Sonos has launched Sonos Radio, a free, ad-supported streaming service exclusively available for Sonos customers.
The radio show will aim to bring together internet radio services on Sonos, creating a new way to explore 60,000+ radio stations from around the world, and introduces original programming from Sonos DJs and artists.
“Sonos has always made it easy for customers to discover the riches of streaming music services by buildingpremium products that sound great and by giving customers the freedom to use the services of theirchoice,” said Patrick Spence, Sonos CEO.
“Sonos Radio brings together streaming radio services and a select set of curated radio stations in a simple, elegant way. This is just a beginning as we work to deliver services that provide our customers a better experience, and provide our music streaming service partners an opportunity to highlight their best content.”
A few words from Thom Yorke on his Sonos Radio station in the shape of a poem:
“Here in a new form is that ever rolling compilation / office chart habit of mine of putting together what I have found recently that fascinates or moves me, what obsesses me, challenges me, opens new doors, reminds me of what I might have forgotten, is insanely complex or elegantly simple, violent, funny, messy, heavy or light. Whatever has hit me over the head basically. It may be new or old or just dug up again. With all this time we have behind doors I hope this provides a welcome connection and escape…and perhaps stops the walls closing in quite so quick.”
Sonos Radio will feature a range of music handpicked DJs and artists who will record their show in a newly built radio studio in Sonos’ flagship store in New York City. Listeners will enjoy a stream of new, well-known or rediscovered music, behind-the-scenes stories, as well as guest artist radio hours from the likes of Angel Olsen, JPEGMAFIA, Phoebe Bridgers, Jeff Parker, Vagabon, and more.