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The Sonos Listening Library: Where sound and design meet

Joining in on Cool Hunting’s takeover of the Standard Hotel, East Village, we have transformed and tuned the Sonos Listening Library as part of the annual International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) and Noho Design Week. The intersection between the interior of the room and the sound you explore as you move through the space challenges […]

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Surfing in the Sonos Studio

Last night, the Sonos Studio hosted a preview screening  of the short film series “Frequencies” directed by Bruce Muller. It featured surf icon Kassia Meador filmed riding at some of Southern California’s top surf destinations by acclaimed cinematographer Sonny Miller.  The standing room only crowd was further treated to a unique experience as acclaimed trio E.S.P. […]

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Listening In: Jimmy Cliff performs at Sonos Studio

It’s 5:47pm on Wednesday and the Sonos Studio is beginning to fill up. The din of an Ornette Coleman record and everyone enjoying themselves creeps under the door and seeps through the walls of the Listening Room. There, lounging with legs crossed on a cowhide couch, Jimmy Cliff is telling a story about his childhood. […]

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The Sonos Studio: Listening, Sonos-style

Today, we’re introducing the Sonos Studio, an acoustically-designed gallery that celebrates music listening and serves as the best place in Los Angeles to experience Sonos first-hand. The space explores the intersection of music, art and technology by hosting exhibitions, intimate concerts, listening parties, film screenings, lectures, workshops and more. The 4,000 square foot studio, located […]

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It Happened In Music: Introducing the loudspeaker

On this day in 1915, the first practical application of moving-coil loudspeaker was invented by Peter Jensen and Edwin Pridham in Napa, California. The design brought together an electroacoustic transducer that produced sound in response to an electrical audio signal input—the same electro-dynamic principle that drives virtually every modern loudspeaker you use in your car, […]

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It Happened In Music: Record-breaking concerts

On April 30, 1977, Led Zeppelin broke the then-world attendance record for a solo indoor attraction when they played to a 76,229 person crowd at the Pontiac Silverdome in Michigan. The Who held the record prior to this show at the same venue with 75,962 people. While these iconic bands brought in the crowds in […]

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Working Jams: What music to listen to on the job

Listening to music while you work might be the best thing since casual Fridays. The proper tunage can help you get motivated, stay productive, and stimulate your creative juices. And it’s just what the doctor ordered when it comes to de-stressing so you can move on to the next task without blowing a gasket. So […]

100 years of Fenway Park

It Happened In Music: 100 years of Fenway

As the oldest operating Major League ballpark in the country, Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts is celebrating 100 years today. Currently home to the Boston Red Sox, Fenway has hosted some of the biggest triumphs and defeats in MLB history. Appropriately, we’re celebrating this momentous occasion with music. Music has long been a cornerstone of […]