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Author: Tristan Fischer, enen92
Website: link
Type: Music/Audio
Repo: repo v21 repo v20 repo v19

License: GPL-2.0-only
Source: Source code
Summary: Access >30000 radio broadcasts
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Music plugin to access over 30000 international radio broadcasts from,,, and
Currently features
- English, german, french translated
- Browse stations by location, genre, topic, country, city and language
- Search for stations
- 115 genres, 59 topics, 94 countrys, 1010 citys, 63 languages


This add-on is installed from the Add-on browser located in Kodi as follows:

  1. Settings
  2. Add-ons
  3. Install from repository
  4. Music Add-ons
  5. Radio
  6. Install

General Info

It is a music plugin to provide quick access to more than 4000 international radio broadcasts (powered by the websites (English), (German) and (French)). Please note that there also official broadcasters present, not just "only internet radio stations".

You can browse the stations via 115 genres, 59 topics, 94 countries, 1010 cities or 63 languages (all translated to English, German and French).


  • Editorials Recommendations
  • Top 100 Stations
  • Browse by genre
  • Browse by topic
  • Browse by country
  • Browse by city
  • Browse by language
  • Local Stations
  • Search for Station
  • My Stations

My Stations

You can add every Station to the list of your favorites by using the context-menu (c on keyboard) and choosing "Add to My Stations". All stations on your My Stations-List are directly accessible via the root entry "My Stations" of the plugin.


If you are interested in the Code or want to contribute (translations are always welcome) please have a look to its github page:


The full changelog can be found on GitHub:

v3.0.4+matrix.0 (27/9/2020)
    - [new] Add stationname property

v3.0.3+matrix.6 (1/5/2020)
    - [fix] Custom stations if the url is not a playlist
    - [new] Spanish website and improved translations
    - [new] screenshot support for addon-website

v3.0.2+matrix.1 (1/5/2020)
    - [fix] Custom stations if the url is not a playlist

v3.0.1+matrix.1 (13/4/2020)
    - [new] Use internal playlist resolver also in custom stations

v3.0.0+matrix.1 (12/4/2020)
    - [new] Automated submissions to matrix
    - [new] Python3 only version
    - [new] New language layout and other matrix fixes
    - [fix] Playlist based stations
    - [fix] Ratings
 v2.4.2 (9/2/2020)
    - [add] sort methods for categories
    - [add] setting to prefer http connections over https if http streams are available
    - [fix] use sys.version_info[0] for compatibility with python2.6

v2.4.1 (31/12/2019)
    - [fix] Custom radio tracks

v2.4.0 (29/12/2019)
    - [new] Use radio API v2
    - [fix] Remove dead code
    - [new] Add
    - [new] Page listings
    - [new] Better quality logos
    - [new] Hide fanart setting

v2.3.5 (25/12/2019)
    - [fix] Artwork not available in player

2.3.2 (07.06.2017)
    - fixed playback

2.3.1 (15.02.2015)
    - updated translations

2.3.0 (29.11.2013)
    - added playback for asx playlists (e.g. BBC)
    - added blayback for xml playlists
    - improved station search

2.2.1 (11.08.2013)
    - updated translations
    - added new addon.xml tags

2.2.0 (11.03.2013)
    - better station logos
    - better add-on icon
    - changed to xbmcswift2 v2.4.0
    - small code improvements
    - use random server on playlists (instead first one)
    - update translations

2.1.3 (26.12.2012)
    - better station logos
    - fix unicode error
    - change to xbmcswift 1.3.0

2.0.2 (16.12.2012)
    - fix no genre available (resulted in script error)

2.0.1 (03.11.2012)
    - added migration code to convert old my_stations to new system
    - fixed unicode in custom station title
    - Added spanish translation (thx to Patrizia)
    - Added french translation (thx to stombi)

2.0.0 (unreleased)
    - Code Rewrite
    - Possibility to add custom (user defined) Stations
    - Thumbnail View (You can disable in the add-on settings)
    - Change to the xbmcswift2 framework
    - New Icon
    - Possibilty to add Stations to the XBMC Favorites

1.1.1 (Unreleased)
    - Added spanish translation (thx to Patrizia)

1.1.0 (13.07.2012)
    - New My Station logic (listing should be much faster after initial migration)
    - Small fixes

1.0.7 (unreleased)
    - Fixed: error in language_guessing
    - Fixed: routes (fix xbmcswift-xbox usecase)

1.0.6 (05.03.2012)
    - Fixed: error if a station was added to the list of mystations but has become unavailable
    - Improved error catching
    - Improved: Show bitrate in "kbit/s", not "B"

1.0.5 (26.02.2012)
    - Fixed .m3u playlists with empty lines (thx to Malte_Schroeder)

1.0.4 (18.02.2012)
    - Fixed python <2.5 error
    - Added french translation (thx to stombi)

1.0.3 (07.02.2012)
    - added workaround for streams with .m3u and .pls files
    - changed: show full context menu

1.0.2 (29.01.2012)
    - Fix error with UTF-8 characters in search string 

1.0.1 (13.01.2012)
    - Initial Release

Getting help

If you have found a bug or have ideas how to improve it, just reply to its thread: