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Previous Releases


Previous Society of Sound albums are no longer available for download.

The Unthanks

The Unthanks: A Retrospective

January 2011

Exclusive retrospective of their catalogue plus a brand new track handpicked by The Unthank sisters.

Ola Onabule

Ola Onabule: Seven Shades Lighter

February 2011

With his style effortlessly rooted in the soul and blues of the late sixties and seventies, Ola mixes this up with mournful African melodies.

Iarla O'Lionaird

Iarla O'Lionaird: Foxlight

March 2011

Acclaimed singer O'Lionaird delivers an impassioned and sublime set of personal songs showcasing his exquisite, sonically unique voice.

Samuel Yirga

Samuel Yirga: The Habasha Sessions

April 2011

This young Ethiopian pianist brings contemporary and classical jazz and celebrated Ethiopian pop songs together with classical piano undertones.


JuJu: In Trance

May 2011

Channelling trancey rhythms, leftfield jazz and the wilder end of rock, this duo's second album is no less pioneering than their debut Afrobilly Sessions


Urusen: From Winter - The Real World Sessions

June 2011

Urusen combine intrinsically British folk with contemporary Americana to make wistful yet uplifting music.

Waldemar Bastos

Waldemar Bastos: Classics of My Soul

July 2010

This collection of rich and beautiful songs features the London Symphony Orchestra and the intense yearning vocals of Waldemar Bastos.

Bob Holroyd

Bob Holroyd: Afterglow

August 2011

Dispensing completely with drums or any percussion, experimental electronic musician Holroyd offers up a completely new form of ambience.


Shashank: Hamsadhwani

September 2011

Indian flute maestro Shashank stormed into the music world at age seven and draws on one of the most ancient musical traditions in the world for this recording.

Thomas Dolby

Thomas Dolby: A Map Of The Floating City

October 2011

His first album in two decades is his most personal yet and features Regina Spektor, Mark Knopfler and Imogen Heap.

Boddie Recording Company

Boddie Recording Company

November 2011

The story of Cleveland's extraordinary and little known recording company and maverick producer. It is the sound of a world before digital.

The Wilderness of Manitoba

The Wilderness of Manitoba

December 2011

An achingly lush chamber-folk debut with crystalline harmonies, recorded in the dead of a Toronto winter in a church and the basement of the band's house. band recommend listening to it in a cozy space with a roaring fire nearby.

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