What are the best internet radio station options? That is kind of a personal question. It depends on what kind of music you like and how you want to listen to it and how many people you want to share your music with. Humanity loves a wide variety of music. I am not even sure some of it is even music. Why not make your own station and make it the best you can. Now there are several web based services that make it easy and cheap or free.
What is the best internet radio station? The answer is the internet radio station you make yourself. Put together your own internet station and add rock, Bossa Nova, Classic Rock, Hip Hop, Reggae and Blues. You can even have your own talk show if you want.
Pandora is the easiest to use and it is free. It is an internet radio service you can train to play the songs and artist you like. If you have Livio Internet Radio you do not even need a computer. Pandora picks the music it plays based on your picks and the Music Genome Project™, which began in 2000 and is the most thorough analysis of popular music ever undertaken. By simply entering a favorite song or artist, a listener is instantly launched into a personalized listening experience. Today, Pandora has a growing user base of more than 60 million registered listeners. Pandora works through your web browser so you can listen to your Pandora from any computer that has a browser and a live internet connection.
Radionomy lets you do all that by using their vast music libraries and adding pod casts that you make up yourself to make the station your own. Radionomy gives you the tools, infrastructure, and content libraries to create real radio stations broadcasted over the web. This is free for radio creators.
iRadeois another service that lets you create the best internet radio station ever, no technical skills required. I like the ability to customize player types, you can upload your own audio files or stream using a playlist
Spotify offers you legal and free access to a huge library of music. It works in PC, Mac, home audio system and mobile phone. It is simple to use, you just need to create an account and download their streaming music player. You can use Spotify and Facebook, to see and hear what your friends are listening to and share what you are listening to with your friends.
Grooveshark is an online on-demand music streaming service that rewards you for sharing, reviewing, and discovering new music. Makes it easer to find new music and radio stations that match your taste. You can sync your library with any player known to humanity and a few players unknown to humanity. They claim to have over 30 million users that create playlists and share them with friends over Facebook, Twitter and other social sites.
Charts.fm is great for watching the top 10 of your artist’s music videos. I like to do a search and then let it run. It will go through the band’s top 10 music video’s. You will be surprised at how many videos of the bands you love that are out there. You can create your own music charts by remixing the charts of more than 2500 radio stations, play the charts through, watch music videos, read the lyrics of your favorite songs and the bio of your favorite artists.
Deezer is a international free music website legal and accessible to all Internet users via a Web browser. With Deezer you can download your cds and playlists to your mobile device as well as your PC or Mac and then enjoy your tunes without having to be online.
RadioBeta enables everyone to gain access to radio stations all around the world. You can make your own playlists so you can bookmark them so you can come back to them easily.
TubeRadio.fm is a web application that looks & feels like a music player. Makes it easy to organize YouTube. It makes it easy to find and organize a whole album of your favorite artists’ music. YouTube has a selection of millions of videos, it should be easy to find just about any songs you want without having to go through millions of videos. TubeRadio.fm makes it easy to find, listen to, build, and share playlists of your favorite artists’ videos.
Stitcher enables you to hear the audio content you care about. Stitcher “stitch” it into personalized, always-current stations that you can easily listen to on your iPhone or computer.
Jango is all about making online music fun, social and simple. A free custom radio service that learns from your taste and connects you to others who like what you like. Just type in what you want to hear – and Jango we’ll play your chosen music and other favorites of Jango users who share your taste. You can customize your stations further by adding more artists and rating songs
Finetune is a web based service that lets you create playlists that you like, listen to them online and share it with your friends. You can choose from 2 million sound tracks that already in Finetune library.
FIQL is a place to be introduced to new music by looking at other people’s playlists and to share with others your playlist and music interests.
Spool allows you to listen in real time to what a friend is listening to.
A great new online music player called Spool.fm, allows you to search for all your favorites music and easily to make playlists from the results of that. You’ll be able to hear those playlists over and over on the Web.
iggli is a social music network. Listen, share, and mashup music and playlists. Stay connected to friends and meet cool new people, and live your life and share the experience.
PureVolume allows you to create desirable PlayLists in just about few clicks. Your PlayLists will saved on the web and you be can listen to them of course, whenever you want to. PureVolume is also a big Social Media Network that lets you upload and download music that you like, meet people with the same interest as you do, make comments on your friends music, read others blogs, send private messages and more.