Society of Sound

  • Mammal Hands

    Mammal Hands Shadow Work

    Captivating, ethereal and majestic, Mammal Hands has carved out a refreshingly original sound from a disparate array of influences.

  • Debussy

    Debussy – Pelléas et Mélisande

    Debussy’s only completed opera, Pelléas et Mélisande, is widely considered to be one of the 20th century’s greatest.

  • Blue Lab Beats

    Blue Lab Beats - Xover

    There's a jazz revolution going on in London right now. All over the capital, in back rooms, pop-clubs, warehouse spaces and other venues actively avoiding pillage by the mainstream.

  • Rostropovich

    Shostakovich - Symphony No 11

    Shostakovich's atmospheric Eleventh Symphony recounts the events surrounding the First Russian Revolution of 1905, while reflecting on the brutality of the later Soviet regime.

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    Live at WOMAD 2016 compilation

    In July 2016 the Bowers & Wilkins Sound System, in association with Real World returned to WOMAD for a third year in a row. The four immense 3.5m high speaker stacks brought the festival audience closer to the music and experienced the innovations that are pushing the boundaries of sound. The plan was to bring studio-quality sound to the festival environment.

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    Mark-Anthony Turnage
    Sir Simon Rattle
    London Symphony Orchestra

    Remembering, written in memory of Evan Scofield, is Mark-Anthony Turnage’s response to the young man’s premature death from cancer in 2013, at the age of 26.

  • Slowly Rolling Camera

    A meeting place

    The pursuit of true sound is a science, but it’s also about people and bringing us closer to the music we love. We have created a place where people can come to for ideas and inspiration. A society of sound.

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