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A class in sonic appreciation

I blogged earlier about the Deep Listening roundtable conference in New York. You can now watch it here. Chaired by Greg Calbi, the mastering engineer at legendary Sterling Sound, NY… Read more

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Exclusive live Dengue Fever event

We were very lucky to be able to attend an invitation-only evening at Real World Studios last week along with some Society of Sound members who had won invites. After… Read more

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Choosing the right music for the B&W Zeppelin and Apple iTouch

Christmas is almost upon us, and as usual we’re all planning our festive shopping, or out buying things on a whim. In order to get people as excited about the… Read more

Neil Young Archives on blu-ray

Is Blu-Ray the saviour of high-quality stereo?

It’s been known for a while that Neil Young’s long-awaited Archives is going to be released on Blu-ray. But now that Amazon in the US is taking pre-release orders it… Read more

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Preparing for Skellig – Tod Machover (MIT Professor and Society of Sound Fellow)

I’m in Newcastle-on-Tyne right now, in the final stage of rehearsals for my Skellig opera which premieres here at the Sage Gateshead next Monday and runs from November 24-29. Newcastle… Read more

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Young Musician of the Year Finalist exclusive recording

We were looking for a classical artist to be represented in our B&W Music Club and a senior engineer at Abbey Road suggested young pianist Benjamin Grosvenor. Having won the… Read more

Tod Machover, Fellow of Society of Sound and MIT Professor

Tod Machover – The Future of Music

Tod Machover: cutting edge composer, a Professor of Music and Media at MIT’s renowned Media Lab and a Fellow of B&W’s Society of Sound. Tod is in the UK in… Read more

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Equal rights for Audiophiles!

Audiophiles get a bad press. Even the word conjures up images of old men in tweed, listening to LPs of train sound effects on turntables that pre-date the invention of… Read more

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Let’s get organised!

It appears that sound lovers aren’t taking bad sound quality lying down. Metallica fans have put up a petition to get their new album, Death Magnetic, remixed. Add your name… Read more