Sonos Studio London, Shoreditch

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Sonos Studio London, Shoreditch

Audio specialist Sonos turns things up to 11 with a new futuristic sound-led venue...

* Sonos Studio is permanently closed.

It doesn’t matter how well-produced an audio recording is, if it’s played through crummy speakers in a room with poor acoustics, it’s going to sound like shit. That’s not a problem at Sonos Studio London in Shoreditch, which uses state-of-the-art technology to ensure that what reaches the listener’s ears sounds exactly as it should. The multi-use venue employs two main strategies for achieving a pitch perfect sound experience. Firstly, as you’d expect from a Sonos creation, the sound equipment is kick-ass. Well, derr.

Sonos Studio London, Shoreditch

The second aspect is where things get really clever though. Producer, composer and Sonos guru Giles Martin has collaborated with the company’s sound engineers to conceive an “acoustically tunable space” — one that has moveable ceiling and wall panels that can be reconfigured to tailor the acoustics to what’s being listened to.

Aside from the Studio’s innovative technology, there’s a long list of other reasons to stop by. The café is a good-looking place to relax, blending vintage school furniture and salvaged floorboards with a contemporary serving counter (accompanied the obligatory great music). Artists will regularly be coming in to create music and sound installations in the Listening Room, and there is a collection of visual art on show in the gallery space too. There’s also the workshop, inspired by the Sonos development labs and fully equipped to handle all sorts of techno-creativity events.

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Sonos Studio London Shoreditch
Sonos Studio London Shoreditch
Sonos Studio London Shoreditch