The Gloaming. Photography: York Tillyer

Recording The Gloaming in Westmeath, Ireland: production notes

The Gloaming was produced by Thomas Bartlett & The Gloaming and engineered and mixed by Patrick Dillett We recorded the Gloaming at the Grouse Lodge Studio in Westmeath, Ireland. The… Read more

The Gloaming live at The Union Chapel, London. Photography: York Tillyer

The Gloaming – song by song

The Gloaming are Iarla O’Lionaird, Caoimhin O’Raghallaigh, Dennis Cahill, Martin Hayes, Thomas Bartlett. Their eponymous album is available in beautiful 24-bit audio on Society of Sound 1. Song 44: Adapted from an… Read more

Hollie McNish. Photography: Damian Weilers

Five favourite audio recordings for headphones from Hollie McNish

Hollie McNish is a published UK poet and spoken word artist who straddles the boundaries between the literary, poetic and pop scenes. She recently recorded seven tracks at Abbey Road… Read more

Team Atlantic Splash sponsored by Bowers & Wilkins

Rowing to the beat – sponsoring team Atlantic Splash

Bowers & Wilkins provides all the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge Competitors with P3 and C5 headphones for the journey ahead. The rowers taking part in the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge,… Read more

Hollie McNish. Photography: Damian Weilers

Hollie McNish performs Mathematics live at Abbey Road Studios

Hollie McNish performs Mathematics live at Abbey Road Studios. Hollie’s online videos have repeatedly gone viral, with Mathematics, a poem focusing on UK immigration, receiving over 1 million youtube views… Read more

Classic Album Sunday's present Roxy Music's Avalon

Classic Album Sundays’ Colleen Murphy Listens to Roxy Music’s ‘The Main Thing’

I discovered Roxy Music as a teenager while working in a record shop. One of my co-workers continually raved about the band so I picked up a copy of their… Read more

Rough Trade, New York launch

Vinyl alive and kicking at Rough Trade’s New York opening

Rough Trade open in Williamsburg, Brooklyn this past weekend. Like their flagship East London branch, the Brooklyn store will feature our headphones on all listening posts and CT700 speakers from… Read more

Graham Hi-Fi Recommends Ernest Ranglin

Music for your speakers: Ernest Ranglin – Below The Bassline

“The days may be getting shorter and the nights longer.  Winter may be on its way, but do not despair. We have an antidote.  Just listen to this album once… Read more

Bernie Krause. Zoetrope 1979 – Taken during the recording sessions for Apocalypse Now, at Francis Coppola’s Zoetrope Studios in San Francisco

The extraordinary recordings of Bernie Krause

We are extremely proud to be able to make available some of Bernie Krause’s extraordinary recordings as high-quality downloads through Society of Sound. An inspiration in both the music industry… Read more