Groundhog Day prediction playlists

Posted on February 2nd, 2012 by Sonos Staff in Music In Culture, Music On Sonos

Happy Groundhog Day

In the United States and Canada, the 2nd of February is marked as Groundhog Day, a holiday dedicated to a prognosticating rodent. The most famous of these ground squirrels is Punxsutawney Phil, who–along with the rest–emerges from his burrow each February to predict either early spring or six more weeks of winter. According to folklore, […]

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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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Rdio’s Snowed In and Watching Movies playlist

Posted on December 22nd, 2011 by Sonos Staff in Music In Culture, Music On Sonos

Rdio Christmas Movie Music

Our third day of playlists is about appreciating that the holidays aren’t just about hustling here and bustling there, looking for the perfect gifts. It’s as much about those cold nights spent at home, snuggled up by the fire spending quality time with the ones you love. For many, this means watching favorite holiday movies, […]

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Elvis in uniform

Our first day of playlists is inspired by a moment in music history and honors the servicemen and women who are unable to celebrate the holidays at home with family and friends this year. On this day in 1957, Elvis Presley received his draft notice for the United States Army. Despite his fans sending thousands […]

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12 Days of Playlists

Posted on December 20th, 2011 by Sonos Staff in Music In Culture, Music On Sonos

Winter music

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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