The home of music curation

Why have your music controlled by a Swedish robot?

Open Ear make playlists with love. We're run by a community of international DJs and tastemakers with a passion for sharing music.

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  • Good taste - simple!

    Music is too complex and too important to be left to an algorithm. Our curators ensure your music is always on-brand.

  • Experts who care

    We love getting to know the businesses that we work with. We put ourselves in your shoes to find the right music for you, whatever the genre.

  • Playlists with personality

    Why sound the same as everyone else? True curation helps you tell your story using the music that you play.

02 — Curator Stories

With millions of songs to choose from, where do you start?

We've put together the best team of music experts from around the globe. Their knowledge and passion for music helps your business stand out from the crowd.

Music is changing faster than ever. Can you keep up? Our experts dedicate their lives to music and work with you to share their knowledge and passion. They work to a brief but also add their own personal flair to make sure every playlist sounds unique.

Brian d'Souza

"I love the ways music breaks down cultural and language barriers, and enriches our lives in many different ways. As a DJ and radio host, I'm dedicated to discovering and sharing music with as many people as possible. Open Ear helps me take this to another level."

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"Customer Connect makes so much sense and adds a nice element of interaction and the chance for our guests take the restaurant experience home."

Kayslin LawsonOperations Director, Red Rooster London/New York

Neil Macdonald

"All music is inspiring, and there's not a lot of bad music in the world; there's just music you don't enjoy. Everything was made for a reason, and that's endlessly interesting. If you don't like it, you should at least try to appreciate why you don't and other people do."

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"Like for like, the best sounding player we’ve encountered across the background music market. Open Ear are superior on sound quality, volume levelling and playback."

Rich CufleyTechnical Director of Sound Services / Funktion One

Lily London

"If in doubt, leave it out. You really need to believe in your choice, the confidence should transmit somehow, I believe! You also need to understand the listener, to capture the attention of someone you don’t know is a real skill."

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"We consistently receive great feedback from our customers on our music selection across all outlets. With the high turnover of staff that all hospitality businesses are faced with, Open Ear have been a crucial part in our ability to deliver a consistent and high quality customer experience since opening."

Neil SawersHead Of IT, Sea Containers, London

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