Spotify Premium subscribers from UK, France, Spain, Sweden, Finland, Netherlands, and Norway will be able to connect directly to the service through the £450 TX-NR609 receiver, with the Spotify catalogue hitting more Onkyo kits in the future.
“This will be an absolute must have for Spotify Premium subscribers who want to hear their music in the highest quality at home,” said Nick Hamada, Onkyo’s Product And Marketing Manager.
“We’re extremely excited to be working with the legendary engineers from Onkyo, who’s sound quality and product excellence is renowned,’ added Pascal de Mul, Spotify’s Global Head of Hardware Partnerships. ‘Onkyo makes our vision of effortless access to music a reality which we’re sure will impress even the most discerning audio enthusiast.”
Spotify is accessed through the onscreen menus of the TX-NR609, giving scrolling access to playlists, starred tracks and the “What’s New” tracks. Album artwork will also be displayed.