SomaFM’s official app, giving you access to 24 year-round channels of listener-supported, commercial-free, underground/alternative radio, with all music hand-picked our award-winning DJs and music directors.
Lifehacker.com says SomaFM is one of the “Five Best Internet Radio Services” and says “completely user and listener-supported, which means no ads or commercials during your broadcasts, and the channels and programs aired at Soma.fm are rarely heard anywhere else.”
– No registration required; no additional purchases required!
– View stations by Popularity, Genre or your favorites
– Shows name and artist of currently playing song and history of songs played.
– Bookmark, Tweet and search iTunes for the playing song
– Background streaming: use other apps while listening.
– Stream to AppleTV & Airplay devices.
– Integration with many car stereo units via Dock Connector or Bluetooth
– Remote control: Pause and restart playing as well as skip between favorite channels from your headphone remote, lock screen controls.
– High and low bandwidth streaming: 128k MP3 and 64-80kb AAC-HE (high); great-sounding 32kb AAC-HE and good-quality 40kb MP3 (low).
– AAC-HE support for highest quality audio even at the lowest bitrates (on most channels).
– Latest news and happenings from SomaFM.
– Community gallery of SomaFM listeners
Never listened to SomaFM before? Here’s our lineup, which are all commercial free:
Groove Salad: A nicely chilled plate of ambient/downtempo beats and grooves.
Downtempo electronica, mostly instrumental. Great for work.
Secret Agent: The soundtrack for your stylish, mysterious, dangerous life. For Spies and P.I.s too!
An eclectic blend of cinematic downtempo, stylish lounge, sambas and easy-tempo with an adventurous flair.
Drone Zone: Served best chilled, safe with most medications. Atmospheric textures with minimal beats.
Indie Pop Rocks!: New and classic favorite indie pop tracks.
Unsigned bands, the hottest new indie artists and a liberal sprinkling of classics.
480 Minutes: Spanning four decades of great post-punk, indie rock and noise pop.
Every Friday from 9am-5pm Pacific, DJ Ted plays and discusses the latest and greatest music in real time.
cliqhop idm: Blips’n’beeps backed mostly w/beats. Intelligent Dance Music.
Experimental techno, also known as Intelligent dance music (IDM).
Beat Blender: A late night blend of deep-house and downtempo chill.
A perfect blend of midtempo and more upbeat electronica.
Dub Step Beyond: Dubstep, Dub and Deep Bass. The place for Bass Music!
Tag’s Trip: Progressive house / trance. Tip top tunes.
Illinois Street Lounge: Classic bachelor pad, playful exotica and vintage music of tomorrow.
Space Station Soma: Tune in, turn on, space out. Spaced-out ambient and mid-tempo electronica.
Doomed: Dark industrial/ambient music for tortured souls.
Boot Liquor: Americana Roots music for Cowhands, Cowpokes and Cowtippers
Lush: Sensuous and mellow vocals, mostly female, with an electronic influence.
Digitalis: Digitally affected analog rock to calm the agitated heart.
DIY laptop rock; screengaze and more.
Suburbs of Goa: Desi-influenced Asian world beats and beyond.
Future music of the Eastern world.
Underground 80s: Early 80s UK Synthpop and a bit of New Wave, with rarities you forgot you remembered.
Sonic Universe: Transcending the world of jazz with eclectic, avant-garde takes on tradition.
PopTron: Electropop and indie dance rock with sparkle and pop.
Less guitars, more synths.
Covers: Just covers. Songs you know by artists you don’t. We’ve got you covered.
Mission Control: Ambient and experimental music mixed with the historical sounds of the space program.
SomaFM SF 10-33: Live San Francisco Fire and Police radio with an electronic music soundtrack.