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

Motorhead 1916 album artwork

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

Society of Sound LSO cover

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

Miles Davis In A Silent Way album artwork

Classic Recordings: Miles Davis – In A Silent Way

Miles Davis – In A Silent Way Music On Vinyl – (Vinyl) By Paul Rigby It’s easy, when reviewing a newly released reissue, to fall back on old standard phrases… Read more

Bowers & Wilkins diamond

Why Bowers & Wilkins uses diamond dome tweeters

Why use diamond for tweeter domes? It may seem extravagant, but the move is simply an extension of Bowers & Wilkins’ pursuit of the perfect loudspeaker. One element of our… Read more

To Have And To Hold doc

To Have and To Hold – Vinyl film teaser

We saw this teaser for a ‘musicmentory’ To Have and To Hold on The Audiophiliac site and had to share it here. It looks amazing and we’ll let you know… Read more