With the current plethora of streaming radio options and new live DJ set stations popping up (and down) on the web, it can be difficult to discern in which to invest precious ear time. It seems that Boiler Room has inspired myriad boilerplate copies of itself.
In 2018, Rádio Baixa appeared on the scene, from Coimbra, Portugal (one of the oldest university cities in Europe), with its own space and prolific and fresh programming of live DJ sets from Coimbra locals and Portugal nationals. The artistic and technical quality is optimal.
Rádio Baixa is a truly alternative bending of the aforementioned boilerplate. As an example, check out the unique melancholic and educated genre melange of Joana Oliveira’s frequent Heartcore sets (click play below).
Dave Wesley – Somewhere In Portugal