Mushroom FM, the Home of the Fun Guys, with Four Decades of Magic Mushroom Memories

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Welcome to Mushroom FM. We're pleased you stopped by.

Mushroom FM is a licensed Internet stream in New Zealand bringing you four decades of magic Mushroom memories, with music from the 50s to the 80s. When you need something on at work that plays music everyone's familiar with presented by engaging personalities, when you want to hear a station that plays songs to make you sing and smile, and all commercial-free with the exception of the occasional old ad we might play for nostalgia, you've come to the right place.

If you lived the music of the time, you'll appreciate that we go way beyond the usual few gold tracks you'll hear elsewhere. Our music library is extensive. We care about the quality, so we take care to choose the full album cuts where we can, and the best masters currently available. Plus, we sound fantastic on a good audio system.

The Mushroom FM difference

In an era where you can dial up almost any tune ever recorded, the value we add is in our fun, friendly on-air team, and in the carefully chosen music selection. When we can, we bring you radio where the personality makes a difference. When that's not possible, the automated mix from all of our four decades is fresh and eclectic.

Your memories are as diverse as our music

Sometimes we get asked if we're an easy listening station, a countries station, a pop station or a rock station? The answer to that is, yes... We're all those things. We're obsessed with those four great, influential, transformative decades in music. So if it was recorded then, we'll play it.

Our model for our music format is The Beatles themselves. Were the Beatles a band that recorded standards, pop hits, heavy rock or show tunes? Well, they did all that and more. So let the music take you on a magical mystery tour. We predict you're never more than a song or two away from one of your all-time favourites.

Join the family

The Mushroom FM family consists of great listeners like you who we affectionately call The Mushroom Crowd, without whom there'd be no point in it all, as well as our knowledgeable and friendly team of presenters, who we call the fun guys. Our fun guys are all over the globe, including in New Zealand, Australia, Britain, South Africa, Canada and the US. We love hearing from you about what we're doing, what we're saying, and what we're playing.

No matter where you go, there we are

It's super easy to listen to Mushroom FM, whether you're at home, at the office, or on the move. Choose the Play Mushroom FM link right on this page. You'll find us in all the good radio apps, including iTunes, TuneIn, Ootunes, myTuner Radio and many more. We're built right into the Victor Reader Stream and Leasey Radio as well.

Got an Amazon Echo or a Google Home? We have our very own Alexa skill and Google action. No need to rely on any third party. Just say, "Alexa, open Mushroom FM", or "Hey Google, ask Mushroom FM to play".

We're best buds with the assistant on your smartphone as well. Just instruct Siri or Google Assistant on your phone to "play Mushroom FM".

Sonos? We love Sonos! Search for us there via TuneIn or Sonos Radio.

We love engaging with The Mushroom Crowd via social media. The best way to be a part of the conversation is to use and track our Mastodon hashtag, #MushroomFM. Of course, sometimes it's just nice to sit back and be entertained, and we love it when listeners do that too.

You can also follow the official Mushroom FM Mastodon account for show announcements and other news, or subscribe to our low-traffic, announcements-only email list.

Mushroom FM? What?

Oh, our crazy name? Well the short version is that we wanted to be a fun thing to be a part of, and a fun thing to listen to. So after deciding that we wanted to be the fun guys, Mushroom FM seemed a natural name. Get it? Mushroomn? Fun guys? ...

So settle back, crank it up, and enjoy the best four decades music ever produced, because Mushroom FM is your home for four decades of magic Mushroom memories.

And when you need to escape into a world of classic drama and comedy, be sure to check out our second channel, Mushroom Escape.