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‘Noise: A Human History’ producer Matt Thompson on turning down the noise

“Noise, like a weed, is only a sound in the wrong place. And like roses in vegetable patches noise can be beautiful but still needs to be uprooted or pruned… Read more

LEAP after the Great Ecstasy

Sound Artist Melanie Manchot on Janet Cardiff

Artist Melanie Manchot‘s new show, LEAP after The Great Ecstasy, featuring Bowers & Wilkins speakers, opens today at CARSLAW St* Lukes. Here she talks about sound artist Janet Cardiff and… Read more

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Bowers & Wilkins at Barbican Brain Waves Weekender

Sound artists James Bulley and Daniel Jones explain how they came to create a unique sound installation using Bowers & Wilkins speakers at London’s Barbican Centre. “As an artist duo… Read more

Tools of the Trade: Laser-measurements

Tools of the trade – laser measurements

With loudspeakers, virtually every part of the structure vibrates and adds to the overall sound. Even the parts you want to vibrate – the driver diaphragms – don’t behave as… Read more

The Pilgrimage Project at Wiltons Music Hall, London

Bowers & Wilkins at Wilton’s Music Hall, London 2012

The Pilgrimage Project was a unique four-room performance installation at Wilton’s Music Hall, one of the London’s oldest music halls. The project utilised a series of Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin… Read more

Bowers & Wilkins Panorama Soundbar

Why buy a soundbar? – The science of psychoacoustics

Bowers & Wilkins launched Panorama 2 this week and we asked Senior Product Manager Mike Gough to explain how soundbars work. There is no doubt that discrete speaker systems, be… Read more

Bowers & Wilkins at Royal Opera House Africa Weekend, Deloitte Ignite 2012 event

Bowers & Wilkins at the Royal Opera House as part of Deloitte Ignite Africa Weekend

Deloitte Ignite returned for its fifth year with a free contemporary arts festival curated by internationally renowned artist Yinka Shonibare MBE. In typically eclectic fashion, Shonibare pulled together filmmakers, musicians,… Read more

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Tools of the trade – frequency response measurements – part 2

Senior Product Manager Mike Gough continues to discuss the importance of measuring frequency response and the accuracy of the results. Impulse response Whereas the concept of the swept sine wave… Read more

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Tools of the trade – frequency response measurements.

In a previous article, I looked at the construction of anechoic chambers and their relevance to measuring the frequency response and various distortions of speakers. I’m now going to compare… Read more