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

Rough Trade recommends: Angelina

Named after a Dylan song, Angelina has lived all her life on the Isle Of Wight. Growing up with the blues, folk, country, gospel, jazz and rock’n’roll. She taught herself… Read more

Production Notes from Slowly Rolling Camera – London

Members of Slowly Rolling Camera Discuss the Creative Process of Songwriting and Production Dave Stapleton, keyboard player and composer with Slowly Rolling Camera, formed the band in 2013 and their… Read more

Production notes: Der Klang Der Offenbarung Des Göttlichen

Sigur Ros keyboardist Kjartan Sveinsson left the legendary Icelandic band after 15 years, with a desire to pursue his own personal projects. This is his first solo album – the… Read more

Rough Trade recommends: Manuel Gottsching

After the dissolution of Ash Ra Tempel in the mid-’70s, Gottsching began working solo as Ashra, moving away from his earlier band’s wooly psychedelic rock and toward structures based on… Read more