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Society of Sound artists on tour

Several Society of Sound artists are venturing out on tour in the next couple of months. If you do go and see any of these shows, we’d love to hear… Read more

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Award-winning duo record an album for B&W

Justin Adams (Robert Plant, Jah Wobble) has been described by the Guardian as “one of the most intriguing, enthusiastic musicians in Britain” and together with Gambian griot and master of… Read more

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Peter Gabriel adds 2009 dates + wins Grammy

Peter Gabriel has added more dates to his South American and Mexican tour in March – you can see a full list of dates so far here. Narrowly pipped at… Read more

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Dub Colossus No.1 in World Music Charts

B&W Music Club artists Dub Colossus are currently no.1 in the World Music Chart Europe with A Town Called Addis which was our August album. Recorded originally in a shed… Read more

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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

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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