TuneIn Takes You: CMJ Music Marathon

From Austin to New York City, not too shabby, right?

From today, October 16 through Saturday, October 20, we’ll be taking you to CMJ Music Marathon, New York City’s annual festival highlighting college radio and up-and-coming bands. We’re serious. Think Lady Gaga, Arcade Fire, the xx, among countless others.

Our CMJ channel contains all of this year’s College Day nominees, CMJ Radio and live showcases from New York’s WFUV and Seattle’s KEXP. TuneIn is also a proud sponsor of CMJ College Day, taking place on Thursday, October 18, where we will present the first annual TuneIn Digital Leader award.

Here are detailed daily lineups. Join us! (All times ET)

Tuesday, October 16: WFUV Presents…

  • 7pm: Indians
  • 7:40pm: Savoir Adore
  • 8:20pm: Wax Poetic
  • 9:00pm: Little Green Cars

Wednesday, October 17: KEXP at CMJ 2012, Made Possible by TuneIn

  • 10:30am: Daughter
  • 12:30pm: Highs
  • 2:30pm: Cody ChesnuTT
  • 4:30pm: Paul Banks

Thursday, October 18: KEXP at CMJ 2012, Made Possible by TuneIn

  • 10:30am: Hey Marseilles
  • 12:30pm: DIIV
  • 2:30pm: Little Green Cars
  • 4:30pm: Poor Moon

Friday, October 19: KEXP at CMJ 2012, Made Possible by TuneIn

  • 10:30am: Line & Circle
  • 12:30pm: Wild Nothing
  • 2:30pm: Kishi Bashi
  • 4:30pm: The Antlers

Long live college radio, and happy listening!


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TuneIn Takes You: Austin City Limits

Is it Friday yet? Actually, why yes it is. And it is also time for this year’s Austin City Limits Festival. Let’s go!

From October 12 to 14, get a taste of the “Live Music Capitol of the World” from wherever you are by checking out the ACL channel on TuneIn. Here’s what you’ll find. Sorry, no tacos. Just music.

Live broadcasts from three of Austin’s great radio stations:

  • 93.3 KGSR: Catch pre-party live performances at legendary Threadgill’s. Find the full schedule here, but we promise you First Aid Kit, Ben Howard and more.
  • 93.7 KLBJ: DJs B-Doe and CJ are broadcasting live from Zilker Park
  • 101.5 101X: Acoustic sets and interviews from The Wombats, Alabama Shakes, and more who stumble by.

On-demand content featuring the 2012 lineup, such as:

  • Kimbra, the New Zealander who hit it big by teaming up with Goyte
  • Tegan and Sara, the identical twin sisters who have been an indie duo since 1995
  • Zola Jesus, otherwise known as 23-year-old Nika Roza Danilova

Go on. What are you waiting for? Channel your inner Zilker Park.


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TuneIn Takes You: Bumbershoot Festival


Seattle’s famous Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival is going down this weekend, from 9/1 to 9/3. The festival, which turns 42 this year, has featured everyone from Tina Turner to Death Cab for Cutie and is beloved locally. Well, it’s time for the rest of the world to enjoy this Seattle gem too.

Get to know the 2012 lineup with Bumbershoot Radio, only on TuneIn. Listen to Tony Bennett, Passion Pit, Skrillex, M83, Anna Tijoux, the list goes on…

Seattle, Bumbershoot, TuneIn...oh my!

Leading up to the festival, thanks to our friends at Seattle’s legendary KEXP, Bumbershoot Radio will also feature festival performance archives. Then, during Bumbershoot, we partner with KEXP to bring you full, live sets from the Bumbershoot Music Lounge, an exclusive small stage with acts by M. Ward, Passion Pit, among others.

Check back for daily updates to the archive and live lineup. Happy listening!

