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radio42 is part of the RauteMusik.FM network - we are the #lounge channel.

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Live every Tuesday at 8:00 am on TIDE 96.0 FM - our weekly radio show!

Live every Sunday at 24:00 am on Hamburger Lokalradio (DAB+) - our weekly radio show!

Some Facts About Us

600+ daily Listeners

400+ parallel peak and 600+ different users listen daily to radio42.

Fully legal and licensed

radio42 is operated by RauteMusik.FM - we are fully licensed.

11.000+ hours

radio42 is online since 2002 - that's 13 years of streaming.

150.000+ tracks

Our collection of soulful music is groving every day.

Questions & Answers

Yes and No. radio42 is a pure internet stream boradcasting 24/7. But we have a weekly radio show on TIDE 96.0 FM, every Tuesday at 8:00 am.
The name is based on The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, a comedy science fiction series created by Douglas Adams. In this story a group of hyper-intelligent pan-dimensional beings have build a super computer (named Deep Thought) to find the Answer to The Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything. It took 7½ million years to compute and check the answer, which turns out to be 42.
If you love soul music, radio42 might be your ultimate answer.
Soul was always my passion. But at the time when I started my radio station I used to play music at a lounge bar (and lounge bars in general had been pretty fancy these days). That's why I called it Music for Lounge-Lovers, because it is the lovers of (soul) music deserving it and attending at the lounge bar.
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