Album Review: Melanie de Biasio – Lilies (PIAS)

Music

Dark and direct Belgian chanteuse Melanie de Biasio established a stellar reputation with 2013’s No Deal, an album of smouldering jazz noire songs over dark and expansive soundscapes from piano,…

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PX: a revolutionary user experience

News

At Bowers & Wilkins, we’ve always believed that nothing should get in the way of you and your music. Because when you care about music, you want to be able…

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The new 700 Series: Exceptional midrange sound for your home

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The new 700 Series marks the arrival of class-leading sound, engineered from innovative, studio-grade materials, straight to your living room. We explore why the all-new technologies included in our latest…

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Sonic Meditations #4: Concrete music

Sound Lab

The Multi-Story Orchestra have been taking performances of classical music to car parks in London, Birmingham and Ipswich. At the end of the season, Emma Warren finds out what happens…

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Album Review: Wild Ponies – Galax (Gearbox)

Music

Down on the farm Wild Ponies are Telisha and Doug Williams, a musical and nuptial partnership based in Nashville whose roots go back to the old time music of south…

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Film Soundtrack Review: Blade Runner 2049 (2017)

Music

Science-Fiction’s cult classic returns with a blistering score that stays true to the original. The original Blade Runner soundtrack was famously awash with synthesisers, futuristic sounds and innovative uses of…

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Uncompromising sound. For uncompromising cars.

News

McLaren and Bowers & Wilkins. A partnership born out of passion and unrelenting attention to detail. A collaboration that is re-writing the rules of acoustic performance in the world’s most…

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What happened at the London PX launch event

News

On Wednesday evening, in the heart of bustling east London, special guests were invited to the official UK launch event of PX, Bowers & Wilkins first noise cancelling headphone. Taking…

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Album Review: Godspeed You! Black Emperor – Luciferian Towers (Constellation)

Music

A light on the horizon Just in case you fail to pick it up in their music Godspeed You! Black Emperor’s sixth release contains a manifesto of sorts, certainly the…

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A sound partnership at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Music

In a lavish exhibition preview event, Opera: Passion, Power and Politics opened its doors to special guests at the Victoria and Albert Museum last Wednesday evening. Bowers & Wilkins is…

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Film Soundtrack Review: It (2017)

News

A twisted playground of sounds within a brilliantly constructed score Let’s be honest, horror movies wouldn’t be half as scary without a disconcerting soundtrack accompanied with pin-point sound design. But…

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Album Review: Fink – Resurgam (R’Coup’d)

Music

The second coming Fin ‘Fink’ Greenall is not your religious type but he took the name of this album from an inscription in a church near his childhood home in…

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Loney dear: Emil Svanängen playlist

News

Loney dear’s performance at the Bowers & Wilkins Sound System stage at WOMAD 2017 was a stunning display full of electronic wonder, captivating vocals and consummate songwriting. But where does…

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Album Review: The National – Sleep Well Beast (4AD)

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An experimental sonic and lyrical treat The National’s Bryce Dessner seems to be everywhere, he works on so many other projects: the Revenant OST, a ballet, the Planetarium song cycle…

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P9 Signature playlist by Nicholas Parker

Music

Grammy Award winning London Symphony Orchestra producer Nicholas Parker picks his favourite tracks which bring P9 Signature to life. P9 Signature; the headphones that are the result and celebration of…

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Film Soundtrack Review: Baby Driver

Music

Breaking the fourth sonic wall When you think of a fast paced action film involving cars, what imagery springs to mind? Well, you certainly wouldn’t be wrong in thinking of…

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Recipe for music by Speech Debelle

Music

One of the highlights of the Sound System 17 stage at the WOMAD Festival this summer was seeing Speech Debelle perform tracks from her third album tantil before i breathe.…

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Album Review: Micah P. Hinson – Presents The Holy Strangers (Full Time Hobby)

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Gothic opera Having Listened to this fabulously dark tale of gothic Americana it’s no surprise to discover that Micah P. Hinson grew up in a fundamentalist Christian household. The track…

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Album Review: Iron & Wine – Beast Epic (Sub Pop)

News

Time traveller Sam Beam’s music is very much about the journey rather than the destination, but his journeys are over time rather than space. On his first album in four…

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These Woods (Human Made): a track by KLARA, Bowers & Wilkins and Volvo

Music

From its beginnings as a compelling advert soundtrack to a fully recorded, produced and released song, “These Woods (Human Made)” is music inspired by the creative partnership between Bowers &…

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Festival No. 6: A Sound System debut

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Sound travels. And Sound System will reach another destination this September, finding itself for the first time ever in the stunning village of Portmeirion in North Wales for a festival…

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