Martyn Ware

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

Cara Dillon

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

Stevie Wonder, Innervisions album sleeve

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

Ola Onabule at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, 2010

Ola Onabule previews album on Society of Sound

Acclaimed soul singer and songwriter, Ola Onabule is previewing his latest album, Seven Shades Darker, on Society of Sound next week. His style effortlessly combines grooves rooted in the soul… Read more

White-Stripes

No more The White Stripes…

The White Stripes have announced their decision to call it a day with their usual style and dignity. Their statement on Third Man Records reads: “The White Stripes do not… Read more

Every image has a sound

Every image has a sound….

Lovely short film we found courtesy of Calverts Design co-op…   Read more

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Classic recordings: Bernard Haitink and the LSO – Beethoven Symphony No.6 ‘Pastoral’/Symphony No.2

Bernard Haitink and the LSO – Beethoven Symphony No.6 ‘Pastoral’/Symphony No.2 Bowers and Wilkins (24-bit FLAC) By Paul Rigby Two symphonies are covered in this single FLAC. The first of… Read more

Unthanks

Exclusive Unthanks compilation plus Beethoven’s 9th Symphony

This month’s albums for Society of Sound members include Bernard Haitink’s staggering recording of Beethoven’s ninth symphony from the LSO live archives as well as a brand new handpicked compilation,… Read more

Lou Reed Transformer album artwork

Classic albums re-examined: Lou Reed – Transformer

Lou Reed – Transformer Music On Vinyl (Vinyl) By Paul Rigby This particular release has become a dyed in the wool classic. Created with the help of David Bowie and… Read more