Felix's Machines

The wonderful Felix’s Machines play live in London

For one night only Felix’s Machines will converge with Plaid. Support by Leafcutter John, Plaid (dj set) and Missaw (dj set) Felix’s Machines are extraordinary  music-making sculptures built by Felix… Read more

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Peter Gabriel plays London Hammersmith Apollo tonight

Last year’s Scratch My Back album saw Peter Gabriel re-inventing works by Lou Reed, David Bowie and Radiohead among others using a full orchestra. This led to the sell-out New… Read more

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Society of Sound present Mahler’s 5th Symphony from LSO Live

Along with Beethoven’s eponymous 5th, Mahler’s 5th Symphony is one of the most recorded works on the planet. So there have to be some very good reasons to justify a… Read more

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Kristen Hersh Crooked – a great app for Zeppelin Air and AirPlay

There’s a lot to get excited about with Crooked. Firstly, there’s Kristen Hersh herself. The woman behind Throwing Muses, 50ft Wave and a wonderful collection of solo recordings covering three… Read more

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Afro Celt Sound System singer previews solo album here

One of contemporary music’s most ambitious singers and recording artists, Iarla has been part of the multi-million selling and Grammy-nominated Afro Celt Sound System as well as collaborating with Peter… Read more

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Classic albums re-examined: Japan – Obscure Alternatives

Japan – Obscure Alternatives Music On Vinyl (Vinyl) By Paul Rigby Fronted by David Sylvian (vocals, guitar) and backed by Mick Karn (bass), Steve Jansen (drums), Rob Dean (guitar) and… Read more

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Martyn Ware’s top 10 headphone albums

We asked Society of Sound Fellow, synth enthusiast and all round sound pioneer Martyn Ware to come up with a top 10 list of albums that sound amazing on his… Read more

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Cara Dillon live at Grand Opera House – exclusive audio

Following on from the huge success of ‘Hill of Thieves’ and together with traditional musicians who featured on that album, Cara Dillon decided to recreate the album for one night… Read more

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Sit and listen: Classic album sundays

Classic Album Sundays is the brainwave of DJ and audiophile Colleen Murphy. She calls it a communal and audiophile listening experience on her blog. The premise is simple: she plays… Read more