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Best Radio Apps for Streaming Guitar Programs from Composers and Instructors

Just a while ago, we’ve been relying on transistor radios to listen to high-quality music and entertainment. Now, we’ve come a long way with technology rapidly advancing, giving birth to internet radio stations.

Although AM and FM radios are decreasing in popularity, it still plays a major role in communication and entertainment for music lovers. It’s the only places that play classical songs, oldies, and more, besides just the trending music that doesn’t really hit deep to its listeners.

If you’re one of the music lovers that think the love for radio will never die, these radio apps may take your interest as it lets you stream guitar programs not only for entertainment but for education purposes.


AccuRadio includes 1000 radio channels that you can customize for yourself. With more than 50 different genres of music to choose from such as pop, jazz, country, rock, acoustic, and countless more, there is really no limit to the possibilities, and learning guitar is sure to be one of them.


iHeartRadio is another popular radio app for Android where you can stream over thousands of radio channels. What I liked about this app, though, is that they allow you to save songs and replay them as you like, although you’ll encounter ads as you use it.

Radio Online – PCRADIO

PCRADIO is known for taking so little space on your phone plus there’s not much data usage when using this app. They provide a simple interface and different genres which are organized neatly with a search option.

Another thing I liked about this is that there’s an equalizer and sleep timer so you can clearly hear what guitar instructors are saying.

Radio Player from Audials

Audials might not be as popular, but you can literally stream over 50,000 radio stations in this app and this is perhaps why I liked it so much. There are different genres as well as 100 different podcasts to listen to.

You can also enjoy access to the cloud and a built-in equalizer, sleep timer, and more features.

Pandora Music

Although it only works for US residents, Pandora Music is still one of the best Android radio station apps in the Play Store. It’s more like YouTube where they program itself so that you’ll get recommendations for songs and stations that you’ve “liked” in the past.

That way, you can “like” guitar stations and you’ll get some more like it.

Simple Radio

Simple Radio is a straightforward app. Perhaps it has something to do with how the name says simple radio and how it really is simple. You can stream from over 40,000 different radio stations and you can label them as “Favorites”, which the program will then base on to give you suggestions in the “Recommended” section.

TuneIn Radio

TuneIn Radio is a bit more like Pandora Music, except that it is available to anyone and it comes with more than 100,000 stations which is a pretty big figure for me and I’m sure for many people, too.

That said, they not only stream music stations, but also news, sports, and many more. You’ll also get access to its Car Mode feature so you can learn guitar as you drive.

Do you have other apps that you think should’ve made it onto this list? Feel free to leave them in the comment section below.

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Online Radio Stations to Learn Acoustic Guitar

Honing your skills in playing with an acoustic guitar using free resources on the internet is great and all, but they tend to be inconsistent. Some may tell you about something, some may contradict what you just learned, and so on.

This, however, rarely happens when you directly get advice and tips from people who have actual experience when it comes to playing the guitar.

Here are some of the online radio stations you can listen to and learn and hone your skills with an acoustic guitar.

Petőfi Rádió

First up in our list is Petőfi Rádió with the highest rating. They broadcast songs features acoustic guitar and, although it happens rarely, they include guitar instructors for some inspiration and advice. They have their station located in Budapest.

101.RU –  Акустика

101.RU’s Акустика, translated as Acoustics, is another noteworthy radio station for this genre. They have the second highest ratings plus, they have 84 substations around the world. Their headquarters is located in Moscow.

Allzic Radio Chill Out

Just as the name implies, if you want to chill out, just listen to their music. They broadcast different types of music such as instrumental, romantic, and of course, acoustic styles. It’s also great for ambient and meditation music.

They have their headquarters in Île-de-France, Paris with 54 substations.

Jazz One Radio

Another radio station with an obvious name is Jazz One Radio, and you guessed it, they specialize in Jazz music, although they also include blues and acoustic. They’re located in Attica, Athens.

Peaceful Currents Radio

This radio station perhaps has the most straightforward name, Peaceful Currents Radio. As the name suggests, they specialize in bringing their listeners relaxing music, and that includes acoustic guitar plays. Their station is located in Ontario, Toronto.

GotRadio – Guitar Genius

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GotRadio with their Guitar Genius session features guitar music from different genres such as classical, rock, and acoustic. This is also great if you don’t plan on sticking to only playing the acoustic guitar.

Their station is located in California, Sacramento with 49 other substations.

