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Radio Stations That Will Play Your Songs

  
  
  
  

We have received e-mails from many songwriters and unsigned artists that have asked us where can they get heard. Here are a list of radio stations that will play your material:

 

WAAW Shout 94.7 FM
PO Box 940, Aiken, SC 29802
PH: 803-649-6405 FX: 803-641-8844
Harry Hughes hhughes@waaw947.fm
www.waaw947.fm
Serving to the edification of the Body of Christ and community building by providing sound ministry, Gospel music and in formation to masses through daily talk programs and business and community partnerships. Audio materials must be submitted in one of the following formats: WAV, MP3 or WMA. (for proprietary formats – please consult with WAAW). Audio materials may be submitted on the following media: CD, data DVD, flash drives and other various memory cards. We recommend that you send files through "Yousendit."

 

New Driven Radio - WBCX
PH: 770-538-4744
Sherry Sabine NewDriven@gmail.com
www.facebook.com/NewDrivenRadio
A weekly 4 hour radio show that features only independent Rock from across the US and around the world. It airs Tuesdays 8-midnight (est). We feature independent bands from Soft Rock, Hard Rock, Punk, Metal, Southern Rock, Americana, Pop and everything in between. The first 2 hours are called New Driven Cruise and we feature the softer stuff there. The second two hours is called New Driven Torqued and the harder stuff is featured there.


KTRL Radio
attn: Drew Slattery (Music Director), 90.5 KTRL, Box T-0095, Tarleton State U. Stephenville TX 76402
www.tarleton.edu/ktrl
A new station looking for all styles of Folk, Roots/Americana, Country and World Music.

KURT Radio
attn: Drew Slattery (Music Director), 100.7 KURT, Box T-0095, Tarleton State U. Stephenville TX 76402
www.tarleton.edu/ktrl
Send us your Rock music.

KYHY
PO Box 3422, Burbank, CA 91508
Jerry j.dailey@925thewhy.com
www.925kyhy.com
We have rocked Burbank, Los Angeles County and the World since May 1, 2008 and we continue to do so for one reason – independent music.


High Plains Morning - HPPR
101 W. 5th St. #100, Amarillo, TX 79101
PH: 806-367-9088
Johnny Black music@hppr.org
www.hppr.org
Singer/Songwriters, Bluegrass, Contemporary Folk, World, Jazz and much more. Includes a performance studio.

Samm Brown's "For The Record", a weekly radio program on KPFK 90.7 FM, is seeking artists/bands for airplay and critique. Each Sunday, Brown hosts a program that focuses on the entertainment industry in general and the music business in particular. Send a package to Samm Brown's For The Record, KPFK Radio, 90.7 FM, 11054 Ventura Blvd. No. 237, Studio City, CA. 91604.

Radio Rietveld
Frederik Roeskestraat 96, 1076 ED Amsterdam, The Netherlands
PH: 003120-5711600 FX: 003120-5711654
Hans Kuiper/ Gijs Muller radiorietveld@gmail.com
www.radiorietveld.nl
We feature independent music, originally produced programs, soundscapes, radio plays, interviews and art specials. We are connected to the Gerrit Rietveld Art Academy in Amsterdam.

WBMB Baruch College Radio, 87.9 FM The Biz
55 Lexington Ave. Ste. 3-280, New York, NY 10010
PH: 646-312-4720
Gina Alioto ginanalioto@gmail.com
www.wbmbradio.com
Featuring all styles of music.

WNCW - Isothermal College
PO Box 804, Spindale, NC 28160
PH: 828-287-8000 x349 FX: 828-287-8012
Martin Anderson marting@wncw.org
www.wncw.org
We're always looking for new Americana, Rock, Singer/Songwriter and World music to play.

WOJB - Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa College
13386 W. Trepania Rd. Hayward, WI 54843
PH: 715-634-2100 FX: 715-634-4070
Nicky Kellar programdirector@wojb.org
www.wojb.org
We're one of the most diverse and popular stations in Wisconsin.

