Faber Social present: Eimear McBride on Sonics or Sort-of

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

Society of Sound file format update

On the 20th of April we implemented our decision to change all future Society of Sound album releases to AIFF file format, replacing the previously supplied FLAC and ALAC. We… Read more

Just let me hear some of that Rock ‘n’ Roll music

Rock ‘n’ Roll is the well from which much of the music that we enjoy today sprung. Pretty much any genre with ‘rock’ in the name or which features the… Read more

Sonic Meditations #2: Professional ears

Broadcaster and journalist Emma Warren’s monthly column on listening investigates the subtle art of mastering with Jason Goz at south London’s Transition Studios Jason Goz is sat in front of… Read more

What Lies Beneath

Francesca Bono of Ofeliadorme, the Society of Sound artists for May, explores the inspiration behind their new album Secret Fires alongside a track-by-track commentary. Since the beginning we have passionately… Read more

10 tracks from Mute Records that everyone should own

A British independent, Mute Records has defined and hugely influenced the industrial and electronica genres since 1978, and their roster remains impressive to this day. As with 4AD, it’s almost impossible to pin the… Read more

Bowers & Wilkins Sound System returns

On a Monday evening in East London, a small pub reverberated from the wizardry of a world-class DJ – and a legendary sound system. In an exclusive preview event, and… Read more

Ofeliadorme: elegance in music

Ofeliadorme’s new album Secret Fires is the Society of Sound release for May 2017. Here, Francesca Bono from the Bologna-based band, introduces us to their specially curated playlist to accompany… Read more

Ten great songs from ten master lyricists. A playlist by Tom Hickox.

Tom Hickox, who’s new album ‘Monsters In The Deep’ is the Society of Sound release for April, shares a playlist of songs that, for him, epitomise the essence of great… Read more