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 […]

deadmau5 - Listening Is Back

Listening Is Back

From day one, our mission has been to make listening to music at home amazing again. Music doesn’t have to be tucked away in headphones or just background to other activity; it can be savored in your space as the integral moment. Sonos celebrates this fact, making listening easy and big and fun by letting you […]

Wham Make It Big

It Happened in Music: Western pop invades China

On this day in 1985, Wham!–the musical duo formed by George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley–became the first-ever Western pop act to have an album released in China. Of course, Make It Big (the album in question) was merely the opener of the floodgates–Western music has since invaded the expansive country. In honor of this musical […]

The JUNO Awards

Music from the 2012 JUNO Awards

The JUNO awards, Canada’s most established music celebration, kicks off live from Ottawa this week. To celebrate the 41st annual event, we have curated a Spotify playlist with selections from the top talents who are nominated from the past year. The collection includes artists from several different categories across all genres including Group of the […]

AUPE Whistle While You Work

AUPEO’s Whistle While You Work station

AUPEO walked the fine line between musical chaos and cultivated eclecticism when they created their brand new Whistle While You Work station, which was specially designed to get you through a heavy workday. Of course, when each member of a team has their own field of expertise in music, you run the risk of amassing […]

Rhapsody Motivation Music

Rhapsody’s motivational music

For those who can’t seem to get going on the morning’s activities without some tunes, we can relate. Rhapsody has just the ticket for getting those gears in motion. Motivational yet understated, this playlist has the perfect blend of background beats and distinctive hooks to energize your work flow–without interfering with it. If you subscribe […]

MOG Worker Bees

MOG’s songs for worker bees

For all the nine-to-fivers out there, music’s one of the things we need to keep going. When we’re tired, the day’s lagging, or we just can’t wait for the weekend, an upbeat tune – or a sympathetic lyricist – will always keep us on track. So here’s a list of some rad, head-clearing songs for […]

While You Work

A Spotify playlist for your workweek

If you count yourself among the many who find music to be an integral part of your workday, there’s a good way to ensure you get your daily dose: playlists, and lots of them. Or you could just listen to one massive playlist that’s long enough to take you through the entire week. And if […]

On the wall at the SPIN Shed

That’s a wrap: Sonos at SXSW 2012

SXSW might be over but the Sonos crew is still buzzing from all the action in Austin, thanks in no small part to our many awesome partners. A big shout out to the tremendous crew at the SPIN Shed (posted up at Stubbs BBQ) and to Spotify, MOG, Pandora, Rhapsody, iHeartRadio, and Buzzmedia for connecting us […]

Dancing on the desk

Music at work: The best thing since casual Fridays

Music is ultimately a social experience. Since man first banged rocks on trees or whittled sticks into flutes, music was designed to commune with an audience. Over the many millennia, music has evolved to become the inspiring power it is today but modern man has also created technology that has taken away many of the […]

Music Elitist Mind

Audiotuned: The lofty mind of the music elitist

SXSW is in full swing, with today marking the kick off of the music portion of the conference and festival. As music lovers and industry insiders from around the globe converge on Austin, Texas, we figured it was the perfect time to peer into the mind of one type of particularly discriminating attendee: the music […]