Album Review: Melanie de Biasio – Lilies (PIAS)

Dark and direct Belgian chanteuse Melanie de Biasio established a stellar reputation with 2013’s No Deal, an album of smouldering jazz noire songs over dark and expansive soundscapes from piano,… Read more

Sonic Meditations #4: Concrete music

The Multi-Story Orchestra have been taking performances of classical music to car parks in London, Birmingham and Ipswich. At the end of the season, Emma Warren finds out what happens… Read more

Album Review: Wild Ponies – Galax (Gearbox)

Down on the farm Wild Ponies are Telisha and Doug Williams, a musical and nuptial partnership based in Nashville whose roots go back to the old time music of south… Read more

Film Soundtrack Review: Blade Runner 2049 (2017)

Science-Fiction’s cult classic returns with a blistering score that stays true to the original. The original Blade Runner soundtrack was famously awash with synthesisers, futuristic sounds and innovative uses of… Read more

Album Review: Godspeed You! Black Emperor – Luciferian Towers (Constellation)

A light on the horizon Just in case you fail to pick it up in their music Godspeed You! Black Emperor’s sixth release contains a manifesto of sorts, certainly the… Read more

A sound partnership at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London

In a lavish exhibition preview event, Opera: Passion, Power and Politics opened its doors to special guests at the Victoria and Albert Museum last Wednesday evening. Bowers & Wilkins is… Read more

Film Soundtrack Review: It (2017)

A twisted playground of sounds within a brilliantly constructed score Let’s be honest, horror movies wouldn’t be half as scary without a disconcerting soundtrack accompanied with pin-point sound design. But… Read more

Album Review: Fink – Resurgam (R’Coup’d)

The second coming Fin ‘Fink’ Greenall is not your religious type but he took the name of this album from an inscription in a church near his childhood home in… Read more

Loney dear: Emil Svanängen playlist

Loney dear’s performance at the Bowers & Wilkins Sound System stage at WOMAD 2017 was a stunning display full of electronic wonder, captivating vocals and consummate songwriting. But where does… Read more