From Rolling Stone:
On his Twitter account, M.Ward describes himself as an “occasional tourist” – and when he’s on tour, he only listens to public radio. That’s why the folk musician decided to create A Wasteland Companion, a free mobile app (tied to his recent album of same name) that sorts and streams quality, non-commercial radio programming.
“The idea came out of my own necessity,” M. Ward tells Rolling Stone. “When I’m on tour, I want to listen to local radio with music being played by real people and actual voices in that community. Radio has the power to be a cultural hub.”
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