Tangerine Dream - Zeit

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

Thomas Dolby at Real World Studios. Photograph: York Tillyer

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

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Classic Recordings: This Mortal Coil – It’ll End In Tears

This Mortal Coil – It’ll End In Tears Org Music Vinyl By Paul Rigby It was a grand experiment for the 4AD record label, but more so for its founder… Read more

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Debate: Will cloud-based music ever replace physical formats?

Will music in the cloud ever replace physical discs? Can you imagine clearing your shelves of CDs and LPs, and instead just access your music via a computer or handheld… Read more

Mira Calix

Concert for 1 – 100,000. Mira Calix discusses working with sound

Sound artist and musician Mira Calix writes about the complexities of creating a sound to fill the California desert and how the systems she uses for installations, big or tiny,… Read more