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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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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

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This is a Voice

Bowers & Wilkins have teamed up with Matthew Herbert to amplify his interactive Chorus, part of the incredible This Is A Voice exhibition at London’s Wellcome Collection. The voice is… Read more

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Music for your speakers: Oliver Nelson – The Blues and the Abstract Truth

This 1961 recording is one of my all-time favourite jazz albums and the opening track, ‘Stolen Moments’, is one of my favourite tracks. The Blues and the Abstract Truth was… Read more

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Sleeve notes: Rob Carmichael on La Dusseldorf’s Viva

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 itself… Read more

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Sleeve notes: Kate Moross on Prince’s 1999

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