Grand Ole Opry

The Grand Ole Opry has showcased country music’s biggest stars since 1925, when it was just a radio show called the “WSM Barn Dance.” After announcer George “Judge” Hay uttered the phrase “Grand Ole Opry” over the Nashville’s airwaves on December 10, 1927, the weekly country music show earned a new name. The birth of […]

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NADA DJ party rocks Miami’s Shore Club

Posted on December 9th, 2011 by Sonos Staff in News

NADA Party Pool

Last weekend, Sonos hosted a jam-packed dance party during Art Basel Miami Beach, in collaboration with the New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) and Common Space. The event provided the first opportunity for guests to view (and later purchase) special edition PLAY:5s,  which were customized by Creative Growth artists and featured at the NADA Art Fair. […]

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It Happened In Music: Otis Redding and Stax

Posted on December 7th, 2011 by Sonos Staff in It Happened In Music

Otis Redding

On December 7, 1967, Otis Redding wrapped up his recording of “(Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay” at Stax Records in Memphis. During the recording session, he forgot the words to a fadeout section and substituted the whistle that famously ends the song. It would be his last session at the legendary studio. He […]

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Courageous and contentious cover songs

Posted on December 5th, 2011 by Sonos Staff in Infographics, Music In Culture

Cover Songs Cartesian

They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Case in point: the cover song. We rounded up some of the best known covers and graphed them according to faithfulness to the original and their overall quality. Which songs would you move around on the chart? What songs would you add and where would you […]

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Special Edition PLAY:5s to debut at Miami art fair

Posted on December 1st, 2011 by Sonos Staff in Music In Culture, Products

Special Edition PLAY:5 by Susan Janow

This week in Miami, Sonos will kick off an exciting product collaboration with the visionary artists at Creative Growth, the largest art center for adults with disabilities. Four select artists– Susan Janow, Donald Mitchell, Gerone Spruill and Aurie Ramirez–have created eight unique images to be digitally printed onto the grills of a limited run of […]

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