Not The Same Old Songs

[an error occurred while processing this directive] If you're looking for new and unusual music, scanning your radio's FM dial can be a tiresome and fruitless exercise. But an escape from audio banality is at hand: Turn off the radio and log onto the Internet. With thousands of internet radio stations streaming music from every corner of the planet, every sound, from mambo to extreme metal, is at your fingertips. Tuning in is simple. All you need is a broadband connection, a good sound card (most new computers have one built in), a set of speakers and some media-playing software, such as RealPlayer (

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