the sound reserve app
learn more about the app for sleep, focus and relaxation
now available on
ios and android
The Sound Reserve app is the latest way for listeners to easily access our incredible music and nature sounds. It also includes articles from experts on a range of interesting topics including sleep, nature, music therapy, and sound recording, as well as updates on our mission to improve lives around the world through music and sound.
Download now for free. All you need is a Spotify Premium or Apple Music subscription.
frequently asked questions
The app can be downloaded via the App Store or Google Play.
Yes. All you need is need an existing subscription to Spotify Premium or Apple Music for free and unlimited access to our entire catalogue.
No problem. If you’re logged into the Spotify app on your phone, The Sound Reserve app will do the rest without needing you to provide your credentials again.
It depends on what you’re after. If you want to fall asleep, select the ‘sleep’ option at the bottom of the screen and then ‘get started’. Then you can choose the ambience you’d like to fall asleep to (rain is a popular choice at the moment). The ‘focus’ section has plenty of music that will help you concentrate for longer. Or select ‘wellbeing’ for a range of music and nature sounds that can help you meditate or simply unwind.
Yes. You can set our custom alarms within the ‘sleep’ section.
This section is where you can read all about specific soundscapes and learn how they can be beneficial to you. For instance, in ‘The Dawn Chorus’, you’ll learn about where and when it was recorded, which birds you’re hearing and the overall benefits of listening to birdsong.
As with ‘Nature Experiences’, but you’ll learn all about the benefits of certain genres of music while you listen. In the ‘Classical Piano’ section, you can read about Mozart’s Starling and the influence songbirds had on Classical composers.
We recommend you scroll through the Quick Access Wheel at the top of the screen. It provides instant access to our most popular soundscapes, including ‘Ocean Waves’, ‘Chill Guitar’ and ‘Lo-fi Beats’.
Don’t worry. Scroll across the ‘recently played’ section and you’ll be able to find it again. Once you’ve found it, click on the heart icon to add it to your favourites. Then you’ll be able to access it quickly from the ‘favourites’ section at the bottom of the screen.
Yes, there is. Go into ‘settings’ to switch it on or off.