Production Notes by Tom Hickox

Tom Hickox, whose new album Monsters in the Deep is the Society of Sound release for April, gives us an insight into the making of the record. His blog not… Read more

Digital music – a quick guide to the best lossless files

Digital music – in particular transferring audio from a physical format into a purely digital form stored on a computer – was once regarded with suspicion by those who prize… Read more

Live albums

Ten of our favourite, great-sounding live albums

From John Coltrane to Led Zeppelin, we have picked ten of our favourite live recordings that will sound great on your Hi-Fi. The live album is often a tricky proposition.… Read more

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