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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

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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

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Decca Records’ pick of the Proms

Decca Records’ Product Manager, Gavin Bayliss has chosen his pick of this year’s Proms including previous Society of Sound artist Benjamin Grosvenor. Benjamin Grosvenor – Britten’s Piano Concerto, 6th August… Read more

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TED: David Byrne on architecture and music

From La Scala to CBGB’s, the ever brilliant David Byrne discusses the impact a room can have on the music made within it. Read more

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Society of Sound artist opens this year’s BBC Proms

Benjamin Grosvenor opened this year’s BBC Proms with an assured precision that belied his 19 years, making him the youngest ever performer to open these legendary concerts. He is now… Read more

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Win tickets to Vintage at the Southbank Centre, 30-31st July

Classic Album Sundays and Bowers & Wilkins present the Best British Albums at Vintage Festival at Southbank Centre on 29, 30 and 31 July. We will host four two-hour listening… Read more

July's Society of Sound albums

Electronica pioneer Bob Holroyd’s new album and Haydn’s The Seasons

This month’s Society of  Sound albums are Haydn’s The Seasons and Afterglow from Bob Holroyd. The great acclaim with which this recording of The Seasons – using the original German… Read more

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Mira Calix’s top 10 headphone albums

Musician and award-winning sound installation artist, Mira Calix gives us her favourite albums to listen to on headphones. We highly recommend you seek them out. Mogwai – Young Team This… Read more