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Hot Chip’s Alexis Taylor gives us his headphone top 10.

Hot Chip’s Alexis Taylor released his second solo album, Await Barbarians, to critical acclaim this summer. To celebrate the launch of our P5 Series 2 headphones, we asked him to… Read more

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Rough Trade recommends: Jim White – …Wrong-Eyed Jesus!

This month’s selection was Rough Trade’s Album of the Year in 1997 but it has just been re-released on vinyl (with download) as part of David Byrne’s Luaka Bop label… Read more

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Bowers & Wilkins to offer live recordings from Kings Place, London.

We have teamed up with Kings Place, London to provide a selected number of live recordings  from their bespoke, acoustically brilliant concert hall. These recordings will be available as high-resolution… Read more

Music for your speakers: Ali & Toumani

Music for your speakers: Ali Farka Touré & Toumani Diabaté – Ali and Toumani

Ali and Toumani, featuring the Malian musicians, Ali Farka Touré on the guitar and vocals, and Toumani Diabaté on the kora, was released in 2010, several years after Touré’s death… Read more

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Film: What we did this summer – Society of Sound stage at WOMAD 2014

Bowers & Wilkins took their Sound System to WOMAD to celebrate the art of listening. We know not everyone could come so we’ve condensed the three days of talks, performances… Read more

Radiophonic Workshop live performance

Unleash your inner Dalek: Radiophonic Workshop talk and performance on Society of Sound stage

Clearly we couldn’t put together a lineup celebrating sonic pioneers without including the legendary Radiophonic Workshop. In a rare public performance the collective will appear twice on our Society of… Read more

Tom Cawley, Joshua Blackmore and Sam Burgess at Real World Studios. Credit: York Tillyer

Tom Cawley on recording ‘Captive’ for Society of Sound

The distinctive sound of Curios owes all to the group’s chemistry and the unrivalled interplay between the musicians. Formed by pianist and composer Tom Cawley, we asked him about their… Read more

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Society of Sound and Sound System go to WOMAD 2014

‘Sound System’ to make UK debut on Bowers & Wilkins’ first ever stage in partnership with Real World at WOMAD 2014 This is not your usual festival event. We have… Read more

Laura Mvula with Metropole Orkest at Abbey Road Studios

Laura Mvula re-records Sing to the Moon at Abbey Road Studios for us

Laura Mvula re-records her critically acclaimed debut album ‘Sing To The Moon’ with leading orchestra Metropole Orkest at Abbey Road Studios for Society of Sound. It is available exclusively as… Read more