Mira Calix on Oresteia at the Globe: How it all came together

My home and passport for 8 weeks – I wrote all the vocal songs prior to rehearsal, as well as all the main themes. I then continued to develop and… Read more


Selection of great African Voices released on the Real World Record label

To coincide with the release this month on Society of Sound of the album ‘Fatteliku’ by Senegalese superstar Youssou N’Dour, one of the most recognizable and feted voices from Africa,… Read more


Mira Calix on Oresteia at the Globe – sculpting sound

Award-winning artist, composer, performer and sometime Bowers & Wilkins collaborator, Mira Calix combines technological innovation to create multi-disciplinary installations and performance works. Her highly original score for London’s Globe Theatre’s… Read more


The Lake Poets studio tour

The Lake Poets self-titled album is the August release on Bowers & Wilkins Society of Sound and was recorded at the legendary Blackbird Studios in Nashville. The studio was opened… Read more

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


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