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Over 30 unique channels of listener-supported, commercial-free, underground/alternative radio broadcasting to the world. All music hand-picked by SomaFM's award-winning DJs and music directors.

  • SF in SF: Science Fiction in San Francisco, a monthly series of author readings.

    SF in SF Podcast

    New Episode! Science Fiction in San Francisco, a monthly series of author readings.

  • Groove Salad: ambient/electronica commercial-free radio from SomaFM

    Groove Salad

    A nicely chilled plate of ambient/downtempo beats and grooves.

  • Drone Zone: ambient commercial-free radio from SomaFM

    Drone Zone

    Served best chilled, safe with most medications. Atmospheric textures with minimal beats.

  • PopTron: alternative commercial-free radio from SomaFM

    PopTron

    Electropop and indie dance rock with sparkle and pop.

  • SF 10-33: ambient/news commercial-free radio from SomaFM

    SF 10-33

    Ambient music mixed with the sounds of San Francisco public safety radio traffic.

  • Deep Space One: ambient commercial-free radio from SomaFM

    Deep Space One

    Deep ambient electronic, experimental and space music. For inner and outer space exploration.

  • Space Station Soma: electronica commercial-free radio from SomaFM

    Space Station Soma

    Tune in, turn on, space out. Spaced-out ambient and mid-tempo electronica.

  • Sonic Universe: jazz commercial-free radio from SomaFM

    Sonic Universe

    Transcending the world of jazz with eclectic, avant-garde takes on tradition.

  • Metal Detector: metal commercial-free radio from SomaFM

    Metal Detector

    From black to doom, prog to sludge, thrash to post, stoner to crossover, punk to industrial.

  • Boot Liquor: americana commercial-free radio from SomaFM

    Boot Liquor

    Americana Roots music for Cowhands, Cowpokes and Cowtippers

  • Digitalis: electronica/alternative commercial-free radio from SomaFM

    Digitalis

    Digitally affected analog rock to calm the agitated heart.

  • Mission Control: ambient/electronica commercial-free radio from SomaFM

    Mission Control

    Celebrating NASA and Space Explorers everywhere.

  • Illinois Street Lounge: lounge commercial-free radio from SomaFM

    Illinois Street Lounge

    Classic bachelor pad, playful exotica and vintage music of tomorrow.

  • Indie Pop Rocks!: alternative/rock commercial-free radio from SomaFM

    Indie Pop Rocks!

    New and classic favorite indie pop tracks.

  • Left Coast 70s: 70s/rock commercial-free radio from SomaFM

    Left Coast 70s

    Mellow album rock from the Seventies. Yacht not required.

  • Suburbs of Goa: world commercial-free radio from SomaFM

    Suburbs of Goa

    Desi-influenced Asian world beats and beyond.

  • Underground 80s: alternative/electronica commercial-free radio from SomaFM

    Underground 80s

    Early 80s UK Synthpop and a bit of New Wave.

  • Beat Blender: electronica commercial-free radio from SomaFM

    Beat Blender

    A late night blend of deep-house and downtempo chill.

  • The Trip: electronica commercial-free radio from SomaFM

    The Trip

    Progressive house / trance. Tip top tunes.

  • BAGeL Radio: alternative/rock commercial-free radio from SomaFM

    BAGeL Radio

    What alternative rock radio should sound like.

  • Seven Inch Soul: oldies commercial-free radio from SomaFM

    Seven Inch Soul

    Vintage soul tracks from the original 45 RPM vinyl.

  • Folk Forward: folk/alternative commercial-free radio from SomaFM

    Folk Forward

    Indie Folk, Alt-folk and the occasional folk classics.

  • Covers: eclectic commercial-free radio from SomaFM

    Covers

    Just covers. Songs you know by artists you don't. We've got you covered.

  • Secret Agent: lounge commercial-free radio from SomaFM

    Secret Agent

    The soundtrack for your stylish, mysterious, dangerous life. For Spies and PIs too!

  • ThistleRadio: celtic/world commercial-free radio from SomaFM

    ThistleRadio

    Exploring music from Celtic roots and branches

  • cliqhop idm: electronica commercial-free radio from SomaFM

    cliqhop idm

    Blips'n'beeps backed mostly w/beats. Intelligent Dance Music.

  • Fluid: electronica/hiphop commercial-free radio from SomaFM

    Fluid

    Drown in the electronic sound of instrumental hiphop, future soul and liquid trap.

  • Lush: electronica commercial-free radio from SomaFM

    Lush

    Sensuous and mellow vocals, mostly female, with an electronic influence.

  • Dub Step Beyond: electronica commercial-free radio from SomaFM

    Dub Step Beyond

    Dubstep, Dub and Deep Bass. May damage speakers at high volume.

  • DEF CON Radio: electronica/specials commercial-free radio from SomaFM

    DEF CON Radio

    Music for Hacking. The DEF CON Year-Round Channel.

  • Black Rock FM: eclectic commercial-free radio from SomaFM

    Black Rock FM

    From the Playa to the world, for the annual Burning Man festival.

  • SomaFM Live: specials commercial-free radio from SomaFM

    SomaFM Live

    Special Live Events and rebroadcasts of past live events


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SomaFM News:

SomaFM will be live broadcasting Steve Roach's sold-out concert series in Santa Fe, New Mexico on the weekend of August 4th and 5th. 8-Jul-18

SomaFM will be broadcasting live again from DEF CON 26, August 9-12, 2018 at Caesars Palace & Flamingo in Las Vegas. 1-Jul-18 [more news]

Fundraising Update as of July 18 at 8AM PDT: To meet our budget, we need to raise $1,550 a day for the next 13 days. So far today we've raised $366, and for the month $17,877. We still are trying to raise $20,122 more by the end of the month.



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