Below you can find a list of interesting streams, mainly online radios, that are residing on our office Raspberry PiRadio (if you want to make one Bob Rathbone wrote a comprehensive tutorial on how to do it). Some of these links may die, I will try to keep this updated as often as possible – please note, some of the streams are not 24/7.
A large portion of these came from the fantastic Underground Radio Directory.
- BBC 1
Stream Link: http://stream.live.vc.bbcmedia.co.uk/bbc_radio_one
- BBC 2
Stream Link: http://stream.live.vc.bbcmedia.co.uk/bbc_radio_two
- BBC 3
Stream Link: http://stream.live.vc.bbcmedia.co.uk/bbc_radio_three
- BBC 4
Stream Link: http://stream.live.vc.bbcmedia.co.uk/bbc_radio_fourfm
- BBC 5 Live
Stream Link: http://stream.live.vc.bbcmedia.co.uk/bbc_radio_five_live
- BBC 6 Music
Stream Link: http://stream.live.vc.bbcmedia.co.uk/bbc_6music
- BBC World Service
Stream Link: http://stream.live.vc.bbcmedia.co.uk/bbc_world_service
Stream Link: https://npr-ice.streamguys1.com/live.mp3
- The Times Radio
Stream Link: https://timesradio.wireless.radio/stream
please note, the BBC links are restricted to IP addresses from UK only
- Nuts to Soup – NTS Stream 1 [Hackney, London, England]
Stream Link: http://listen2.ntslive.co.uk/listen.pls
NTS started in Dalston, London back in 2011 and streams from more than 50 places spread around the globe. Flo does a fantastic morning show 9-11AM from Monday to Wednesday every week.
- Nuts to Soup – NTS Stream 2 [Hackney, London, England]
Stream Link: http://stream-relay-geo.ntslive.net/stream2
- DO!!YOU!!!RADIO! [London, England]
Stream Link: https://doyouworld.out.airtime.pro/doyouworld_a
Charlie Bones used to run the original morning show on NTS before he decided to split and create his own unique thing.
- Worldwide FM [London, England]
Stream Link: http://worldwidefm.out.airtime.pro:8000/worldwidefm_a
Started by Gilles Peterson, Worldwide FM is an award-winning community and platform where marginalised voices, alternative perspectives and shared progressive values are brought to the forefront through music and culture. Whether our programming comes from Palestine or New Orleans, we try where we can to give voice to progressive artists and cultural figures who fight inequality in all its forms. Going strong since 2016 and gaining popularity during the time of lockdowns in 2020 it had apparently faced issues with funding and has been made lower maintenance than before.
- Soho Radio [Soho, London, England]
Stream Link: https://sohoradiomusic.doughunt.co.uk:8010/320mp3
Soho Radio is an independent online radio station that broadcasts over two channels, Soho and NYC + Culture. The studios are based in Soho, London, and on Lexington Avenue in New York It was founded in 2014, with the New York branch opening in November 2020.
- Threads Radio [Tottenham, London, England]
Stream Link: https://threads.out.airtime.pro/threads_a
Threads began in January 2019, with our original studio based above The Cause nightclub in Tottenham. Threads broadcasts from London and from our family of hosts located in cities all around the world. We showcase hundreds of unique shows every month, bringing you topical discussion and music of all genres from our community of international artists and creators.
- Balamii Radio [Peckham, London, England]
Stream Link: https://balamii.out.airtime.pro/balamii_a
A London based music platform championing emerging & established artists from across the underground music community through radio, video and event production.
- Vandelay Radio [Peckham, London, England]
Stream Link: https://streamer.radio.co/scc0e2e06d/listen
Art Vandelay is a fictional character that George Costanza invents when in a job interview, claiming to have worked for him at Vandelay Industries. This radio started over 5 years ago in a student bedroom in Swansea, Wales.
- Foundation FM [Peckham, London, England]
Stream Link: https://streamer.radio.co/s0628bdd53/listen
This female-led station began in late 2018 and runs 10AM-10PM on a daily basis. foundation.fm’s mission is to showcase the hottest emerging talent in the underground music scene.
