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Rob from Sonata HiFi

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Sometimes, when things seem to be getting overly complicated and you really can’t see the wood for the trees, I’ve always felt the best thing to do is revert back to first principles or look to the KISS acronym (Keep It Simple, Stupid). This is especially true when looking at sound, which is essentially a… Read more »

Rob from Sonata HiFi

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The Sound of Music… OK, don’t panic, this is not going to be an ode to the Von Trapp family singers, but more a look into the relationship between sound and music. A great man once said, “sound is music, and music is sound”, which neatly sums things up. Music is an art form, some… Read more »

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There are still some bargains available! We’ve had a look through our storage unit and decided to sell some of our demo stock. All of these products are in excellent condition, come boxed with manufacturers warranties (except traded in units). Have a browse and contact us if there’s anything that takes your fancy… Contact us… Read more »

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London based dealer Sonata has been appointed as the exclusive UK distributor for Goldmund, the Swiss luxury audio manufacturer. Goldmund has taken 35 years of technological expertise and adapted it to launch a completely new range of wireless speakers, offering everything from a compact desktop system, design conscious lifestyle models, all the way up to… Read more »

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We’re really exited about presenting our first Linn Lounge at Christchurch Court. A very special evening will showcase the incredible career of one of Britain’s most creative musicians – David Bowie. We will be playing tracks in Studio Master quality on our Linn Exakt system. The event is free but tickets are very limited, so… Read more »

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We’re extremely please to announce the arrival of the best ‘High Resolution Digital Music Library’ at Sonata. The new Melco Audio range is superb. State-of-the-art devices that make the storage, downloading an playback of your music files, oh so simple and intuative. Hurray !!!! – no more computers in the listening room ! With typical… Read more »

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Rega have announced a very special turntable for this year’s Record Store Day. Limited to 500, the RP1-RSD will only be available from the 18th of April at specialist Rega retailers in the UK. Rega are the official turntable sponsors of UK RSD 2015 As usual, Sonata will be joining up with both Sister Ray… Read more »

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It’s that time of year again and we’re gearing up for another Xmas Independent Label Market at Spitalfields. We’ll be there on Saturday, 29th November with Rega and a stall full of lovely turntables. To bring a bit of festive cheer, we’ll be giving away some prizes from Loose Records, Gearbox Records and Rega in… Read more »

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The new Naim Mu-so has landed at Sonata. This stylish music system links wirelessly to your network and can stream music throughout your home. Thoughtfully, we now have Spotify connect available which is a real bonus. Pop in and give it a spin.

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Here’s a link through to our YouTube channel showing our ‘pop-up shop’ video from RSD14. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jUcb8LMEevI This was produced by the wonderful Ros and Mike from London Video Productions Once again, a big ‘Thanks’ to Phil at Sister Ray Records for organising the superb Berwick Street Festival and lending us his new shop for a… Read more »