Portico Quartet, Jack Wylie

Portico Quartet top 10 favourite recordings

We’ve been asking Society of Sound artists and Fellows for 10 tracks that really stand out in terms of the way they’ve been recorded. Here’s a list from Society of… Read more

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Podcast: Is Studio Recording Killing Music?

Sparked on by a love of classic record producers such as Phil Spector, Joe Meek, and Sam Phillips, Bowers & Wilkins got together a panel of musical experts to see… Read more

Julianna Raye at Real World Studios

Julianna Raye live in London

LA singer-songwriter, and sometime Rufus Wainwright band member, Julianna has announced three one-off dates in London in February to promote her Ethan Johns produced album ‘Dominoes’. Both The Bedford and… Read more

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Steve Van Zandt’s vinyl top 10

There is something very unappealing about recommendation technology. Amazon’s is almost patronising in its banality and does anyone find iTunes’ Genius feature useful? I would always take suggestions from friends… Read more

portico-quartet

Exclusive new Portico Quartet album for Music Club Members

Nominated for the Mercury Music Prize Best Album of 2008, Portico Quartet have gone from cult secret to broadsheet double-spreads in very little time. Their distinctive sound comes in part… Read more

Benjamin Grosvenor at Real World

Benjamin Grosvenor plays RFH + top 10 tracks.

Society of Sound artist and classical pianist Benjamin Grosvenor will be making his debut playing with the Philharmonia at London’s Royal Festival Hall on Sunday 25th January. For all his… Read more

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New exclusive music – plus 24-bit FLAC option

This month, on top of the regular Society of Sound album – Dabe Touré and Skip McDonald’s In Session – we have exclusive lossless versions of 4 tracks from musical… Read more

Vinyl

Vinyl still fighting in a digital world.

This month heralds one of the most unlikely anniversaries – the 60th birthday of the 7” single. With focus firmly on the rise of digital sales and fall of CD… Read more

Skip McDonald and Daby Toure at Real World Studios. Photography: York Tillyer

New album available as 24-bit download – as requested

This month’s album, In Session, is a collaboration between the extraordinary Mauritanian musician Daby Toure and old-school bluesman Skip McDonald. Clearly Music Club members are very discerning as we’ve had a… Read more