Sound System

Primavera Sound 2017 Playlist Special

Primavera Sound curator DJ Fra picks 20 tracks from artists spinning the decks of the Bowers & Wilkins Sound System stage at this year’s festival. Selecting artists to play at… Read more

Bowers & Wilkins Sound System returns

On a Monday evening in East London, a small pub reverberated from the wizardry of a world-class DJ – and a legendary sound system. In an exclusive preview event, and… Read more

800 Series Diamond and new DB1D subwoofers shine at Bristol Sound & Vision 2017

Bowers & Wilkins was once again one of the must-see rooms at the Bristol Sound & Vision Hi-Fi show with a demonstration featuring the awesome 800 D3 loudspeakers, an 800… Read more

How the Model 801 changed music recording

Bowers & Wilkins is 50 years old in 2016. As part of the celebrations of these five decades in the world of high-performance audio, we are running a series of… Read more

Sound System at WOMAD 2016 review

As always, this year’s WOMAD featured an impressively broad line-up. Few festivals can boast 90 artists from 49 countries, and in an increasingly fractious world, gatherings of this kind are… Read more

Sound System 2016: Cats Eyes

As the world’s finest Sound System continues our mission to bring true sound to festival-goers, some of the many DJs and musicians who’ve experienced it to talk to us about… Read more

Sound System 2016: Jas Shaw, Simian Mobile Disco

As the world’s finest Sound System continues our mission to bring true sound to festival-goers, we asked some of the many DJs and musicians who’ve experienced it to tell us… Read more

Sound System 2016: Jonnie Wilkes, Optimo

As the world’s finest Sound System continues our mission to bring true sound to festival-goers, we asked some of the many DJs and musicians who’ve experienced it to tell us… Read more

Oli Jacobs production notes…
Bowers and Wilkins at WOMAD 2015

Sound engineer Oli Jacobs gives us an insight into WOMAD 2015 and the process undertaken to create the superb surround Sound mix available from Society of Sound. Rain. That was… Read more