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Sonos Studio @ SXSW in Numbers

Whether you spent time with us at Sonos Studio @ SXSW, or were following the fun online, or by listening to KCRW, it was a week of long days filled with (friends, movies, late nights, and of course, incredible music) workshops, screenings, live shows, and late night Sonos DJ’d dance parties. We collected some memorable numbers from our favorite moments below:

SXSW SirSly

Sir Sly live at Sonos Studio @ SXSW

Sir Sly has managed to separate itself from the noise. Their downtempo rock tunes are undeniably infectious, replete with bludgeoning bass, pulsating synths, and lead singer Landon Jacobs’ haunting vocals. Garnering praise from scrutinizing ears from Los Angeles to London, the group is making its much anticipated SXSW debut tonight at the Sonos Studio @ […]

SXSW Deadmau5

deadmau5 in the Hau5 @ Sonos Studio @ SXSW

Sonos Studio @ SXSW will celebrate music listening by continuing the exploration of music, tech and art. To kick things off in Austin, we’ve enlisted Joel Zimmerman (aka deadmau5) to host an afternoon Hau5 Party where he and guests will explore the the various elements of Sonos Studio @ SXSW. Guests will have the opportunity […]

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That’s a wrap: Sonos at SXSW 2012

SXSW might be over but the Sonos crew is still buzzing from all the action in Austin, thanks in no small part to our many awesome partners. A big shout out to the tremendous crew at the SPIN Shed (posted up at Stubbs BBQ) and to Spotify, MOG, Pandora, Rhapsody, iHeartRadio, and Buzzmedia for connecting us […]

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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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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 […]

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Mapping SXSW: Where the music’s coming from

Musicians, fans, and industry folks have been converging on Austin every spring since 1987–and this year is no exception. SXSW has become a force to be reckoned with, drawing more than 13,000 registrants in 2011, plus many more revelers who come strictly for the shows and parties. Sonos counts itself among this the lucky attendees […]