Is there any artist as unique, iconoclastic, and unconventional as Bjork? The Icelandic singer, songwriter, actress and multi-instrumentalist turns 48 years old this week, and Slacker celebrates her extraordinary work with a station featuring music from throughout her career, including her solo work, her three albums with The Sugarcubes, and collaborations with artists like 808 […]
About RachelRachel is Slacker's blog manager who, aside from being a professional writer and digital strategist, is willing to bet anyone she would beat them in a game of "Name That Tune."
As the end of the year approaches, we are looking at the EQ data for all of 2013, and some interesting insights appear. For example, even though it’s only been out for two weeks, Eminem’s “The Monster” is already the 12th most “Hearted” song of 2013 on Slacker. And did you know that Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ “Thrift […]
Eminem recreates the nostalgia of his 2000 Grammy-winning album, “The Marshall Mathers LP,” with a new, 16-track collection that features guest vocals by Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar and many more. Listen to the hip hop mogul’s “MMLP 2,” Slacker’s Album of the Week, on demand all week long here.
There’s no one who combines art, sex and substance like Lady Gaga. Today, November 5 we get our next Gaga fix with the release of her third album “Artpop.” Slacker’s celebrating with a station featuring all things Gaga, including music from her prolific career, influences and collaborators. Listen to Lady Gaga on Slacker’s Artist of […]
Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley will co-host the 47th annual CMA awards on Wednesday; It’s their 6th year in a row! To celebrate, we’ve created a station counting down their biggest hits, as determined by you, Slacker users. It’s something we call E.Q., the Engagement Quotient. It just means these are your most hearted, least-banned […]
As 2013 comes to a close, the artists that made the biggest impact with Slacker listeners become clear–Lorde, Imagine Dragons, Florida Georgia Line, Avicii and more. However, there are major new releases still on the way–from established stars Eminem, Britney Spears, Beyonce, Lady Gaga, and Eric Church, and more. You can track all of these […]
52-year-old Country superstar Toby Keith shows no signs of slowing down and continues to be one of the biggest stars in Country. He just released his 17th studio album, named after one of the Slacker staff’s favorite activities, “Drinks After Work.” This is the title track, it’s Toby Keith and Slacker’s Song Stuck In My […]
It’s difficult to properly eulogize an artist as impactful as Lou Reed. So-we are going to pay tribute to Lou Reed the best way we know how—via music. On this week’s Artist of the Weekstation dedicated to the icon, you’ll hear work from all eras of his career- with the Velvet Underground, as a solo […]