Winter music

12 Days of Playlists

During the holiday season, music is a great way to get into a celebratory mood. Whether you’re entertaining friends and family or relaxing by the fire with a cup of cocoa and your favorite book, the right playlist can provide the perfect backdrop. Since we want to ensure the music never stops, we’ve teamed up […]

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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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The infamous Van Halen concert rider

On Sunday, Sonos decked out the dressing rooms backstage at the MTV European Video Awards. We didn’t get to check out any of the artists’ riders while we were there, but we’re fairly certain none were quite as demanding as the infamous Van Halen M&Ms rider. Curious as to what exactly the band required? The […]

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Ultimate music venues at home

If you’ve ever wondered how to create the ultimate music listening venue according your favorite musical genres, you’re in luck. The graphic below offers some fun, over-the-top ways you can amplify the music that best defines your tastes. What makes up your ultimate home listening experience?

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It happened in music: Revolutionary tracks

Twenty years ago today, Rage Against the Machine played their first live show at Cal State University, Northridge. They would go on to become infamous proponents of social justice. To commemorate this historical musical moment, we’ve created a playlist that embraces their revolutionary vibe. Have your own favorite revolutionary track to add to the mix? […]

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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?

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Metallica: 20 facts in 30 years

Flashback to October of 1981: Drummer Lars Ulrich made guitar player/singer James Hetfield an offer he couldn’t refuse and heavy metal history was made. In honor of Metallica’s 30th anniversary, we pulled together 20 fun facts from the band’s three decade history. What Metallica memory stands out most to you?  

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How to retrieve your Spotify device credentials

As you might have heard, a little company called Facebook recently announced streaming music integration. which will allow you to easily share your musical story with all of your friends. As part of that integration, you will be able to sign up for Spotify by using your Facebook credentials. However, if you’re using Sonos, you […]

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Facebook ‘Likes’ Music

In a move that is set to bring the enjoyment of streaming music to approximately 800 million music fans. Facebook announced several key music partnerships at today’s f8 Developers Conference. Facebook has partnered with music services in order to let you share your music “stories” seamlessly on your Wall.  Now your friends can see what […]

Fred Butler fuzes fashion and music on film

Earlier this week, Fred Butler successfully launched her Spring/Summer 2012 Collection with an innovative music-infused presentation played through a collection of PLAY:3s customized by the designer herself. Each season, Butler creates a vibrant fashion film to support her collection; fittingly, this year’s exciting twist is the inclusion of the bespoke music composed by Patrick Wolf exclusively […]

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Fred Butler unveils music inspired collection

On day three of London Fashion Week, the Sonos crew was out in force at the launch of Fred Butler’s S/S ’12 Collection at Somerset House, London. The collection went down a storm and was every bit the ‘Sonic Sinuate Supertemporal Sequestador’ that Butler named her designs. The music-infused show had the audience captivated as […]