BBC Sounds has launched a new music feature, Back To Back Sounds - offering a new and easy way to access on-demand music content from the BBC, with hours of uninterrupted music curated by BBC experts and music industry names.
Launching from 7 April, the 12 different Back To Back Sounds are organised by genre, artist, theme or occasion. They feature the latest programmes from across BBC radio stations interwoven with new commissions.
The Back to Back Sounds are:
The Reset - takes listeners on a restorative journey of calm
Amplified - for indie, rock and alternative fans
Total Rewind - features throwback R&B and Hip-Hop
Radio 2 90s - the 90s in one handy package
Rap Unlocked - Rap, Hip-Hop, Grime and Drill
Artist Icons - a career-spanning overview of the world’s most iconic musicians
Pre-Party - the ultimate selection to get the party started
Pop Right Now - non-stop Pop from 2015 onwards
Charged Up - the perfect run, walk or workout soundtrack
Soothing Sleep - a sanctuary of calm to help listeners unwind
Radio 1 Anthems - non-stop anthems
Radio 1 Happy - uplifting tunes to bring joy
Listeners can also find new shows on Back To Back Sounds, including Arlo Parks' Dream Fuel on The Reset, 1Xtra’s Throwback Party hosted by Joelah Noble & Keke will be on Total Rewind, and Dermot O’Leary own Alt 90s show will feature on Radio 2 90s.
Jonathan Wall, Controller of BBC Sounds, says: “There’s a huge appetite for on-demand music, with more people streaming music than ever before, and we want to better serve those who want their perfect, long listen soundtrack at their fingertips. Built with the expertise of our brilliant specialist teams and big names in music, Back To Back Sounds will bring listeners the best of the BBC so they can enjoy hours of uninterrupted music on BBC Sounds, discovering new artists and tracks as well as hearing their favourites.”
Back To Back Sounds is available by tapping on the music tab and scrolling through at the top of the music page.