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PRSF New Music Award –have your say and win a Zeppelin Mini

PLEASE NOTE THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED. CONGRATULATIONS FELIX ON WINNING THE ZEPPELIN MINI. The UK’s most ambitious music prize is the PRS for Music Foundation New Music Award which… Read more

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Classic Recordings: Massive Attack – Heligoland

Massive Attack – Heligoland Vinyl Factory/Virgin (Vinyl) By Paul Rigby Any new album by Massive Attack is worthy of note and Heligoland is no exception, not least for the additional… Read more

Lovely film of Peter Gabriel covering Tom Waits

Lovely film of Peter Gabriel covering Tom Waits

Peter Gabriel » Tom Waits from The Voice Project on Vimeo. Society of Sound Fellow Peter Gabriel covers his favourite Tom Waits song ‘In the Neighbourhood’ as part of The… Read more

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Waldemar Bastos announces London date in September 2010

  Society of Sound artist and the great voice of Portuguese Africa, Waldemar Bastos, will be performing as part the London African Festival at Bloomsbury Theatre on 21st September 2010. Read more

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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