Has anything replaced East Village Radio?
August 21, 2014 3:48 AM   Subscribe

I've been trying to find a replacement for East Village Radio, or some sort of equivalent. Soundcloud and Spotify don't cut it as it requires too much effort curating what I want to listen. Red Bull Music Academy is close, but is too festival/house without a lot of diversity. I'm following a few EVR shows that have migrated to other platforms (Chances with Wolves, Delancey Music Service), but ideally I'd like an app that just plays good music. Awhile back I listened to a left bank French music station that was alright, but I forgot the name and at the time it had a pretty mediocre flash player. This was a legit station however, with ads, I didn't mind it. Any suggestions would be great!
posted by geoff. to Computers & Internet (7 answers total) 5 users marked this as a favorite
Was the French station Fip or Radio Nova? Either of those could perhaps fit your description (including the rubbish player!). I can't help with alternative stations similar to East Village Radio though, as I've never heard of it!
posted by winterhill at 4:44 AM on August 21, 2014 [1 favorite]

Radio Nova! Thanks, too bad the player hasn't been updated.
posted by geoff. at 4:51 AM on August 21, 2014

Pop the following into your favourite media player software for a direct stream to bypass the website player:

posted by winterhill at 4:56 AM on August 21, 2014

No love for WFMU? I think their app is fab - never had a problem with it. No ads - free form programming. There was just a post on the blue about Downtown Soulville's 20th anniversary. Without the Woof Moo I wouldn't get through a work day.
posted by rdnnyc at 7:07 AM on August 21, 2014 [1 favorite]

Yeah. I'd recommend WFMU or a couple of college radio stations. Lots of them have apps or streams. I know a couple of EVR DJs got their start in college radio.

(I'm a college radio DJ though. I'm always championing the format.)
posted by kendrak at 7:15 AM on August 21, 2014

The Current (89.3) from MPR: http://www.thecurrent.org/listen
posted by Setec Astronomy at 8:06 AM on August 21, 2014

2nd WFMU
WPRB (.com - Princeton University)
XPN (.org - UPenn)
posted by WeekendJen at 9:45 AM on August 21, 2014

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