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 […]

International Women's Day playlist

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 […]

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WiMP launches out of Sonos Labs

Last November, we introduced you to Sonos Labs, a program that provides music service developers access to SMAPI–the free Sonos Music API, Technical Documentation & Tools Suite. The platform allows music services to make themselves available on Sonos faster than ever before, all while giving our customers early access to the service during the development and […]

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It Happened In Music: Jimi Hendrix’s inspiration

It’s easy to picture our greatest musical minds as utter geniuses, creating their own ideas and styles simply by drawing from some inexplicable inner wellspring. But like the rest of us, even the brightest have to take inspiration from somewhere–or someone else.  On March 1, 1964  Jimi Hendrix began recording and performing with Little Richard, […]

The Vaccines at the 2012 NME Awards

NME Awards 2012: Exclusive backstage interviews

Last night, Sonos rocked out at the NME Awards 2012. As the supporters of the much coveted Best British Band category–deservedly won by Kasabian–we had full access to grab some exclusive interviews from backstage. We chatted to The Vaccines, The Horrors and Johnny Marr to name a few and recorded it all into a podcast […]

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Gear up for race day with a Daytona 500 playlist

Even if you’re the most diehard race fan on the planet, we’re willing to bet that the sound of engines in all their Doppler affected glory isn’t the only sound you enjoy. And much like you, some of racing’s biggest names are avid music fans. Even one of the biggest events in the sport incorporates […]

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Become the backstage blogger at the NME Awards

Exciting news: we are giving one lucky winner the chance to rub shoulders with music’s best and give a VIP review of this year’s NME Awards. As our exclusive Sonos blogger, you will get to share your experience on this very blog and the NME site–ideal platforms for any aspiring music writer, journalist or blogger. […]

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Setting up a Sonos system: The basics

Do you balk at complicated home audio set ups? Check out this unboxing featuring pro snowboarder Todd Richards as he sets up Sonos for the first time–you’ll see just how easy it is to get all the music on earth streaming wirelessly in any room of your home.

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Share the Love: A Valentine’s Day playlist

We’re thrilled that so many dedicated music fans decided to Share the Love on our Facebook page over the past week. As promised, we’re delivering a little love right back with our Valentine’s Day playlist. Have a listen on Spotify and continue to add to the mix, or create your own lovey-dovey playlists using the […]

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Your sexytime playlist, delivered

Post and playlist courtesy Sex and the 405. We are a species full of judgment. We judge one another on how we look, what we drive, where we work out, who we know, where we work, what OS we prefer – if it exists, we’ve judged it. And no judgment is as harsh as that […]

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What musicians know about love

Music is no stranger to matters of the heart. A vast array of the songs written throughout recent history have dealt with love. Love songs range from sappy and sentimental to dark and depressing, all the way to more (ahem) intimate implications. It’s this last category that we address in the infographic below, which takes […]