Content tagged with 'John Metcalfe'


John Metcalfe’s Minimalist Playlist and Micro-Moments

Society of Sound artist John Metcalfe, takes us through some of his favourite Minimalist music and describes the effect that the music has had on him as a listener, composer… Read more


John Metcalfe’s Production Notes of ‘Kites and Echoes’

John Metcalfe, Society of Sound artist for May, gives us an insight into the both the inspiration behind the music that makes up ‘Kites and Echoes’ as well as the… Read more

Bowers & Wilkins P7 headphones

Six tracks to really bring out the best of the P7 headphones

To demonstrate P7 Mobile Hi-Fi Headphones, Bowers & Wilkins head of engineering Stuart Nevill has curated a mix of tracks in master tape-quality from Society of Sound. Dub Colossus –… Read more

John Metcalfe' Monomedia series at Kings Place, London

John Metcalfe curates listening experiences in the dark at London’s Kings Place

Current Society of Sound artist and multi-talented composer/producer John Metcalfe has curated Monomedia: a series of concerts where the invited musicians will play their entire sets in the dark. In… Read more

John Metcalfe recording at Real World Studios. Photo: York Tillyer.

John Metcalfe recording Copper Beech at Real World Studios

From influential Factory Records signings, Durutti Column, to arranging strings for Morrissey, Blur and Peter Gabriel through to his solo compositions, John Metcalfe’s work melds avant-pop, electronica and contemporary classical.… Read more

Paul Bilson recording The Creole Choir of Cuba. Photo: York Tillyer

Recording The Creole Choir of Cuba

The Creole Choir of Cuba recorded their new album, Santiman, at Real World Studios. Production engineer Patrick Philips explains why they decided to have the choir individually miked and set… Read more