Being honest, this is being written as an education on house music radio stations to myself because in truth, I don’t really listen to any. I want to change that as I can tell from my internet travels that they are very much alive and kicking, so I wanted to explore some of the best stations around.
To help me do this I asked my Instagram audience what they recommended so by using both a google search and Instagram post, I will populate what are deemed to be the most popular stations below. It was meant to be 10 of the best but there are too many so we’ve extended part 1…
LETS GET STARTED!
Station: Street Sounds Radio
Let’s work on the recommendations first. As you can see in the screen shot above Andy from Steet Sounds Radio recommended his own show and being connected with him on Facebook I know it’ll be a good one. Visit the station by clicking on the image below. There are a ton of DJ’s on there and the sounds range from rap to house and disco. You can follow Andy on Instagram here. If you check them out tell them the Playlist DJ’s sent you over.
Station: Deep X Radio on Zeno.fm
This recommendation came from long term Instagram friend of the page: @brokenkettlerecordings . Very simply the station is ran by house heads from Ireland playing housemusic from 1988. The station also has their own Instagram Page with some very cool content so make sure you check that out too. Click on the image below to check the station out and let us know your thoughts.
Station: Millenium FM
Our Instagram follower @dj_akira_official recommened this French internet radio station – ‘Millenium FM’. The station is billed as a 24 hour broadcast of house, electro, dance, soulful, techno & trance (what’s not to love)? They also do features and DJ sessions too. Click on the image below to check the station out.
Station: Ibiza Global Radio
Next up we have a new suggestion from our Instagram connection and friend @djphillipthomas. This is a big one – it’s Ibiza Global Radio, who state in their bio; ‘Music Sounds Better With Us’. Upon checking out their site you can see they are a big beast in the internet radio world and even boast of a global TV station too. We will definitely be checking this station out more often now and you can too by clicking the inage below.
Station: Broke FM
Broke FM have been known to us for a while now through their Instagram activity. @_justbefrank_ is one of their residents and a friend of our page too. The cornerstone of JustFM is mental health awareness and they use the hashtag #itsoktobebroken. The station itself is 24/7 of house, techno, trance, disco, groove and funk. You can’t go wrong with that combo’ we think. Click on the image below to check them out.
Station: Hotel Radio CC
Hotel Radio CC is a new site and station which is just emerging. There’s not a great deal on their site right now but it’s one to watch for the future. You can follow their Instagram page right here; https://www.instagram.com/hotelradio.cc/ – and their new station website in the image below.
Station: Ibiza Stardust Radio
We need to thanks @dj_alex_mac for this belter of a recommendation. Based on thier Insta page, Ibiza Stardust Radio have an impressive 50,000 listeners per month and they also help to promote talented DJ’s alongside daily guest shows. It sounds like they really help the community which is what it’s all about afterall.
Station: Housemusic Radio
So this station is from a google search and it sounds right up our bushy tree. Based on their bio on the ‘gram, they are THE BIG station for a HOUSE NATION, leading the way in digital online house and dance music all day everyday worldwide. They also have their own app’ so it’s easier than ever to tune in. Do so by clicking the image below for their website.
Station: DI FM
DI FM, is a beast of a station with a beautiful website and an array of brilliant genre’s to listen to under the housemusic umberella. According to their write up on Instagram they have the best in electronic music curated from around the globe. Who can argue with that?
Station: Defected Radio
Next up we got one of the biggies in the housemusic world: Defected. I stream a lot of their radio shows on Spotify normally hosted by DJ Sam Devine. You can pick up their shows their or directly from their website by clicking the image below.
Station: Groove City Radio
I feel guilty for not including Groove City Radio earlier in this post as I’ve known about them for a while, esepcially because they are Scottish and I’ve been connected / following them for a while now. I will let their Facebook bio (where by the way they have a nice 14,000 plus following), do the talking:
GROOVE CITY RADIO is an internet dance radio station based in the heart of Glasgow broadcasting from a brand new studio in the city’s Kinning Park area.
Originally the station was set up broadcasting from a unique bar in Glasgow’s Union Street located close to legendary Arches nightclub that was sadly closed down in 2015
Bar Groove, having close links with event’s in the club also ceased trading and the station moved to a temporary location until it found the right location…
So as of January 2016 they have now set up in a much bigger studio and looking forward to the years ahead 🙂
Check the station’s website out by clicking on their logo below and let them know the Playlist DJ’s sent you over.
Station: Balearic FM
Baleric FM just popped into my Facebook feed the other day. It had a very professional look about it so thought it would be worth an add and a listen. It looks like they are keen to hear from some DJ’s so why don’t you click through and put yourself forward for a show. Again, tell them The Playlist DJ’s sent you over.
Thank you for checking out some of the best housemusic internet radio stations around. There are cleary a lot more out there so we will do a follow up piece in the near future with anymore suggestions you might have. Drop them in the comments or tag us on social media @playlistdjs. We are always looking for new stations etc so we can find new tunes for our Spotify Playlist.
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