What Lies Beneath

Francesca Bono of Ofeliadorme, the Society of Sound artists for May, explores the inspiration behind their new album Secret Fires alongside a track-by-track commentary. Since the beginning we have passionately… Read more

Production Notes by Tom Hickox

Tom Hickox, whose new album Monsters in the Deep is the Society of Sound release for April, gives us an insight into the making of the record. His blog not… Read more

The making of Dragonz, by The Apples.

The Apples new album Dragonz is the Society of Sound release for March. Though containing disparate influences, guests and production methods, Dragonz is undeniably The Apples and is possibly their… Read more

Ten 4AD albums everyone should own

In celebration of the recent Wolfgang Tillmans’ compilation of seminal ‘80s band Colourbox we thought we’d put together a list of our favourite 4AD albums. No easy task, 4AD is… Read more

Wolfgang Tillmans’ Colourbox compilation available
from Society of Sound

At the centre of Wolfgang Tillmans’ extraordinary retrospective, currently showing at The Tate Modern, is the Playback Room, featuring a pair of 800 D3 speakers showcasing experimental British 80’s band,… Read more

From two-tracks to Air Studios in 18 months

The Society of Sound release for February features a work-in-progress insight into the new album by Heaven 17; Not For Public Broadcast. The album as been recorded at Martyn Ware’s… Read more

Heaven 17 Playlist

From their earliest albums Penthouse and Pavement and Luxury Gap Heaven 17 have always managed to subtly – sometimes overtly – and effectively marry their electronic pop appeal with a… Read more

Making Wandering Heart by Brooke Sharkey

Brooke Sharkey’s Wandering Heart is the Society of Sound release for January, and in this blog, Brooke gives us some further insight into the creative process of making the album… Read more

Production notes - Brooke Sharkey

Production Notes – How ‘Wandering Heart’ was created

This album was recorded at One Cat studios in Brixton by Jonathan Clayton, produced by Brooke Sharkey and co-arranged with her band members, French horn player Jez Houghton, Sam Pert… Read more