Big Radio One

The Big Radio One station prides itself with their wide-range of electronic music with a mix of acoustic and romantic songs. They’re headquartered in Northern Mindanao, Maramag.

MORE Acoustic

MORE Acoustic can’t be more straightforward with the radio station’s name. Obviously, they specialize in acoustic music. They have 15 substations, with their main station located in Odesa.

GotRadio – Americana

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GotRadio includes acoustic music and folk songs in their broadcasting sessions. They’re mainly located in California, Sacramento with 49 substations.

These are only some of the online radio stations that feature acoustic guitar music. Wherever you are, whichever country you may be in, there’s a radio station that you can learn acoustic guitar from.

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The Hidden Advantages of Listening to Web Radio Stations

Since the internet was introduced, several industries decided that it would be the ideal way for their organization to grow. Whether it may involve booking, banking, finance, there are limitless possibilities for them to use the Internet.

The music industry is no exception, and neither is the radio industry. In fact, it gave them the option to collaborate, and that’s how you can listen to web radio stations nowadays.

Besides being convenient, there are many more benefits or advantages of listening to web radio stations than you think. Here are just a few of them.


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Wherever you are, you can access web radio stations as long as you have internet. You can access radio stations using your laptop, computer, or mobile devices. And since these devices typically have browsers installed, you don’t have to worry about accessibility.

Countless Options

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There are thousands if not hundreds of thousands of streaming services and radio stations specializing in music on the internet. One search query is enough to find them, though I’ll make sure to list some of them in one of my future posts.

Fewer Interruptions

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We all know that the original version of radio stations insert lots and lots of advertisements and this is really frustrating for us listeners. But since the internet counterpart of these stations cost less, you can expect to encounter fewer ads.

Minimal Requirements

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Another way web-based radio stations is superior to other types is how you can access it in the various device. Be it a Windows computer, Linux, Android smartphone, you can easily listen to a radio station with just a few clicks.

Audio Quality

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You’ll also find that web-based radio stations provide music and other types of audio in better quality. This is because the internet can easily transmit the signals this sound gives off.

These are only a few of the advantages of using your web browser to listen to radio stations. If this isn’t enough to convince you, then I don’t know what will.

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Guitar Instructors and Lessons on YouTube Channels Grow in Popularity

Due to the countless information, YouTube can provide to its users, it’s become very popular. You can opt for tutorial videos on virtually any topic you want to know.

Now, this type of videos is getting more popular as it brings real information to the table in the form of videos, in which marketers state to be the future of content marketing. This tells us that videos will be crucial in the future of education.

As such, I’ve made sure to tackle this topic by providing you with the most popular YouTube channels that involve guitar instructors and guitar lessons which you may visit to hone your skills with the guitar through technical information and practical application.

Guitar Lessons

When we talk about guitar lessons, the first thing that comes to mind is the publisher with the actual name “Guitar Lessons”. This YouTube channel is perhaps the most organized channel you’ll find on YouTube with consistent overlays and the topics clearly displayed.

This channel is managed by Nate Savage and he really organizes his videos from beginner courses to the more advanced stuff. He also provides you with the option to skip all the unnecessary stuff.

Guitar Jamz

Guitar Jamz is the most popular YouTube channel right now with over 1.5 million YouTube subscribers. This channel is created by Marty and he’s been nurturing his channel for many years now.

There is much stuff you can find in his channel including beginner courses teaching the basics. He also demonstrates his lessons in a slow manner to help beginners really get into it. You’ll also find him mimicking other guitarists’ playing style.


Jamplay is another organized YouTube channel that also includes beginners’ lessons and also advanced courses. Jamplay prides itself with how they explain to their audience how popular songs or styles are made and played to the last fret.

There are a number of teachers on this channel so you might find it hard to cope with each of their styles.

Justin Guitar

This YouTube channel prides itself from the fifteen years of experience a guitarist had undergone. This only makes it easier for you to notice how the publisher can understand the troubles of a normal guitarist and that’s why he gives beginners courses an enthusiastic vibe, while he’s a bit stricter when making expert courses.

Rock on Good People

It’s worth noting that this YouTube channel has a website called Next Level Guitar, and that’s why they direct people to their website. This is also why you may find much stuff you can buy related to guitars.

But don’t get me wrong because they also provide valuable free videos including the basics, techniques, and other lessons.

There are many guitar pieces that end up being too tricky for you to master. Fortunately, these YouTube channels provide a more comprehensive and easier way to master these pieces.

You’ll also find that it’s easier to learn by watching a video rather than reading heaps of plain text.

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