About/FAQ

Classic Alternative Radio is a free internet radio station that streams a hand curated mix of Classic Alternative music 24/7/365. We are located in New York, New York (United States), but our listener base is international. We have been streaming music online since early 2018.

What Is Classic Alternative?

As per Wikipedia, “Classic Alternative is a radio format focusing on Alternative music from the late 1970s to the early 1990s, with particular focus on the early days of MTV.”.

Musical Genres We Love

New Wave, Dark Wave, Cold Wave, Minimal Wave, Punk, Post-Punk, Synthpop, Dream Pop, Power Pop, Britpop, Indie Pop/Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock, Glam Rock, Gothic Rock, Ska (2nd/3rd Wave), EBM, Futurepop, Industrial, and Electronic.

Musical Artists We Love

NOTE: See our Artists page for a complete listing of every musical artist we play on the station!