John Metcalfe' Monomedia series at Kings Place, London

John Metcalfe curates listening experiences in the dark at London’s Kings Place

Current Society of Sound artist and multi-talented composer/producer John Metcalfe has curated Monomedia: a series of concerts where the invited musicians will play their entire sets in the dark. In… Read more

Ed Harcourt, Into the Woods

How Ed Harcourt recorded his album in one night at Abbey Road

Ed Harcourt recorded his sixth album, Back into the Woods, at Abbey Road Studios. It was inspired by the studio itself and the desire to make a stripped-back honest album.… Read more

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Mojo Beatles Uncovered event at Abbey Road Studios

Joe Strummer once sang ‘Phoney Beatlemania has bitten the dust’, he was right, now we have hardcore, deep-rooted Beatlemania. At an event staged by Mojo magazine in Abbey Road Studios… Read more

Rough Trade East event with Mute Records

Bowers & Wilkins, Rough Trade East and Mute Records event

To celebrate our partnership, Bowers & Wilkins and Rough Trade are inviting you to join them on 6th December for a special evening of music from iconic British label Mute… Read more

Spirit of Django. Prom 65 at The Royal Albert Hall

Spirit of Django: Recording a Prom at the Royal Albert Hall

Every summer the BBC Proms brings the world’s greatest musicians to London, this slideshow – produced exclusively for Bowers & Wilkins – looks at the audio skills at the heart… Read more

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Emeli Sande at exclusive Bowers & Wilkins sound session.

Our most recent Sound Session featured Emeli Sande performing live for a few lucky fans at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, LA on March 1st. Sandé’s Brit-award winning album Our Version of… Read more

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Album review: Jeff Beck Live at B.B. King’s Blues Club (Remaster)

Beck at his best. Friday Music, known for fairly naff recordings in the remaster arena has outdone themselves on this CD, producing a disc full of dynamics, air and clarity,… Read more

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Exclusive high-definition film of Gergiev conducting Bolero

Bolero is ‘an orchestral score without music,’ reckoned Ravel. ‘There are no contrasts, and practically no invention except the plan and the manner of execution.’ Such a careful description does… Read more

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Society of Sound artist opens this year’s BBC Proms

Benjamin Grosvenor opened this year’s BBC Proms with an assured precision that belied his 19 years, making him the youngest ever performer to open these legendary concerts. He is now… Read more