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Our Rating: ★★★★☆ :: MUSICAL VARIETY :: Read Our Full Review >>

8tracks Radio is a free to use radio app that allows users to listen to a wide selection of playlists, covering every musical interest imaginable.

What's New

New in 3.0.10:
- You may have had trouble logging in with Google+ on iOS 8, but that part of your life is over. It’s fixed now.
- All is right with the world: YouTube track playback is fixed.
- Not a new thing in this release, but we wanted to be clear: we *are* running video ads now. However, we've restricted them to pre-roll ads -- which only play at the beginning of a listening session -- and we're committed to running these only infrequently.*

New in 3.0:
- Momma’s got a beautiful new look
- Animated playlist covers like we’re in Harry Potter or something
- 8tracks Timeline: review playlists you’ve heard and upcoming playlists, travel through time and space.
- New Home screen: automatically shows what you listen to most
- Sleep timer: go to sleep whenever the heck you want without leaving the app running
- Tumblr sharing, in addition to Facebook, Twitter, text, email, link, Tinder (just kidding…maybe)
- Performance improvements and bugs swatted
- Sidebar access to your playlist collections

*We know you’re bummed about this, but we want to be able to provide 8tracks to you for free, which requires the occasional video ad to help defray the substantial cost of royalties we pay to artists and labels. Alternatively, for $20, you can buy a full year of totally ad-free listening. Grab it at Settings > Ad-free on iOS > Upgrade. Questions? Send us a note anytime at support@8tracks.com or @8tracks on Twitter. You know we love you!

App Description

8tracks is the best place for people who care about music to make & discover refreshingly human playlists.

Need a playlist for a long study session, workout session, or makeout session? Looking for deep house or EDM, indie rock or classic rock, jazz or punk, krautrock or afrobeat? We literally have tons of that stuff (well, maybe not literally). Choose from nearly 2 million super fresh, super free playlists, each lovingly crafted by a real-life human being who loves music as much as you do. Enjoy millions of songs uploaded and curated by people around the world.

What’s different from other music apps?

- Free
- No audio ads
- Creative playlists with a “soul” behind the music
- Music in every imaginable genre, from every country
- Unmatched music discovery
- Less repetition
- YouTube & SoundCloud integration

Join 8tracks’ global community of 8 million monthly listeners. Tune in for free today.

App Screen Shots

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App Changes

October 28, 2014 New version 3.0.10
September 03, 2014 New version 3.0.8
August 24, 2014 New version 3.0.7
August 10, 2014 New version 3.0.6
June 20, 2014 New version 3.0.3
January 12, 2014 New version 2.2
April 11, 2011 Initial Release