Listen to 1000’s of Radio Stations Around the World, Free
Have you ever wanted to listen to a radio station from another state or country? Maybe you want some different music, or to listen to different talk radio? Perhaps you were traveling and heard a radio station you liked in Ireland, or maybe you have a favorite radio station from where you lived years ago in New York, or maybe you just want to hear what’s on the radio in Nigeria? Or maybe you’re just curious about the local news in Singapore, Chennai, India, or Topeka, Kansas?
Whatever the motivation, be it curiosity or reminiscing, you’ll find you can listen to radio stations just about anywhere around the world, using a nifty free service called Radio Garden.
All you need is a web browser, and otherwise the Radio Garden site works on just about any device and any operating system, whether you’re on a Mac, iPhone, iPad, Windows PC, Android, Chromebook, Linux machine, or whatever else. Just remember to turn up your volume so you can hear what you’re listening to.
Head over to the Radio Garden site and start browsing around the globe, or use the Search feature to find a particular station, country, region, or variety.
Want to hear authentic reggae directly from Jamaica? You can find that. Or maybe you’d prefer the soothing sounds of traditional Hawaiian music, directly from the islands? It’s there for you. Or maybe you’d prefer to listen to BBC Radio in the UK, NPR government radio in the USA, or dance yacht music from Mallorca? Curious to hear different propaganda outlets around the globe? It’s all out there to listen to, so check it out and enjoy!
Here are a few example stations to get started if you’d rather not scoot around the globe on your own:
- WNYC FM New York, USA
- NPR 24 Hour Radio, Washington DC
- Koko FM, Hana, Hawaii, USA
- UK Health Radio, London, UK
- BBC Radio 4, London, UL
- Voice of Chennai, Chennai, India
- Lagos Talks, Lagos Nigeria
- ABC Brisbane, Australia
- SuperYacht Radio, Mallora
Have fun, enjoy the music, talk radio, cultures, local vibes, different propaganda, and whatever else you find out there!
It’s not exactly Spotify or Apple Music, but it sure is unique!
thanks a lot for the tips!
lets explore new cultures together? :)
Absolutely brilliant, thanks so much for the link.
On M1 MacBook > Hit the Link > The ‘seeds were sown in the Garden > A local Radio Station was playing. no problems at all.
Searching by genre [simply typed in the search field] worked well.
Lots of fun to be had with this excellent, slick and quick goto radio tuner.
Go to Radio Garden link and am presented with the message:
“This experience requires WebGL.
Please try again on a WebGL-supporrted browser.”
No go on Safari 14.1 on macOS Mojave (does not support WebGL, even if “WebGL via Metal” is checked in the “Debug” menu).
Safari on iOS works OK, as does Chrome and Firefox on Mojave.
Thanks a lot!! Saved my day..
Years ago, iTunes had a great bunch of stations bundled in. I miss that. But thanks for this tidbit.
Good tip! Thank you!
Could this be the end of the Radio Ham?