Birmingham Conservatoire: the most sophisticated mastering studio

“We aim to cleanse student ears and change how they listen to music.” – Dr Simon Hall, Head of Music Technology, Birmingham Conservatoire. In this blog we will delve into… Read more

Duxford’s DX17 sound sculpture by Nick Ryan, supported by Bowers & Wilkins

2017 marks the centenary of Imperial War Museums (IWM) and 100 years since work began to create RAF Duxford. To commemorate this landmark occasion I was commissioned to create a… Read more

Album Review: Radiohead – OK Computer OKNOTOK 1997 2017 (Parlophone)

Everything in the same place OK Computer was the album that put Radiohead on the map, they had cult success with the single Creep but it wasn’t until this seminal… Read more

Our top 5 WOMAD 2017 artists

The grass has recovered from last year’s party, and now the stage is set for a wondrous weekend of music, arts and dance. WOMAD festival 2017 is back, and so… Read more

Birmingham Conservatoire: State-of-the-art audio

Bowers & Wilkins has partnered with Birmingham Conservatoire in providing loudspeakers and amplifiers for their new state-of-the-art facilities. In this, the first of four blog posts, we will delve into… Read more

Bowers & Wilkins Sound System returns

On a Monday evening in East London, a small pub reverberated from the wizardry of a world-class DJ – and a legendary sound system. In an exclusive preview event, and… Read more

IWM People Power

People Power: Fighting for Peace

IWM Historian Matt Brosnan gives an overview of the new exhibition Throughout its history, IWM has explored war and conflict since 1914 from all angles. So it seems appropriate that… Read more

Jeremy Deller - Playback Room

Playing records in Wolfgang Tillmans’ Playback Room
with Jeremy Deller

The Playback Room, centrepiece of the current Wolfgang Tillmans’ exhibition at London’s Tate Modern features a high-end stereo system that includes a pair of 800 D3 speakers. Conceived as a… Read more

The extraordinary National Sound Archive

As well as housing the largest collection of books in the country, the second largest in the world, the British Library is home to the National Sound Archive, which consists… Read more