- Melodic Distraction [Liverpool, England]
Stream Link: https://streamer.radio.co/s5e1f4b6b9/listen
A fantastic scouser version of NTS broadcasting live from converted shipping containers scattered somewhere in Liverpool.
- Clyde Built Radio [Glasgow, Scotland]
Stream link: https://s3.radio.co/s27cf5b4e2/listen
Bringing Glasgow to the world. Please note, it looks like this radio is not 24/7 – best to check out their website for schedule.
- EHFM [Edinburgh, Scotland]
Stream Link: https://ehfm.out.airtime.pro/ehfm_a
Edinburgh Community Radio
- Dublin Digital Radio – DDR [Dublin, Ireland]
Stream Link: https://dublindigitalradio.out.airtime.pro/dublindigitalradio_a
Dublin Digital Radio (ddr) is an award-winning, online community radio station representing a wealth of alternative music, art and politics across Ireland. ddr is wholly funded by its members, composed of listeners and broadcasters alike, ensuring that it remains independent of corporate influence and is run democratically by its growing community. Founded in 2016, the station has grown significantly all thanks to the dedication of our volunteers and members.
- Res.Radio [Vienna, Austria]
Stream Link: https://edge.mixlr.com/channel/zwtuo
Res.Radio is a non-commercial community webradio based in Vienna to strengthen and display subcultural genres. From its founding in 2019, the radio grew into a multicultural community/platform featuring artists with many different backgrounds.
- Hotel Radio Paris [Paris, France]
Stream Link: https://radio2.pro-fhi.net/listen-adnnewgo-stream.mp3
Located next to the infamous 18éme arrondissements, on Duhesme Street.
- Movement Radio [Athens, Greece]
Stream Link: https://movementathens.out.airtime.pro/movementathens_a?_ga=2.221863196.549192854.1604689934-1315503358.1602963392
Movement Radio is an international online radio station based in Athens. It explores the cross-cultural interactions, political and theoretical discourses and reflections of movement of people from the Mediterranean and beyond, through a series of commissioned pieces, thematic mixtapes, interviews, DJ sets and more.
- Fade Radio [Athens, Greece]
Stream Link: https://n06.radiojar.com/072mdmpbfq8uv?rj-ttl=5&rj-tok=AAABeRVWyh0AOAJCuhiHfyoX-A
Fade Radio is a hybrid platform that experiments with diverse music approaches expressed through DJ sets, live performances, podcasts, and art-related projects. Aiming to build a community-oriented network, it operates as a core that aspires to support independent artists and creatives.
- Cashmere Radio [Berlin, Germany]
Stream Link: https://cashmereradio.out.airtime.pro/cashmereradio_b
Cashmere Radio is a not-for-profit community experimental radio station which was originally based in Lichtenberg, Berlin for the first six years of its existence before recently moving to Wedding. The ambition of the station is to preserve and further radio and broadcasting practices by playing with the plasticity and malleability of the medium. We do this by both honouring and challenging its inherent qualities: it is both a physical station open to the public and an online radio; it has regular shows, yet opens itself up to extended and one-off events; it features extended generative music performances and installations at the same time as working within radio’s typical durations.
- Kiosk Radio [Brussels, Belgium]
Stream Link: https://kioskradiobxl.out.airtime.pro/kioskradiobxl_b
- Fauve Radio [Hong Kong]
Stream Link: https://streamer.radio.co/sde68d7e6b/listen
- Tsubaki FM [Tokyo, Japan]
Stream Link: https://edge.mixlr.com/channel/vgmet
- SKYLAB Radio [Melbourne, Australia]
Stream Link: https://stream.skylab-radio.com/live
At the core we are motivated to giving a platform to presenters that don’t already have one. Skylab celebrates the eclectic music, artistic flair and cultural inclusiveness canvassing this city and abroad.
