Music

Online music sources and resources:

  • last.fm – builds a profile of music listened to and recommends similar artists
  • SoundCloud – discover new music and connect with other listeners and creators; account required
  • soundamus – notifies via RSS about upcoming music releases from artists in last.fm profile (i.e. it updates the artists as last.fm profile is updated)
  • The Hype Machine – scours blogs for full length MP3s and makes it easy to search, listen, and bookmark/favourite songs
  • 8tracks – user generated mix tapes; search, bookmark, create
  • SHOUTcast – online radio station streaming; organized by category; most commercial free
  • TheFuture.fm – DJ mixes
  • Indie 103.1 – online indie rock station from Los Angeles, with shows such as Breakfast With The Smiths (all Morrissey/The Smiths) and Retrograde (retro ‘indie rock’)
  • radioxy – online modern/indie rock station; commercial and dj free
  • Digitally Imported – online streaming music (mostly electronic) with minimal, if any, commercial breaks; multiple channels and genres
  • SKY.FM Radio – streaming music channels by genre; few (if any) commercials
  • Passport Approved – weekly show featuring new music from upcoming artists