Despite numerous streaming music services available at the touch of a button, music is still too fragmented.
Laying in bed last night, I desperately wanted a simple way to listen to Ryan Adams’s new self-titled album premiering on NPR First Listen on my Sonos Play:1. Every scenario I imagined required too much work for that time of night.
Having the possibility of streaming any audio content I want through a connected speaker is so close, but still so far. Off the top of my head I can think a few different things I’d love to be an service available through Sonos’s app.
- NPR First Listen (Weekly streams of album not yet released)
- NPR One (Personally tailored on-demand radio)
- Whyd (Social network dedicated to music)
- Thunderspace (iOS app with stereoscopic recorded thunderstorms)
AirPlay or Bluetooth aren’t really the answer. Those solutions are band-aids for when other better
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