Producer Glyn Johns on why you should listen to The Rolling Stones in mono

The Rolling Stones in Mono is a new box set that, as you might suspect, gathers together the band's early material and presents it in its original mono state.

Here, producer Glyn Johns, who engineered many of the band's early recordings, explains the key differences between mono and stereo, and why it's the mono versions of The Stones' '60s releases that you should be listening to.

Ben Rogerson

I’m the Deputy Editor of MusicRadar, having worked on the site since its launch in 2007. I previously spent eight years working on our sister magazine, Computer Music. I’ve been playing the piano, gigging in bands and failing to finish tracks at home for more than 30 years, 24 of which I’ve also spent writing about music and the ever-changing technology used to make it.