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Why Sonos Is Dialing Up Support for Music Education

Playing music has a powerful impact on young minds and lives. Sonos Soundwaves, our new social impact programme, aims to support music education at a time when it's needed most.

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An Inevitable Collaboration: Why Sonos and Beastie Boys Teamed Up to Make a New Play:5

The story behind our partnership with Beastie Boys—and the new limited edition Play:5 featuring artwork by Barry McGee--goes all the way back to the earliest days of Sonos.

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An Update on Bringing the Google Assistant to Sonos

The Sonos team has been hard at work with our partners at Google to bring you yet another easy way to control your Sonos system: the Google Assistant. Google’s remarkably smart voice assistant will let you do all kinds of things on Sonos; playing music with your voice is just the beginning of what’s possible.

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Sound and Colour: How Sonos and HAY Reimagined Sonos One in Five New Colours

Our collaboration with Danish furnishings brand HAY gives the Sonos One smart speaker the kind of enhancement you won’t find in a software update: Five new colours hand-selected from HAY’s 2018 palette.

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Chris Jenkins: How an Acclaimed Hollywood Sound Creator Listens at Home

Academy Award-winning film sound engineer Chris Jenkins spends his days crafting sonic landscapes for movies like Mad Max: Fury Road and The Fifth Element. The studio headphones may come off by the time he gets home, but the listening is just getting started.   Despite its name, the motion…

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Behind the Scenes: How We Made the New Sonos Amp

Behind the Scenes: How We Made the New Sonos Amp

To create the most versatile and powerful amplifier possible, Sonos engineers and designers had to rethink just about everything, right down to the heatsink. But first, we had to listen.   Despite its age, Sonos’s first-ever home sound product has remained stubbornly popular. When it debuted…

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Red Bull Radio’s Vivian Host talks about Peak Time and her soundtrack to Berlin

Red Bull Radio’s Vivian Host talks about Peak Time and her soundtrack to BerlinSonos is happy to welcome Red Bull Radio, one of over 80 integrated music services on the Sonos app. Celebrating Red Bull Music Academy’s 20th anniversary in Berlin (the city where it all started in 1998), Sonos recently…

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Sonic Architecture: How Sonos Amp Powers New Possibilities in Home Sound

When we think of sound as just another element in the design of physical spaces—like light, colour, or materials—a new range of experiential possibilities opens up. Soon, the all-new Sonos Amp will offer a new way to power the sound of those experiences.   We tend to think of architecture and…

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How Sonos and Nasdaq Partnered to Redesign the Sound of the Nasdaq Bell

Sonos is bringing our obsession with sound to the Nasdaq Stock Exchange through a unique creative collaboration.   Bells always tell us something important. For millennia, they have signalled when to get up, when to go to church, when class is dismissed, and when dinner is ready. Today, among plenty of other things, they tell us when the stock market opens and closes for trading. Nasdaq…

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How Sonos Works With Creators to Fine-Tune the Home Sound Experience

How Sonos Works With Creators to Fine-Tune the Home Sound Experience Subhead: Sonos uses a unique blend of science and art to ensure your favourite music, movies, and TV shows sound the way their creators intended.   When Giles Martin wanted to track down the film industry’s most credible sound experts, he did what most of us do when in need of professional assistance: he googled it. Having…

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These Movies, TV Shows, and Songs Sound Amazing on Sonos Beam—We Know, We Tested Them

These Movies, TV Shows, and Songs Sound Amazing on Sonos Beam—We Know, We Tested Them Setting up your new Sonos Beam? Here are some of the shows, movies, and music we used to fine-tune the sound of the smart, compact soundbar. Go ahead and give them a listen.   How, you might ask, does Sonos get its speakers to fill the room with such clear, detailed, and immersive sound? It’s no simple…

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AirPlay 2 is Here: 5 Things Your Sonos System Can Do Now

AirPlay 2 is Here: 5 Things Your Sonos System Can Do Now The arrival of AirPlay 2 on Sonos opens your home sound system up to a whole new world of listening possibilities – and way more.   If your favourite streaming service feels like a giant virtual record shop (or movie store), think of Sonos as the huge shopping centre that houses it all: your door-by-door selection of nearly any piece…

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