- 8K NZ Radio [Christchurch, New Zealand]
Stream Link: http://radio8k.out.airtime.pro:8000/radio8k_a
8K.NZ is an independent internet radio station broadcasting a full-spectrum sound selection from post-earthquake Christchurch, New Zealand. Formed in July 2016 by a pack of battle-hardened radio veterans, musicians, DJs, and young upstarts, our non-commercial and democratically driven station features “music picked by people”, and not a tasteless algorithm. Expect a sonic array of locally-sourced organic content, brand new tunes and old-school classics merged into an eclectic mix of everything from surf guitar to glitch-hop.
- Radio Hauraki [Auckland, New Zealand]
Stream Link: http://ais-nzme.streamguys1.com/nz_009_aac
Radio Hauraki is a New Zealand rock music station that started in 1966. It was the first private commercial radio station of the modern broadcasting era in New Zealand and operated illegally until 1970.
- WFMU [East Orange, New Jersey, USA]
Stream Link: http://wfmu.org/wfmu.pls
Broadcasting since 1958 WFMU is THE OG underground radio. The OG station that makes you feel as if that classic childhood memory of radio stations from Grand Theft Auto became reality. Tune in for Wake’n’Bake with Clay Pigeon and listen to the station that pushed the boundaries of what radio can be, inspiring thousands around the globe to keep radio alive.
- KEXP [Seattle, Washington, USA]
Stream Link: http://live-aacplus-64.kexp.org/kexp64.aac
Founded back in 1972 at the University of Washington, KEXP is one of the most recognized independent voices within the music industry.
- UBU Radio Radio
Stream Link: http://wfmu.org/wfmu_ubu.pls
RADIO RADIO is a sixteen-part series of forty-five minute broadcasts which asks an honest question: Is there really a place on radio for experimentation? Ironic versions of the music bumpers in NPR-style magazine programs, these voice bumpers combine found sound with conversation fragments from interviews with important radio critics, scholars and inventive practitioners to create a listening experience more restless and engaging than it is wallpaper.
The series debuted on 104.4 Resonance FM in London, England, in 2003. Hosted by WFMU.
- Lower Grand Radio [Oakland, California, USA]
Stream Link: https://lowergrandradio.out.airtime.pro:8000/lowergrandradio_a
- The Lot Radio [NYC, New York, USA]
Stream Link: https://streamingv2.shoutcast.com/the-lot-radio
We are an independent, non-profit, online radio station live streaming 24/7 from a reclaimed shipping container on an empty lot in NYC. Expect a continuous stream of the best and most varied music New York City has to offer.
- WNYU89.1 Radio [NYC, New York, USA]
Stream Link: http://cinema.acs.its.nyu.edu:8000/wnyu128.mp3
WNYU FM is a is a college radio station owned and operated by New York University since 1973. Its offices and studios are located at NYU’s campus in lower Manhattan.
- KPISS FM [NYC, New York, USA]
Stream Link: https://streaming.live365.com/a18444
Established in 2015, by indie promoter Canadian/New Yorker DJ Sheri Barclay, KPISS has streamed from from a shipping container, a Brooklyn pizza shop window and a sexy 70’s RV. Now broadcast from the anonymous addresses of audio aesthetes across the map — KPISS showers listeners with sounds spanning the ironic to the iconic, seven days a week. The on-air selectors are the finest group of creative misfits, extreme crate diggers and sophisticated music nerds ever assembled. Tune in to chat live, uncover lost gems and discover future favorites. KPISS is the first and only internet radio station supporting artists and labels directly via Bandcamp. Ad-free, eclectic, uncompromising and forever weird.
- XRAY FM [Portland, Oregon, USA]
Stream Link: https://listen.xray.fm/stream
Our programming is a progressive blend of talk and music that amplifies the sounds and reflects the values of our city. XRAY.FM started broadcasting from East Portland at 91.1 mhz FM on March 15th, 2014. We now also broadcast at 107.1 FM in Portland & 91.7 FM in Nehalem on the Oregon Coast.
