What's New

- Updated Chromecast
- CarPlay support
- Fixing various bugs

App Description

SomaFM's official app, giving you access to over 30 year-round channels of listener-supported, commercial-free, underground/alternative radio, with all music hand-picked our award-winning DJs and music directors.

Lifehacker.com calls SomaFM one of the "Five Best Internet Radio Services" and says "completely user and listener-supported, which means no ads or commercials during your broadcasts, and the channels and programs aired at SomaFM are rarely heard anywhere else."

Features include:

- No registration required; no additional purchases required!

- View stations by Popularity, Genre or your favorites

- Shows name and artist of currently playing song and history of songs played.

- Bookmark, Share title and search iTunes for the playing song

- Background streaming: use other apps while listening.

- Stream to AppleTV & Airplay devices; Qualcomm® AllPlay™ compatible speakers; Chromecast

- Integration with many car stereo units via Dock Connector or Bluetooth

- Remote control: Pause and restart playing as well as skip between favorite channels from your headphone remote, lock screen controls.

- High and low bandwidth streaming: 128k MP3 and 64-80kb AAC-HE (high); great-sounding 32kb AAC-HE and good-quality 40kb MP3 (low).

- AAC-HE support for highest quality audio even at the lowest bitrates.

Never listened to SomaFM before? Here's our lineup, which are all commercial free:

Groove Salad: A nicely chilled plate of ambient/downtempo beats and grooves.
Downtempo electronica, mostly instrumental. Great for work.

Secret Agent: The soundtrack for your stylish, mysterious, dangerous life. For Spies and P.I.s too!
An eclectic blend of cinematic downtempo, stylish lounge, sambas and easy-tempo with an adventurous flair.

Drone Zone: Served best chilled, safe with most medications. Atmospheric textures with minimal beats.

Fluid: Drown in the electronic sound of instrumental hiphop, future soul and liquid trap.

Indie Pop Rocks!: New and classic favorite indie pop tracks.

Left Coast 70s: NEW! Mellow album rock from the Seventies. Yacht friendly.
The mid/late 70s sound that blossomed out of Los Angeles and spread up and down the west coast.

cliqhop idm: Blips'n'beeps backed mostly w/beats. Intelligent Dance Music.

Beat Blender: A late night blend of deep-house and downtempo chill.

Dub Step Beyond: Dubstep, Dub and Deep Bass. The place for Bass Music!

The Trip: Progressive house / trance. Tip top tunes.

Illinois Street Lounge: Classic bachelor pad, playful exotica and vintage music of tomorrow.

Space Station Soma: Tune in, turn on, space out. Spaced-out ambient and mid-tempo electronica.

Doomed: Dark industrial/ambient music for tortured souls.

Boot Liquor: Americana Roots music for Cowhands, Cowpokes and Cowtippers

Lush: Sensuous and mellow vocals, mostly female, with an electronic influence.

Digitalis: Digitally affected analog rock to calm the agitated heart.

Suburbs of Goa: Desi-influenced Asian world beats and beyond.

ThistleRadio: Exploring music from Celtic roots and branches
Crafted by Fiona Ritchie, award-winning host and curator of NPR's syndicated Thistle and Shamrock radio show.

Underground 80s: Early 80s UK Synthpop and a bit of New Wave, with rarities you forgot you remembered.

Sonic Universe: Transcending the world of jazz with eclectic, avant-garde takes on tradition.
NuJazz/Avant Garde/Euro-jazz.

PopTron: Electropop and indie dance rock with sparkle and pop.
Less guitars, more synths.

Metal Detector: From black to doom, prog to sludge, thrash to post, stoner to crossover, punk to industrial.

Mission Control: Ambient and experimental music mixed with the historical sounds of the space program.

SomaFM SF 10-33: Live San Francisco Fire and Police radio with an electronic music soundtrack.

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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Apple TV Screenshots

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App Changes

  • December 22, 2011 Price decrease: $3.99 -> FREE!
  • December 26, 2011 Price increase: FREE! -> $3.99
  • June 20, 2012 New version 1.3
  • November 29, 2012 New version 1.4
  • February 08, 2013 New version 1.4.1
  • March 26, 2013 Price increase: $3.99 -> $6.99
  • March 29, 2013 Price decrease: $6.99 -> $4.99
  • April 03, 2013 Price increase: $4.99 -> $5.99
  • April 17, 2013 Price decrease: $5.99 -> $4.99
  • May 20, 2013 Price decrease: $4.99 -> $2.99
  • May 25, 2013 Price increase: $2.99 -> $3.99
  • July 19, 2013 New version 1.5
  • February 21, 2014 New version 1.6.0
  • September 09, 2014 New version 1.6.7
  • September 22, 2014 New version 1.6.8
  • November 09, 2014 Price decrease: $3.99 -> FREE!
  • November 15, 2014 Price increase: FREE! -> $3.99
  • May 30, 2015 Price decrease: $3.99 -> FREE!
  • June 07, 2015 Price increase: FREE! -> $3.99
  • July 25, 2015 Price decrease: $3.99 -> FREE!
  • July 26, 2015 Price increase: FREE! -> $3.99
  • August 03, 2015 Price decrease: $3.99 -> FREE!
  • August 04, 2015 New version 1.6.9
  • August 04, 2015 Price increase: FREE! -> $3.99
  • August 05, 2015 Price decrease: $3.99 -> FREE!
  • August 07, 2015 Price increase: FREE! -> $3.99
  • August 13, 2015 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $0.99
  • August 14, 2015 Price increase: $0.99 -> $3.99
  • November 23, 2015 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $0.99
  • December 05, 2015 Price increase: $0.99 -> $3.99
  • January 27, 2016 Price increase: $3.99 -> $7.99
  • November 18, 2016 New version 1.7.0
  • November 19, 2016 Price decrease: $7.99 -> $0.99
  • December 03, 2016 Price increase: $0.99 -> $7.99
  • December 15, 2016 Price decrease: $7.99 -> FREE!

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