Sunday, July 24, 2005

Beat Blender on SomaFM

Described as "a late night blend of deep-house and downtempo chill" on Apple iTunes, Beat Blender is 128 kbps of streaming audio bliss from SomaFM in San Francisco. It's listener supported and commercial free. This is the best music you've never heard, so turn off the pre-programmed Clear Channel shite and tune out that same old mainstream dreck you've listened to since high school. Discover a whole new world of smooth beats and soulful grooves.

iTunes users can find Beat Blender in their "Radio" streams, under the "Electronica" category. Give it a listen...


Anonymous said...


Beat Blender does rule. Another one that Larry recommended is something like Supersecret Spy. I'll have to ask him about that iradio channel.

Also, a great place for non-RIAA music is

All the music on there is owned *solely* by the artist themselves, and all allow free distribution through podcasting. Awesome stuff in there.

J Ballot said...


I've talked to Larry about the station you mention -- it's called "Secret Agent" and is also a SomaFM production. Great stuff.

Good recommendation, too -- I've not yet jumped on the podcasting bandwagon but it's only a matter of time. And I'm strongly predisposed to approve of anything non-RIAA!

This is an exciting time -- while the RIAA struggles to maintain control over the way music is distributed and consumed, a whole new economic model threatens to destroy its stranglehold -- and we the customers win! Yay! Like any sclerotic system, they fight the inevitable, but longterm this is a fight they cannot win.

Evolve or perish, donkeys.

Tracy said...

I have to give a shout-out to my favorite I-Tunes radio station, Radio Paradise (it's under alternative) which can also be found at are commericial free and listener supported which I love. Plus I have found some great new music on here! Love it!