It happened in music: The legendary 808

Posted on October 18th, 2011 by Sonos Staff in It Happened In Music

The Legendary 808

The Legendary 808: A playlist In fall of 2008, Kanye West recorded his album “808s and Heartbreak” at Glenwood Studios in Burbank, California and Avex Recording Studio in Honolulu, Hawaii. The 808 (technically the Roland TR-808) is a drum machine introduced in early 1980 that, although, not popular during its actual release, gained widespread popularity […]


Nirvana’s Nevermind turns 20

Posted on September 23rd, 2011 by Jasmine France in Music In Culture

Nirvana Nevermind album art

On September 24, 1991, Seattle rock band Nirvana released its second album. Nevermind launched the band into stardom and marked a monumental moment in music history. The album was–and remains–so popular, that every song on it has been covered at least once, which is why we’re celebrating the 20th anniversary with a Spotify playlist that […]

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