Radio station Start FM was found in 2005. Start FM is part of Vilnius university, located in University‘s Faculty of Communication. Start FM was established without any commercial sponsorship. Since its beginning, Start FM never airs advertisement, and since 2009 only open source programs are used for station‘s operations.

Start FM plays alternative music from indie authors and bands which publish their music through independent and do-it-yourself labels. Main music genres are these: alternative, indie, garage, stoner rock, post-rock, instrumental, surf, rock‘n‘roll, rockabilly, emo, hardcore, metal, punk, ska, reggae, dub, hip-hop, downtempo, trip-hop.

Start FM is being run by students and other volunteers. Radio station is open for creative people who like to experiment. Start FM airs shows about music, the academic life, radio plays, subcultures, philosophy, politics, psychology, etc. Radio station has a long tradition for uniting supporters of underground culture, social activists and do-it-yourself minded people.

If you would like to visit us or just chat, please write us an e-mail: info@startfm.lt