Pure has launched a music service that lets you buy music downloads, with the push of a button, as you listen to them on the radio.
The company is branching out from being makers of DAB radios with the launch of its FlowSongs music service. FlowSongs allows listeners to purchase music using the company’s Pure Flow DAB/internet and FM radios.
Whether you’re listening to FM, DAB or internet radio, if you hear a song playing that you like, one push of the Flow button connects the radio to the internet. The song and artist will be identified and displayed on the screen together with a price for the track, if it’s available to buy as a download. If you want to buy the song, one press of a button seals your purchase.
You’ll need an internet connection to buy songs and the service is available on Pure’s Avanti Flow, Oasis Flow, Siesta Flow, Evoke Flow or Sensia radios.
Interested in buying one of these radios? Check our DAB radio reviews to see how some of these models fared in our digital radios tests.
You have to be registered online with Pure in order to use the service. When you buy a track it’s saved to your account. The file is in MP3 format and can be downloaded from Pure on to any number of devices, so you can listen to tracks you purchased on your phone, MP3 player or computer.
Pure is offering a 90-day free trial subscription to the service, after this it’s £2.99 for an annual subscription. A subscription just gives you access to the service, though. You still have to pay for any songs you want. Payment is made by adding top-up credit to your account using either a credit or debit card. Tracks are individually priced, usually between 79p and £1.29 and are based on the market price. You can add a PIN number to you account to prevent accidental purchases.
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