Louis Armstrong

It happened in music: Satchmo’s hot list

On this date in 1925, Louis Armstrong recorded the first of his Hot Five recordings, laying the foundation of the rhythmic and improvisational aspects of jazz. His mastery of the trumpet combined with his iconic vocal style makes him one of the most recognizable jazz musicians of all time. Today’s playlist contains all the tracks […]

Spinal Tap

Turn it up to 11

To celebrate Nigel Tufnel Day–and one of the most iconic music movies of all time–we wanted to share some of the ways we’re turning things up to 11 at Sonos. Because, as the LA Weekly so aptly put it ,”a life turned up to 11 is the only one any of us are interested in […]

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Under the hood of the PLAY:3

Over 100 years ago today, German physicist Wilhelm Röntgen made the first official observation and study of X-rays. To celebrate this ground-breaking discovery, we’re giving you a behind-the-skin look at one of our own inventions–courtesy our very special clear PLAY:3.

Sonos everywhere

Find us in a store near you

Today, Sonos announced that The Wireless HiFi System is now playing in more than 6,300 retail locations across North America.  New retail partners, including Target, Best Buy, Brookstone, Micro Center, Future Shop, hhgregg, P.C. Richard & Son, Microsoft Windows retail stores and more, are introducing their music loving customers to the Sonos experience of streaming […]

Happy Halloween

Haunt your house

This year you can make sure your haunted house is the spookiest on the block–with a little help from our streaming music partners. Now you can scream stream all the scariest songs and sound effects to all the rooms of your haunted house…and control it all from the palm of your disembodied hand. Try blasting […]

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JUKE is in the haus

It’s not a band. It’s not a car. And it’s definitely not a phone. JUKE is a new cloud based music service from Deutschland. And, it’s making its streaming debut on The Sonos Wireless HiFi System.  Our latest service addition is all part of Sonos’ grand plan to stream all the music on earth– everywhere […]

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Sonos rocks the office: foursquare playlist wars

Music is everywhere: in the car, at home, even in the office. In fact, music is an integral part of culture in the workplace of many companies. One such company is the Mayor of location-based service providers foursquare, which calls both New York City and San Francisco home—and rocks Sonos in both locations. We visited […]

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It happened in music: Revolutionary tracks

Twenty years ago today, Rage Against the Machine played their first live show at Cal State University, Northridge. They would go on to become infamous proponents of social justice. To commemorate this historical musical moment, we’ve created a playlist that embraces their revolutionary vibe. Have your own favorite revolutionary track to add to the mix? […]

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Welcome to the next generation of SiriusXM

This week, Sirius XM Radio announced an expanded channel lineup of new and exclusive commercial-free music, sports news and comedy. The launch of new programming is the first phase of SiriusXM 2.0, a major upgrade and evolution of SiriusXM’s satellite and Internet delivered service. Sonos users who subscribe to SiriusXM can access all the new […]

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Home audio is back

Listening out loud in the home has been a breakout trend in 2011, and the Sonos crew is stoked to be a part of the movement. Especially since the media can’t stop talking about it. Check out the video below for all the latest buzz on the PLAY:3 and the PLAY:5. What’s your take?