Society of Sound: Mammal Hands production notes

Society of Sound’s November act Mammal Hands hark from the remote English town of Norwich, but their sound, style and energy suggests something wholly different. The band’s engineer George Atkins… Read more

Album Review: Lost Horizons – Ojala (Bella Union)

Hopeful return Lost Horizons is a collaboration between two movers and shakers of the eighties and nineties, Simon Raymonde and Richie Thomas, the former was bass player in the Cocteau… Read more

Seven albums for 700 Series

We’ve selected seven albums that we think bring out the best in the new 700 Series. From stunning highs, to muscular lows, via wonderfully detailed midrange all delivered by new… Read more

PX Playlist: Play for longer

Did you know that PX’s class-leading battery brings you 22 hours of wireless playback? That’s a lot of music to enjoy. So we’ve put together a special playlist of tracks… Read more

Blue Lab Beats: How we made Xover

NK-OK, otherwise known as Namali Kwaten, of Blue Lab Beats gives his personal recollection of the making of Xover, the current release on Society of Sound, which was recorded at… Read more

Album Review: Willow – The 1st (Roc Nation)

The travails of gilded youth If I had known who this 17 year old was before pressing play I might not have bothered. Singer and actress Willow Smith is the… Read more

Playlist: what makes music disconcerting?

From unnerving lyrical imagery, to ominous sounds and harmonies via banned musical intervals (yes, that actually happened), we explore the elements of music that have the potential to chill, and… Read more

Album Review: Courtney Barnett Kurt Vile – Lotta Sea Lice (Marathon)

Rawkus harmonies These two unlikely collaborators met when Barnett’s band supported Vile on one of his Australian tours and she told him how much she liked his Smoke Rings for… Read more

Playlist: Blue Lab Beats

The Blue Lab Beats album Xover is the Society of Sound release for October. It’s an album that reflects it’s creators, London-based duo NK-OK and Mr DM, shared love of… Read more