All times PST & subject to change

Tuesday, August 28

  • 8am: Raphael Saadiq  (from Bumbershoot 2009)
  • 12pm: Plants And Animals  (2010)
  • 2pm: Sera Cahoon  (2009)
  • 4pm: Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears (2009)
  • 6pm: Surfer Blood (2010)

Wednesday, August 29

  • 9am: Os Mutantes (2009)
  • 11am: Pickwick (2011)
  • 3pm: Mad Rad (2011)
  • 5pm: Ra Ra Riot (2010)
  • 7pm: Bomba Estereo (2010)

Thursday, August 30

  • 8am: Fences (2011)
  • 11am: Phantogram (2011)
  • 2pm: Grant Lee Buffalo (2011)
  • 4pm: Horse Feathers (2010)
  • 6pm: Fitz & The Tantrums (2011)

Friday, August 31

  • 10am: Pickwick   (2011)
  • 2pm: Justin Townes Earle (2010)
  • 4pm: Common Market (2009)
  • 6pm: Strfkr  (2011)
  • 8pm: Shabazz Palaces (2011)

Saturday, September 1: BUMBERSHOOT TIME! Full, live sets from The Bumbershoot Music Lounge.

  • 12:00pm Sera Cahoone
  • 1:15pm King Khan & The Shrines
  • 2:30pm THEESatisfaction
  • 3:45pm Oberhofer
  • 5:30pm JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound

Sunday, September 2: Still BUMBERSHOOT TIME!

  • 1:15pm The Helio Sequence
  • 2:30pm Mudhoney
  • 3:45pm Debo Band
  • 5:30pm Niki and The Dove

Monday, September 3: Final Day of BUMBERSHOOT!

  • 12:00pm Lee Fields & The Expressions
  • 1:15pm The Young Evils
  • 2:30pm Low
  • 3:45pm Passion Pit
  • 5:30pm Posse


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TuneIn T-shirt Daily Sweeps

TuneIn Twitter T-shirt Daily Sweeps (“Sweepstakes”)

Official Sweepstakes Rules


  1. No Purchase Necessary. Sweepstakes starts on or around 12:00 a.m. (Pacific Time), on August 25, 2012 and ends at 11:59 p.m. (Pacific Time) on September 3, 2012 (hereinafter the “Sweepstakes Period”). Sweepstakes is limited to individuals eighteen years (18) of age or older residing in the United States. Employees, directors, and/or officers (including immediate family members or members of the household) of Sponsor(s), their subsidiaries, affiliated companies, distributors, advertising, fulfillment and promotion agencies and all other companies or entities associated with the Sweepstakes are not eligible to participate. This Sweepstakes is void where prohibited or restricted by law. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement and acceptance of these Official Sweepstakes Rules which shall be final in all respects.

  2. How to Enter. To enter, entrants must follow @tunein on Twitter and re-tweet the designated tweet of the day from the TuneIn Twitter handle (@tunein). All entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. (Pacific Time) each day of the Sweepstakes Period to be eligible for that day’s Sweepstakes.

  3. Winning. The next day following each day’s Sweepstakes (e.g., August 26, 2012 for entries received on August 25, 2012), Sponsor shall select one (1) winner chosen by TuneIn, in its sole discretion, from all eligible entries received the prior day. Winners will receive a TuneIn branded t-shirt, Approximate Retail Value ($10.00 USD). Winners will be notified by TuneIn via tweet the next day and will have 48 hours to respond via direct message on Twitter. A purchase will not improve your chances of winning. Odds of winning depends on the number of eligible entries received.  If a selected winner cannot be reached by Sponsor within forty-eight (48) hours of the selection of winners then he/she will be disqualified and another winner will be selected randomly from all remaining eligible entries. If these rules differ from any promotional or other materials published in connection with the Sweepstakes, these rules shall control.  The decision of Sponsor is final as to all aspects of the Sweepstakes.

  4. Conditions. Winners are responsible for the payment of all taxes associated with receipt of any prize.  Prizes are non-transferable for cash, nor exchangeable. If the prize is unavailable, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. Sponsor also reserve the right to cancel or modify the Sweepstakes or these Official Sweepstakes Rules if fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control impairs the integrity of this Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor, in their sole discretion. By participating, where allowable by law, entrant grants to Sponsor the worldwide right to publish, broadcast and use in any media, including the World Wide Web, participant’s entry, name, picture, and likeness, without limitation, for promotional and advertising purposes without additional compensation.  Winners may be required to sign an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability/Publicity Release, and any other documents required by Sponsor or tax authorities within seven (7) calendar days of notification of selection. If a winner does not complete the required forms within the seven (7) calendar day period, Sponsor will disqualify the winner and select an alternate winner.

