Prokofiev's Romeo & Juliet, LSO Live (LSO0682)

Watch the LSO recording Romeo & Juliet, live at the Barbican

Prokofiev’s Romeo & Juliet is availble to Society of Sound members this month. LSO Live Producer, James Mallinson, talks about the performance and explains why they no longer include applause… Read more

The Pilgrimage Project at Wiltons Music Hall, London

Bowers & Wilkins at Wilton’s Music Hall, London 2012

The Pilgrimage Project was a unique four-room performance installation at Wilton’s Music Hall, one of the London’s oldest music halls. The project utilised a series of Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin… Read more

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Dame Evelyn Glennie joins Society of Sound

Dame Evelyn Glennie and guitarist / composer Jon Hemmersam have created and recorded an entirely improvised album, Sound Spirits, at Real World Studios for Society of Sound. Hemmersam describes first… Read more

Emma Warren on Arthur Russell

Listen and you’ll see: Emma Warren on Arthur Russell

Arthur Russell had a recording habit that drove his engineers mad. He liked to record over old tapes, allowing something of what had gone before to seep through into the… Read more

Listen and you'll see: Robin Turner on Underworld's Rez

Listen and you’ll see: Robin Turner on Underworld

On first listen, Rez sounds like it’s not going to work at all. A spiralling riff – chirruping like digital bird song, a synthetic dawn chorus – attempts to soar… Read more

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Twenty tracks that inspired Andy Partridge and Peter Blegvad’s Gonwards.

Andy Partridge and Peter Blegvad list the tracks that influenced the making of ‘Gonwards’ Andy’s tracks: 1  ‘American Haikus’  Jack Kerouac, from Blues and Haikus Stuart Rowe (project engineer and… 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

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