KRCK-FM 97.7
73-733 Fred Waring Dr. #201, Palm Desert, CA 92260
PH: 760-341-0123 FX: 760-341-7455
The Big KC kc@krck.com
http://www.krck.com
KRCK supports local talent and encourages independent artists. Rock & Alternative format.


*The list of radio stations have been complied from our staff here at USA Songwriting Competition as well as Indie Bible directory.

For more information on the USA Songwriting Competition, please go tp: http://www.songwriting.net 


Comments

Thank you for this information. I'll give it a try and see what happens.
Posted @ Monday, February 01, 2010 10:58 AM by Casia
I will mail a CD out of my new album "Smiles I Will Leave" to all 12 independent stations and see what happens. 
 
 
 
Timothy Thomas
Posted @ Tuesday, February 02, 2010 2:44 AM by Timothy Thomas
wondering how we get our web radio on this list.We have an ever growing fan base,and have taken web radio back to what it once was.Clean and more like main stream.We have hosted show 24/7....so i would love to be on this list 
yours Truly 
Jeffrey Macintosh 
Indielink Web Radio 
Administrator
Posted @ Saturday, February 06, 2010 9:48 AM by jeffrey Macintosh
keep us inform.
Posted @ Wednesday, February 10, 2010 1:26 PM by will lee
Please check out our movement! Frost Brothers Entertainment
Posted @ Thursday, April 29, 2010 12:57 AM by Frost Brothers Entertainment
Buffalo Soldier Music Rules The World
Posted @ Thursday, May 06, 2010 4:55 AM by Buffalo Soldier
Lets get it going
Posted @ Thursday, May 27, 2010 10:45 AM by Steve Long
LISTEN TO MY MUSIC I KNOW THIS MUSIC BUSINESS IS FOR ME
Posted @ Monday, July 05, 2010 4:45 AM by DV DA GREAT
Have sent my current cd and cover letter to all the above radio stations back in Feb of this year.... As far as I'm concerned none of them aired it!!! and the album is doing very well in London and the UK...Waste of time for all, don't waste your money on postage. Not sure where this list came from it's not from a reliable source. Pissed!!!
Posted @ Wednesday, July 07, 2010 4:36 PM by Timothy Thomas
can anyone tell me how to get my songs played on the radio stations, it seems to be my only sticking point , please feel free to go to the mentioned site and have a listen
Posted @ Wednesday, July 28, 2010 5:14 PM by Richard Gallacher
The Westfield Recording Company hosts "The Westfield Alliance Indie Show" on a 4 station network over the web. ALWAYS looking for good material to play. Send permission and MP3s to director@westfieldrecording.com
Posted @ Tuesday, August 10, 2010 3:42 PM by Matt Avery
Ok so I've written a few songs and I'd like to have them heard/played somewhere. 
 
I spoke with a man who gave several songs to a "promoter" in Nashville s few years back who was very excited about producing them. 
Unfortunately the "Promoter" hired a "song plugger/modifier", slightly changed his songs around,had someone record them and just plain STOLE his work!! 
When the "promoter" was confronted he told this guy to "go ahead and sue him" 
Gee what a great business!!! 
Are there any honest people around?? 
How to you find them?? 
 
AM
Posted @ Sunday, October 31, 2010 11:42 AM by ALAN MANDO
To whome it my concern: My name is Billy Chas.Bushey,I am a musician, 
 
song write and singer,I am trying 
 
to find a good radio station to play my songs.When the money is earned,and received,he or she will 
 
receive there royalties.I know this because I know talked to a Patent Lawyer.Also thank you for the mail you sent me. God Bless. 
 
