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Exclusive high-quality format of Peter Gabriel’s new album

Peter Gabriel has chosen to make his new album, Scratch My Back, available as a 24-bit FLAC download exclusively through Society of Sound from March 2nd. He has always been… Read more

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Henry's Dream

Nick Cave to remaster Bad Seeds albums in 5.1

The second batch of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds albums set for remastering in 5.1 Surround Sound are: Tender Prey, The Good Son and Henry’s Dream. The band pledged… Read more

Abbey Road and the Beatles – the story behind the remasters

Abbey Road and the Beatles – the story behind the remasters

An insightful and exclusive interview with Allan Rouse, project co-ordinator of the Beatles remastered boxsets... Read more

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Quality of recordings vs quality of equipment -which side are you on?

We recently invited B&W customers to ask us  questions.  We’ve had an overwhelming response and we’ve tried to answer as many as we can. Several of the questions will be… Read more

The Death of Bunny Munro by Nick Cave

Nick Cave 3D audio spatial mix anyone?

Nick Cave’s new novel, The Death of Bunny Munroe, is being released as an audiobook this week. Not so interesting as news in itself,  but it’s being released via Apple’s… Read more

REM's Murmur deluxe version

CD remasters – what’s been your most disappointing – and your best?

We at Bowers & Wilkins in the London office have a certain love affair with the retail institution that is Fopp. It may have disappeared from many city centres throughout… Read more

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Podcast: Is Studio Recording Killing Music?

Sparked on by a love of classic record producers such as Phil Spector, Joe Meek, and Sam Phillips, Bowers & Wilkins got together a panel of musical experts to see… Read more

Skip McDonald and Daby Toure at Real World Studios. Photography: York Tillyer

New album available as 24-bit download – as requested

This month’s album, In Session, is a collaboration between the extraordinary Mauritanian musician Daby Toure and old-school bluesman Skip McDonald. Clearly Music Club members are very discerning as we’ve had a… Read more

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A class in sonic appreciation

I blogged earlier about the Deep Listening roundtable conference in New York. You can now watch it here. Chaired by Greg Calbi, the mastering engineer at legendary Sterling Sound, NY… Read more