From Frank Sinatra to the Beach Boys, Iron Maiden to Arcade Fire, LA's famous Capitol Studios has played host to the world's greatest talents for more than 60 years. Sound On Sound visited the iconic building for an exclusive tour.
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To supplement the video reports we created at the show, we invite you to join us for our post-NAMM summing-up session, where we discuss the trends of the 2019 show and identify the highlights.
Doctor Who's 2005 revival saw the TV programme and its incidental music triumphantly reinvented. Gone are the Radiophonic textures of old, replaced by a confident orchestral score that stands comparison with Hollywood's best. Composer Murray Gold talks technical at his home studio.
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The Beach Boys' SMiLE album was to have been the pinnacle of Brian Wilson's groundbreaking recording and production achievements — but it was never completed. This year, in an extraordinary tale of emotional drama, tape-vault archaeology and recording technology, Brian finished it, debuted it live, and then re-recorded it in the studio. SOS brings you the full story...