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

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

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

Ten ‘Krautrock’ classics

We pick our ten favourite ‘Krautrock’ classics. Albums that define the wide-ranging musical explosion in West Germany at the end of the 1960s and early 1970s and went on to… Read more