Radical.FM Wants To Go After Spotify With An Ad-Free, Listener-Supported Streamed Music Service

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http://techcrunch.com – Yet another startup is wading into the crowded waters of music streaming today: Radical.FM, a web-based service that combines on-demand streaming and curated radio stations with a platform for artists to create and broadcast their own public playlists. But while companies like Pandora, Spotify and Rdio build out businesses based on advertising and subscription services, Radical.FM is trying something a little different: in the spirit of public radio, it’s pushing its catalog of 20 million tracks in a wholly-listener-supported model to fund its operations. Radical.FM is founded by Thomas (IT news)