Factory Tour: McIntosh Labs, Binghamton, New York

Ahead of Woodstock's 52nd anniversary, a visit to the audio brand that made the massive sound possible

This 15–18 August marks the 52nd anniversary of legendary music festival Woodstock. Though many stories from the weekend focus on the clichés (hippies dropping acid and going wild in the mud), the 1969 event was iconic for another reason that many—even those who attended—may be unaware of. The massive, live, outdoor concert was so well rigged with McIntosh amplifiers that all the details of the music could be …

Sonos + Google’s Brilliant Sound Experience

Three multi-sensory installations dissect sound with light and color

To highlight the integration of Google Assistant into products from home audio leader Sonos, both companies have collaborated on a New York City pop-up experience that aims to emphasize the power and nuance of sound. Unlike other brand-driven immersive destinations, “The Brilliant Sound Experience” has a sonic mission, first and foremost. Guests test out Google Assistant’s impact in audio booths before slinking through three rooms …

The New Geometry of Sound

Our Studio team sat down with Sir David Adjaye to talk about his work on the Master & Dynamic MA770

Master & Dynamic launched the MA770 back in April. As fans of the brand and their collaborator Sir David Adjaye, we were thrilled when they asked us to help them produce a video about this brilliant pairing of design and engineering. In our interview with Adjaye we dug into his relationship with music and how that influenced the process and direction for the MA770. Watch …