New music | Society of Sound - Part 5
Norah Jones

Norah Jones discusses working with Danger Mouse in our exclusive video interview.

When Norah Jones agreed to promote her new album, Little Broken Hearts, last month with a VIP sound session event she also gave us an exclusive interview. She discusses her… Read more

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Society of Sound offer Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem on its 50th anniversary

We are very proud to be able to offer this stunning performance of Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem, performed by The LSO and the Choir of Eltham College it was released… Read more

Steve Lehman

Album review: Steve Lehman – Dialect Fluorescent (Pi)

You can barely get through a review of Steve Lehman’s work without bumping up against the word “angular.” Hairpin turns made by the saxophonist’s horn, along with the pressurized kinetics of his… Read more

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Album Review: Amadou & Mariam – Folila (Nonesuch)

From the time they began playing, Amadou and Mariam, the adorable blind couple from Mali, waited more than two decades to experience a breakthrough in the United States. This despite… Read more

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Album review: Alabama Shakes – Boys and Girls (ATO)

Among the many assets of the Alabama Shakes is to leave the listener wanting more. At 11 songs and 36 minutes, the Northern Alabama group’s debut album Boys & Girls… Read more

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Eric Whitacre’s Water Night on Society of Sound in stunning studio-quality

Eric Whitacre’s new album, Water Night, is now available in stunning 24-bit/96kHz studio-quality via Society of Sound. In this exclusive interview, Whitacre discusses how he achieved the incredibly natural sound… Read more

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Album review: Bruce Springsteen – Wrecking Ball (Columbia)

I think Bruce Springsteen is a vampire, really. Have you seen him on TV lately?  This man, simply refuses to age.  At 62 years old, he performs with a level… Read more

Sharon Van Etten

Album review: Sharon Van Etten – Tramp (Jagjaguwar Records)

Sharon Van Etten provides many reasons why you wouldn’t want to be her—or at least, in her first-person narrator’s position—on the engrossing Tramp. The indie-rock songstress, whose excellent sophomore album,… 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