About Our Streams

Radio Riel logoRadio Riel is an Internet‐based public radio station supported by listeners and sponsors, with multiple audio streams providing a unique selection of music, spoken‐word, drama and additional programming to inform, educate and entertain, twenty‐four hours a day, seven days a week.

Find our streams on the TuneIn curated internet radio directory service.

Radio Riel Main Stream primarily carries traditional music, and material generally written prior to 1950. A different Radio Riel Presenter creates a unique programme every day. Tune in to hear: Early Music, Baroque, Classical, Light Music, Early and Later Jazz, Late 19th Century Popular, Folk, Celtic and more. We also offer regular radio drama and World Music programming.

Fantasy Faire Radio is the latest addition to the Radio Riel family. Fantasy Faire and Radio Riel have worked together since 2014 to bring Fantasy Faire Radio to life every Spring as part of Fantasy Faire, the largest gathering of fantasy designers, enthusiasts, roleplayers and performers in the virtual world of Second Life. The annual celebration raises money for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. On April 1 2017, Fantasy Faire Radio became a full‐time Internet radio service, serving as a connection to the Faire community all year round. Fantasy Faire Radio features a mix of Renaissance, New Age, Classical and Fantasy Soundtrack music. Read more about Fantasy Faire Radio.

Radio Riel Steampunk plays Steamwave, Goth, Electronica, Alternative, Industrial, Dark Cabaret, Mechanical Music and some Classical and Baroque. We are proud to present one of the few Steampunk radio stations on the Internet — now available via iTunes.

Radio Riel Ragtime consists of Ragtime, Early Jazz (including Dixieland and NOLA) and late 19th Century/early 20th Century popular music from the United States before 1920.

Radio Riel Dieselpunk features music from 1920–1940, including Pop Standards, Big Band & Swing, Burlesque & Cabaret, and a dash of Film Noir soundtracks. Currently believed to be the world’s only Dieselpunk station.

Radio Riel Reverie has recently become our most popular stream and presents Medieval, Fantasy, Darkwave and Celtic music… providing a soundtrack for your dreams.

Radio Riel Volksmusik offers traditional and contemporary folk music of Eastern, Central and Northern Europe.

Radio Riel also presents special musical and other events on its streams. This web site, our Programme Guide, provides day‐to‐day details of the station’s programming, events and other activities.

In addition, some programmes are archived at Mixcloud. You can access a selection of Gabrielle Riel’s programmes here and additional programmes can be found here.