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A very early start to catch the first flight out of Heathrow for Geneva can be made a great deal more pleasant on a gorgeous mid-summer morning, and this was certainly the case as I boarded my Swiss Air flight at just after 6am. Trips to Geneva are always greatly anticipated these days, because it… Read more »

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Join us for a Pink Floyd Experience on Sun 10th June at the Vinyl Revival in Barnes. Guest speakers will include John Giddings, music agent and promoter who has worked with the Rolling Stones, Iggy Pop, Dave Bowie to name a few, and who is also responsible for resurrecting the Isle of Wight Festival which he… Read more »

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“…the SE is by far the quietest and most revealing digital source I have encountered in three decades of reviewing” These wise words were written by well known hi-fi reviewer,Jason Kennedy, about the superb Innuos Zenith SE music server, a product that has become a real game-changer at Sonata and redefined the whole architecture of… Read more »

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  Sonata will be attending London’s Indulgence Show on Friday 29th Sep to Sunday 1st Oct. We will be there on the 3rd floor helping out Renaissance Audio (room 33) showing and demonstrating Moon and VPI products and we’ll also be with Innous (room 24) where our Goldmund ProLogos speakers will be showcased along with… Read more »

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And, joining the winner’s club is Nick Micouris.     We teamed up with Sister Ray Records for Record Store Day 2017 and for the 5th year running we held a prize draw, giving away a limited edition Rega turntable. Only 500 were made and 36 of them were signed by artists such as Noel… Read more »

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  Iggy Pop’s ‘Post Pop Depression’ still feels fresh and relevant one year later and regularly spins at Sonata. The album’s raw, sonic textures blasts out pure pop classics such as ‘Gardenia’. But, pop with a dark ‘Iggy’ twist and sexual lyrics of forbidden dreams. Iggy’s musical collaboration with Josh Homme, Arctic Monkey’s drummer, Matt… Read more »

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Fellow music lovers, 2016 has been a monumental year for music and we have sadly lost some of the true greats. But their music lives on, and to celebrate we’ve decided to have a vinyl inspired pop-up shop and art exhibition. This coming weekend we’re partnering up with renowned artist Morgan Howell to present a few days… Read more »

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You know the vinyl revival is still alive and kicking when Yves Saint Laurent wants to use vinyl to promote their lipsticks!! Sonata’s very own Rega P3 and limited edition Bowie album in red was perfect for YSL’s beauty feature in the Evening Standard Magazine. Fashion! Turn to the left. Fashion! Turn to the right…. Read more »

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Sonata Hi-Fi is celebrating Record Store Day by holding a free prize draw at Sister Ray Records in Soho. This year is a special one, we are giving away a limited edition RSD/Rega turntable which has been exclusively designed by iconic Sheffield artist Pete McKee (mainly known for his work with Oasis, Teenage Cancer Trust and… Read more »