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What are you listening to? Rob Fitzpatrick on Dub, from Guildford to Kingston

“To listen to music is a rare and rewarding pleasure, one that transforms the everyday just by pressing the play button. What are you listening to?” Richard King In the… Read more

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John Metcalfe’s Minimalist Playlist and Micro-Moments

Society of Sound artist John Metcalfe, takes us through some of his favourite Minimalist music and describes the effect that the music has had on him as a listener, composer… Read more

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John Metcalfe’s Production Notes of ‘Kites and Echoes’

John Metcalfe, Society of Sound artist for May, gives us an insight into the both the inspiration behind the music that makes up ‘Kites and Echoes’ as well as the… Read more

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What are you listening to? Matt Poacher on Chris Watson, Richard Skelton and the art of field recording

“To listen to music is a rare and rewarding pleasure, one that transforms the everyday just by pressing the play button. What are you listening to?” Richard King In the… Read more

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What are you listening to? Richard King on early adopters

“To listen to music is a rare and rewarding pleasure, one that transforms the everyday just by pressing the play button. What are you listening to?” Richard King I would… Read more

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Production Notes: ‘Saving the Tapes’

Real World Studios engineer Oli Jacobs describes the process of saving and restoring a classic album recorded 24 years ago. My journey into the world of Colombian artist Totó La… Read more

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Will Gregory in conversation

The Will Gregory Moog Ensemble album Undercurrents was the March release on Bowers & Wilkins Society of Sound. The album, recorded at Real World Studios, was recorded live by the… Read more

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Production Notes: ‘Mastering Toto’

Guy Davie at Electric was engaged to master the album and producer John Hollis was very keen to retain the subtly and dynamics of this acoustic recording at this stage.… Read more

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Sonny Boy Williamson – Keep It To Ourselves

This is one of my favourite acoustic blues albums, and one we regularly use for demonstration.  It is right up there with Muddy Waters’s “Folk Singer”.  The artist was known… Read more