Cut, Paste, Listen: How Artist Cody Hudson Uses Music To Shape the Patterns in His Work

When we asked artist Cody Hudson to design a new holiday gift-wrapping paper, we figured the process would involve a lot of abstract shapes–and of course, a pretty good playlist or two. We recently visited Hudson in his Chicago studio to learn about the creative interplay between patterns, shapes, colors, and sounds that comes alive in his work.

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Sonos Soundwaves

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 program, aims to support music education at a time when it's needed most.

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How To Turn Sonos into a Music-Powered Party Game

It’s simple. Each round features a music-focused prompt that can only be answered with a song. Just gather some friends and fire up the Sonos queue.

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

The story behind our partnership with the 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 Color: How Sonos and HAY Reimagined the Sonos One in Five New Colors

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 colors 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.

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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, color, or various materials—a new range of experiential possibilities opens up. Soon, the 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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