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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 […]

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Special offer: PLAY:3 with a side of SiriusXM

Love SiriusXM’s nonstop streaming music, news, sports and talk? Now is the perfect time to hear it all throughout your home on Sonos with this special offer. Exclusively for U.S. residents, get a $50 SiriusXM gift card with the purchase of a PLAY:3 and BRIDGE through April 15. Apply the gift card to your current […]

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Pencils of Promise rocks out at the office

Our friends over at Pencils of Promise really know the value of music in the office. Don’t believe us? There’s a video below to prove it. We asked Team PoP to share some insight about their music-driven workplace–get all the details here. Anyone who walks into the doors of our office knows that music plays […]

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Tip: Android devices on SonosNet

With the release of Sonos Software 3.7, which brought a major update to our Controllers for Mac and PC, we also slipped in an Easter Egg feature for Android owners. Namely, you can now use Android devices on SonosNet, Sonos’ wireless network for the home. The functionality provides faster access to music and offers the […]

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Sonos rocks Mac and PC with new Controller Apps

We’re excited to announce the availability of our freshly updated Sonos Controller apps for Mac and PC. Our newest software gives you even greater flexibility to control your music, with streamlined search, handy drag-and-drop functionality, and a slick new look. Try it out today by following the update prompts on your existing desktop controller, or […]

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Behind-the-scenes at the Sonos R&D Lab

Sonos wouldn’t be where it is today without all of the dedicated and talented individuals who create the hardware and software that makes up The Wireless HiFi System. Their passion for music translates directly into the design, sound, and science of our products. In this special behind-the-scenes video, get a first-hand glimpse of what goes […]

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Coming soon: New Controller apps for Mac and PC

You asked, we listened. Our team has been working ‘round the clock to bring you two brand spanking new Sonos Controller apps for Mac and PC. The new Controllers will make it easier than ever to find, control and play music in any room—right from your favorite desktop or laptop. What can you look forward […]

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Audiotuned: The lofty mind of the music elitist

SXSW is in full swing, with today marking the kick off of the music portion of the conference and festival. As music lovers and industry insiders from around the globe converge on Austin, Texas, we figured it was the perfect time to peer into the mind of one type of particularly discriminating attendee: the music […]

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Willkommen in Deutschland, Spotify

Musikstreaming erobert die Welt im Sturm. Die neueste Brise kommt von Spotify, die heute ihr Versprechen eingelöst haben Deutschland mit mehr als 15 Millionen Songs on-demand zu versorgen. Ob man Kraftwerk’s “Autobahn” hören möchte oder eher in der Stimmung für die härteren Töne von Rammstein ist, alle musikalischen Gelüste können mit einem einfachen Knopfdruck befriedigt werden. […]

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Special Edition PLAY:3s by Hisham Bharoocha

We teamed up with artist Hisham Bharoocha to design some special custom-painted PLAY:3s, which will be handed out to our partners and VIPs during SXSW this week. Get a first-hand look at his work in progress–which was interrupted by gale-force winds, golf ball-sized hail, and tornado warnings in Nashville–in the photo gallery below. Also, be […]

John Varvatos Special Edition PLAY:5

John Varvatos designs PLAY:5 for charity

John Varvatos has collaborated with Sonos to create a customized special edition SONOS PLAY:5.  The uniquely adorned player features a grille with digitally printed artwork by the noted designer.  The custom Sonos players are being auctioned off to support the Stuart House charity. Dig it? You can bid on one of the units right now […]

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MOG’s International Women’s Day playlist

March 8th is International Women’s Day all over the globe. To celebrate the occasion, MOG’s editors have put together a special playlist featuring many of the world’s greatest ladies in music. The mix features some of our favorite avenues of pop across several cultures. Head over to MOG and save the playlist to your library […]