Jaime Solis


Director of Content Initiatives at Slacker. Find me online at http://www.twitter.com/JmeSolis

Album Of The Week: Lift Your Spirit from Aloe Blacc

IOS ALOEYou may not know 35-year-old singer Aloe Blacc’s name but you’ve probably heard his voice. He provided the vocals for Avicii’s “Wake Me Up,” which has become a huge international hit. As a solo artist, he’s just released his third studio album, it’s called “Lift Your Spirit” and it features production help from none other than Pharrell Williams. Listen here as much as you want to “Lift Your Spirit” from Aloe Blacc, our Album of the Week!

Album Of The Week: G I R L – Pharrell Williams

IOS PHARRELLPharrell Williams is a pop culture Renaissance man. His production with The Neptunes, his work as one half of N.E.R.D., providing vocals for two of 2013’s biggest hits from Daft Punk and Robin Thicke, and now, his second solo album, “G I R L.” It’s his first album in eight years, and it features the smash hit “Happy.” Listen as much as you want here!

Album Of The Week: Oxymoron from Schoolboy Q

IOS SCHOOLos Angeles rapper Schoolboy Q got his start making mixtapes and as part of a group called Black Hippy, along with acclaimed hip hop star Kendrick Lamar. Well it’s finally time for Schoolboy to graduate to the big leagues. His debut album “Oxymoron” has just come out, and it’s got an all-star lineup of guest vocalists from A$AP Rocky to Danny Brown. Listen here as much as you want.

Album Of The Week: Voices from Phantogram

IOS PHANTNew York duo Phantogram may not quite be a household name yet, but they’ve steadily built up a following for their edgy, electronic style, with influences as diverse as J Dilla and Sonic Youth. Their second album is out now; it’s called “Voices,” and it’s our Album of the Week–listen here as much as you like and “Fall in Love” with Phantogram!

Top 44 Anti-Love Songs

44 GREATEST ANTI LOVE SONGS-ELove is all you need…unless, of course, you’ve recently had your heart broken into a million pieces. Red hosts this countdown of the greatest songs about splitting up and holding a grudge, covering every genre and era…because, after all, heartbreak and revenge are universal. Click here and enjoy, (but not too much). 

Album Of The Week: Sinatra, With Love

IOS SINATRAIs there a better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day than with ole blue eyes himself? Frank Sinatra continues to soundtrack our most romantic moments with great songs like “It Had to Be You” and “Moonlight Becomes You.” Now a new compilation album pulls together 16 romance classic from both the Capitol and Reprise years. It’s called “Sinatra With Love,” Frank Sinatra and you can listen here; it’s Slacker’s Album of the Week.

Album Of The Week: ‘Random Access Memories’

png-3Congratulations to Daft Punk, whose “Random Access Memories” just won the Grammy for Album of the Year. The Grammy voters chose the most ambitious of the nominees, nearly 5 years in the making and utilizing a crowd of guest musicians from Nile Rogers to Panda Bear. And of course “Get Lucky” was at least tied with “Blurred Lines” for the song of the summer. It’s the Grammys’ Album of the Year and Slacker’s Album of the Week, listen as much as you want to “Random Access Memories” by Daft Punk.

Artist Of The Week: Bruno Mars

png-2This week, singer Bruno Mars performs on one of the biggest stages an artist ever gets, the Super Bowl Half Time show. It’s the culmination of a great year for the 28 year old singer, named Artist of the Year by Billboard Magazine and scoring five Grammy nominations. In celebration, Slacker has put together a station just for Bruno Mars fans, featuring music from his two multi-platinum albums as well as inspirations and collaborators. Bruno Mars is Slacker’s Artist of the Week and you can listen here!

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