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Win tickets to The Music Everywhere Party

Note: This sweepstakes is only open to residents of Victoria, Australia. See below for full rules. Sonos, Rdio and Vice are taking over Fitzroy’s Workers Club this Thursday (3 May) to host The Music Everywhere Party–and we want you to join us!  There’s only been a limited number of double passes, but we’ve got one […]

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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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It Happened In Music: Record-breaking concerts

On April 30, 1977, Led Zeppelin broke the then-world attendance record for a solo indoor attraction when they played to a 76,229 person crowd at the Pontiac Silverdome in Michigan. The Who held the record prior to this show at the same venue with 75,962 people. While these iconic bands brought in the crowds in […]

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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 […]

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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.

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It Happened In Music: 100 years of Fenway

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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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 […]

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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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Opening Day: The songs of baseball

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. […]