Radio Riel Dieselpunk

Today, April 21, 2010, Radio Riel is thrilled to announce our newest, and fourth, audio stream: Radio Riel Dieselpunk!

Radio Riel Dieselpunk plays 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and fea­tures music from 1920 — 1940, includ­ing Pop Stan­dards, Big Band and Swing, Bur­lesque and Cabaret and a dash of Film Noir Sound­tracks.

To lis­ten to Radio Riel Dieselpunk:

  1. Open a media play­er on your com­put­er, such as Win­dows Media Play­er, iTunes or WinAmp
  2. Find the option under the menus that is called “Open URL” or “Open Stream”
  3. Enter the fol­low­ing URL: http://dieselpunk.radioriel.org

What is Dieselpunk?  To quote Wikipedia:

Dieselpunk is short­hand to describe a fan­ta­sy soci­ety with an indus­tri­al lev­el of devel­op­ment, informed by Cyber­punk sen­si­bil­i­ties.  It is a manip­u­la­tion on an alter­nate, future 1950s from the devel­oped tech­nol­o­gy and soci­ety of the 1930’s, where the Great Depres­sion nev­er arrived thus World War II is still being fought as a pro­longed Cold War.”

Please do not for­get Radio Riel’s three oth­er streams that also play 24/7…

Radio Riel Main Stream — fea­tures a dai­ly themed pro­gram, cre­at­ed by our Pre­sen­ters, and plays Ear­ly Music, Baroque, Clas­si­cal, Roman­tic, Mod­ern Clas­si­cal, Folk, Celtic and Jazz. Tune in at http://main.radioriel.org in the man­ner described above.

Radio Riel New Toulouse — fea­tures the music of New Orleans, Ear­ly Jazz, Blues, Zyde­co and Cajun. Tune in at http://newtoulouse.radioriel.org in the man­ner described above.

Radio Riel Steam­punk — fea­tures fea­tures the very broad range of styles and artists that could be clas­si­fied as “steam­punk”. Styles include: Steampunk/Steamwave, Dark Cabaret, Goth, Rock, Elec­tron­i­ca, Baroque, Clas­si­cal and Roman­tic music. Artists include: Vern­ian Process, Abney Park, The Dres­den Dolls, Voltaire, Emi­lie Autumn, Rasputi­na, The Clock­work Quar­tet and Dr. Steel..  Tune in at http://steampunk.radioriel.org in the man­ner described above.

We’d love to hear what you think about Radio Riel Dieselpunk — feel free to com­ment here on the Radio Riel Blog, or send a note to info@radioriel.org !

Thank you dear Riel Audio­philes for tun­ing in and sup­port­ing Radio Riel. Thank you also to our Spon­sors, who ulti­mate­ly make this all pos­si­ble!

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2 Responses to “Radio Riel Dieselpunk”

  1. Hayen Mill says:

    Thanks for spread­ing Dieselpunks in this acus­tic man­ner!

  2. Stathis Piek says:

    I’ve just dis­covred Radio Riel Dieselpunk and got­ta say… Enjoy it Thor­ough­ly!

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