John Varvatos Special Edition PLAY:5

John Varvatos designs PLAY:5 for charity

John Varvatos has collaborated with Sonos to create a customized special edition SONOS PLAY:5.  The uniquely adorned player features a grille with digitally printed artwork by the noted designer.  The custom Sonos players are being auctioned off to support the Stuart House charity. Dig it? You can bid on one of the units right now […]

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Party time: Wireless Urban Gig in China

Last week, Sonos hosted a music-inspired party in Guangzho, China. The event–called Wireless Urban Gig–aimed to bring together media and influencers to enjoy live music from bands hailing from cities around the country. The lineup included Snapline from Beijing, B6 from Shanghai, and Insecticide from Guangzhou. Also on hand were several art installations to complement […]

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Video highlights from Art Basel

Recently, Sonos joined forces with the New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) for an Art Basel kick off party at Miami Beach’s Shore Club, featuring DJ Jon Santos and performance artist Narcissister. Sonos held candid conversations with these dynamic artists as well as renowned photographer Tim Barber who was in Miami launching his new book. This […]

Special Edition PLAY:5 by Susan Janow

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

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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A CYRCLE paint job

We recently invited CYRCLE, a street art crew based in Los Angeles, CA, to our offices in Santa Barbara to bring some artistic flavor into our downtown Lab space. The crew threw up four main pieces both inside and out, as well as a few smaller touches around the office. To see more photos of […]

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Tip: Add missing album art (Mac)

Whether it’s the classic prismatic triangle from Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of the Moon or the floating baby on Nirvana’s Nevermind, we understand that album artwork complements the music you’re listening to.  In fact, seeing cover art on your Sonos is sometimes just as important as hearing the music.

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Moby tears it up in Belgium

Recently, our friends at A&Gallery played host to a very special art collection from none other than Moby. The acclaimed DJ and producer was on hand opening night to sign autographs, give interviews, and generally chat up the many fans who stopped by the event. Later that night, Moby himself deejayed at an exclusive afterparty […]

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Art and music inspire Japan

Back in March, the world could only look on in horror as Japan was rocked by major earthquakes and then nearly swept away in the ensuing tsunamis. However, the solidarity and generosity that the disaster evoked from across continents and cultures is nothing less than inspiring. It is just this emotion that Pecha Kucha, a […]