Album review: Glenn Jones – The Giant Who Ate Himself and Other New Works for 6 & 12 String Guitar (Thrill Jockey)

Music

This album caught my eye because of a 1997 release by one the all time greats of acoustic guitar, John Fahey. The Ephiphany of Glenn Jones was made by Fahey…

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great-sounding country music

Our favourite best-sounding country albums

Music

We pick seven of our favourite best-sounding country albums. Who says there aren’t any audiophile country music albums? We’re here to prove them wrong with seven albums from artists such…

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Philips Bowers & Wilkins

Reviews round-up: Philips OLED+ 903 with Sound by Bowers & Wilkins

Music

Our engineering expertise has elevated TV sound to unsurpassed levels in the new Philips OLED+ 903 TV. We bring you a selection of the best news coverage so far. Born…

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Tord Gustavsen Trio – The Other Side (ECM)

Album review: Tord Gustavsen Trio – The Other Side (ECM)

Music

Transcendent tunes There are a number of ways to achieve inner peace but one of the most enjoyable options is to listen to the trio albums made by pianist Tord…

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new 600 Series

History of 600 Series

Speakers

The new 600 Series marks the sixth – and best – iteration of Bowers & Wilkins’ range of affordable hi-fi loudspeakers. We go behind the scenes and look back at…

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Soundtrack review: Cold War Marcin Masecki

Soundtrack review: Cold War (2018)

Music

An impassioned romantic plot unearths the true reality of music in Cold War Europe. Poland, winter 1949. On the snow-filled streets of a rural village echoes the visceral acoustic sound…

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Album review: Katia Labèque – Moondog (Deutsche Grammophon)

Music

Most of Katia Labèque’s work consists of classical piano recordings and performances usually accompanied by her sister Marielle on a second piano, but her musical tastes are clearly broader than…

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Binker & Moses – Alive in the East? (Gearbox)

Album review: Binker & Moses – Alive in the East? (Gearbox)

Music

Live and dangerous Binker Golding the Moses Boyd are an unlikely musical partnership. When was the last time you saw a sax player and a drummer making an album on…

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The Necks – Body (Northern Spy)

Album review: The Necks – Body (Northern Spy)

Music

Night music for the adventurous listener Australian three piece The Necks don’t like to rush things, their 20th album Body consists of one track that lasts an hour. They take…

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800 D3 Abbey Road Studios

Behind the scenes at Abbey Road: Bowers & Wilkins 800 D3 install

Music

Bowers & Wilkins loudspeakers have arrived at the recently refurbished Studio One at Abbey Road Studios. We share a behind-the-scenes look at setting up the 800 D3s in the world’s…

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Bowers & Wilkins new 600 Series

Introducing the new 600 Series. Storied sound for every moment.

Music

We’re excited to introduce the sixth iteration of our 600 Series speaker range, delivering exceptional performance at an accessible price point. Since 1966, we’ve made continued technical advancements to design…

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Bugge Wesseltoft & Prins Thomas - Bugge Wesseltoft & Prins Thomas (Smalltown Supersound)

Album review: Bugge Wesseltoft & Prins Thomas – Bugge Wesseltoft & Prins Thomas (Smalltown Supersound)

Music

Aural wallpaper If Bugge Wesseltoft is anything to go by, the spice of life lies in collaborations. The Norwegian keyboard player started off with his group the New Concept of…

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Album review: Marvin Pontiac – Greatest Hits (Northern Spy)

Music

A sonic gem now available on vinyl The story goes that ‘The legendary Marvin Pontiac’ was born in 1932 to a Malian father and a white Jewish mother and moved…

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The Fab Four being fab on their own

Music

We pick our ten favourite Beatles solo albums. The Beatles are still regarded by many as the greatest band in the world ever. But after an incredibly prolific and relatively…

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Album review: Milk Carton Kids – All the Things That I Did and All the Things That I Didn’t Do (Anti-)

Music

Beautiful harmonies and subversive lyrics In America they put pictures of missing children on milk cartons but Joey Ryan and Kenneth Pattengale are anything but lost, they have been blazing…

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Uniting of Opposites – Ancient Lights

Album review: Uniting of Opposites – Ancient Lights (Tru-Thoughts)

Music

Cosmic listening Ancient Lights is an old English property law that gives people the right to receive natural light in their homes, it’s one of the few laws that doesn’t…

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Bowers & Wilkins at BMW International Open 2018

Music

Watch our highlights at this year’s BMW International Open, featuring a new and improved stand showcasing the latest cutting-edge Bowers & Wilkins products. Over the course of last week and…

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PX Sound Series: Intimacy

Music

In the final article in our PX Sound Series, we listen to tracks from artists like CAN, Nirvana and Elvis Presley, and explore how PX presents this music with depth,…

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Leon Vynehall – Nothing Is Still

Album review: Leon Vynehall – Nothing Is Still (Ninja Tune)

Music

Sonic storyteller Behind every notable work of art there is a story to tell and in Leon Vynehall’s case it’s the story of his grandparents emigrating to New York in…

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great-sounding world music albums

10 great-sounding world music albums you must hear

Music

Folk. Afrobeat. Jazz fusion, and more. We’ve got it all covered in our list of 10 great-sounding world music albums. 1. King Sunny Ade – Seven Degrees North King Sunny…

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Album review: R+R=NOW - Collagically Speaking

Album review: R+R=NOW – Collagically Speaking (Blue Note)

Music

The shape of music to come? There was a time when supergroups had a bad name, Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce and Ginger Baker’s Blind Faith being one reason, but in…

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