William C. Bushey: PS Could you let me know. November /13/2010
Posted @ Saturday, November 13, 2010 12:15 PM by William C. Bushey Singing Name Billy Chas. Bushey
I am a singer and song-writer and 
 
musician.I play country,and gospel 
 
and contemporary music.Also cover songs I sing.In 1993 I did have a audition at DollyWood,I also play at fairs,and a out door concert in Chicago.And various events.Is this Free.Could you let me know.Thanks
Posted @ Wednesday, December 01, 2010 11:36 AM by William C. Bushey ( Singing Name Billy Chas. Bushey )
Dear Sir: 
 
I have writing to you befor,and asked,you if this is free to do my songs on the radio.And you could get royalties if it does good, by showcasing my songs.And have a cotract agreement with you.Could I 
 
send you a CD.And get your address to send it to you ok.  
 
Thanks Mr. Billy Chas. Bushey 
 
Billychasbush40@aol.com 
 
2526 Morris Thomas Rd. 
 
Duluth, MN. 55811 
 
Phone ( 218 ) 722-7315 
 
Auditioned At DollyWood In 1993
Posted @ Friday, December 03, 2010 6:22 PM by William C. Bushey ( Billy Chas. Bushey
Hi sir, 
Do you play music from Africa which is sang in their native language,English and pidgin English and how can i get my songs to you can you.Thanks
Posted @ Wednesday, December 22, 2010 12:26 PM by Tope King
Dear Sir: Thank you for your letter 
 
about Radio Airplay & your e-mail, 
 
also.If this is free,I will send you a C.D. of the Songs I wrote &  
 
Sung & played with are band.I do have my songs copyrighted Form PA. Only when this money is earned.I can pay you royalties. If they do like my songs.I'LL also send you some cover songs that I sung.Could 
 
You let me know.  
 
God Bless. 
 
B.C.B.Date 2010.
Posted @ Monday, December 27, 2010 8:38 PM by Billy Chas. Bushey
i just wanna hear my songs when i wanna hear them!!!
Posted @ Monday, January 24, 2011 12:58 AM by cheri jones
My Biggest Fear is: Not knowing what genre to pic. 
 
 
 
I have my own style that crosses every Genre of all my years of writing not one of my songs sound alike. They are so different even from each other. 
 
Although I have a main theme I wish to base from.My songs contents from A-Z .I don't have one particular style and I am concerned that I might be too versatal to market. 
 
I also write about subjects that no one else has wrote about Or with a unique bend and I fear just throwing them around until someone is ready to hear the whole package.
Posted @ Thursday, January 27, 2011 3:15 AM by Connie Jones
To WhomIt May Concern: My singing name is Billy Chas.Bushey. I did send you my recording of my songs and cover songs.On 2 CD.And photo bio and some of the songs I wrote  
 
and sung for these radio stations. 
 
Could you let me know if you got them.I do have copyright on them, 
 
From the Form PA United States Copyright Off.Could you get back to me. Thank you for your time. 
 
Mr. William C. Bushey 
 
Date January / 28 / 2011 
 
Time 5:25 P.M. 
 
Billychasbush40@aol.com 
 
Phone ( 218 ) 722-7315 
 
2526 Morris Thome Rd 
 
Duluth, MN. 55811  
 
Posted @ Friday, January 28, 2011 5:25 PM by William C. Bushey
To Whom It May Concern: 
 
My singing name is Billy Chas. Bushey,I am singer & songwriter & 
 
musician.Are band is called (Wing Of The Wind )I did send you 2 CD and a press kit and photos of me and the and the songs I wrote and sung,and some cover songs I sung.Could you let meknow if you got them. Thank. Mr. Bushey:
Posted @ Friday, January 28, 2011 5:55 PM by William C. Bushey Address 2526 Mrris Thomas Rd Duluth, MN. 55811
Dear Sir: 
 
I wrote to you befor,about receiv-ing royalties if my songs do sell and do good.After the money is earned,the song writer & singer should never send money up front, these are all fact in this professional promoters & musical business,that what a Patent Lawyer told me and some promoters told me also.Then we cold work out a musical contract with you. Billy Chas. Bushey: Feb / 22 / 2011
Posted @ Tuesday, February 22, 2011 5:09 PM by William C. Bushey or Billy Chas. Bushey
I sent all the listed Radio stations a song demo and too my knowledge NONE has given it an on the air play. 
I think this list is a disappointing joke 
 
A.
Posted @ Saturday, March 05, 2011 7:09 AM by ALAN MANDO
I've been getting emails from members of this blog saying "I sent you a demo, you never replied", and these demos we have NOT received. 
 
