Sonos Radio’s Object of Sound

Sonos Radio’s Object of Sound logo

Sonos’ brand’s ad-free signature station, Sonos Sound System, launches Object of Sound, a weekly radio show and podcast hosted by poet and cultural critic Hanif Abdurraqib. The show will take a dive deep into the music of the moment and the stories surrounding the songs of today and culminate with a curated playlist with Abdurraqib. Guests will include Moses Sumney, Jenna Wortham, Kimberly Drew, Sudan Archives, Jeff Tweedy, and Open Mike Eagle.

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Hanif Abdurraqib profiled by NBC News

By Patrick Kowalczyk

Mar. 25, 2022

In an age where algorithms drive most music discovery, MacArthur “genius” and 2021 National Book Award finalist Hanif Abdurraqib is using books, a new season of his radio show Object of Sound, and a new NYC concert series to open listeners’ ears to music by Black artists of all genres. Check out the profile of Abdurraqib on NBC News.

Permalink | Posted on Mar 25, 2022 at 11:48 PM by Patrick Kowalczyk

Object of Sound in Vanity Fair

By Patrick Kowalczyk

Apr. 06, 2021

Sonos Radio’s Object of Sound with Hanif Abdurraqib continues to win raves. PKPR secured an awesome profile of Abdurraqib by Justine Goode of Vanity Fair, who said the podcast “features fascinating, insider conversations with musicians, but deliberately operates outside the churn of a press cycle, or the coldness of the algorithm.” Other recent interviews include OkayPlayer, HyperAllergic, and InsideHook.


Permalink | Posted on Apr 06, 2021 at 8:03 PM by Patrick Kowalczyk

Sonos Radio launches Object of Sound podcast

By Patrick Kowalczyk

Feb. 26, 2021

PKPR is handling publicity for the launch of Object of Sound, a new music and culture podcast from Sonos Radio hosted by poet and cultural critic Hanif Abdurraqib. Combining the intimate storytelling of a podcast with the genre-jumping joy of freeform radio, Object of Sound offers multiple ways to discover new music in an age of algorithmic playlists.

The New York Times, The Guardian, and Stuff have all hailed it as one of the best new podcasts of 2021. PKPR has also secured interviews for Hanif in Flaunt, Forbes, and Under the Radar, while outlets like BoingBoing, The Fader, and BookForum have sung the praises of individual episodes.

Permalink | Posted on Feb 26, 2021 at 8:53 PM by Patrick Kowalczyk

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