Faber Social present Cosey Fanni Tutti on the role of music in the writing of Art Sex Music

Pioneering industrial musician and performance artist, Cosey Fanni Tutti discusses the complications of writing about music, in silence, in her recently published memoir Art Sex Music, one of the great,… Read more

Great Headphone tracks

We select 10 tracks we are listening to right now and which sound great on headphones. Here at Bowers & Wilkins we are always listening to music; it plays a… Read more

Sonic Meditations #1 Pauline Oliveros

Broadcaster and journalist Emma Warren’s new monthly column on listening starts at the source, with the queen of deep listening Pauline Oliveros Most of us hear, in the sense that… Read more

Ten R&B tracks that made the ‘80s great

The sound of the 80s is often characterised as synthetic, overproduced pop when in fact some of the world’s most pioneering producers created their greatest work in that decade, as… Read more

Production Notes by Tom Hickox

Tom Hickox, whose new album Monsters in the Deep is the Society of Sound release for April, gives us an insight into the making of the record. His blog not… Read more

Digital music – a quick guide to the best lossless files

Digital music – in particular transferring audio from a physical format into a purely digital form stored on a computer – was once regarded with suspicion by those who prize… Read more

Live albums

Ten of our favourite, great-sounding live albums

From John Coltrane to Led Zeppelin, we have picked ten of our favourite live recordings that will sound great on your Hi-Fi. The live album is often a tricky proposition.… Read more

The making of Dragonz, by The Apples.

The Apples new album Dragonz is the Society of Sound release for March. Though containing disparate influences, guests and production methods, Dragonz is undeniably The Apples and is possibly their… Read more

Ten 4AD albums everyone should own

In celebration of the recent Wolfgang Tillmans’ compilation of seminal ‘80s band Colourbox we thought we’d put together a list of our favourite 4AD albums. No easy task, 4AD is… Read more