The Westfield Alliance Indie Show is now broadcast from California to Florida, and also Glasgow, Scotland. If your music is ANY form of Rock, Blues, or POP, we are VERY interested in hearing it! Send us a royalty waiver statement and any music in MP3 format to director@westfieldrecording.com. IF we get it, we will give it EVERY CONSIDERATION! NO, REALLY!
Posted @ Saturday, March 05, 2011 7:54 PM by Matt Avery
Hi i will be sendins some one or two of my songs Ihpe that you listen to them thanks. May God Ricly Blessed You !
Posted @ Sunday, March 06, 2011 3:59 PM by timothy lockhart
I sent my song its different then anything you heard ever. Check it out. Its called gangsta Gospel. I my song name is You got fooled. check it out please.
Posted @ Thursday, May 05, 2011 3:43 PM by AIm
Perhaps those who are getting no airplay from these stations, should reconsider if their actual recordings are even worthy of said airplay!? Just a thought!
Posted @ Wednesday, May 18, 2011 10:06 PM by bonasound
This article is very interesting, I am currently marketing my new single "Cover Girl" for the masses I am originally from Arkansas, but now reside in Houston,Texas to do so, i've been sending it to local stations and would love to be heard by the sites audience!www.myspace.com/milliondollarent orwww.facebook.com/rsprawling
Posted @ Tuesday, June 28, 2011 3:58 PM by Da' Gingerbread Man
I'm a songwriter and musician who plays most everything on his own songs. I've been at it for quite a while and I would like to submit my music for play. How can you help me. 
Please drop by and spin a song/two.  
I write in various genres of music. 
 
Wayne Sanelli 
Posted @ Saturday, September 03, 2011 9:02 PM by Wayne Sanelli
Any bands who do rock, dance, or darkwave and possibly Dubstep can be played on Anonymous Radio. You can be played for free as long as you agree to a few things. 1. Let us play your music without royalte fees sence we would be providing you our service for free and promoting you for free. 2. support anonymous radio by linking it to your site or embedd the station to your site, iether way would be exepted. 3. must not contain anything racial or discriminating in the content you want played. you can contact us on our facebook if you want on our station. <a>http://www.facebook.com/anonymousglobalnetwork<a>
Posted @ Tuesday, October 18, 2011 7:53 PM by Anonymous Radio
Thank you for your help I too will send out Cd's to all 12 independent radio stations. My music ranges from dancehall reggae,to rock and rap music.
Posted @ Sunday, January 29, 2012 7:39 AM by Rasean Blyden
Do you have a listing for indie Christian artists?
Posted @ Saturday, February 04, 2012 10:52 PM by Laura Principato
In my experience many factors dictate whether or not original unsolicitated music is aired on radio.The first obstacle is getting their attention.They get demos by the bag load weekly,some may be auditioned.As a rule of thumb (and this is also true of record labels),if they do not like anything in the first 25 seconds of the track it is binned.If they do like it the sound quality must be good enough to withstand the compression of airplay.If the artist or band do not have a release or an outlet inwhich any listeners might want to hear more then again the station might not bother.I have found that contacting them in a mannerly way (say for instance from a facility on their website)will get ignored.You must be prepared to follow-up original request with stronger language(i.e.questioning why they have a contact facility on the homepage if they do not respond to queries) but to what lengths one goes within those suggestions is entirely up to the individual but give it a week between contacts.Eventually you will make contact and be given a postal address and stage one attained.Remain in healthy contact once tune has been sent,asking when it will be played keeps them near the communication fire,all nice and warm!After airplay what then? .....
Posted @ Thursday, March 08, 2012 11:41 AM by john fallon
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