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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 […]

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Tip: Android devices on SonosNet

With the release of Sonos Software 3.7, which brought a major update to our Controllers for Mac and PC, we also slipped in an Easter Egg feature for Android owners. Namely, you can now use Android devices on SonosNet, Sonos’ wireless network for the home. The functionality provides faster access to music and offers the […]

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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 […]

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Sonos rocks Mac and PC with new Controller Apps

We’re excited to announce the availability of our freshly updated Sonos Controller apps for Mac and PC. Our newest software gives you even greater flexibility to control your music, with streamlined search, handy drag-and-drop functionality, and a slick new look. Try it out today by following the update prompts on your existing desktop controller, or […]

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Behind-the-scenes at the Sonos R&D Lab

Sonos wouldn’t be where it is today without all of the dedicated and talented individuals who create the hardware and software that makes up The Wireless HiFi System. Their passion for music translates directly into the design, sound, and science of our products. In this special behind-the-scenes video, get a first-hand glimpse of what goes […]

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Win tickets to the Slacker Canadian Music Fest

In celebration of The Canadian Music Week Special, Out There TV host Melissa DiMarco is giving away a pair of Slacker Canadian Music Fest 2012 wristbands. Canadian residents can enter by emailing their contact info to the show, or by connecting with Melissa on Twitter or Facebook. The wristbands will provide access to two events: the […]

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Coming soon: New Controller apps for Mac and PC

You asked, we listened. Our team has been working ‘round the clock to bring you two brand spanking new Sonos Controller apps for Mac and PC. The new Controllers will make it easier than ever to find, control and play music in any room—right from your favorite desktop or laptop. What can you look forward […]

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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 […]

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Willkommen in Deutschland, Spotify

Musikstreaming erobert die Welt im Sturm. Die neueste Brise kommt von Spotify, die heute ihr Versprechen eingelöst haben Deutschland mit mehr als 15 Millionen Songs on-demand zu versorgen. Ob man Kraftwerk’s “Autobahn” hören möchte oder eher in der Stimmung für die härteren Töne von Rammstein ist, alle musikalischen Gelüste können mit einem einfachen Knopfdruck befriedigt werden. […]

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Special Edition PLAY:3s by Hisham Bharoocha

We teamed up with artist Hisham Bharoocha to design some special custom-painted PLAY:3s, which will be handed out to our partners and VIPs during SXSW this week. Get a first-hand look at his work in progress–which was interrupted by gale-force winds, golf ball-sized hail, and tornado warnings in Nashville–in the photo gallery below. Also, be […]

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Exclusive interview with The Vaccines frontman

Last week, we were privileged enough to catch a crowd-pleasing live performance by The Vaccines on the NME Awards stage. The Best New Band winners electrified the O2 Academy Brixton and had all the party goers on their feet with hit single “If You Wanna”, which you can check out yourself in this video. Even […]