You Were Never Really Here Jonny Greenwood

Film Soundtrack Review: You Were Never Really Here (2018)

A flexing of frequencies In a performance that earned him a best actor award at Cannes last year, Joaquin Phoenix embraces the role of a rugged gunman with a soft… Read more

Album Review: Meshell Ndegeocello – Ventriloquism (Naïve)

It’s hard for us on this side of the pond to appreciate just how significant an impact the current incumbent of the White House is having on the culture of… Read more

Our favourite late-night listening albums

Turn down the lights, switch on your system or headphones, and relax into your favourite chair. We share seven of our favourite great-sounding albums, all of which are simply perfect… Read more

Album Review: American Utopia (Nonesuch)

Back in 1983 David Byrne sang about Slippery People with Talking Heads, 35 years later those people are still in power but they’re even harder to make sense of. Byrne’s… Read more

Interview: Nicolas Krauze, conductor of Orchestre de Chamber Nouvelle Europe, France

We talk to Nicolas Krauze, conductor of the Orchestre de Chamber Nouvelle Europe in Paris, about the upcoming season, the importance of sound, and music he simply can’t live without.… Read more

Album review: The Breeders – All Nerve (4AD)

Regroup, re-ignite It’s a brick, look a little closer and you’ll see that the cover art is a broken engineering brick. Which is as good a metaphor for this album… Read more

International Women’s Day 2018: Women making waves

In celebration of International Women’s Day, we’ve chosen some of our favourite female artists who inspire us through their musical creativity, social conscience and activism. World, take note. 1. Björk… Read more

Society of Sound: Erland Cooper short playlist

In these songs I find hope, despair, strength with weakness: love, lust and joy, melancholy and forgiveness. They elicit, in me, a reflection on childhood memory, folklore, Orkney and it’s… Read more

Album review: Keith Jarrett Gary Peacock Jack DeJohnette – After the Fall (ECM)

Back in the saddle Pianist Keith Jarrett is something of a legend among contemporary jazz musicians, his Koln Concerts released in 1975 is still the best selling album in the… Read more