The original Magnavox

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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100 years of Fenway Park

As the oldest operating Major League ballpark in the country, Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts is celebrating 100 years today. Currently home to the Boston Red Sox, Fenway has hosted some of the biggest triumphs and defeats in MLB history. Appropriately, we’re celebrating this momentous occasion with music. Music has long been a cornerstone of […]

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Wham Make It Big

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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Opening Day: The songs of baseball

Posted on April 5th, 2012 by Sonos Staff in News

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Music is an integral part of America’s favorite past time, which features everything from the national anthem to batters’ walk-up songs to “Take Me Out To The Ballgame.” We thought it fitting, then, to celebrate Opening Day with a mix of songs dedicated to baseball.  Subscribe to this playlist via Spotify to listen on Sonos. […]

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A Spotify playlist for your workweek

Posted on March 26th, 2012 by Sonos Staff in Music In Culture, Music On Sonos

While You Work

If you count yourself among the many who find music to be an integral part of your workday, there’s a good way to ensure you get your daily dose: playlists, and lots of them. Or you could just listen to one massive playlist that’s long enough to take you through the entire week. And if […]

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