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A downloadable and evolving list of Radio Stations and Shows Supporting  Independent Music and Emerging Artists 

(Never pay to have your music played on a radio show, if you are asked for money this is a red flag! Also, please let us know if any of the links don’t work or if there is something to add)

Amazing Radio  – UK/USA and Worldwide. Set up specifically for emerging artists (FAQs)
Artists can submit tracks through AmazingTunes
Amazing Radio US

Artefaktor Radio: Electronic internet radio stations: Live from Mexico City 24/7. Synthwave, Electronica, Retrowave, New wave, Darkwave, Technopop, Synthpop. Submissions Link

BBC Introducing Radio Shows – National and regional BBC radio shows supporting new and emerging artists. Music tracks can be uploaded to BBC Introducing if you are a UK artist with a UK postcode.  (Note: you need to be signed into a personal BBC account to access this upload page).

Catorweb Radio (Call Sign CSNX-9616) is an amateur radio station broadcasting everything from Americana, Tex-mex Los lobos, Joe Ely, The Blasters, Dave Alvin, Flaco Jimenez, Ry Cooder, Texas Tornados, Frank Black to Chuck Prophet. We also play Rock, Cajun, unsigned and Indie artists’ music. Catorweb radio broadcasts live through Submit Music

Conquest Hospital Radio (worldwide) Run as a self-funding registered charity for over 40 years.
Paradise by the Sea (2 – 5PM, Tuesdays, Conquest Hospital Radio), is a show presented by Graham Belchamber – a show that includes new music and broadcasts to a sizeable worldwide audience.

Exile FM– UK/Worldwide – online radio collective wish shows supporting independent and emerging artists as follows:
Neil March presents the Trust the Doc Radio Show for new music and emerging artists, broadcasts live on Exile FM Radio every Saturday from 5–7 PM UK time. Each edition is available for 7 days via podcast. Trust the doc Extra is a midweek show which mixes highlights from the previous Saturday’s live Trust The Doc Radio Show plus tracks by new and emerging artists that were not played on that show. It is a one-hour pre-recorded show and broadcasts at 8PM UK Time every Wednesday.
The Sunday Brunch (Sundays 9am-12 noon)– Martin Haskell presents an eclectic mix that always includes some music by new and emerging artists.
Monday Night Ride Out (9 – 11PM, Mondays, Exile FM) presented by Ming Nagel and Jon Read – a show that actively supports new and independent music and, like my show, is available for a week on podcast.

Fylde Coast Radio Broadcasts 24/7  Steve Kelly supports up and coming bands- Wednesday evenings from 9pm, UK time

Hard Rock Hell Radio– Hard Rock & Metal Radio Station with independent and unsigned music from around the world.

New Music Saturday is a music show broadcast live every Saturday from Canada and the UK from 5pm EST / 10pm UK (ish!) and then available on all the usual podcast apps afterwards.  The show promotes bands worldwide and features brand new tracks by independent bands, interviews, reviews, and chat. 

North Herts Radio

PhonicFM:  (UK) Exeter based community radio

RadioReverb is a not-for-profit  local UK (Brighton & Hove) radio station (that also welcomes new show makers). Although mainly a local station it also has a national and international following. It broadcasts on 97.2FM, on DAB+ and online. You need to contact appropriate producers directly as they have no playlists and all producers have free choice about what they play. You can contact producers direct via their show pages which are listed in the show directory here.

Radio Wigwam – on-line radio station playing play a mix of contemporary and classic tunes – Rock, Indie, Funk, Electro, Heavy Metal etc. Submissions 

Rock on the Rise Radio: an internet radio station based in Denver for signed and unsigned hard rock and metal. Submit MP3’s only to also interviews and a blog.

Resonance FM: 24/7 radio station which broadcasts on 104.4 FM to central London, DAB to Greater London, nationally on Radioplayer and live streamed to the rest of the world.

Selector Radio: The British Council radio station that showcases UK talent. Isolation Creation Submissions

Union Jack Radio  DAB digital and on-line. Radio shows and podcasts.  Listeners  can vote their favourite tracks up the playlist. Submit music to Underdogs with Lucy Leeds.