Film Soundtrack Review: Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)

Business as usual for John Williams with sparkling sound design adding to the magic Perhaps the most anticipated film release of 2017, Star Wars: The Last Jedi has finally reached… Read more

Album Review: Sufjan Stevens – The Greatest Gift (Asthmatic Kitty)

Another beautiful release It’s hard not to be touched by the music of Sufjan Stevens, his vulnerable, plaintiff style makes you care and gives the impression of total honesty. Not… Read more

Our favourite tracks of 2017

As 2017 draws to a close, it’s time to look back over this year’s releases from musicians old and new. So we’ve gathered together our favourite 20 tracks from the… Read more

Society of Sound: Mammal Hands winter playlist

Mammal Hands are the Society of Sound artists for November and during this month subscribers can download the band’s third album Shadow Work. To coincide with the release the three… Read more

Interview: Kate Bailey, curator of ‘Opera: Passion, Power and Politics’ at the Victoria & Albert Museum

Kate Bailey talks technology and opera, the future of the art form, and what gives her sleepless nights. From British rock in the 1950s to Russian avant-garde theatre design, Kate… Read more

Album Review: Gun Outfit – Out of Range (Paradise of Bachelors)

Prairie poetry Apparently this, Gun Outfit’s fifth album is an “Orphic-Gnostic suicide drive towards the hallucinatory vanishing points of the Southwestern desert, debating the denouement of the decaying American dream.”… Read more

Society of Sound: Mammal Hands production notes

Society of Sound’s November act Mammal Hands come from the remote English town of Norwich, but their sound, style and energy suggests something wholly different. The band’s engineer George Atkins… Read more

Album Review: Lost Horizons – Ojala (Bella Union)

Hopeful return Lost Horizons is a collaboration between two movers and shakers of the eighties and nineties, Simon Raymonde and Richie Thomas, the former was bass player in the Cocteau… Read more

Seven albums for 700 Series

We’ve selected seven albums that we think bring out the best in the new 700 Series. From stunning highs, to muscular lows, via wonderfully detailed midrange all delivered by new… Read more