Jimmy Cliff at Sonos Studio

Listening In: Jimmy Cliff performs at Sonos Studio

It’s 5:47pm on Wednesday and the Sonos Studio is beginning to fill up. The din of an Ornette Coleman record and everyone enjoying themselves creeps under the door and seeps through the walls of the Listening Room. There, lounging with legs crossed on a cowhide couch, Jimmy Cliff is telling a story about his childhood. […]

Sonos Studio

The Sonos Studio: Listening, Sonos-style

Today, we’re introducing the Sonos Studio, an acoustically-designed gallery that celebrates music listening and serves as the best place in Los Angeles to experience Sonos first-hand. The space explores the intersection of music, art and technology by hosting exhibitions, intimate concerts, listening parties, film screenings, lectures, workshops and more. The 4,000 square foot studio, located […]

Rod Stewart at Copacabana

It Happened In Music: Record-breaking concerts

On April 30, 1977, Led Zeppelin broke the then-world attendance record for a solo indoor attraction when they played to a 76,229 person crowd at the Pontiac Silverdome in Michigan. The Who held the record prior to this show at the same venue with 75,962 people. While these iconic bands brought in the crowds in […]

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Interview: deadmau5 on Sonos

How do some of the most discerning music ears in the world enjoy listening in the home? We caught up with deadmau5 in Toronto to check out how he uses Sonos. He shares his listening experience in this exclusive interview.

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Listening Is Back

From day one, our mission has been to make listening to music at home amazing again. Music doesn’t have to be tucked away in headphones or just background to other activity; it can be savored in your space as the integral moment. Sonos celebrates this fact, making listening easy and big and fun by letting you […]

Wham Make It Big

It Happened in Music: Western pop invades China

On this day in 1985, Wham!–the musical duo formed by George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley–became the first-ever Western pop act to have an album released in China. Of course, Make It Big (the album in question) was merely the opener of the floodgates–Western music has since invaded the expansive country. In honor of this musical […]

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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 […]

Music Elitist Mind

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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Home audio is back

Listening out loud in the home has been a breakout trend in 2011, and the Sonos crew is stoked to be a part of the movement. Especially since the media can’t stop talking about it. Check out the video below for all the latest buzz on the PLAY:3 and the PLAY:5. What’s your take?