Bernie Krause. Zoetrope 1979 – Taken during the recording sessions for Apocalypse Now, at Francis Coppola’s Zoetrope Studios in San Francisco

The extraordinary recordings of Bernie Krause

We are extremely proud to be able to make available some of Bernie Krause’s extraordinary recordings as high-quality downloads through Society of Sound. An inspiration in both the music industry… Read more

Peter Gabriel - And I'll Scratch Yours

Stars cover Peter Gabriel tracks on new album

“Songwriting is what drew me into music. The craft and process of putting together a song seems both exciting and magical” – Peter Gabriel In 2010, the first part of… Read more

Kalbata & Mixmonster in the studio. Photo credit: Dan Balilty

Creating with less: Kalbata and Mixmonster in the studio

Kalbata & Mixmonster in Jamaica Trailer from kalbata on Vimeo. Producers Kalbata & Mixmonster went into their home studio with the sole purpose of recording a fully analogue reggae album… Read more

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Film: Vinyl – a story to be heard

Real World Studios producer and engineer Marco Migliari discusses his passion for vinyl: “Just having it in your hands makes you feel there’s a value in it. There’s a story… Read more

Syriana, recording A Life In Film at Real World. Photo: York Tillyer

Syriana’s A Life In Film: Converting an album from vinyl to digital

Producer and musician Bernard O’Neill explains the background to the making of the unique album, A Life In Film: “The Syriana idea was the bringing of west and east together… Read more

Sir Colin Davis conducting Die Freischutz with the LSO

Watch: James Mallinson on recording opera live with the LSO

Grammy award-winning producer James Mallinson reveals the intricacies behind recording an opera live, with Sir Colin Davis and the London Symphony Orchestra. “Recording opera in concert is the only way… Read more

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Sir Colin Davis’ final recording on Society of Sound

Sir Colin Davis was – in many ways – the founding father of LSO Live. When the decision is made to start a new classical record label you need some… Read more

Steve Osborne - The Vibe In The Room

The vibe in the room: Producer Steve Osborne on digital and analogue recording

In this exclusive interview, multi- platinum selling music producer Steve Osborne discusses blending analogue and digital technologies in the recording studio. Steve Osborne has worked with a wide variety of… Read more

Three Cane Whale recording Fall Of Snow Photography credit Alex & Rob

The unique world of Three Cane Whale

Spellbinding multi-instrumental trio Three Cane Whale combine the influences of folk, minimalism, classical and film music to produce something “impressively original” (The Guardian) and uniquely moving. The music is intricate… Read more