8tracks internet radio launches on Sonos

Sonos owners can now stream music from 800,000 playlists on internet radio and social network service 8tracks.

The service is available via the Sonos controller apps for iOS, Android, Mac and PC.

Radio-style playlists, curated by music fans, cover every type of music from hip hop, indiie rock, R&B to reggae, dance, classical and country. There's something to suit "any mood or occasion", says Sonos.

To celebrate the launch, 8tracks and Sonos are hosting a House Party Mix Challenge, a competition to create the ultimate house party mix. Users can create their best mix for a house party, tailored to their party area of choice – living, bedroom or back yard.

Listeners then vote for the best mix, with winners from each category receiving a pair of Sonos Play:3 wireless music speakers.

MORE: Read our Sonos Play:3 review

By Andy Clough

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Andy Clough

Andy is Global Brand Director of What Hi-Fi? and has been a technology journalist for 30 years. During that time he has covered everything from VHS and Betamax, MiniDisc and DCC to CDi, Laserdisc and 3D TV, and any number of other formats that have come and gone. He loves nothing better than a good old format war. Andy edited several hi-fi and home cinema magazines before relaunching whathifi.com in 2008 and helping turn it into the global success it is today. When not listening to music or watching TV, he spends far too much of his time reading about cars he can't afford to buy.