Radio.Garden is a website which allows you to listen to radio stations of all sizes, all over the world. When you visit Radio.Garden, you are presented with a world map which loads-up and then shows you stations all over the planet.
“Radio Garden allows listeners to explore processes of broadcasting and hearing identities across the entire globe.” – Radio.Garden
The site also offers filtering options of ‘Live’, ‘History’, ‘Jingles’ and ‘Stories’:
When you select ‘Live’, you can explore what is happening on the world’s radio stations right now. Visit Australia and see what they’re listening to late at night or pop over to Spain and listen to stations that remind you of relaxing by the pool on your last holiday.
‘History’ means that you can tune into radio history from anywhere. This includes important moments in radio where it has been used to cross borders, bring people together, form opinions and even for propaganda purposes. You can discover how conversation across the airwaves was used to cross linguistic and geographical borders.
Click on ‘Jingles’ to discover how the world uses jingles to promote brands and their own shows. Radio.Garden have selected hundreds of jingles and present brief explanations as to how and why they work for that station and more importantly, the station’s demographic.
Click on ‘Stories’ to find out how other listeners across the globe listen to their favourite stations. Listen to them telling you why the love certain stations, how the radio has improved their connections with the outside world and how they imagine voices from around the world in their own minds without ever seeing the broadcasters.
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