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Special Edition PLAY:5s to debut at Miami art fair

This week in Miami, Sonos will kick off an exciting product collaboration with the visionary artists at Creative Growth, the largest art center for adults with disabilities. Four select artists– Susan Janow, Donald Mitchell, Gerone Spruill and Aurie Ramirez–have created eight unique images to be digitally printed onto the grills of a limited run of […]

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An interview with Curt Smith

Yesterday, Curt Smith (of Tears For Fears fame) released his long-awaited solo album Mayfield. Curt was kind enough to take time out of his busy schedule to chat with Sonos about the album, his first film score, and upcoming tour plans. Read on for the details. Sonos: Originally, Mayfield was the name of a group […]

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Sonos rocks the office: Indaba Music

Indaba Music has one goal in mind: to make musician’s lives easier with various tools and networking opportunities. In fact, many of the employees are themselves musicians. What with music being a driving factor in their daily lives, it’s no surprise music is cranking throughout the day. Check out the video below for an inside […]

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A CYRCLE paint job

We recently invited CYRCLE, a street art crew based in Los Angeles, CA, to our offices in Santa Barbara to bring some artistic flavor into our downtown Lab space. The crew threw up four main pieces both inside and out, as well as a few smaller touches around the office. To see more photos of […]

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Turn it up to 11

To celebrate Nigel Tufnel Day–and one of the most iconic music movies of all time–we wanted to share some of the ways we’re turning things up to 11 at Sonos. Because, as the LA Weekly so aptly put it ,”a life turned up to 11 is the only one any of us are interested in […]

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The infamous Van Halen concert rider

On Sunday, Sonos decked out the dressing rooms backstage at the MTV European Video Awards. We didn’t get to check out any of the artists’ riders while we were there, but we’re fairly certain none were quite as demanding as the infamous Van Halen M&Ms rider. Curious as to what exactly the band required? The […]

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Ultimate music venues at home

If you’ve ever wondered how to create the ultimate music listening venue according your favorite musical genres, you’re in luck. The graphic below offers some fun, over-the-top ways you can amplify the music that best defines your tastes. What makes up your ultimate home listening experience?

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Sonos rocks the office: foursquare playlist wars

Music is everywhere: in the car, at home, even in the office. In fact, music is an integral part of culture in the workplace of many companies. One such company is the Mayor of location-based service providers foursquare, which calls both New York City and San Francisco home—and rocks Sonos in both locations. We visited […]

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Metallica: 20 facts in 30 years

Flashback to October of 1981: Drummer Lars Ulrich made guitar player/singer James Hetfield an offer he couldn’t refuse and heavy metal history was made. In honor of Metallica’s 30th anniversary, we pulled together 20 fun facts from the band’s three decade history. What Metallica memory stands out most to you?  

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Nirvana’s Nevermind turns 20

On September 24, 1991, Seattle rock band Nirvana released its second album. Nevermind launched the band into stardom and marked a monumental moment in music history. The album was–and remains–so popular, that every song on it has been covered at least once, which is why we’re celebrating the 20th anniversary with a Spotify playlist that […]

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Facebook ‘Likes’ Music

In a move that is set to bring the enjoyment of streaming music to approximately 800 million music fans. Facebook announced several key music partnerships at today’s f8 Developers Conference. Facebook has partnered with music services in order to let you share your music “stories” seamlessly on your Wall.  Now your friends can see what […]