Slacker Radio come to Sonos wireless music systems

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Sonos users now have another option for online radio called Slacker:

  • 10 times larger music catalog than Pandora
  • Only service to offer listening options ranging from Personal Radio to on-demand, allowing listeners to lean back and enjoy radio or lean forward to create playlists, hear entire albums and more
  • Offers a range of non-music content including personalized ESPN sports news, comedy, ABC News, festival stations with exclusive artist interviews, band/artist curated “Spotlight” stations and more
  • Offers over 150 custom genre stations hand programmed by expert DJs. DJ’s curation also influences listener-created custom stations

See the full press release after break. BTW, Logitech Squeezebox added support of Slacker Radio long time ago.

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – November 30, 2011 – Slacker, Inc. today announced that Sonos customers can now enjoy the most comprehensive personal radio experience from over 150 expert-programmed Slacker music stations to personalized ABC news, ESPN Radio content, comedy, artist-hosted showcase stations, leading music festival stations and much more. Slacker’s recently announced lifestyle stations, in conjunction with ABC, are planned to be launched shortly. With a music catalog over 10 times larger than the leading Internet radio competitor, Slacker Radio gives Sonos listeners the ultimate music discovery resource.

All three Slacker Radio tiers of service are available on Sonos – entirely free Slacker Basic Radio, ad-free Slacker Radio Plus and on-demand Slacker Premium Radio. Listeners can enjoy ad-free personal radio and unlimited song skips with a Radio Plus subscription, and Premium gives subscribers customizable radio and on-demand music access in one service.

“Sonos has always been about people being able to listen to music however they want in their homes,” said John MacFarlane, CEO, Sonos, Inc. “The addition of Slacker Radio to Sonos provides another level of listening to our customers with Slacker’s versatile, customizable service.”

Sonos customers can browse, fine tune and enjoy expert-programmed Slacker genre stations or create their own custom stations. Premium users can view and play songs and albums, allowing behind-the-scenes access to the “Top 50” charts for every Slacker station. Slacker artist pages feature the artist biography, all songs by the artist, discography and related artists for an immersive listening experience.

“We are excited to bring a complete Slacker Radio experience to Sonos,” said Jonathan Sasse, senior vice president of marketing at Slacker. “This partnership has been highly anticipated among our listeners for some time, and now we can give our customers the same great Slacker Radio experience they have come to expect on Sonos devices throughout their homes.”

Pricing and Availability
Slacker Basic Radio is free and available on the web at www.Slacker.com and supported devices including Sonos wireless music systems. Slacker Radio Plus is available for $3.99 per month and can be purchased by visiting www.Slacker.com or from within a Slacker mobile application.

Slacker Premium Radio is available on the web and on applications for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch and supported Android and Blackberry smartphones. Slacker Premium Radio is available for $9.99 per month at www.Slacker.com or from within a Slacker mobile application.

About Slacker, Inc.
Slacker offers the world’s most complete range of radio services. Whether it’s the award-winning free Slacker Basic Radio, or the fully-loaded subscription services Slacker Radio Plus and Slacker Premium Radio, listeners enjoy a unique, custom listening experience. Slacker enables music lovers to play highly personalized music online at the Slacker web site, in Ford vehicles with SYNC AppLink, on connected home devices or on-the-go with Slacker Personal Radio applications. Slacker mobile applications are available for Windows Phone 7, Windows Mobile, Palm webOS, Nokia, Android, iPhone, and BlackBerry smartphones. For more information visit: http://www.Slacker.com/about.

For regular Slacker updates follow us at www.Twitter.com/SlackerRadio, become a Fan on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/SlackerRadio, watch Slacker video content at www.YouTube.com/Slacker or visit www.Slacker.com.

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  • 1 comment:

    1. diing, 30. November 1999, 3:00

      Thanks for the slacker personal radio.

       

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