- Shady Pines Radio [Portland, Oregon, USA]
Stream Link: https://streamer.radio.co/s3bc65afb4/listen
A community of media creatives running a radio that started as means of connecting people during the 2020 lockdowns.
- Radio Is A Foreign Country – RIAFC
Stream Link: https://s5.radio.co/s20251311a/listen
RADIO IS A FOREIGN COUNTRY IS A NOT-FOR-PROFIT RADIO PLATFORM AND MIXTAPE SERIES THAT EXPOSES LISTENERS TO OBSCURE REGIONAL FOLK AND POP MUSIC FROM THE GLOBAL HINTERLANDS. OUR COLLECTIONS FEATURE CUT-UPS OF INTERNATIONAL RADIO BROADCASTS (AM, FM & SHORTWAVE), FIELD RECORDINGS, ETHNOGRAPHIC FILM, VINTAGE RECORDS & CASSETTES, AND DIGITAL EPHEMERA FROM THE FAR REACHES OF THE INTERNET. OUR MISSION IS TO EXPLORE FORGOTTEN AND NEW WAYS OF MAKING RADIO AND TO FACILITATE GREATER ACCESS AND EXPOSURE TO SOUNDS AND MUSIC NOT SUFFICIENTLY DOCUMENTED BY INDUSTRIAL MUSIC CURATION.
- Cinemix Radio
Stream Link: https://kathy.torontocast.com:1825/stream
Soundtrack music from cinema and television.
- fluffertraX Radio
Stream Link: https://s5.radio.co/s7f9486367/listen
Soundtrack music from adult entertainment productions.
- Bestcoast FM
Stream Link: http://streams.radio.co:80/sea5dddd6b/listen
Radio that prides itself in not being connected to any particular geographic place.
- Birdsong FM
Stream Link: https://streaming.radio.co/s5c5da6a36/listen
Songs performed by birds.
- Brazillian Birds FM
Stream Link: https://strm112.1.fm/brazilianbirds_mobile_mp3
Songs performed by brazillian birds.
- Colorado Prison Radio [Denver, Colorado, USA]
Stream Link: https://s5.radio.co/s42366077f/listen
Inside Wire: Colorado Prison Radio beams music, stories, information, and entertainment into prisons across Colorado… and broadcasts its sounds to listeners outside facilities as well, across the U.S. and beyond. Our programs are created by incarcerated media producers for incarcerated listeners. Inside Wire is a program of the University of Denver Prison Arts Initiative, in collaboration with the Colorado Department of Corrections. It’s the first statewide prison radio station in U.S. history. Active since 2022.
- Cyber Crime Radio [Northport, New York, USA]
Stream Link: https://s5.radio.co/s7054ccd6d/listen
Cybercrime.Radio is home to the original 7x24x365 Internet radio station featuring cybersecurity news, interviews, public service alerts, and special programming.
- Air Traffic EHAA Radar SW
Stream Link: http://d.liveatc.net/eham02_rdr_sw
- Air Traffic Warsaw Airport Tower [Warsaw, Poland]
Stream Link: http://d.liveatc.net/epwa_twr2
- San Francisco City Fire Dispatch and EMS [San Francisco, California, USA]
Stream Link: https://broadcastify.cdnstream1.com/6336
- Travis County Law Enforcement [Austin, Texas, USA]
Stream Link: https://broadcastify.cdnstream1.com/14439
- NYPD Special Operations Unit [NYC, New York, USA]
Stream Link: https://broadcastify.cdnstream1.com/1189
- FDNY Fire Dispatch Brooklyn [NYC, New York, USA]
Stream Link: https://broadcastify.cdnstream1.com/8586
- FDNY Fire Dispatch Manhattan [NYC, New York, USA]
Stream Link: https://broadcastify.cdnstream1.com/8535
- Blue Earth and Faribault Counties Sheriff, Police and EMS [Minesotta, USA]
Stream Link: https://broadcastify.cdnstream1.com/13736