Blue Lab Beats: How we made Xover

NK-OK, otherwise known as Namali Kwaten, of Blue Lab Beats gives his personal recollection of the making of Xover, the current release on Society of Sound, which was recorded at… Read more

Album Review: Willow – The 1st (Roc Nation)

The travails of gilded youth If I had known who this 17 year old was before pressing play I might not have bothered. Singer and actress Willow Smith is the… Read more

Playlist: what makes music disconcerting?

From unnerving lyrical imagery, to ominous sounds and harmonies via banned musical intervals (yes, that actually happened), we explore the elements of music that have the potential to chill, and… Read more

Album Review: Courtney Barnett Kurt Vile – Lotta Sea Lice (Marathon)

Rawkus harmonies These two unlikely collaborators met when Barnett’s band supported Vile on one of his Australian tours and she told him how much she liked his Smoke Rings for… Read more

Playlist: Blue Lab Beats

The Blue Lab Beats album Xover is the Society of Sound release for October. It’s an album that reflects it’s creators, London-based duo NK-OK and Mr DM, shared love of… Read more

Album Review: Robert Plant – Carry Fire (Noneuch)

The dying of the light The weight of history lies heavily on Robert Plant’s shoulders but as he approaches his 70th birthday in apparently finer fettle than many of his… Read more

Some of the best sounding tracks on PX

When developing PX, we knew we wanted to make a pair of headphones that sets a new benchmark for sound quality. Now we invite you to hear the music that… Read more

A decade of Zeppelin

Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin is 10 years old. This iconic loudspeaker changed the way people thought about digital music and proved that quality sound from an iPod was both possible… Read more

Album Review: Melanie de Biasio – Lilies (PIAS)

Dark and direct Belgian chanteuse Melanie de Biasio established a stellar reputation with 2013’s No Deal, an album of smouldering jazz noire songs over dark and expansive soundscapes from piano,… Read more