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Album review: Tom Morello – The Nightwatchman (Worldwide Rebel Songs)

On his solo debut as the Nightwatchman, Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello dubbed himself a One Man Revolution, strapped on an acoustic guitar and stomped his way through… Read more

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Society of Sound artists Urusen release 7 inch vinyl single

Urusen combine intrinsically British folk with contemporary Americana and have been voted ‘one to watch’ by those in the know. Society of Sound enabled them to record their debut album… Read more

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Boddie Recording Company – possibly the finest boxset in the world?

From 1958 to 1993, Thomas and Louise Boddie’s industrious Boddie Recording Company issued nearly 300 albums and 45s, recorded 10,000 hours of tape, and remained in operation longer than any… Read more

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Classic Recordings: Tangerine Dream – Zeit

Tangerine Dream – Zeit Reactive Vinyl By Paul Rigby Zeit was a significant album for Tangerine Dream. On a technical level, it was a breakthrough project for the band principally… Read more

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Album review: Mister Heavenly – Out of Love (Sub Pop)

Mister Heavenly’s debut album, Out of Love Is packed with violent imagery and musical nods to the classic doo-wop era. This record sounds as though it could have sprung forth… Read more

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Thomas Dolby previews first album in two decades on Society of Sound

Electronic music legend Thomas Dolby is back with his first album in almost two decades. A characteristically eclectic mix, the album is his most personal yet and features Regina Spektor,… Read more

Steven Page performing an acoustic set for Bowers & Wilkins sound sessions

Steven Page acoustic sound session for Bowers & Wilkins

On the evening of Friday, August 26th, artist Steven Page, lead vocalist and co-founder of the popular band The Barenaked Ladies, performed a solo acoustic set at the MET Club… Read more

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TED: Pamelia Kurstin plays the theremin

  In a revelatory TED talk, theremin virtuoso Pamelia Kurstin explains the history of this much-misunderstood instrument and gives a wonderful recital demonstrating how you can elicit soul from an… Read more

Mahler's enigmatic Symphony No 7 and flute maestro Shashank

Mahler’s enigmatic Symphony No 7 and South Indian flute maestro Shashank

This month’s albums from Society of Sound encompass two very different forms of classical music. LSO Live’s recording is a seminal interpretation by Valery Gergiev of Mahler Symphony No 7,… Read more