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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

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Classic Recordings: Human League – Dare!

Human League – Dare! A&M Vinyl By Paul Rigby You remember. There was the bloke with the dodgy hairstyle (short one side, with the long bit flopping down the other… Read more

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Exclusive interview with Domino Radio

Domino Radio was, for one glorious week in early June, a 24-hour a day, pop-up radio station set up by Domino Records in Wandsworth, London. The creation of label co-founder… Read more

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TED: Evelyn Glennie shows how to listen

World-class percussionist Evelyn Glennie gave this masterclass on listening for TED in 2007. She demonstrates beautifully and succinctly how being completely engaged with what you are listening to enables you… Read more

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Debate: Do people need to learn how to listen?

Do we need to rediscover the art of listening? Does knowing what to listen for enhance your enjoyment of music or is it enough just to be carried away by… Read more

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Carbon Braced Tweeter – the technology behind the PM1

The PM1 benefits from a host of technology advances, that not only help its performance, but will also eventually trickle down into other products as is the Bowers & Wilkins… Read more