You possibly can’t cease the inevitable. Following the April launch of its ad-supported Sonos Radio service, Sonos is pushing a paid model of the platform referred to as Sonos Radio HD. At $8 a month, Sonos Radio HD gives an ad-free expertise with unique artist-curated stations, 16-bit FLAC audio, and the power to skip or replay songs.
Just like the ad-supported Sonos Radio service, Radio HD solely works on Sonos audio system and doesn’t provide on-demand content material. You possibly can’t lookup a track or artist on Sonos Radio HD, however you can try unique artist-curated playlists and radio reveals. In different phrases, Sonos Radio is similar to SiriusXM, and it isn’t a alternative for Spotify or Apple Music.
Sonos Radio HD subscribers get all of the free Sonos Radio content material in CD-quality audio with no adverts. Subscribers may even get 5 unique artist-curated stations in early 2021, starting with Dolly Parton’s Songteller Radio. (Free reveals hosted by David Byrne Thom Yorke, Brittany Howard, and Jack White are nonetheless obtainable to common Sonos Radio customers at no cost.)
Radio HD additionally consists of some unique Sonos-curated channels, like Full Symphony (classical music), Chill Beats (mellow hip hop), Mellow Morning (acoustic guitar), Unforgettable (jazz classics), Americana Ramble (people and nation), and The Internal Now (new age music).
Sonos Radio HD is offered for $8 a month by means of the Sonos app (Android/iOS). Enroll now for a free 30-day trial, or check out the ad-supported model of Sonos Radio by means of your Sonos app. Remember that Sonos Radio and Sonos Radio HD solely work with Sonos linked audio system—you possibly can’t use the companies in your laptop or in your automotive.
Supply: Sonos through TechHive