Sonos is releasing some new original radio shows under the ‘Sonos Sound System’ brand, but some of the best soundingArtist Radio hour‘The programs will not be available in Canada.
I will start with the new shows that everyone can enjoy. Sonos is adding three new recurring radio shows from some pretty cool origins. The shows are described below:
- Sound object: a weekly music and culture podcast hosted by a poet and cultural critic Hanif Abdurraqib. The show will dive deeply into the music of the moment and the stories surrounding today’s songs. Tune in to Object of Sound on Sonos Radio, Mixcloud, and podcast platforms everywhere.
- Black is black: a monthly radio station hosted by Dj lindsey examine the impact of the black diaspora on modern music. The station will premiere on February 4 on Sonos Radio and Mixcloud.
- Unsung: A fortnightly show presented by independent British music publication Crack Magazine, it tells contemporary artists about their musical heroes who never caught the eye. Unsung is live now with new episodes releasing every two weeks on Sonos Radio, Mixcloud, and podcast platforms everywhere. “
In terms of ‘Artist Radio Hour, ‘ Non-Sonos Radio HD listeners (AKA, everyone) will have access to shows from D’Angelo, FKA Twigs, The Chemical Brothers and Björk.
New shows from Tiwa Savage, Chris Stapleton, A $ AP Ferg, Yola, Japanese Breakfast and Sun Ra Arkestra are all locked behind the $ 7.99 USD (approximately $ 10 CAD) Sonos Radio HD streaming tier which is not available in Canada . So far Sonos Radio HD can only be purchased in the UK and US. MobileSyrup has been contacted for information on when Canadians could get this feature and will update this story with a response.