Welcome to Music, culture & the industry

What's happening in the world of music and digital media? What are you listening to this week? #NowPlaying

264 Topics

Sonos vs Denon lawsuit advances

https://www.cnet.com/news/sonos-gets-partial-win-over-denon-in-copyright-infringement-case/ Sonos wins right to include its patents which Denon wanted excluded.

Recommended music - other than classical and pop

I am not sure there is a thread on what Sonos is truly about - the music, so this might be an interesting thread. I have left out classical because that deserves a thread of its own and modern pop bec...

Paving the way for an Amazon powered Sonos?

In light of Sonos' current effort in integrating the Amazon Echo/Alexa system as a control device, I wonder if this announcement might add some opportunity in the future to have it integrated inside t...

Name of Samurai movie in PlayBase commercial?

I'd really like to watch that samurai-looking film from one of the playbase commercials with my playbase when it gets here. Does anyone know what it's called?

Easy Equalizer for Sonos (app)

Hi all, I bought my Play:5 months ago and have been frustrated about how many menus we have to navigate to open the equalizer for a room. I am the kind of user the changes the equalization very of...

Sonos Play 1 and Amazon Echo Pairing

Hello, My parents have the Sonos Play 1 in their home and love it. I was considering getting them the Amazon Echo or Amazon Echo Dot to pair with their Sonos system. However, it is unclear from pro...

Interview with Sonos' Patrick Spence - The Verge

Here's an interesting article with some information on the Echo (and further) integration(s). OK, so, it won't let me post the link. Look for "The Verge" and "Patrick Spence". The article title...

UK Price Rises

I was very disappointed to be informed of the Sonos price rises in the UK. Although the dollar rate is blamed it doesn't account for why the products are much cheaper in some countries? £100 rise on t...

Dynaudio Wireless Systems

One name I know from my audiophile days, for excellent if power hungry and expensive speakers, is Dynaudio. I just came across their wireless offering that looks to me to be the first Sonos like so...

Best Songs for SUB and Stereo Imaging?

Hi Everyone! I have SUB configured with two PLAY:1's in a stereo pair and was wondering what everyones favourite songs are that you think really brings out the best of SUB and the wonderful stereo im...

An Ode to Sonos: The Soundbar Love Triangle

Dear Miss Sonos I saw you a few months ago at Best Buy and I couldn’t take my eyes off of you and now I can’t stop thinking about you. Your vibrant sound and sleek curves had me at first sight. But th...

Amazon Echo and voice recognition

Dear Sonos developers - I read in today's New York Times that Sonos is working on possible Amazon Echo voice recognition integration. As a loyal Sonos user, wanted to request that this feature not sim...

Managing and listening to music library

Ok, this isn't a formulated or considered question, nore have I really looked for a solution?! - its just something that's bothering me... I wonder if anyone else has the same issue or a solution??!!...

The awe and pain of Apple Music integration

At first it was amazing, now not so much.

Setup Sonos with Amazon Echo

I created a video on how to setup voice control using Amazon Echo/Alexa with Logitech Harmony and I just want to share it. I am still waiting for Sonos to release the new firmware to allow direct int...

Sonos goes bankrupt! What then?

I'm looking at the possibility of setting up a Sonos surround system upstairs and downstairs as well as Play:5's for music in different areas of the house. This is a lot of money. My concern these d...

Favorite Weekend Mashup or Playlist

Well everyone, it's Friday again! What's playing? For those of us in the US with a long weekend or anyone else taking one anyway, do you wind down the week or spin up the weekend? Maybe a little bi...

Is Echo Getting Synced Playback?

Interesting image floating around the Internet...

Sprint buys 33% of Tidal

https://www.engadget.com/2017/01/23/sprint-buys-stake-in-tidal/ So, perhaps Tidal will survive after all. Hard to imagine it's a great investment, but Sprint must think otherwise.

New Sonos speaker with built-in Alexa mics?

http://www.whathifi.com/news/sonos-plans-new-speaker-amazons-alexa-voice-control-tech Dunno, i read the Variety article and did not come to the same conclusion. Maybe i missed something. Looks...

Amazon Echo

Over One Year

Sonos CEO steps down

John MacFarlane, CEO and co-founder of smart speaker company Sonos is stepping down after 15 years of leading the company. The Sonos blog has his full statement Statement. What does this mean fo...

New Connect owner getting confused

I have just bought a Sonos Connect (not the Connect Amp) with the intention of outputting it to a Sony Soundbar I wasn't using. I assumed that the sound bar would be classified as 'powered' speakers b...

Major change at Sonos - CEO Steps down

There's a big change happening at Sonos! https://www.engadget.com/2017/01/10/onos-ceo-john-macfarlane-steps-down/

Review of Calm Radio

I am returning to Spotify. Calm radio performance is not as claimed for me. My TV has better sound quality. Also, Calm radio customer service person who introduced himself in an email as President, bl...


View all "Badges"

Top liked

What's going on?


Recently online