Goods and Services, Internet, Music, News

Listening to Radio Free – A Growing Pastime

The number of internet radio users increases exponentially by the day, and this can be supported by the fact that almost eight out of ten Americans are online at one point of time or the other. And what really helps in this situation is the fact that there are a slew of free radio stations that are available to listen to whether at work or if you are just relaxing.

And no matter what music you enjoy listening to – jazz, rock or pop – you’ll find it all over the internet and at no cost.

But it isn’t listening to free online music that makes internet radio a popular pastime, but the fact that this is aimed at a global audience that might have not been able to listen to this type of music in the past or even find information about their bands or artists at a time when the internet was just getting started.

And if that’s not enough, even if you are located in the towns of America and did not have access to radio stations in the big city, the internet has made this possible as well. One of the best examples of this is AOL Radio, and in being able to listen to a lot of the music that is offered for free, some people even end up buying albums of artists and bands that they like.

Of course, there are some internet radio stations that charge a monthly fee to listen to premium content, as opposed to the popular practice of offering radio free while focusing on advertising. But the reason for this is that the quality of sound is superior while the music for the particular genre is chosen very carefully too.

Related Posts

  • How Graham Jules Bootstrapped Blam! Records and Kickstarted 90s UK Garage

    Graham Jules, founder of Blam! Studios and then Blam! Records, was instrumental to the UK Garage scene. At the start of the Blam! Records, a growing number of West London record labels released UK influenced House tracks. These early releases formed the foundation for the “UK Garage” scene. Jules big dream was sound, and through…

  • The $200 Million Lesson of Titanic

    Article written by David Guillod. James Cameron, the director of “Titanic,” is the man who made the most expensive movie to ever come out of Hollywood. Although it became a worldwide sensation, he did not forget the struggles they all faced during the early filming days. Peter Chernin, the president and COO of News Corp.,…

  • Janet Jackson prepares to tour as a single mom

    Sources say that Janet Jackson is in good spirits as she prepares to tour for the first time since being a mom. The singer announced in January that she and her husband at the time Wissam Al Mana welcomed their first child, son Eissa. However, unfortunately, in April, the couple separated after five years of…

Archives