Sir Colin Davis conducting Die Freischutz with the LSO

Watch: James Mallinson on recording opera live with the LSO

Grammy award-winning producer James Mallinson reveals the intricacies behind recording an opera live, with Sir Colin Davis and the London Symphony Orchestra. “Recording opera in concert is the only way… Read more

Rough Trade Recommends sophisticated boom boom

Rough Trade recommends: Sophisticated Boom Boom – The Shadow Morton Story

  Apologies for recommending elderly American men in consecutive months, but two events made the choice for me: firstly, and very sadly, George “Shadow” Morton died earlier this year, but… Read more

Air, Moon Safari

Classic Album Sundays’ Colleen Murphy listens to Air’s All I Need

When I first heard AIR I was running a DJ record pool that serviced records to some of the coolest house, hip-hop, soul and lounge spinners in New York City.… Read more

Graham Hi-Fi recommends Hugh Masekela's Hope

Music for your speakers: Hugh Masekela’s Hope

Not only do they sell the world’s finest hi-fi, but Graham’s Hi-Fi shop in Islington, London also stocks a carefully chosen selection of CDs and vinyl. So who better to… Read more

tim-sweeney

Seven Notes: Tim Sweeney’s top 10

Consummate NY DJ and host of WNYU’s legendary Beats In Space radio show, Tim Sweeney will be residing at the Seven Notes World Tour New York event tonight. Here’s his… Read more

Joseph Arthur. Photo credit: Danny Clinch

Joseph Arthur’s new album available as a studio-quality download

  “Boogie Christ is unlike anything I’ve ever done before. It’s a big production with horns and soul singers; a psychedelic soul record about redemption and what happens after you… Read more

Bowers & Wilkins AM-1 Architectural Monitor

Why our AM-1 all-weather speaker sounds so good.

Senior development engineer, Dr John Dibb explains how AM-1 overcomes the acoustic limitations of traditional all-weather speakers. We know that different speakers can produce different results depending on the acoustics… Read more

DJ Harvey

Seven Notes: DJ Harvey’s top 10 tracks to listen to in a Maserati

Rolling Stone magazine placed DJ Harvey at number 10 in their 25 DJs That Rule The Earth list, writing “if Keith Richards was a DJ, he’d totally be Harvey” Harvey… Read more

Rough Trade Recommends Van Dyke Park's Songs Cycled

Rough Trade recommends: Van Dyke Parks, Songs Cycled

If there was any justice in the music world VDP would be a household name. He is probably best known for his work with Beach Boy Brian Wilson’s once mythical… Read more