Sonos SUB

Introducing SUB

On June 19, the newest, deepest addition to the Sonos family arrives: the Sonos SUB. It’s going to take the whole Sonos System one seismic step closer to the spine-curling, jaw-dropping, full body experience music was meant to be. Whether you’re listening to Beethoven’s thunderous 5th or the pounding bassline of the latest four-on-the-floor obsession, […]

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 […]

The original Magnavox

It Happened In Music: Introducing the loudspeaker

On this day in 1915, the first practical application of moving-coil loudspeaker was invented by Peter Jensen and Edwin Pridham in Napa, California. The design brought together an electroacoustic transducer that produced sound in response to an electrical audio signal input—the same electro-dynamic principle that drives virtually every modern loudspeaker you use in your car, […]

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Working Jams: What music to listen to on the job

Listening to music while you work might be the best thing since casual Fridays. The proper tunage can help you get motivated, stay productive, and stimulate your creative juices. And it’s just what the doctor ordered when it comes to de-stressing so you can move on to the next task without blowing a gasket. So […]

deadmau5 onSonos

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.

deadmau5 - Listening Is Back

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 […]

Rhapsody Motivation Music

Rhapsody’s motivational music

For those who can’t seem to get going on the morning’s activities without some tunes, we can relate. Rhapsody has just the ticket for getting those gears in motion. Motivational yet understated, this playlist has the perfect blend of background beats and distinctive hooks to energize your work flow–without interfering with it. If you subscribe […]

MOG Worker Bees

MOG’s songs for worker bees

For all the nine-to-fivers out there, music’s one of the things we need to keep going. When we’re tired, the day’s lagging, or we just can’t wait for the weekend, an upbeat tune – or a sympathetic lyricist – will always keep us on track. So here’s a list of some rad, head-clearing songs for […]