Content tagged with 'Peter Gabriel'

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Production Notes: David Bottrill, Peter Gabriel’s engineer talks about the making of Passion

David Bottrill was Peter Gabriel’s main engineer during the making of the album Passion, which is being released as a high resolution download for the first time as Bowers &… Read more

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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

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Youssou N’Dour joins the Human Right Now tour of 1988

After Peter Gabriel and Sting had committed to the Amnesty International Human Rights Now tour in 1988, the next artist who volunteered was the Senegalese singer Youssou N’Dour, the featured… Read more

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Bowers & Wilkins at Secret 7’’

Secret 7’’ is an annual event that combines music and art for a good cause – this year in aid of Nordoff Robbins. We are very proud to be able to… Read more

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Hot Chip’s Alexis Taylor gives us his headphone top 10.

Hot Chip’s Alexis Taylor released his second solo album, Await Barbarians, to critical acclaim this summer. To celebrate the launch of our P5 Series 2 headphones, we asked him to… Read more

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Peter Gabriel to take part in discussion on Society of Sound stage, WOMAD 2014

Peter Gabriel will be taking part in a discussion with Mark Coles (BBC Radio 4, The Shed) at the Society of Sound stage at WOMAD on Saturday 26 July at 11:30am,… Read more

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Stars cover Peter Gabriel tracks on new album

“Songwriting is what drew me into music. The craft and process of putting together a song seems both exciting and magical” – Peter Gabriel In 2010, the first part of… Read more

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Producer Mark Frith on the challenge of recording live

The tens songs which feature on David Rhodes eponymous second album were recorded “as live as we could make them”. We asked producer Mark Frith to explain the challenges of… 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