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The “55 Best Ideas in Music History” Station Rewards Risk-Takers Who Expanded Our Musical Palates

“This is never going to work.” That was the recurring theme when it came to creating Slacker’s brand-new station, the “55 Best Ideas in Music History.” The brainchild of music historians (and two of the funniest guys we know), Craig Marks and Rob Tannenbaum, this station counts down the creative curveballs that left lasting impressions […]

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The Top 13 Pop Songs of 2013…So Far

The anthems, the dance floor smashes, the songs that make the bedroom shake – we’ve got the top 13 (being that it’s 2013) pop songs of the year so far. We are only halfway through the year and the list was already almost too difficult to narrow down.  Here we go…. Robin Thicke featuring Pharrell […]

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Court Yard Hounds Return With ‘Amelita’

The future of the Dixie Chicks isn’t looking so bright, but Court Yard Hounds is certainly filling the void. The duo, comprised of Chicks co-founders Martie Maguire and Emily Robison, released its sophomore album, Amelita, this week. The collection not only shows a happier side of the Texas sisters, but also solidifies them as a […]

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Enjoy New Countdowns on Slacker Radio

We know you love countdowns and Slacker has just launched some new countdowns we are sure you will enjoy. Take a look! The Twitter Top 50 Welcome to the Twitter Top 50 on Slacker. This station is based on the top 50 songs on the “Superstars” chart, representing the most tweeted-about and shared songs from […]

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I Am The DJ Featuring Sara Bareilles

Slacker sat down with singer/songwriter Sara Bareilles and worked with her to create a radio station of her favorite music. On her featured I Am The DJ station, you’ll hear the stories about artists and songs that inspired her to become the star she is today, from Tom Waits and Animal Collective to Fiona Apple […]

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Luke Bryan ‘Tailgates’ in Nashville

When it comes to his whirlwind success, Luke Bryan insists it takes a village. The country music superstar was celebrated at a party Wednesday (July 10) in Nashville, where Slacker joined about 200 music industry colleagues in raising a glass to the double platinum sales status of Bryan’s Tailgates and Tanlines album. The humble singer […]

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