They're Playing Your Song In Cyberspace

You'll find everything from jazz to zydeco

Whatever you're looking for, chances are it'll be hipper in New York than anywhere else. One big exception is radio. I work in New York, live nearby, and find that the Big Apple's on-air musical offerings run from insipid to mediocre. The high cost of buying a station means programmers aim for the broadest audience. Musically, you get the bland leading the bland. So when I want cutting-edge radio, I boot up my PC and spin the dial--on the Internet--where hundreds of stations offer everything from acid rock to zydeco.

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