Hanukkah playlist

Matisyahu’s Hanukkah 2011 playlist

Fittingly, our seventh day of playlists falls on the seventh day of Hanukkah, and so we proffer up a mix of songs to complement these last two days of the Festival of Lights. Access the playlist here on Spotify. No Spotify? Create your own version using the track listing below. Are any of your own […]

Slacker's Dysfunctional Holiday

Slacker Radio’s holiday station spectacular

This Christmas Day, make yourself merry by kicking back and letting the skilled DJs over at Slacker Radio take care of the music rotation. The sixth day of playlists is marked not by typical playlists, but instead by a spectacular selection of holiday stations that keep the tunes continuously pumping without you having to lift […]

Dark Santa

Rhapsody’s Dark Side of Santa playlist

Our fifth day of playlists falls on the one day a year that Santa has to work his hardest. Can you blame him if he’s not in the best mood? In that spirit, Rhapsody has compiled The Dark Side of Santa playlist–and offers the following Christmas Eve tale: Kris Kringle is quite the mystery. Some […]

Smithsonian Folkways

Holiday music from Smithsonian Folkways

Around the world and throughout history, people celebrate holidays with music. With the weather getting colder in the and the days getting shorter in the Northern hemisphere, people often turn to tradition, family, and music to lighten their lives in the middle of winter. In this playlist, listen to songs of Christmas, Hannukah, and Kwanza. […]

Rdio Christmas Movie Music

Rdio’s Snowed In and Watching Movies playlist

Our third day of playlists is about appreciating that the holidays aren’t just about hustling here and bustling there, looking for the perfect gifts. It’s as much about those cold nights spent at home, snuggled up by the fire spending quality time with the ones you love. For many, this means watching favorite holiday movies, […]

Funky Fresh Christmas playlist

MOG’s Funky Fresh Christmas playlist

‘Twas the week before Christmas, when all through the cloud, The holiday music was tired, the volume far from loud. The MOG staff was determined, our noses to laptop screens, To bring a breath of fresh air to the music we all need. When out of the speakers there came such a sound! Something so […]

Winter music

12 Days of Playlists

During the holiday season, music is a great way to get into a celebratory mood. Whether you’re entertaining friends and family or relaxing by the fire with a cup of cocoa and your favorite book, the right playlist can provide the perfect backdrop. Since we want to ensure the music never stops, we’ve teamed up […]

Rhapsody icon

Tip: Switch smoothly from Napster to Rhapsody

You’ve probably already heard the news that Napster is merging into Rhapsody. Today, that move becomes official for all Sonos users in the U.S. What does that mean for Napster users? Well, it will be a bit of a transition. Don’t worry: you’ll still have access to millions of songs and hundreds of radio stations, […]

Slacker Square

Now Playing: Slacker Radio

Attention all Slacker fans–and soon to be Slacker fans–now you can listen out loud to Slacker Radio on Sonos in any room of the house. And it doesn’t have to cost you a dime. To get started, create a free account online, and then add the service on any Sonos controller. Slacker Personal Radio (available […]

Sonos Labs

Introducing: Sonos Labs

With today’s software update, we’re thrilled to introduce Sonos Labs, which provides music service developers access to the free Sonos Music API, Technical Documentation & Tools Suite (SMAPI). Sonos Labs is great news for developers and customers alike. The new platform allows music services to make themselves available on Sonos about 60-percent faster than before, […]

Spinal Tap

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 […]