I listen to a lot of music while coding, reading and walking my dog. Over the years I’ve built up a solid go-to list of radio stations across the world to listen to when I want to put something on and not worry about choosing a specific album or playlist. These are the best Internet ratio stations I’ve found over the years to stream that keep me going throughout the day and night. These stations are actually more than just Internet radio actually, most of them are broadcast from a city over the FM dial. But since none of them are in my area I’ve come to rely on them strictly via the web.
They’re also commercial free radio so there’s no need to worry about interruptions from local car dealerships. They all rely on people like you and me to keep the music going, so drop them a dime or two if you find one that you like.
KEXP – Seattle
KEXP’s curatorial staff of 45 DJs, who are widely recognized as experts in their field, present the newest emerging popular artists alongside established bands. KEXP’s programming features both variety and specialty shows that brings you the emerging sounds and long-time favorites from the Pacific Northwest, the country, and throughout the world. – kexp.org
WWOZ- New Orleans
WWOZ 90.7 FM is the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Station, a community radio station currently operating out of the French Quarter in New Orleans. Our governance board is appointed by the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and Foundation.WWOZ’s mission is to be the worldwide voice, archive, and flag-bearer of New Orleans culture and musical heritage. – wwoz.org
WQXR – New York
WQXR is New York City’s only classical music radio station, broadcasting live on 105.9 FM. We share our audience’s passion for music by playing the most outstanding pieces on air, online and through our app. – wqxr.org
KCRW Eclectic 24- California
KCRW’s all-music channel blending the collected talents and tastes of all KCRW’s DJs into a single voice streaming 24 hours a day. – kcrw.org
After Hours FM – Internet
AH.FM is a online radio that plays Trance and Progressive mixes produced exclusively for AH.FM by the hottest DJs from around the world. Afterhours’ main purpose is to provide the Electronic Dance Music community the best and richest quality music, all for FREE. We don’t believe in charging listeners money to listen to music, we believe that if a listener likes what they hear and wishes to support Afterhours, they will simply donate or purchase something in the store to help. – ah.fm