These New Puritans: Magnetic Field Exhibition

Following the success of These New Puritans’ 2013 album Field Of Reeds, Sonos was recently invited to support the British band and their audio visual exhibition, Magnetic Field, hosted at a central London location to coincide with the band’s UK tour. On the album, a ground-breaking new instrument known as the Magnetic Resonator Piano – […]

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SXSW SirSly

Sir Sly has managed to separate itself from the noise. Their downtempo rock tunes are undeniably infectious, replete with bludgeoning bass, pulsating synths, and lead singer Landon Jacobs’ haunting vocals. Garnering praise from scrutinizing ears from Los Angeles to London, the group is making its much anticipated SXSW debut tonight at the Sonos Studio @ […]

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UK Tweet to Win: NME Awards Tour

Posted on January 23rd, 2013 by Sonos Staff in Contests & Promos, News, United Kingdom, United Kingdom

Awards_Landscape

To get your blood pumping and your ears pounding in anticipation of the upcoming NME Awards, we are giving away tickets to the NME Awards Tour gigs across key cities in the UK, which will include a headline performance from Scottish rock band Django Django, and supported by Miles Kane, Palma Violet and Peace. Follow the instructions […]

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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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It happened in music: School of rock

Posted on November 6th, 2011 by Sonos Staff in It Happened In Music

School of Rock

On this day in 1975, the Sex Pistols played their debut show at St. Martin’s School of Art in London, where bass player Glen Matlock was studying. This featured playlist honors bands that met or got their start in university. Have your own ideas on which songs are school of rock worthy? Be sure to […]

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