Content tagged with 'Real World Studios'


Playlist from Stuart McCallum of The Breath

This month’s Society of Sound release comes from The Breath a new band from Manchester that features guitarist Stuart McCallum and singer Ríoghnach Connolly. Delving into the spaces between rock,… Read more


Production Notes from The Breath – Carry Your Kin

Stuart McCallum, guitarist and songwriter from The Breath, gives us a fascinating insight into the recording processes and equipment used in making the band’s debut album Carry Your Kin. The… Read more


Patrick Dillett discusses the recording of The Gloaming 2

Patrick Dillett, the engineer and mixer of The Gloaming’s music, takes a break from recording at Real World Studios in December 2015 to discuss the making of the latest album,… Read more


Production Notes: ‘Saving the Tapes’

Real World Studios engineer Oli Jacobs describes the process of saving and restoring a classic album recorded 24 years ago. My journey into the world of Colombian artist Totó La… Read more


Will Gregory in conversation

The Will Gregory Moog Ensemble album Undercurrents was the March release on Bowers & Wilkins Society of Sound. The album, recorded at Real World Studios, was recorded live by the… Read more

Radiophonic Workshop at Real World Studios

The extraordinary Radiophonic Workshop album, in the band’s own words, track by track.

We’ve had a lot of unusual and inspiring albums this year on Society of Sound, not least Laura Mvula’s orchestral version of her debut, Sing To The Moon, or the… Read more

Tom Cawley, Joshua Blackmore and Sam Burgess at Real World Studios. Credit: York Tillyer

Tom Cawley on recording ‘Captive’ for Society of Sound

The distinctive sound of Curios owes all to the group’s chemistry and the unrivalled interplay between the musicians. Formed by pianist and composer Tom Cawley, we asked him about their… Read more

Recording Rhodes at Real World Studios with Mark Frith. Photo: Dickie Chappell

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


Film: Vinyl – a story to be heard

Real World Studios producer and engineer Marco Migliari discusses his passion for vinyl: “Just having it in your hands makes you feel there’s a value in it. There’s a story… Read more