• Radioactive International is a collective of like-minded people who are passionate about their music, art and politics. We are a free-form radio station with no set formats, playlists or genres. We have nearly 40 DJs playing a varied mixture of alternative music from punk, metal, ska, reggae and historical recordings. Our main rule? No fascists, racists, sexists, homophobes or religious presenters. We broadcast online, but also transmit live from gigs and festivals. Expect to hear about lefty music, politics and art. A motto of the station is that we’re not here to break the law with an illegal radio station just to play bland pop music available on many of the state and corporate stations.
  • 1930s

    freedom fry hi fi: its shellactric boogie oogie oogie

    a set of 78rpm delights this week, ethnic, comedic, jazz, R&B  plus some total unknowns from 78rpm acetates and home recorded discs loboda – ewgen zukowsky I nasza roza krasnowska greek recording kaboypakh 307-a greek […]

    Nov, 04

    The Shabby Shuffle – Let’s Tango #2

    Second in a series looking at the development and history of the Tango, featuring interview with guru Hernán Ordoñez. Part 1 is available here Astor Piazzola – Por una cabeza Carlos Gardel – Anclao en […]

    Nov, 04

    Radio Cure #10 – “The Clap”

    The show this week is titled “The Clap”! No, it’s not an hour of music by artists who may carry STDs. Instead it is a compilation of songs that all contain ‘handclaps’ and the musicians […]

    Oct, 23

    Crackleton Manor for July 21st

    Back after an unplanned week’s absence, Sir Ernest Crackleton plays another fantastic selection of vintage recordings, from the Americas to Central Asia, this week dating from 1926-1947, including several by The Carter Family in honour […]

    Oct, 12

    The Shabby Shuffle – Let’s Tango #1

    First in a series looking at the development and history of the Tango, featuring interview with guru Hernán Ordoñez. Carlos Gardel – Caminito Carlos Gardel and Jose Razzano – Heroico Paysandu Troilo y Grela – […]

    Sep, 26

    Crackleton Manor – 18th Episode

    Some vintage tunes 1919-1950 from various countries, including a bunch from France for Bastille Day. podcast link: PLAYLIST: “General Machado”(excerpt) by Orquesta de Felix Gonzalez from “The Cuban Danzón– Before There Was Jazz 1906-1929” “¿Quien […]

    Sep, 21

    Around the Gulf of Mexico on Crackleton Manor

    1927-1933 folk music recordings by musical artists from around the Gulf of Mexico – Cuba, Mexico & the U.S.-Mexican Gulf Coast States (Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi & Alabama) podcast link: PLAYLIST (to come)

    Sep, 19


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