Nik Bärtsch Ronin – Awase (ECM)

Album review: Nik Baartsch Ronin – Awase (ECM)

Music

He’s into his Japanese martial arts is Nik, his band is named after a samurai without a master and the title of this album means ‘competitive’ in the land of…

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Our top 10 morning albums

Our top 10 morning albums

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Including artists such as Beck, Abba and Fleetwood Mac, we present our top 10 morning albums. The perfect complement to your morning routine – whatever it may be – we…

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Callum Ilott

Bowers & Wilkins is supporting F1’s next big thing: Callum Ilott

Music

Bowers & Wilkins has partnered with Callum Ilott, the up-and-coming British racer embarking on a passion-driven journey to Formula One™ success. Described as ‘big talent’ by ex-F1 driver Jos Verstappen,…

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Jon Hopkins - Singularity review

Album Review: Jon Hopkins – Singularity (Domino)

Music

Scaling the highs and lows of human emotion You’d not guess from this album that Jon Hopkins trained to be a classical pianist and had the opportunity to follow a…

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Ten tracks to test P9 Signature

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P9 Signature is no ordinary pair of headphones. Launched to celebrate Bowers & Wilkins’ 50th anniversary, these luxurious headphones are capable of delivering resolution and detail like no other headphones…

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Introducing Southwater Research & Engineering (SRE)

Music

Bowers & Wilkins is excited to announce our new research, design and engineering center in Southwater, England, called Southwater Research & Engineering (SRE). Southwater Research & Engineering represents a significant…

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Album review: Michael Kiwanuka – Out Loud! (Polydor)

Music

A fabulous live recording of some incredible performances. Michael Kiwanuka is one of those artists who begs the question, how do you get this good by the age of 30?…

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What is USB-C?

Sound Lab

From new possibilities to the way we interact with our devices, we explore USB-C, the cable that’s causing change in the technology industry. Take a moment. Cast your mind back…

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Album Review: Rival Consoles – Persona (Erased Tapes)

Music

Progressive, ambient, and an album that works on so many levels. Rival Consoles is Ryan Lee West, and this is our review of his new album ‘Persona’. Although it starts…

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Audiophile jazz recordings you need to hear

8 audiophile jazz recordings worth hearing

Music

To celebrate International Jazz Day, we’ve selected 8 of our favourite audiophile jazz recordings we guarantee sound great on a good pair of speakers or headphones. Jazz has changed considerably…

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Low Island 2018

Society of Sound: Low Island production notes

Sound Lab

When we formed Low Island, our main idea was to bring together indie songwriting and electronic dance music. We all grew up playing in bands and listening to guitar-based indie…

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Nordub

Sly & Robbie Meet Nils Petter Molvaer – Nordub (Okeh)

Music

Scandinavia is not the first place that comes to mind when looking for the power of dub so when Norwegian trumpet player Nils Petter Molvaer wanted to make a dub…

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Record Store Day 2018

Record Store Day 2018: 7 great records you can only hear on vinyl

Music

In celebration of Record Store Day 2018, we pick our favourite records, which can only be experienced through arguably the greatest musical format in the world: vinyl. The way we…

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Record Store Day 2018

Steve Davis’s favourite tracks and top tips for Record Store Day 2018

Music

Steve Davis spun some his favourite records at the newly opened Stranger Than Paradise record shop in Hackney, London, and offered some top tips for Record Store Day 2018. ‘It’s…

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Bowers & Wilkin PX

PX Sound Series: Atmosphere

Sound Lab

We’re embarking on a sonic journey to unearth the nuances in your music with PX. Over the course of three blog posts we’ll uncover tracks, which PX – through its…

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T7 Wireless

The ultimate spring playlist for T7 Wireless Bluetooth™ speaker

Music

Spring has sprung, meaning it’s time to get outside and enjoy your music. So we’ve put together a perfect playlist of spring-themed tracks, featuring artists like The Beatles, Aphex Twin…

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Cosmo Sheldrake

Album review: Cosmo Sheldrake – The Much Much How How and I (Transgressive Records)

Music

Weird and wonderful You don’t often come across original artists in contemporary music, in most cases it’s possible to trace the ideas heard in ‘new’ music back to an earlier…

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The Shacks - Haze

Album review: The Shacks – Haze (Big Crown Records)

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The Shacks came onto my radar last year when a record store owner recommended El Michels Affair, a band whose cheesy kung-fu artwork on Return to the 37th Chamber was…

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Michael Wollny Trio live

Album review: Michael Wollny Trio Live – Wartburg (ACT)

Music

There are two broad schools of piano trio music in Europe, one influenced by the Esbjorn Svensson Trio (e.s.t.) who took Thelonius Monk as inspiration, and the other dominated by…

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You Were Never Really Here Jonny Greenwood

Film Soundtrack Review: You Were Never Really Here (2018)

Music

A flexing of frequencies In a performance that earned him a best actor award at Cannes last year, Joaquin Phoenix embraces the role of a rugged gunman with a soft…

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Bowers & Wilkins announced as Official Speaker & Headphone Partner at Abbey Road Studios

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Abbey Road Studios and Bowers & Wilkins today announce a new strategic partnership, uniting two of the world’s most esteemed audio brands. The partnership sees Bowers & Wilkins named as…

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