Album Review: Iron & Wine – Beast Epic (Sub Pop)

Time traveller Sam Beam’s music is very much about the journey rather than the destination, but his journeys are over time rather than space. On his first album in four… Read more

These Woods (Human Made): a track by KLARA, Bowers & Wilkins and Volvo

From its beginnings as a compelling advert soundtrack to a fully recorded, produced and released song, “These Woods (Human Made)” is music inspired by the creative partnership between Bowers &… Read more

Festival No. 6: A Sound System debut

Sound travels. And Sound System will reach another destination this September, finding itself for the first time ever in the stunning village of Portmeirion in North Wales for a festival… Read more

Sonic Meditations #3: Brazil’s Deaf Drummers

For the third in broadcaster and journalist Emma Warren‘s regular column on listening, she travels to São Paulo, Brazil and brings the story of the incredible deaf drummers of Som… Read more

Album Review: Portico Quartet – Art in the Age of Automation (Gondwana)

Four is the perfect number Portico Quartet have not always been thus, their last album Living Fields was made by only three members of the band when Keir Vine left… Read more

BBC Proms 2017 top 10 playlist

We pick our top ten pieces featuring at the BBC Proms this summer Summer in London usually consists of soaking up the sun (when it appears), enjoying the many outdoor… Read more

Album Review: Stanton Moore – With You In Mind – The Songs Of Allen Toussaint (Cool Green Recordings)

A lot more than a tribute Allen Toussaint was a legendary songwriter whose death in 2015 rocked the musical world, so you can imagine the impact it had on his… Read more

Album Review: Laurel Halo – Dust (Hyperdub)

Expanding the musical universe by stealth Artists don’t like to be pigeonholed in specific genres, they like to think their work is unique and cannot be filed alongside others. Laurel… Read more

Hannah Peel on ‘Mary Casio’ and her Space Mind Expanders playlist

Hannah Peel’s new album Mary Casio: Journey to Cassiopeia is the Society of Sound release for July and recounts the story of an unknown elderly, pioneering, electronic musical stargazer and… Read more