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Production Notes: David Bottrill, Peter Gabriel’s engineer talks about the making of Passion

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David Bottrill was Peter Gabriel’s main engineer during the making of the album Passion, which is being released as a high resolution download for the first time as Bowers &…

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P5 Wireless – the story behind the sound

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P5 Wireless are the latest iteration of Bowers & Wilkins original P5, adding wireless functionality to this range of high-performance headphones. We talked to Steyning Research Establishment’s Head of Engineering…

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Ivan Smagghe wears P7 Wireless headphones

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Smagghe’s work as DJ and producer is both genre defining and defying earning him praise from the likes of James Murphy, Optimo and Andy Weatherall amongst others. He wears P7…

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Ten tracks that sound wonderful on T7 Wireless

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As summer nears its end we thought we would take the new T7 Wireless out into the sun for a final hurrah before it is confined to household duties for…

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Bowers & Wilkins goes back to 1966 at Goodwood Revival

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Bowers & Wilkins returned to Goodwood Revival Festival last weekend to celebrate 50 years in the pursuit of sound excellence. Goodwood Revival is the only historic racing meet to be…

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Chris Watson exhibition in NYC featuring AM-1 speakers

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The Language of Things is a thematic group exhibition at City Hall Park, NYC, that explores the nature of language and communications extending beyond spoken and written word. The exhibition…

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Hollie Stephenson wears P3 Series 2 headphones

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We are very proud to announce that Hollie Stephenson is the face of our P3 Series 2 headphones. The lightweight, foldable headphones provide size defying bass and musical dynamics making…

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Fifty days of music: Thurston Moore at The House of St Barnabas

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As part of our 50th anniversary celebrations, we’re partnering with The House of St Barnabas for 50 days of listening experiences. Bowers & Wilkins flagship 800 D3 loudspeakers – part…

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Seven tracks to sound amazing on P7 Wireless

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The P7 Wireless are our best sounding Bluetooth headphones yet. They offer professional-quality sound reproduction, but with the added convenience of seamless streaming via Bluetooth aptX. To mark the launch…

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BELL X1 – The Making of ARMS

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It starts in a renovated garage in north Dublin, with Paul Noonan, David Geraghty and Dominic Phillips, the three members of Bell X1, on the cusp of recording their seventh…

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Imperial War Museum – Real to Reel – the story.

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Laura Clouting, Historian at the Imperial War Museum and curator of the exhibition Real to Reel: A Century of War Movies talks to us about the rationale behind the exhibition…

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Moog Sound Lab: Keiji Haino

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Last summer, 10 years after the death of Robert Moog, Ace hosted the Moog Sound Lab for one month. A selection of cutting edge electronic artists lived, slept and recorded…

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Our favourite summer songs

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It’s a scientific fact that music sounds better in the summer. Sunshine and blue skies make the most chilled out mood, loved-up party, loneliness of heartbreak that bit more soulful.…

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Bell X1 playlist

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ARMS, the new album from Bell X1, available on Bowers & Wilkins Society of Sound this month, is a nine-song collection radiating with shabby grace and soft-focus elegance, but there’s also a bruised,…

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Moog Sound Lab: Jimi Tenor

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Last summer, 10 years after the death of Robert Moog, Ace hosted the Moog Sound Lab for one month. A selection of cutting edge electronic artists lived, slept and recorded…

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Rough Trade recommends: Betty Davis – The Columbia
Years 1968 – 69

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Everyone with an interest in music has heard of Prince, Erykah Badu and The Roots, and most have heard of Outkast and Rick James. But very few have heard of Betty Davis…

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Get Will Carruthers’ brilliant Spacemen 3 memoir with 30% discount

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Will Carruthers’ memoir, Playing the Bass with Three Left Hands, tells the story of one of the most influential, revered and demented British bands of the 1980s, Spacemen 3. “I can…

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Faber Social present: Will Carruthers – Ghosts of heat and light

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Faber Social is the unerringly cool arm of London’s Faber & Faber publishing house. Over the coming months we will be featuring exclusive essays, extracts and articles from some of…

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Music for your speakers: Lyle Lovett – Joshua Judges Ruth

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I have been listening to Lyle Lovett albums since he released his self-titled debut album in 1986, but it is his fourth album, Joshua Judges Ruth, which came out in…

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Making of the new 800 Series Diamond

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We went behind the scenes at the Bowers & Wilkins factory in Worthing, UK to see just how the new 800 Series Diamond is made. We followed one of the…

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P7 headphones with Mr. Burberry fragrance: a collaboration of the senses

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A true collaboration of sound, scent and sight, the Mr. Burberry in-store experience combines innovative sound design delivered through P7 headphones, with a campaign film shot by Oscar-winning director Steve…

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