Looking for something new to listen to while youor ? If you own a , you're in luck. The audio company on Tuesday launched Sonos Radio and it's completely free. The new service includes several exclusive channels curated by well-known artists, much of it available without commercial interruption.
Sonos Radio's original programming will consist of three tiers in 128Kbps MP3 quality:
- Sonos Sound System: An ad-free station created by Sonos, featuring "new and well-known music, behind-the-scenes stories and guest artist radio hours."
- Ad-Free Artist Stations: Each features "hundreds of songs" selected by artists including , Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes, David Byrne of Talking Heads, and Third Man Records. Additional artist stations will debut regularly.
- Sonos Stations: 30-plus stations of handpicked music "based on genres most loved by Sonos customers."
Sonos Radio also includes 60,000 other ad-supported channels from TuneIn and iHeartRadio. The UK-based radio service Global and Radio.com are both "coming soon."
The catch? Sonos Radio will only be available on Sonos speakers, such as theand , and will not be usable on the go via the iOS or Android app. You will need to agree to terms of service to use the feature.