Massive Attack: Blue Lines

Classic Album Sundays’ Colleen Murphy listens to Unfinished Sympathy

I never fancied myself an anglophile but when I look back to the late eighties and early nineties, a good deal of my listening time was devoted to albums from… Read more

KZA

Seven Notes: KZA’s top 10

KZA DJed at the fourth Seven Notes event in Japan. KZA is one half of a DJ/ production team Force of Nature, and pursues their own individualistic style in underground… Read more

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Sir Colin Davis’ final recording on Society of Sound

Sir Colin Davis was – in many ways – the founding father of LSO Live. When the decision is made to start a new classical record label you need some… Read more

Tom Morris, 4AD house engineer, selects his favourite tracks

Producer at iconic 4AD label explains the magic behind some of his favourite tracks

“For me engineering and record production are about helping people make artistic, creative and forward thinking music whilst giving that music an appropriate and exciting sonic world to live in.… Read more

Still from BBC 3 drama In The Flesh

Distilling emotion: the importance of sound in creating a trailer

Condensing the essence of a drama into 60 seconds is always going to be a challenge, we asked Video Editor Colin Wadsworth how important sound is to the whole mix.… Read more

DJ Wordy, Seven Notes Beijing and Shanghai

Seven Notes: DJ Wordy’s top 10

China’s no 1 turntablist DJ Wordy will be DJing at both the Beijing (9th May) and Shanghai (16th May) Seven Notes events. Here, he gives us his top 10 favourite… Read more

John Metcalfe' Monomedia series at Kings Place, London

John Metcalfe curates listening experiences in the dark at London’s Kings Place

Current Society of Sound artist and multi-talented composer/producer John Metcalfe has curated Monomedia: a series of concerts where the invited musicians will play their entire sets in the dark. In… Read more

Rough Trade recommend John Grant's Pale Green Ghosts

Rough Trade recommends: John Grant, Pale Green Ghosts

Sometimes intensely self-confessional albums can be just too much: too self obsessed, too introspective and too miserable to actually make a good listen. But every so often along comes an… Read more

New Order - Power Corruption and Lies

Classic Album Sundays’ Colleen Murphy listens to New Order’s Age of Consent

For most, the Eighties are not regarded as the decade of good taste. Over-the-top fashion was punctuated by big hair, mask-like maquillage and shoulder pads more suited to an American… Read more