The making of Dragonz, by The Apples.

The Apples new album Dragonz is the Society of Sound release for March. Though containing disparate influences, guests and production methods, Dragonz is undeniably The Apples and is possibly their… Read more

Ten 4AD albums everyone should own

In celebration of the recent Wolfgang Tillmans’ compilation of seminal ‘80s band Colourbox we thought we’d put together a list of our favourite 4AD albums. No easy task, 4AD is… Read more

Wolfgang Tillmans’ Colourbox compilation available
from Society of Sound

At the centre of Wolfgang Tillmans’ extraordinary retrospective, currently showing at The Tate Modern, is the Playback Room, featuring a pair of 800 D3 speakers showcasing experimental British 80’s band,… Read more

Jeremy Deller - Playback Room

Playing records in Wolfgang Tillmans’ Playback Room
with Jeremy Deller

The Playback Room, centrepiece of the current Wolfgang Tillmans’ exhibition at London’s Tate Modern features a high-end stereo system that includes a pair of 800 D3 speakers. Conceived as a… Read more

The Apples Playlist

The Apples, whose new album Dragonz is the March release on Society of Sound deliver a playlist of some of their favourite music entitled; Influences, role models, and favourites. “New… Read more

Alternative female voices

The ‘female vocal’ is a classic of Hi-Fi demonstrations and test discs, used by countless audiophiles to reveal something about a system or a separate component. We know, we use… Read more

Faber Social present: David Keenan on music and memory

Faber Social is the unerringly cool arm of London’s Faber & Faber publishing house. Over the coming months we will be featuring exclusive essays, extracts and articles from some of… Read more

From two-tracks to Air Studios in 18 months

The Society of Sound release for February features a work-in-progress insight into the new album by Heaven 17; Not For Public Broadcast. The album as been recorded at Martyn Ware’s… Read more

Ten ‘Krautrock’ classics

We pick our ten favourite ‘Krautrock’ classics. Albums that define the wide-ranging musical explosion in West Germany at the end of the 1960s and early 1970s and went on to… Read more