Sir Edward Elgar at Abbey Road Studios

Rare footage of Edward Elgar conducting LSO at Abbey Road

Absolutely brilliant footage of Sir Edward Elgar conducting Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1 with the London Symphony Orchestra at the opening of Abbey Road Studios on November 12th 1931. Read more

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Accidental Powercut sessions – a true concert for one

The first of a series of three concerts commissioned to celebrate the launch of our P5 headphone took place last Thursday and was a unique occurence. The musicians performed acoustically… Read more

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Bowers & Wilkins sponsor Accidental Powercut series of gigs.

To celebrate the launch of our P5 headphones we’re very proud to be sponsoring Accidental Powercut, a series of intimate, acoustic gigs in Soho’s atmospheric chapel, The House of St… Read more

Paul Mawhinney and his extremely large record collection

The world’s largest record collection

Paul Mawhinney was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA. Over the years he has amassed what has become the world’s largest record collection. Due to health issues and a struggling… Read more

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Classic Recordings: Motorhead – 1916

Motorhead – 1916 Pure Pleasure/WTG Records (LP) By Paul Rigby Motorhead has always managed to maintain an appreciable song-writing output. The only drawback with a largely high quality catalogue is… Read more

Downloading Society of Sound music just got easier

Downloading Society of Sound music just got easier

We’re always keen to improve Society of Sound and really value members’ feedback. We know that downloading has sometimes proved difficult for some members and we wanted to address this… Read more

Remastering Afro Celt Sound System by Martin Russell

Remastering Afro Celt Sound System by Martin Russell

Martin Russell is a core member of the Afro Celt Sound System as well as a twice Grammy-nominated engineer and producer and passionate advocate for high-quality sound. He wrote this… Read more

Ramones

We love a badly produced album

  Much as we love a well-recorded album, occasionally nothing can beat a really dirty production. When you listen to the Ramones first album, you are not listening for transparency… Read more

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London Symphony Orchestra join Society of Sound

 We’re very proud to announce that the London Symphony Orchestra have joined Society of Sound. From now on, all members will receive an album curated by the  LSO each month… Read more