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Bowers & Wilkins Takes Over Abbey Road Studios for 800 Series Diamond

An exceptional range of loudspeakers deserves a special launch event. That’s why we revealed the new 800 Series Diamond to the world from inside Studio 2 of the world-famous Abbey Road Studios.

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A Celebration of the Album

As Official Audio Partner of the Hyundai Mercury Prize, Bowers & Wilkins joined the many more music fans at the prestigious awards show, enjoying live performances from the shortlisted artists as well as having the privilege of being there when Arlo Parks’ Collapsed in Sunbeams was named Mercury Prize Album of the Year.

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Excellence. Evolved.

Innovation is at the heart of everything we do. We question, we examine, we understand and then we evolve. Learn more about all the technologies that combine to make 800 Series Diamond so special here.

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Bowers & Wilkins: How it Began

The early history of the world’s best-known and most acclaimed loudspeaker company is a fascinating tale of obsession for the very best – mixed with the occasional stroke of good fortune.

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The Pursuit Of Perfection

800 Series has always been driven by obsession. Back in 1979, the brief to our engineering team gave them absolute free rein to deliver the very best loudspeaker they could, without any of the usual restrictions.

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The Mercury Prize celebrates the best albums of 2021

We celebrate the creative achievement of the shortlisted albums, take a deep dive into the 2021 Hyundai Mercury Prize ‘Albums of the Year’ and talk to the artists behind the albums.

Summer Playlist

Loving the Summertime Blues

We all have a good idea in our head of what a summer song sounds like. But if you think deeply about the songs that soundtrack your summer, you will probably come up with quite a surprising playlist. We know we did.

The Story of Signature

The Story of Signature

Every Signature model has had its own unique identity and at the same time, every model has been connected to its predecessor by several common threads: no-holds-barred performance, unique, distinctive beauty and special-edition exclusivity.

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Buying advice

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.

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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

The joy of headphones

The story of the humble headphone’s rise to greatness, our unique approach to headphone design and how to pick your own perfect Concert for One.

Vinyl, as a music-storage format: the tangible and the intangible lure of long-playing records

We asked renowned technology journalist Simon Lucas to share his passion for vinyl with us.

PI7 and PI5 True Wireless

The how and why of Bowers & Wilkins’ PI7and PI5 true wireless active noise-cancelling in-ear headphones.

Flagship, Icon, Legend.

Nautilus is all that and more. Despite being almost 30 years old, this remarkable loudspeaker can still turn heads and win hearts.

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.

Enjoy True Sound Your Way

The all-new Bowers & Wilkins Music App brings together all your favourite music streaming services into one elegant, intuitive and utterly engaging user experience.

Coronavirus update for our fans, friends and the Bowers & Wilkins community

We wanted to update you as to what we are doing at Bowers & Wilkins in light of the coronavirus crisis. These last few weeks have been completely unprecedented: the global pandemic is affecting all our families, our businesses, our communities and our way of life.

Formation products now Alexa ready

Alexa Skills will be able to be used on all Formation Suite products, enabling people to use voice via Alexa enabled devices to control their speakers.  Available in early Q1 2020, this will create easy access to Amazon Music Unlimited, Amazon Prime Music, Pandora, SiriusXM, iHeartradio, and TuneIn.

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Introducing the new 600 Series. Storied sound for every moment

We're excited to introduce the sixth iteration of our 600 Series speaker range, delivering exceptional performance at an accessible price point.

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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.

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What is USB-C?

From new possibilities to the way we interact with our devices, we explore USB-C, the cable that's causing change in the technology industry.

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Soundtrack review: Cold War (2018)

An impassioned romantic plot unearths the true reality of music in Cold War Europe in one of the most original films of 2018.

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Crafting the future of sound

In the spring of 2019, Bowers & Wilkins will open a new research and development center in Southwater, U.K., replacing Steyning Research Establishment as the home of audio innovation. Continuing our legacy as the world’s leading luxury audio brand, the new facility will power the next generation of acoustic excellence.

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Our favourite late-night listening albums

Turn down the lights, switch on your system or headphones, and relax in your favourite chair. We share seven of our favourite great-sounding albums, all of which are simply perfect for those unforgettable late-night listening sessions.

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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?

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The New McLaren Senna: Uncompromising Sound

Bowers & Wilkins and McLaren have joined forces to bring "True Sound" to a whole new class of car: The McLaren Senna.

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Bowers & Wilkins announced as Official Speaker and Headphone Partner of Abbey Road Studios

Abbey Road Studios and Bowers & Wilkins announce a new strategic partnership, uniting two of the world's most esteemed audio brands.

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The definitive guide to 24-bit FLAC

High resolution downloads are changing the way we enjoy music, opening up possibilities undreamed of back in digital's early days...

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Album Review: Leon Vynehall - Nothing is Still (Ninja Tune)

Behind every notable work of art there is a story to tell and in Leon Vynehall’s case it’s the story of his grandparents emigrating to New York in the sixties.

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Is Bluetooth audio really worse than wired?

Is it time to rid ourselves of the 21st century myth of inadequate Bluetooth audio?