It Happened In Music: Famous auctions

Posted on July 14th, 2012 by Sonos Staff in It Happened In Music, Music In Culture

John Lennon Glasses

On July 14th, 2007, a pair of glasses worn by former Beatle John Lennon sparked a bidding war after being offered for sale online. The circular sunglasses were worn by Lennon during the Beatles 1966 tour of Japan, where the band played some of their last ever live dates. Anonymous rival bidders had pushed the […]

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Behind the lens with Kevin Cummins

Posted on July 9th, 2012 by Sonos Staff in Events, Music In Culture

The Stone Roses "splatter shot"

With some fans stepping off a plane just hours before the event, Madchester fanatics from far and wide descended on “Sonos presents…The Music, The Myths and The Mayhem.” The event served as a venue for legendary music photographer Kevin Cummins to share his anecdotes from an era that defined a generation: living large and playing […]

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Freedom as fuel: The work of Marijke Koger-Dunham

Posted on June 28th, 2012 by Bryan Crawford in Music In Culture, Sonos Studio

Marijke Koger-Dunham

Freedom fosters creativity. Creativity requires freedom. We’re not debating the loudness of a block party or the proliferation of graffiti as inalienable rights. We’re simply talking about the best kind of freedom: the kind that inspires. This Friday, June 29th, the Sonos Studio will host the first career retrospective of iconic 1960s psychedelic artist Marijke […]

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Sonos is combining our sheer love of music with a place that helps bring it to life: The Santa Barbara Bowl. And of course, we want to give you the chance to experience this amazing venue located in our own backyard. That’s why we’ll be giving away tickets throughout the 2012 season. Right now, we’re […]

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The Madchester Anthems playlist

Posted on June 26th, 2012 by Sonos Staff in Music In Culture, Music On Sonos

Madchester

Drum roll please: the lucky winner of our competition to win limited edition, Madchester inspired PLAY:3 is…Mark Bacon, aka @Streakymdb. In addition to the player, designed by Richard Robinson, Mark has won two tickets to tonight’s The Music, The Myths and The Mayhem event. With the event upon us, we’re ready to turn up our […]

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