Soundtracking Sonos: Behind the Scenes with Our Head of Music

As Sonos’s Global Head of Music, Brian Beck meticulously unearths the ideal song or artist for our ads, events, curated playlists, and more. Find out how Brian stays plugged in to the latest music—as well as his three tips for creating great playlists.

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The Making of Move:
How We Made Our New
Portable Speaker Ready
for the Outdoors

Meet Sonos Mechanical Engineer Camille Zaba, one of the engineers who helped design and test Sonos Move, and see the rigorous testing process her team put the speaker through to ensure its durability for life outside the lab.

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Bright Ideas: How Sonos and IKEA Made Furniture with Brilliant Sound

With SYMFONISK WiFi speakers, Sonos and IKEA challenged themselves to find new ways of bringing sound into the home. Find out how the two brands worked together to design speakers that double as adaptable pieces of IKEA furniture.

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How Sonos and IKEA Plan to Furnish Homes Through Sound And Design

During this year’s Democratic Design Days event, IKEA unveiled early prototypes of SYMFONISK, our upcoming collaboration aimed at coordinating sound and design in the home. Here’s what inspired the project and how we hope to enhance listening and life, at home.

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Artists at Play: In the Studio With 44flavours

For Sebastian Bagge and Julio Rölle--better known as as the Berlin-based art duo 44 Flavours--creativity begins and ends with fun. Eclectic, idiosyncratic, chaotic yet skillfully composed and playful. These words are more typically used by music critics for album reviews, but they’re just as well suited to the oeuvre of 44flavours, the Berlin-based art duo/mixed-media collective comprised of…

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Inside David Bowie’s Berlin: How The City Transformed His Music

On April 12, 2018, Tony Visconti, Alison Goldfrapp, Gudrun Gut and Michael Rother gathered to celebrate the grand opening of our Berlin store, share their memories of David Bowie’s famed Berlin Trilogy and revisit its reverberating impact on the city’s cultural landscape.

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How We’re Celebrating Record Store Day 2018

This Saturday we’ll join millions of people around the world in celebrating Record Store Day. Even as the explosion of streaming supercharges the music industry and changes how we listen, we need these physical hubs of cultural discovery more than ever. Here’s how we’re marking the occasion.

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Happy Birthday to the Sonos store!

Last weekend, our flagship store in New York turned one and some of the hottest names in music came out to help us celebrate. Partnering with the good folks at Pitchfork, we hosted a weekend-long radio broadcast, live from the Greene Street store – cramming the likes of Flatbush Zombies, Alvvays and DJ Shadow into our state-of-the-art listening rooms. And if this sounds like no ordinary first…

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Hate photos. Love Vicky Grout.

One prevailing theme throughout Vicky Grout's photos is capturing off-guard moments. On surface-level, grime exhibits hype, often violent storytelling, and guarded mistrust of glossy London, but the genre itself has distinct humour, self-awareness, warmth, and self-deprecation. Vicky manages to catch all of it in her images, humanising grime in ways that most media outlets tend to ignore.

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Nadine Goepfert’s Wearable Art – Inside Her Berlin Studio

Our visit to Nadine Goepfert’s home marks the continuation of our special collaboration between Sonos and Freunde von Freunden. We’re on a mission to celebrate the joy of listening out loud, waking up the silent home, and inspiring creativity in every facet of our lives.

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Inside Huang’s World – food, cultural identity and the art of hosting

As he prepares to launch his sophomore series of Huang’s World on Viceland, Eddie Huang became our latest chef to host a Playlist Potluck for Sonos. No stranger to our screens already, Eddie’s already broken boundaries with his ABC sitcom Fresh Off the Boat and looks to take his latest show to the next level from June 28th.

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Five Rooms, Five Designers: Sight Unseen at 101G

When we first started imagining the space in the Sonos flagship store, we knew there was no way we could limit ourselves to just one design approach. We wanted the in-store listening experience to be 100% true to the home experience—since every home looks and feels so different. Our solution for this was to design each of the store’s listening rooms to represent multiple styles of a home into one…

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