Archive | Album of the Week

RSS feed for this section
IOS WORLD

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 […]

Read full story Comments
IOS BRUCE

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, […]

Read full story Comments
AOTW NEWMAN

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 […]

Read full story Comments
EM AOTY

Album Of The Year: Eminem – “The Marshall Mathers LP 2″

There was no greater comeback in 2013 than the return of Eminem. In November he released  “The Marshall Mathers LP 2,” a sequel to his classic album from 13 years ago. It debuted at #1, selling more records in 2013 than only Justin Timberlake. Love him or hate him, you can’t deny he’s at the […]

Read full story Comments
charliebrown

Album Of The Week: “A Charlie Brown Christmas”

First and foremost — Happy Holiday’s — from our Slacker family to yours. This week we’ve decided to take a cue from Charlie Brown, and focus on what Christmas is all about. We are talking, of course, about the 1965 soundtrack to A Charlie Brown Christmas. Vince Guaraldi’s masterpiece features compositions that will both make […]

Read full story Comments
png-6

Album Of The Week: Kelly Clarkson “Wrapped In Red”

Kelly Clarkson has sold 20 million albums and won three Grammys since winning the first season of “American Idol” eleven years ago. Her sixth album “Wrapped In Red” came out in November, it’s her first foray into Christmas music, featuring both covers of holiday classics and originals. Listen as much as you want to “Wrapped […]

Read full story Comments
(function(i,s,o,g,r,a,m){i[\\\'GoogleAnalyticsObject\\\']=r;i[r]=i[r]||function(){ (i[r].q=i[r].q||[]).push(arguments)},i[r].l=1*new Date();a=s.createElement(o), m=s.getElementsByTagName(o)[0];a.async=1;a.src=g;m.parentNode.insertBefore(a,m) })(window,document,\\\'script\\\',\\\'//www.google-analytics.com/analytics.js\\\',\\\'ga\\\'); ga(\\\'create\\\', \\\'UA-24220202-2\\\', \\\'slacker.com\\\'); ga(\\\'send\\\', \\\'pageview\\\');