Chris Watson at Branchage Festival, Jersey

An island in a sea of sound – Chris Watson’s Nature Disco

Earlier this year, world-leading wildlife sound recordist Chris Watson staged a wonderful nature disco on the island of Jersey. For just over an hour, the audience were surrounded by the… Read more

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Saying a lot with very little – miniature compositions from Mira Calix for T7

The T7  speaker is not only first our portable BlueTooth speaker it is also our first product to feature sound design built into its functionality. We asked the composer, Mira… Read more

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Film: What we did this summer – Society of Sound stage at WOMAD 2014

Bowers & Wilkins took their Sound System to WOMAD to celebrate the art of listening. We know not everyone could come so we’ve condensed the three days of talks, performances… Read more

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Living Symphonies – beautifully atmospheric forest-based installation using AM-1 speakers

) Living Symphonies is a musical composition which grows in the same way as a forest ecosystem. Portraying the thriving activity of the forest’s wildlife, plants and atmospheric conditions, it… Read more

A history of recorded music at Abbey Road Studios

A history of recorded music in 90 seconds

A 90-second race through time filmed at London’s world-famous Abbey Road Studios. Music Remains is a ‘Recorded Music Rube Goldberg Machine’ that shows music at the heart of the story… Read more

Kalbata & Mixmonster in the studio. Photo credit: Dan Balilty

Creating with less: Kalbata and Mixmonster in the studio

Kalbata & Mixmonster in Jamaica Trailer from kalbata on Vimeo. Producers Kalbata & Mixmonster went into their home studio with the sole purpose of recording a fully analogue reggae album… Read more

Sir Colin Davis conducting Die Freischutz with the LSO

Watch: James Mallinson on recording opera live with the LSO

Grammy award-winning producer James Mallinson reveals the intricacies behind recording an opera live, with Sir Colin Davis and the London Symphony Orchestra. “Recording opera in concert is the only way… Read more

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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