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Edwyn Collins’ top 10 sonic tracks.

“At West Heath Studios, I’ve collected instruments and equipment which is somewhat a history of recorded sound from the 1930′s onwards. I’m passionate about recording and fascinated with the history,… Read more

P3 launch at Abbey Road Studios. Photography by York Tillyer

P3 headphones launched at Abbey Road Studios

Watch the video of our P3 launch at Abbey Road Studios featuring a live recording session from Portico Quartet. Thursday May 3rd saw the launch of Bowers & Wilkins P3… Read more

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Listen and you’ll see, play Joy Division’s Unknown Pleasures this Sunday

Joy Division – Unknown Pleasures  Factory (Vinyl)  By Paul Rigby Unknown Pleasures is this month’s Classic Album Sunday featured album and will be played at 5pm on a state of… Read more

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Sounds of the Universe choose their top 10 bass tracks

These bass tracks have been chosen by Sounds of the Universe, one of the finest record shops in the UK, if not the world. They have impeccable taste and we… 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

Sound it out

Sound It Out – The last surviving vinyl record shop in Teeside, North East England.

Sound It Out is essential viewing for anyone who loves music. It’s also the official film for tomorrow’s Record Store Day. A 75-minute documentary portrait of the very last surviving… 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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Album review – Nicki Bluhm: Driftwood (Little Knickers)

In case you missed Nicki Bluhm’s debut album,Toby’s Song in 2008, this talented San Francisco artist has grown considerably. Her first effort sticks more to a more laid back, folk… Read more

Scott-Walker – Scott 4

Classic Recordings: Scott Walker – Scott 4

Scott Walker – Scott 4 Fontana (Vinyl) By Paul Rigby Walker, known for the easy pop ballads of the 60s, with the Walker Brothers combo, has always been determined and… Read more