  5. Liability. By participating in this Sweepstakes, you (and if you are a minor, your parents or legal guardians) accept all risk and consequences of entry and participation in this Sweepstakes, and agree to release and hold Sponsor(s), its/ their officers, directors, affiliates, employees, contractors, subsidiaries, agents and partners harmless from any and all consequences, liability, losses, damages (including without limitation, consequential, punitive, incidental, special or increased damages and those related to personal injury, death or damage to property) and costs and expenses, of any kind, under any legal theory, arising from or related to this Sweepstakes, including but limited to your entry and participation in this Sweepstakes, the acceptance and/or use (or misuse) of any prize, printing errors, any claims based upon rights of publicity and invasion of privacy. Entrant shall indemnify Sponsor, its/ their officers, directors, affiliates, contractors, subsidiaries, agents, employees and partners from and against all claims or suits and any damages or costs (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising from or relating to entrant’s violation or inaccuracy of any warrantees or representations made relating to this Sweepstakes. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for errors which may occur in the transmission of entrant’s entry. Sponsor is/are not responsible for any fraud or misconduct on the part of the entrants. Should an entrant engage in fraud or misconduct of any nature, including but not limited to a violation of the Official Sweepstakes Rules, such entrant shall be subject to immediate disqualification. Sponsor reserves the right to terminate, modify or amend the Sweepstakes at any time if the fairness, integrity, and or proper administration of the Sweepstakes is jeopardized. IN NO EVENT SHALL SPONSOR BE LIABLE TO ENTRANT FOR ANY LOST PROFITS, OR FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER INDIRECT DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES. Entrant’s sole damages shall be limited to entrant’s actual out of pocket expenses, excluding attorneys’ fees. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, SUCH PRIZES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND SWEEPSTAKES ENTITIES HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL SUCH WARRANTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSES AND/OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.

  6. Law. These terms and conditions shall be governed by, construed, and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of California, United States of America, without regard to any choice of law principles. Entrant hereby agrees and irrevocably consents to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts of the State of California and of the United States of America located in the State of California, USA, for any and all claims arising from or related to this Agreement. Entrant agrees that all claims relating to this Sweepstakes shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action.

  7. Entire Agreement. These terms set forth the entire agreement between the parties relating to the subject matter hereof, and supersede all prior agreements and understandings relating thereto, whether oral or written.

  8. Sweepstakes Sponsor TuneIn, 329 Alma Street, Palo Alto, CA 94301

  9. Winner List. Winners’ names may be posted on www.twitter.com/tunein. You may also write to Sponsor at the address listed above for a complete list of winners, however such list shall not be available after four (4) weeks after the winner has been chosen.



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Show us some love. Vote for TuneIn!

Panel voting for SXSW 2013 is open. Turn your thumbs up for TuneIn.

Last year, we made a splash in Austin with a rad taco truck, armadillo t-shirts (yes, you read correctly) and traveling billboards. Well, in  2013, we want to be involved in a more “serious” way too. Hence, the panels.

It only takes a few seconds to set up an account , search for TuneIn and cast your vote(s).  We kindly request your swift action as voting concludes on August 31st.

Panels (so you know you’ve found the right ones):

Thanks all, and hope to see you around the globe sometime. Keep listening…and eating tacos!

TuneIn Truck at SXSW 2012

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Outside Lands Festival, live on TuneIn!

It’s time for one of the greatest music festivals of the year!

Always wanted to visit San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park but can’t clear your schedule for 3 days of festival fun? Only able to swing one day? Have no fear. Listen to Outside Lands from anywhere, exclusively on TuneIn.

