Alabama Shakes by David A Smith

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

Nihal

Listen to DJ Nihal’s Top 10 ‘Eastern Bass’ tracks

Groundbreaking BBC Radio 1 DJ, promoter and TV Presenter Nihal gives us his Eastern Bass top 10. 1. Sukh Knight – ‘Gabba Wasp’ For the deeper darker sound of dubstep… 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

Honest Jons, specialist record shop in London

Legendary London record shop Honest Jon’s top 10 bass tracks

Legendary reggae, jazz and soul specialist West London record shop, Honest Jons, have kindly supplied us with their phenomenal top 10 bass track recommendations. 1. Herbie Hancock – ‘Flood’ (Sony… Read more

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Emeli Sande at exclusive Bowers & Wilkins sound session.

Our most recent Sound Session featured Emeli Sande performing live for a few lucky fans at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, LA on March 1st. Sandé’s Brit-award winning album Our Version of… Read more

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Turn it up! Dynamic Range Day – March 16th

Dynamic Range Day is back on the 16th March. As well as various meet-ups and campaigns, they have some fascinatimg research on whether listeners really prefer loud music and are… Read more