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

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Film: What we did this summer – Society of Sound stage at WOMAD 2014

Bowers & Wilkins took their Sound System to WOMAD to celebrate the art of listening. We know not everyone could come so we’ve condensed the three days of talks, performances… Read more

Graham Hi-Fi Recommends Woman Child

Music for your speakers: Cecile McLorin Salvant – WomanChild

This wonderful new album was released a few months ago. I know. I know. We only review albums that are at least fifteen years old. Well all I can say… Read more

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Colleen ‘Cosmo’ Murphy listens to Lou Reed ‘Satellite of Love”

Like most people into good music (wink), I was a huge Lou Reed and Velvet Underground fan in my teens. I  still am, most recently having been reminded of the… Read more

The Great Beauty

The five best music moments in film in 2013

Sometimes a piece of music can transform a scene into something extraordinary and something that remains with you longer after the film has finished. We asked Time Out deputy film… Read more

Graham Hi-Fi Recommends Ernest Ranglin

Music for your speakers: Ernest Ranglin – Below The Bassline

“The days may be getting shorter and the nights longer.  Winter may be on its way, but do not despair. We have an antidote.  Just listen to this album once… Read more

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

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Classic Album Sundays’ Colleen Murphy listens to Electric Ladyland

‘Electric Ladyland’ is without doubt my favourite Jimi Hendrix album. ‘Axis: Bold as Love’ is certainly a strong contender and a close second but I feel Hendrix’s third album with… Read more

Rickie Lee Jones: Rickie Lee Jones

Music for your speakers: Rickie Lee Jones’ first album

Not only do they sell the world’s finest hi-fi, but Grahams Hi-Fi, London, also stocks a carefully chosen selection of CDs and vinyl. This month they recommend Rickie Lee Jones’s… Read more