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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

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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

Listen and you'll see: Jon Savage on Family

Listen and you’ll see: Jon Savage on Family

It’s strange how few records from 1967 actually sound truly psychedelic in the 21st century. Sure, there are some terrific punkers from within the maelstrom – like the Outcasts’ “1253… Read more

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Listen and you’ll see – sonic breakthroughs in independent music

In a new series of articles curated by Richard King, a selection of highly regarded writers locate several moments when artist and labels, whether by accident or design (or both) achieved… Read more

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XTC man Andy Partridge discusses new album, Gonwards

Gonwards is a new collaboration between Peter Blegvad and Andy Partridge and is available to download to Society of Sound members. We asked Andy about the recording: “Acting as ersatz… Read more

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Sound artist Ilona Sagar on sound quality and our speakers

Ilona Sagar studied Fine Art at Goldsmiths College and completed her MA Sculpture at the Royal College of Art. Unsound House is currently showing at Carslaw St* Lukes, East London… Read more

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Grand Theft Audio – 5 great games for your surround sound home cinema

Video games are often regarded as a visual medium (well, there’s a clue in the name…) but as with films, sound has become a vitally important part of the production,… Read more

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Our favourite records – headphone tracks

We asked Bowers & Wilkins Applied Research Engineer Stuart Nevill to stick his head over the parapet one more time and choose eight tracks that really benefit from being listened… Read more

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Remastering Peter Gabriel’s So

Released in 1986, ‘So‘ became one of the defining albums of the era, landing multitudes of awards, millions of sales and a huge hit single with Sledgehammer. But when Peter… Read more