Content tagged with 'Society of Sound albums'

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XTC man Andy Partridge discusses new album, Gonwards

Gonwards is a new collaboration between Peter Blegvad and Andy Partridge and is available to download to Society of Sound members. We asked Andy about the recording: “Acting as ersatz… Read more

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Boddie Recording Company and Beethoven’s 5th Symphony on Society of Sound

Possibly the strangest pairing on Society of Sound in a long time, this month’s albums feature rare archival recordings from the Boddie Recording Company and one of the most famous… Read more

Dickie Chappell, engineer. Photography: York Tillyer

New Blood interview with Peter Gabriel engineer, Dickie Chappell

To celebrate the launch of Peter Gabriel’s New Blood album, and its exclusive Society of Sound sibling, Half Blood, we have an interview with famed Peter Gabriel engineer, Dickie Chappell.… Read more

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Society of Sound artist opens this year’s BBC Proms

Benjamin Grosvenor opened this year’s BBC Proms with an assured precision that belied his 19 years, making him the youngest ever performer to open these legendary concerts. He is now… Read more

July's Society of Sound albums

Electronica pioneer Bob Holroyd’s new album and Haydn’s The Seasons

This month’s Society of  Sound albums are Haydn’s The Seasons and Afterglow from Bob Holroyd. The great acclaim with which this recording of The Seasons – using the original German… Read more

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Mira Calix’s top 10 headphone albums

Musician and award-winning sound installation artist, Mira Calix gives us her favourite albums to listen to on headphones. We highly recommend you seek them out. Mogwai – Young Team This… Read more

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Watch new Brit-folk band Urusen recording at Real World plus new LSO Live recording

Urusen are this month’s artists chosen by Peter Gabriel and Real World Studios. Combining intrinsically British folk with contemporary Americana to make wistful yet uplifting music, they also clearly enjoy… Read more

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Martyn Ware’s top 10 headphone albums

We asked Society of Sound Fellow, synth enthusiast and all round sound pioneer Martyn Ware to come up with a top 10 list of albums that sound amazing on his… Read more

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Behind the scenes – Zeppelin Air launch – Hamburg

The Zeppelin Air European press tour has arrived in Hamburg. The event was held at the wonderful Mövenpick Hotel Hamburg in the hip Schanzenviertel area, with panoramic views over the… Read more