Now backstage: Rock stars and half-empty pints

Posted on February 29th, 2012 by Sonos Staff in Events, Music In Culture

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We’re currently cranking away at our exclusive coverage from the NME Awards 2012 will be shortly. We’ve dusted off the remnants of the legendary cathedral of music that is the O2 Academy Brixton and are working quickly to bring you some hot behind-the-scenes interviews. A room full of rock stars and an open bar–it can […]

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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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Become the backstage blogger at the NME Awards

Posted on February 21st, 2012 by Sonos Staff in Contests & Promos, United Kingdom

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Exciting news: we are giving one lucky winner the chance to rub shoulders with music’s best and give a VIP review of this year’s NME Awards. As our exclusive Sonos blogger, you will get to share your experience on this very blog and the NME site–ideal platforms for any aspiring music writer, journalist or blogger. […]

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Like Justice? Enter to win tickets in the UK

Posted on February 7th, 2012 by Sonos Staff in Contests & Promos, United Kingdom

Justice (the band)

As the awards season kicks off, the NME Awards 2012 prepares to rock London’s O2 Brixton Academy on Wednesday 29th February. This year, Sonos is getting in on the action and sponsoring the Best British Band category with nominees ranging from heavyweights Kasabian and Muse to acclaimed indie acts Arctic Monkeys, Bombay Bicycle Club and […]

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It Happened In Music: The End of an Era

Posted on January 30th, 2012 by Sonos Staff in It Happened In Music, Music In Culture

The Beatles last live performance

On January 30, 1969, The Beatles play a lunchtime rooftop gig on top of the Apple building on Savile Row in London. Lasting for just over 40 minutes, it is the last time The Beatles perform live. The performance, which was filmed for the Let It Be movie, is stopped early by police after neighbors […]

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