Ten great festival performances

Before Sound System hits WOMAD we get in the mood with our ten favourite festival performances. Sound System is poised to deliver great live audio to WOMAD for the fourth… Read more

The best of bass

Bass is a vital element in any music. Even if you don’t know it is there, on a great Hi-Fi system bass adds shades and subtlety to apparently bass free… 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

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

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

Great Headphone tracks

We select 10 tracks we are listening to right now and which sound great on headphones. Here at Bowers & Wilkins we are always listening to music; it plays a… Read more

Ten R&B tracks that made the ‘80s great

The sound of the 80s is often characterised as synthetic, overproduced pop when in fact some of the world’s most pioneering producers created their greatest work in that decade, as… 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