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Sound System 2016: Floating Points

Sound System returns to Primavera this year with yet another excellent line-up of exemplary DJs. In the lead up to the festival we talked to Floating Points about the importance… Read more

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Faber Social present: Matt Thorne on Prince and sonics

Faber Social is the unerringly cool arm of London’s Faber & Faber publishing house. Over the coming months we will be featuring exclusive essays, extracts and articles from some of… Read more

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Production Notes from The Breath – Carry Your Kin

Stuart McCallum, guitarist and songwriter from The Breath, gives us a fascinating insight into the recording processes and equipment used in making the band’s debut album Carry Your Kin. The… Read more

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#DestinationSound: Eric Church, Las Vegas

#DestinationSound is our new global music series in partnership with Mandarin Oriental. Together we curate unforgettable musical happenings in the greatest cities in the world. The first event took place… Read more

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Rough Trade recommends: Richmond Fontaine

A while ago we recommended an album by The Delines – a late night country soul listen that was the aural equivalent of Edward Hopper’s Nighthawks painting. This month’s album… Read more

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Sleeve notes: Shaz Madani on The Jazz Messengers

Five music-lovers from the world of art and design share the album artwork that has stuck with them since they first laid eyes on it, and the effect the music… Read more

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Hollie Stephenson – Visiting the island of Jamaica

You can hear Hollie Stephenson’s debut album on Society of Sound this month. The album was recorded in both LA and Jamaica and produced by Dave Stewart. Here, Hollie recounts… Read more

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Our ten favourite Modern British Jazz albums

Jazz is timeless. Jazz is borderless. However, there are movements within Jazz that can certainly be categorised, and not just historically, but in the here and now. One of these… Read more

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Hollie Stephenson playlist

The April release on Society of Sound comes from the emerging talent of Londoner Hollie Stephenson, with an album recorded in LA and Jamaica and produced by the legendary Dave… Read more