20211025 The default Ubuntu music player, RhythmBox, supports internet radio station streaming. It has only a small collection of stations listed by default. Further stations can be added by entering the station’s URL. Searching for internet radio stations is not supported by the application itself.
Odio, installed as a snap, is an easy to use and pleasing to view dedicated radio station streaming application. Through its interface a comprehensive collection of radio stations are available and further stations can be searched for within the application. Favourite radio stations can be tagged and appear under My Library. The GUI can be set to be either light or dark mode.
Another dedicated internet radio streamer is RadioTray. Its key feature is that it sits nicely in the panel from where it is controlled.
Stations can be found from http://www.radio-browser.info/ (where URLs are listed) as well as https://www.internet-radio.com/. Streams from the Australian government’s funded Australian Broadcasting Corporation, are listed at https://radio.abc.net.au/help/streams
Some personal favourite stations include:
- Acoustic Guitar http://18.104.22.168:9073/
- Classical Guitar http://22.214.171.124:9193/
- David Bowie http://streams.80s80s.de/bowie/mp3-192/streams.80s80s.de/play.pls
- Pink Floyd https://stream.vagalume.fm/hls/1498583990653093/aac.m3u8
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