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    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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  • Universal Togetherness Band

    Universal Togetherness Band

    Dj and producer Sean Marquand recounts the mixing process of Universal Togetherness Band's previously unreleased collection of timeless tunes.

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  • Colin Davis


    Written and composed post World War I and drawing on the themes of contrast and opposition, Nielsen's two best-known symphonies are brought to life by Sir Colin Davis and the LSO.

Rough trade

Rough Trade

Recommended releases from London's finest record store

SoS Ethan Johns Story 2

Ethan Johns

Award-winning producer turned musician Ethan Johns talks exclusively to
Society of Sound on recording live



Download the studio-quality
24-bit/48kHz recording of Björk’s
stunning, intensely personal new album.



The first of a number of live recordings from the Barbicans 2013/2014 concert series, Gergiev’s Berlioz

Maria Callas Remastered

The story behind the remastering process of the extraordinary Maria Callas recordings.

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Maria Callas video shot
Janet cardiff sos

Sound art

Melanie Manchot on Janet Cardiff

How to record
an opera

Grammy award winning producer James Mallinson explains the intricacies of recording an opera live together with the LSO and the late, great Sir Colin Davis.

Recording an Opera
AM1 sos


Why our AM-1 all-weather speaker
sounds so good

Why rip your CDs

Ripping CDs

Why rip your CDs, and why rip them to lossless

Music in film

Best music moments

Time Out's Cath Clarke picks the best film music moments of 2014.


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