Looking back over a great year

We look back over some of our favourite moments of 2017. Not only did we launch PX, our first ever noise cancelling headphones to universal critical acclaim, but we also… Read more

The New McLaren Senna: Uncompromising Sound

Bowers & Wilkins and McLaren have joined forces to bring ‘True Sound’ to a whole new class of car: The McLaren Senna. Described as “the ultimate track car for the… Read more

Album Review: James Holden & The Animal Spirits – The Animal Spirits (Border Community)

Cosmic debris British electronica wunderkind James Holden has an impressive reputation in the remixing business, he has worked his magic on releases by New Order, Radiohead, Madonna and fellow trailblazers… Read more

Album Review: Sufjan Stevens – The Greatest Gift (Asthmatic Kitty)

Another beautiful release It’s hard not to be touched by the music of Sufjan Stevens, his vulnerable, plaintiff style makes you care and gives the impression of total honesty. Not… Read more

Album Review: Anouar Brahem – Blue Maqams (ECM)

Melodic modes In the month when ECM finally caved into pressure for their music to be available on commercial streaming platforms Tunisian Anouar Brahem released his tenth album for the… Read more

Album Review: Lost Horizons – Ojala (Bella Union)

Hopeful return Lost Horizons is a collaboration between two movers and shakers of the eighties and nineties, Simon Raymonde and Richie Thomas, the former was bass player in the Cocteau… Read more

Mira Calix: by beings in two places at once

Award-winning artist and composer Mira Calix sheds light on her new sound installation ‘by beings in two places at once’, which was showcased at the Coventry Biennial of Contemporary Arts… Read more

Album Review: Courtney Barnett Kurt Vile – Lotta Sea Lice (Marathon)

Rawkus harmonies These two unlikely collaborators met when Barnett’s band supported Vile on one of his Australian tours and she told him how much she liked his Smoke Rings for… Read more

Age of Terror at the Imperial War Museum (2017)

The largest contemporary art exhibition IWM has presented to date, Age of Terror, examines artists’ responses to conflict since the terrorist attacks on 11 September 2001. The catastrophic events of… Read more