We’re live from the park today Friday, August 10 through Sunday, August 12! Check out Outside Lands Radio and click on each artist link below to enjoy full, live sets and exclusive artist interviews from the festival—all for free.

See below for the incredible lineup so far. All times are PST, and check back often for updates! Schedule is subject to change. Apologies for any inconsistencies, but broadcasting from the 3rd most visited park in the US is technically challenging…even in this day and age. :)


Fitz & The Tantrums

Friday, August 10                      



Saturday, August 11                        


Franz Ferdinand

Sunday, August 12                        

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TuneIn Adds More Strategic Alliances

We’re excited to announce three major strategic alliances today with Cox Media Group, Emmis Communications and Entercom Communications Corp.! To read about these announcements, explore the links below:

Cox Media Group

Emmis Communications

Entercom Communications Corp.

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Listen on with more variety!

TuneIn Forms Strategic Relationships With FOX News Radio, Bloomberg and More Than 20 Other Top Broadcasters

Cascade of Alliances Continues Trend of Broadcaster Alignment With the Worldwide Audio Service

PALO ALTO, CA–(Marketwire – Jun 22, 2012) - TuneIn, a service that lets people listen to the world’s music, sports and news, today announced it has formed strategic alliances with more than 20 major broadcasting companies, whose total number of stations top 600. The company also announced it now carries 70,000 stations, an increase of 52% over the last year. Coming on the heels of other major announcements such as ESPN Radio and CBS Radio, this continues the growing trend of broadcasters aligning with TuneIn as they forge new digital strategies. Leading broadcasters, including FOX News Radio and Bloomberg Radio, selected TuneIn to further extend the reach of their music, talk, news and sports programming to the service’s more than 30 million monthly active listeners. Also as part of these alliances, TuneIn will provide each broadcaster with free, industry-leading tools, such as analytics through TuneIn Amplifier, and access to the audio service’s ad platform. Among the more than 20 companies that aligned with TuneIn, key broadcasters include:
  • FOX News Radio – News at the top and bottom of every hour, including the following syndicated shows, are accessible to TuneIn listeners: FOX News TalkKilmeade and Friends with Brian KilmeadeThe John Gibson ShowThe Tom Sullivan ShowFOX Across America with Spencer Hughes and The Alan Colmes Show.
  • Bloomberg Radio – Bloomberg Radio offers free Internet radio from the world’s most trusted source of financial news and business information. All programs broadcast on Bloomberg Radio and its affiliated station are now available on TuneIn.
  • GoRadio.com – Fresh Internet radio covering multiple genres in one. TuneIn listeners can access one of four radio stations – DownhomeindigoMeta and #ALLIN — to hear special shows, on-air personalities and unique music mixes hand-crafted for people that share the same lifestyle.
  • Monocle 24 - Headquartered in London and launched in 2007, Monocle 24 broadcasts global affairs, business, culture and design programming. All broadcasts are available through TuneIn, including popular shows such as The Monocle Weekly and The Globalist.
  • Public Radio Exchange (PRX) – An award-winning public media company, PRX is changing the sound of public radio, championing new, diverse and independent voices, and pioneering new approaches to program development. All shows, including signature programs such as The Moth Radio HourSound OpinionsState of the Re:UnionSnap JudgmentAmerican Routes and WTF with Marc Maron, are available to TuneIn listeners.
  • Laut.FMLaut.FM offers User Generated Radio™ with more than 350 Internet music channels, carefully curated by DJs and users to meet all tastes. All of Laut.FM’s streams are available across 150 TuneIn platforms.
  • THIRD ROCK-RFC Media – “America’s Space Station,” THIRD ROCK is an online radio station, broadcasting live 24/7 with a mission of New Rock Discovery, and a passion for the excitement of what’s happening at NASA. Listeners can hear NASA’s only broadcast channel through more than 150 TuneIn platforms.
  • 181.FM – “True R&B” Internet radio, all 79 stations are accessible through TuneIn.
  • AddictedToRadio – Free Internet radio with 75 stations. All formats can be enjoyed by TuneIn listeners: Top 40/Pop, R&B/Hip-Hop, Rock, Dance (EDM), Dance (Old School), Decades (70s-90s), Blues/Jazz, Country/Americana, Oldies (20s-60s), Latin/World/Reggae, Classical/Relaxing and News/Talk/Info.
  • AccuRadio – More than 650 channels of personalizable online radio, which listeners can mix and match to create their own custom music mix. Over 30 of AccuRadio’s most popular stations are available through TuneIn – including jazz, classical, Broadway, folk, world music and more — with additional channels coming soon!
  • 977Music.com – Free Internet radio with no limit on how long you can listen with very few commercials. All 15 personally hand-crafted curated channels from www.977music.com are available for TuneIn listeners: 70′s Rock, 80′s Hits, 90′s Hits, Today’s Hits, Hip Hop/R&B, Adult Hits, Alternative, Country, Jazz Music, Comedy, Latin Hits, Christian Hits, Electronic Dance, Top 40 Dance and 50s, 60s Hits.
In addition to the major broadcasters outlined above, TuneIn has formed relationships with more than a dozen others this week including: Array.FMMagic Monster RadioWQXQ Virtual Formats LLCDouble D MediaRadio ParadiseRISK!KIVAGrateful Dead GDRadio.netSports Byline USA,The Leslie Marshall Show, Progressive Voices, WHB 810WSRadio, PMB Broadcasting, Syndicated Solutions, Inc. and FCCFreeRadio. TuneIn also recently announced alignment with CBS Radio,ESPN Radio, WGN Radio, WOR and the Buckley Radio Group stations, Salem Radio Network and Major League Lacrosse, among others, and has several additional major alliances in the works. “We are committed to achieving the varied goals of our broadcast partners, whether they’re growing their audiences, monetizing their streams or growing their digital footprint,” said John Donham, CEO, TuneIn. “Broadcasters have already responded enthusiastically to our current offerings. We will continue to innovate — as we always have — to ensure the best experience for broadcasters, and listeners, everywhere.” Listeners can check out their favorite stations and shows from these broadcasters and discover new programming through more than 150 different TuneIn platforms including smartphone apps, connected vehicle dashboards, Internet home entertainment systems and online at www.tunein.com. TuneIn Radio and TuneIn Radio Pro are the only audio apps that have a 4.5 or 5 star rating on every mobile platform, worldwide.


