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From songs that we’ll forever associate with their cinematic counterparts – Ghostbusters, Footloose – to timeless classics that were deservedly given new life – Try a Little Tenderness, Johnny B. Goode – the 80’s ensured music played an impactful role in making movie magic. Go back to when computers made futuristic supermodels using Weird Science, […]

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Audiotuned: The lofty mind of the music elitist

Posted on March 14th, 2012 by Sonos Staff in Infographics, Music In Culture

Music Elitist Mind

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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Mapping SXSW: Where the music’s coming from

Posted on February 28th, 2012 by Sonos Staff in Events, Infographics, Music In Culture

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Musicians, fans, and industry folks have been converging on Austin every spring since 1987–and this year is no exception. SXSW has become a force to be reckoned with, drawing more than 13,000 registrants in 2011, plus many more revelers who come strictly for the shows and parties. Sonos counts itself among this the lucky attendees […]

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The History of Radio

Posted on February 6th, 2012 by Sonos Staff in Infographics, Music In Culture

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The discovery of radio in 1892 sparked amazing technological advancements, fundamentally guiding the development of how we communicate with each other and entertain ourselves. Check out this infographic to trace the evolution of radio from the very first frequencies observed by Tesla to the social radio phenomenon Turntable.FM.

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2011: A Musical Retrospective

Posted on December 30th, 2011 by Sonos Staff in Infographics, Music In Culture

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The past year marked many interesting developments in music, from breakout artists with surprise hits to big strides in streaming audio. Take a moment to reflect on 2011 with this musical retrospective infographic.

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