12″ pop remix

Music

“To listen to music is a rare and rewarding pleasure, one that transforms the everyday just by pressing the play button. What are you listening to?” Richard King Music critic…

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What are you listening to? Matt Poacher on Chris Watson, Richard Skelton and the art of field recording

Music

“To listen to music is a rare and rewarding pleasure, one that transforms the everyday just by pressing the play button. What are you listening to?” Richard King In the…

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What are you listening to? Richard King on early adopters

Music

“To listen to music is a rare and rewarding pleasure, one that transforms the everyday just by pressing the play button. What are you listening to?” Richard King I would…

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Production Notes: ‘Saving the Tapes’

Music

Real World Studios engineer Oli Jacobs describes the process of saving and restoring a classic album recorded 24 years ago. My journey into the world of Colombian artist Totó La…

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Will Gregory in conversation

Music

The Will Gregory Moog Ensemble album Undercurrents was the March release on Bowers & Wilkins Society of Sound. The album, recorded at Real World Studios, was recorded live by the…

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Production Notes: ‘Mastering Toto’

Music

Guy Davie at Electric was engaged to master the album and producer John Hollis was very keen to retain the subtly and dynamics of this acoustic recording at this stage.…

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