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In Memoriam: James Gandolfini 1961 – 2013

James Gandolfini has died at the age of 51 while on vacation in Italy. The news comes as a terrible shock to the community who are collectively in mourning for the universally loved artist. “It is with immense sorrow that we report our client, James Gandolfini, passed away today while on holiday in Rome, Italy,” […]

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Check out the new Slacker EQ!

We’ve got a whole new way for you to experience the “Top 40” here at Slacker as we bring the top 40 charts into the digital age with the Slacker EQ score. These are no ordinary music charts. In a world where access to music is quickly trumping ownership, the Slacker EQ is the most accurate reflection […]

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The Slacker Tour Heads to Country Jam

Slacker is heading out to Colorado for one of Country Music fans’ favorite party – Country Jam. The 2013 Major Mortgage Country Jam marks the 22nd anniversary of Colorado’s largest music festival. This event attracts country music enthusiasts from a large region. Based just outside of Grand Junction, CO, this four-day festival includes everything from […]

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New Series “I Am the DJ” Debuts with Counting Crows

There is nothing better than personal music recommendations from people you trust- unless of course that person happens to be a famous musician. Our new series “I Am the DJ” gives a glimpse into the music collection of some of our favorite artists as they showcase their favorite songs, biggest influences and specialized playlists. To debut […]

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Montreal’s Osheaga Music and Arts Festival Announces Lineup

This week, Montreal’s Osheaga Music and Arts Festival announced its much-anticipated final lineup and daily schedule. The 3-day festival, which takes place August 2-4 at Parc Jean Drapeau will welcome The Cure, Beck and Mumford and Sons as this year’s headliners. Other heavy hitters include Phoenix, Frank Ocean, Vampire Weekend, New Order, Imagine Dragons, The […]

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In Memoriam: Ray Manzarek Dies at Age 74

The Doors’ founding keyboardist, Ray Manzarek, died in Germany this Monday morning after a long fight with cancer, his publicist said in a statement. He was 74 years old. As a founding member of the Doors, his legacy is not only as the man who met Jim Morrison the poet and guided him to become […]

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