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Watch: The Future of… Recorded Music at Abbey Road Studios
Abbey Road Studios and the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) joined forces with Bowers & Wilkins to host a future-focused music event.
Behind The Counter: Watch the Full Fourth Series Now
In February, we proudly announced the return of the collaborative video series, Behind The Counter, presented with Record Store Day and Classic Album Sundays. A new episode dropped every week for 12 weeks leading up to this year’s Record Store Day, spotlighting some of the amazing record shops (and people that run them) from across the UK.
Hi-Fi Essentials – How to set up a loudspeaker
In the third part of our series explaining the fundamentals of putting together a great Hi-Fi system, we look at how to get the best performance from your loudspeakers.
True Wireless is More: The Benefits of True Wireless Earbuds
A world without wires is delightful to imagine; everything you own connected seamlessly without clutter. We're not there yet, but we're getting close – especially when it comes to headphone technology.
Hi-Fi Essentials 2 – What type of speaker do I need?
In the second part of our series explaining the fundamentals of putting together a great Hi-Fi system, we look at an element that’s very close to our heart: what type of loudspeakers do you need?
Hi-Fi Essentials – Choosing your source
In the first part of a new series explaining the fundamentals of putting together a great Hi-Fi system, we start at the beginning – choosing the perfect source.
Festive playlist and the best Christmas albums
It’s that time of the year again, when we release the Bowers & Wilkins Christmas playlist – over 60 tunes curated to get you in the mood for the festive season, while also keeping a close eye on quality control.
What makes a great Holiday movie
The Holiday movie has long been a family tradition; your nearest and dearest gathering together to enjoy a seasonal classic is as much a part of the festivities for many people as the opening of presents or grandpa falling asleep on the sofa shortly after finishing Christmas dinner.
Choose the perfect gift for a vinyl lover
In the last few years, the classic LP has come back from the dead and is reaching new heights of popularity among music fans who prize it for its sound quality, its tactile nature, and those wonderful 12-inch sleeves that show off the painstakingly created artwork better than a CD or a streaming service could ever do.
Our 10 favourite Holiday movies
This is a hot topic in many households during the Holiday season: what’s the ultimate Christmas movie? There’s so many to choose from that getting to watch your favourite during a socially acceptable festive time frame can be tricky.
The Bowers & Wilkins guide to the very best listening (and viewing) experience
With both the football World Cup and the Holiday season on the horizon, there’s never been a better time to maximise your viewing experience by upgrading your listening experience.
Why we love Record Store Day
For 15 years Record Store Day has played an important role in the resurgence in LP buying and promoting the record stores that are often a community’s cultural hub
Dolby Atmos – Immerse yourself in sound
Bowers & Wilkins Panorama 3 is our first Dolby Atmos equipped sound bar. In this guide we introduce you to Dolby Atmos, explain what it delivers and how you can enjoy it at home.
Behind The Counter celebrates the independent record shops driving the vinyl revival
To celebrate the independent record shops that are driving the vinyl revival in the UK and the US, we talk to the record shop owners whose passion and knowledge play a large part in the revival.
Our expert guide to home theatre
Our comprehensive guide walks you through the steps to experiencing fantastic movie sound at home. From choosing the right equipment and selecting the best speaker locations, to understanding the science behind the sound, our expert gives you the knowledge you need to rival your local multiplex.
True Sound in motion
To achieve True Sound in motion, Bowers & Wilkins forges its own path when it comes to developing its car audio systems with partners. Work begins early in the vehicle life cycle.
How we make
Directed by award-winning music documentarian Joss Crowley and filmed primarily at the iconic Abbey Road Studios, How We Make provides a unique insight into the creative process of acclaimed artists Little Simz, Max Richter and Nile Rodgers.
Celebrating Independent Record Stores
Independent record stores, like so many others, have endured a turbulent past 18 months. But the welcome return of the Record Store Day celebrations has seen vinyl lovers flocking back in their numbers, which has provided a timely and much needed boost to the record stores that are at the heart of their local communities.
Choosing and buying your first hi-fi or home theatre can be daunting, but it needn’t be. Here’s how to find the best audio dealer in your area and then, just as importantly, how to work with that dealer to get not only the system you want, but a buying experience you’ll love.
Getting great stereo sound at home
If you’re about to buy a new hi-fi or chasing the best possible sound from components you already own, you need to read this. Our expert audio advice tells you everything you’ll need to know.
For the love of music
We’re proud to unveil "For the Love of Music", a brand-new series of four films made in association with our friends at Abbey Road Studios. Each film brings together some of the most influential faces in the studio industry to debate and discuss how best to listen to, find and enjoy new music.
Behind the scenes at Abbey Road: 800 D3 installation
Bowers & Wilkins loudspeakers have arrived at the recently refurbished Studio One at Abbey Road Studios. We share a behind-the-scenes look at setting up the 800 D3s in the world's best recording studio.
Can music reduce stress?
Stress. Relaxation. A lot of people turn to music in relation to either of these things. But is it effective? With the help of science, history and music itself, we discover the real truth behind this age-old question: Can music reduce stress?