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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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Bremont and Bowers & Wilkins: British engineering in harmony

Creating a watch from scratch takes time, patience and a great deal of skill. Bremont watchmakers are intensely focused on their craft and we’re proud they wear P5 headphones to… Read more

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In-demand producer uses CM10s for his concept album, Southern Family

In-demand Grammy nominated producer, Dave Cobb, gave a playback of his new country compilation album, Southern Family, at Nashville’s Historic RCA Studio B last week. He chose a pair of… Read more

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Gregory Porter – Liquid Spirit

Now everyone loves Gregory Porter. Liquid Spirit is his third album, and his first on the prestigious Blue Note label. I bought his debut album, ‘Water’, on the Motema Music… Read more

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The best music moments in film in 2014

From Coldplay to Nick Cave by way of Wings, this year saw some great films made even greater by inspired music choices. For what it’s worth, our money is on… Read more

Radiophonic Workshop at Real World Studios

The extraordinary Radiophonic Workshop album, in the band’s own words, track by track.

We’ve had a lot of unusual and inspiring albums this year on Society of Sound, not least Laura Mvula’s orchestral version of her debut, Sing To The Moon, or the… Read more

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An island in a sea of sound – Chris Watson’s Nature Disco

Earlier this year, world-leading wildlife sound recordist Chris Watson staged a wonderful nature disco on the island of Jersey. For just over an hour, the audience were surrounded by the… Read more

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Cara Dillon chooses her top five favourite tracks.

Cara Dillon’s new album, A Thousand Hearts, is available exclusively to Society of Sound members in 24-bit studio quality. Band member and partner Sam Lakeman told us “To me there… Read more

Music for your speakers: Ali & Toumani

Music for your speakers: Ali Farka Touré & Toumani Diabaté – Ali and Toumani

Ali and Toumani, featuring the Malian musicians, Ali Farka Touré on the guitar and vocals, and Toumani Diabaté on the kora, was released in 2010, several years after Touré’s death… Read more