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Album Of The Week: Voices from Phantogram

New 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 […]

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Album Of The Week: Sinatra, With Love

Is 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 […]

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Album Of The Week: ‘Random Access Memories’

Congratulations 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 […]

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Album Of The Week: ‘Is There Anybody Out There’ from A Great Big World

Duo A Great Big World formed when members Ian Axel and Chad Vaccarino met at New York University. They financed their first EP using crowdfunding website Kickstarter, but topped the charts after Christina Aguilera asked to sing on a new version of their track “Say Something.” Now Slacker’s got their debut full length album, it’s […]

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Album Of The Week: Springsteen’s ‘High Hopes’

There’s no one quite like the Boss. Bruce Springsteen has sold over 120 million albums worldwide and shows no signs of slowing down. His last album, 2012’s “Wrecking Ball,” was nominated for three Grammys, and now the Boss is back. His 18th studio album “High Hopes” comes out this week, it’s a collection of covers, […]

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Album Of The Week: ‘Tribute’ from John Newman

As we kick off the new year, your Slacker curators are focused on finding the best new music for 2014. Enter John Newman—he’s a soulful singer from the UK, and his vocals have been in high demand; he sang on Rudimental’s “Feel The Love” and “Not Giving In,” both of which were international hits. We […]

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