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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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

Sonos uses a unique blend of science and art to ensure your favorite music, movies, and TV shows sound the way their creators intended.

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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.

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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.

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The Royal Wedding Playlist: Which Songs Will Make The Cut?

In the last six months leading up to the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, tabloids and social media have buzzed with speculation about every matrimonial detail. What flowers will they choose? Which tiara will she wear? Will the cake really be banana flavored? Who will design the dress? Where will they honeymoon? All pressing questions, surely, but we’re mostly concerned with one…

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Sound Baths: Sara Auster on the Healing Power of Deep Listening

Sara Auster wants you to relax. As our lives fill up with the noise of digital notifications and attention-sucking screens, the New York-based musician and sound therapist wants to help others unplug, pause, and live more mindfully. But rather than using her own words to guide you through a meditation as you might expect, she uses sound. It’s called a sound bath. Using crystal singing bowls and…

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Food, Folk and Fatherhood with My Morning Jacket’s Patrick Hallahan

The kitchen of the Hallahans’ beautiful home in the Cherokee Gardens section of Louisville gets a lot of morning light. This is both by physical and by social design. In this room Patrick — a big teddy-bear of a man who rose to prominence as the drummer of My Morning Jacket, and whose new local culinary venture, Butchertown Grocery, has been hailed as one of America’s best new restaurants…

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Giles Martin remixes ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ for how we listen today

In June 1967, The Beatles released ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ and nothing in music was quite the same again. At their creative peak the band created a counter-culture revolution across the globe, influencing everyone from Pink Floyd to Dr Dre to Frank Ocean. Fifty years on, the album’s been remixed for modern ears by Giles Martin – Sound Experience Leader at Sonos and son of George…

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