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Listen to HOT 97 Summer Jam – Free

Hip hop fans from around the world are aware of the legendary HOT 97 Summer Jam festival, which for the past 18 years has featured the biggest and best names in hip hop. The catch? Not everyone in the world can fly out to New Jersey to attend the show. So, while over 60,000 fans will enjoy the star-studded lineup this Sunday at MetLife Stadium, millions of people from around the world can take part in the next best thing: listening to the entire concert on TuneIn, for free.

TuneIn takes you places, from your hometown to a town you’ve always wanted to visit. In this case, you can use TuneIn to take you to the biggest hip hop concert in the world, and hear it like you’re sitting front-row. The full lineup can be seen here.

To listen, just search “Summer Jam” on TuneIn at 2pm Eastern on Sunday 6/3 to enjoy full sets from Nicki Minaj, Young Jeezy, Rick Ross, J. Cole, Wale, Slaughterhouse, French Montana, DJ Khaled, Trey Songz, Waka Flocka Flame and more.

For those of you attending the show, the TuneIn crew will be there to celebrate, and we’re giving out great prizes. Check out our TuneIn Lounge in the Festival Village!



HOT 97 Summer Jam: Free Concert on TuneIn

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A History of HOT 97 Summer Jam, For…

We’re excited to announce a collaboration between HOT 97 and TuneIn to create a one-of-a-kind channel celebrating the world’s premiere hip hop festival, HOT 97 Summer Jam. Everyone can listen to this excellent compilation of uninterrupted, uncut music from some of the biggest stars who have graced the legendary HOT 97 Summer Jam stage. The station also features previously-unavailable, archived performances from years past.

To listen, just download the free TuneIn Radio app and search for “Summer Jam,” or click here.

Happy listening!


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