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Heralds of the dawn – Chris Watson on the dawn chorus

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To celebrate nature’s greatest symphony we would like to share two immersive binaural recordings of the dawn chorus from BBC nature sound recordist Chris Watson and a wonderful remix of…

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Our ten favourite Modern British Jazz albums

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Jazz is timeless. Jazz is borderless. However, there are movements within Jazz that can certainly be categorised, and not just historically, but in the here and now. One of these…

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Hollie Stephenson playlist

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The April release on Society of Sound comes from the emerging talent of Londoner Hollie Stephenson, with an album recorded in LA and Jamaica and produced by the legendary Dave…

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This is a Voice

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Bowers & Wilkins have teamed up with Matthew Herbert to amplify his interactive Chorus, part of the incredible This Is A Voice exhibition at London’s Wellcome Collection. The voice is…

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Music for your speakers: Oliver Nelson – The Blues and the Abstract Truth

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This 1961 recording is one of my all-time favourite jazz albums and the opening track, ‘Stolen Moments’, is one of my favourite tracks. The Blues and the Abstract Truth was…

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Sleeve notes: Sarah Boris on Gershon Kingsley’s Pop Corn

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Five music-lovers from the world of art and design share the album artwork that has stuck with them since they first laid eyes on it,and the effect the music itself…

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Underworld gig with Bowers & Wilkins headphones

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‘Silent’ rooftop gig to 200 lucky fans in Japan uses Bowers & Wilkins P7 and P5 headphones Underworld are known for their technical innovation, and the duo cemented that reputation…

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Boston Symphony Orchestra listens through 802 Diamond loudspeakers

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New control room at the renowned Boston Symphony Hall featuresBowers & Wilkins 802 Diamond loudspeakers. The Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) is one of the world’s best orchestras, and its long-term…

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Sleeve notes: Rob Carmichael on La Dusseldorf’s Viva

Music

Five music-lovers from the world of art and design share the album artwork that has stuck with them since they first laid eyes on it,and the effect the music itself…

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Our favourite ‘Ambient’ albums

Music

From Brian Eno to Aphex Twin and the KLF, these are the experimental, ambient albums that we keep on coming back to. Ambient is an incredibly wide musical genre. Perhaps…

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Martin’s Society of Sound Playlist

Music

Martin Hoyland from 9Bach compiles a list of some of his favourite music in this playlist for Society of Sound. A brilliant, eclectic mix of music in its own right…

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Sleeve notes: Kate Moross on Prince’s 1999

Music

Five music-lovers from the world of art and design share thealbum artwork that has stuck with them since they first laid eyeson it, and the effect the music itself had…

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Production Notes from 9Bach – Patrick Phillips

Music

Engineer and Co-producer Patrick Phillips from Real World explains the recording process: Right from the off the group wanted to be as rehearsed as possible and capture everything as live…

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Production Notes from 9Bach – Martin Hoyland

Music

Martin Hoyland of 9Bach talks through the shapingof the sound of Anian: Shaping the sound of Anian, started in early 2015, when Lisa Jên and I started making demo recordings…

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Destination Sound

We are proud to present #DestinationSound with Mandarin Oriental

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#DestinationSound is a global music series, curated by Bowers & Wilkins and luxury hotel group Mandarin Oriental, taking place in some of the most glamourous cities in the world with…

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My Zeppelin Home

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Get creative on Instagram for a chance to win a Zeppelin Wireless Follow @bowerswilkins on Instagram and set your creative side free for a chance to win a Zeppelin Wireless.…

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Found & Lost – sound in an immersive opera using wireless speakers

Sound Lab

Found & Lost, an immersive opera situated in the stunning environs of London’s Corinthia Hotel, was composed by the hotel’s fourth artist in residence, Emily Hall. Straddling the worlds of…

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Sleeve notes: Bruce Usher on D’Angelo’s Black Messiah

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Five music-lovers from the world of art and design share thealbum artwork that has stuck with them since they first laid eyeson it, and the effect the music itself had…

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Cathie Pilkington #myzeppelin

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London-based sculptor and Royal Academy Professor Cathie Pilkington’s studio is a fascinating and macabre fairy tale world. Body parts line the shelves next to lewd animal sculptures, bundles of fabric…

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Mira Calix’s Moving Museum 35 on a Chinese public bus

Sound Lab

Composer, sound artist and Bowers & Wilkins regular collaborator Mira Calix has turned a bus into a moving Soundart installation in China using T7 wireless speakers Rather than travelling to…

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How we brought the 800 Series Diamond sound to Sound & Vision: The Bristol Show 2016

Music

Bowers & Wilkins decided to do something a little bit special at Sound & Vision: The Bristol Show 2016. We decided that it was time hundreds more people got to…

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