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Stunning interpretation of Shostakovich by Rostropovich from LSO

BBC 3 described Rostrapovich’s performance on this recording as breathing “this music as if it were oxygen…he brings it chillingly to life”. His friendship with Shostakovich gives him a unique… Read more

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TED: Benjamin Zander – “Classical music is for everbody”

Leading composer and passionate classical music evangelist, Benjamin Zander, gives a typically charismatic, funny and inspiring talk on why classical music is for everybody – even if they haven’t realised… Read more

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BBC iPlayer– a great app for Zeppelin Air and AirPlay

It took a while to arrive, but BBC iPlayer on iPad is one of the best apps around. It allows iPad users in the UK to catch up on the… Read more

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JuJu recording the track ‘Djanfa Moja’ fast and live in the Wooden Studio at Real World

“We just came together, plugged in and played,” says Justin Adams of ‘In Trance’, a one-take marvel that begs repeated listening. “We played it exactly as we play it live.… Read more

Samuel Yirga's Habasha Sessions album

Jazz pianist and Debussy this month on Society of Sound

We are very proud to be able to offer the debut solo recording of young jazz pianist, Samuel Yirga. The release is compiled specifically for Society of Sound and is… Read more

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Classic recordings: Supertramp – Breakfast In America

Supertramp – Breakfast In America Universal / A&M (Vinyl) By Paul Rigby Breakfast In America is a tough album to listen to. Why? Because, it’s the sort of album that… Read more

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Colleen Murphy – Classic album Sundays

Colleen Murphy or DJ Cosmo as she’s known in clubbing circles is a one woman force for great sound in public. She has her own record label, Bitches Brew, runs… Read more

Record Store Day 2011

Record Store Day 2011 coming soon on the 16th April

Nine days to go before Record Store Day 2011. You can check their site for all the updates but there are some fantastic releases this year from The White Stripes… Read more

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Win tickets to the Gadget Show Live 2011

We have two pairs of tickets to this years Gadget Show Live which is taking place at the Birmingham NEC, from 13th to 17th April 2011. This competition is now… Read more