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Society of Sound: The Sound of Real World

Real World Studios has been the heart and soul of Society of Sound. The creative hub from which some...

Society of Sound: The Gloaming 3

The March release on Bowers & Wilkins Society of Sound features the world renowned Irish American gr...

Rizwan-Muazzam Qawwali debut album re-released ahead of UK tour

The album was recorded in the Qawwali group’s home city of Lahore when they were teenagers.

Real World music featured on BBC Two’s Africa with Ade Adepitan

Ade Adepitan embarks on a journey across Africa, soundtracked by music from Real World.

Les Amazones d’Afrique announce European summer tour

The African female musical collective will perform new music with a new line-up

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan & Michael Brook album Night Song to get a vinyl release

The 1996 Grammy-nominated album has never been available on vinyl before

Society of Sound: WOMAD 2018

Within the eclectic musical landscape that already marks WOMAD out as a champion of music and cultur...

The Breath announce new music and share ‘Only Stories’

Only Stories (Let The Cards Fall Revisited) features acoustic performances from Real World Studios.

Society of Sound statement

It’s ten years since the formation of Bowers & Wilkins Society of Sound - a monthly place to listen to, discover and discuss music and sound - and in that time over 120 releases have reached the ears of interested listeners and new audiences. It is therefore with some sadness, but an immense sense...

9Bach announces acoustic EP ‘Noeth’, shares ‘Llyn Du’

9Bach announce forthcoming acoustic EP, debut album re-issue and PRS For Music project.

Ayub Ogada, 1956-2019

One of Kenya's most loved musicians, Ayub Ogada, has died at the age of 63.