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Goldmund ProLogos Wireless

Goldmund Prologos Wireless speaker

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 the iconic limited edition Apologue Anniversary.

Every speaker has been engineered to include all the technological developments made by the Goldmund research team.

This includes the implementation of their Proteus speaker modelling programme and Leonardo2 technology to create speakers that are perfectly aligned for amplitude, phase and time within very powerful DSP filters.

Internal amplification using the very latest version of the acclaimed Telos circuit, Alize D to A conversion, mechanical grounding and aluminium construction are also included in each product.

All Goldmund speakers can either play music directly from a computer using the Goldmund USB dongle or from other sources connected to a Goldmund ‘hub’ such as the Mimesis 11 or Talisman.

As a result of these shared technologies, the Goldmund range of speakers has an extremely consistent musical voice and quality. The only things that improve as you go up the range are the low frequency extension and maximum possible sound pressure levels.

Sonata is delighted to have been specifically chosen by Goldmund to represent their unique products in the UK and has recently exhibited the Prologos wireless speakers to great acclaim at this years’ London Design Festival. These speakers have also been photographed for an upcoming feature in GQ Magazine.

UK Prices range from £5,000 to £500,000

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There aren’t many hi-fi products that can be termed truly ‘iconic’ but one of them must surely be a certain turntable that’s manufactured in Glasgow.

The Linn Sondek LP12 is famed the world over, has recently celebrated its 40th birthday and just gets better and better.

However, the legendary record player is not the only great product in the Linn repertoire.

We now have a superb range of the world’s finest digital network players, the Linn DS and DSM’s

Finally, we get to Linn’s latest technologies – Exakt and Space Optimisation.

These developments bring you even closer to the music than ever before and allow your Linn system to fully integrate into your home.

Ranging in performance level from Majik to Akurate and finishing with Klimax, all you have to do is ‘Just Listen’

Sonata currently has a Majik system and an Akurate ‘Exakt’ system on demonstration.

Our LP12 will also be here soon.

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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 please book early to avoid any disappointment.

Linn Lounge Ticket Booking

To make the evening even more enjoyable, we’ll have a a special wine tasting to complement the music courtesy of Origin Wines & Spirits Ltd and some stunning art on show from Morgan Howell.

We look forward to seeing you on March 11th.

Sonata presents a David Bowie Linn Lounge

Linn Lounge presents David Bowie @ Sonata


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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 high quality audio build and design, the Melco’s are backed by the might of the Japanese Buffalo corporation – famed for their excellent hard-drive technology.

The Melco products use audio specific drives and are manufactured in Japan – these are not you usual ‘run of the mill’ computer industry peripherals.

Finally, thanks to a direct connection to your streamer, they sound fantastic too !

Melco Audio

Melco N1A Digital Music Library


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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 Records and Rega to help with the festivities on Record Store Day this April.

Rega RSD turntable 2015

Limited edition Rega RSD 2015 turntable


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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 our free to enter draw – just visit our stall, complete an entry form and put it in the Sonata Box.

With over 26,000 people at last year’s event and the popularity of vinyl on the increase, we expect an even busier ILM in 2014.

So, make sure you pop by to say ‘hello’ and have a warming glass of mulled wine to keep you going.

Xmas ILM 2014 poster