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Discussion in 'Model S: User Interface' started by Lloyd, Dec 7, 2015.

  1. Lloyd

    Lloyd Active Member

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    #1 Lloyd, Dec 7, 2015
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    Please post your favorite channels here for everyone to get a source list for programming their radios. Duplicate postings already listed are not necessary.


    Soft Rock for me
     
  2. N4HHE

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    Why would anyone need a "source list for programming"? Just browse on screen.

    IIRC I listen to Classic Rock on Slacker.

    Tried a classic/symphony channel and was very disappointed. Everything was broken up into 5 minute snippets of "the best of" what should have been 20-60 minute concerts. Sirius/XM channel 76 gets this sort of thing right, but talks too much.
     
  3. pedriscoll

    pedriscoll True Blue Tesla Fan

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    Jazz 24 on Tune In is my go to station
     
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    Classic Alternative for me
     
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    Did they update the software for this yet as I'm getting a lot of static while listening to Slacker.
     
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    One Hit Wonders-Slacker
     
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    The static problem with Slacker and TuneIn has been fixed in 2.9.12.
     
  9. tinm

    tinm 2013 S85 Owner

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    I never use any of these streaming services. I tried when I bought the car but they just wound up being disappointments: failed searches galore, bad Tesla UI, many brief outages, lousy audio quality, so-so music. On long trips it's audiobooks and/or my own music collection, with occasional brief excursions into AM/FM.
     
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    Steely Dan, Clapton, Joni Mitchell, Men at Work, Gloria Estefan, various Jazz.
     
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    Thanks for the confirmation. Will update this week.
     
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    #12 UberEV1, Dec 15, 2015
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    Here are our favorites . . .

    Slacker:
    1. Choosing your favorite artist, song or album, anytime, anywhere (almost)
    2. Stations: Party Alternative; New Alternative

    Tune-In:
    1. "Latest NPR Hourly News Update" (Save as a single "favorite" and each time you select it, you get a 2~4 minute news update for that hour)
    2. TED Talks
    3. Podcasts (so many choices, but great for longer drives)
    4. Favorite traditional radio stations: KFOG (San Francisco Bay Area); XFM (London)

    Recommendation: Create a free Tune-In account on your home computer, move your favorite stations & podcasts to the "My Favorites" section of your account, then set up your Tune-In login on the Tesla main screen (settings, Apps). Now when you select "Internet - Tune-In - My Favorites" on the Media window, you'll see your pre-selected favorites waiting for you. Then, if you select those as your Tesla Media player favorites (blue heart+), then they will show up in the Media player favorites section as well.
     
  13. Mark Z

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    On TuneIn Radio, I enjoy 960 KIXW or 970 KNWZ for talk shows with inland CA news. I try to avoid stations that play extra commercials instead of the national show material.

    A unique amazing easy listening internet radio station is Seeburg 1000 "Retro" Background Music. Here is a direct link: Seeburg 1000 - Los Angeles, CA - Listen Online

    For the "live" feed or repeated telecasts 24/7, try Radio Free California Network for Tim Donnelly's take on California politics. The Alex Jones Show will give you a lot to think about as the world moves towards centralized government control.

    While an account on the computer or smart phone allows TuneIn Radio stations across all your devices, a reset of the center screen may be required to finish the task if you have log-on problems with the Tesla vehicle.
     
  14. meloccom

    meloccom Moderator Aus/NZ

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    I listen to ABC Lounge Music and Sven Radio on Tune-in when I want something calming and the Rachael Maddow Show podcast to keep up with US politics and the upcoming election. I have also found Tune-in versions of some of my favourite local radio stations and the quality is so much better than AM/FM that I'm willing to put up with the occasional drop out.
     
  15. gavine

    gavine Petrol Head turned EV Enthusiast

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    Great thread idea....

    "Old School R&B" on Slacker. You'll be surprised how good it is and you'll know most of the songs.
     

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