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The Lonely Island Bring Comedy to Artist of the Week

This week, self-described “frappers” The Lonely Island release their second album of what can best be described as “comedy-rap”. Akiva, Jorma, and Andy have produced an album as crass, taboo, and hilarious as you might imagine- featuring songs like “Diaper Money”, “Spring Break Anthem”, “YOLO”- which was featured as a digital short on SNL, and […]

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Queens of the Stone Age – Slacker’s Artist of the Week.

At this point, Queens of the Stone Age is a project of Josh Homme and friends. From his stoner-rock beginnings in California’s Mojave Desert to his current status as a swaggering rock icon and sought-after guest star on numerous other projects, the Queens remain his most consistent outlet and output. This week, Queens of the Stone […]

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Boxer Rebellion’s “Promises” is Slacker’s Album of the Week

This week, London-based quartet, The Boxer Rebellion, release their highly-anticipated fourth studio album, Promises. Since their 2009 breakthrough album, Union, you’ve probably heard their music in movies, TV shows and commercials. Their brand of atmospheric alternative rock is pushed to greater heights on the new album. The Album of the Week is now available on […]

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Kings of Leon Debut New Music at Bottle Rock Festival

The Kings Of Leon played a brand-new song during their set at the Bottle Rock festival in Napa, California this weekend. The track is called “It Don’t Matter,” though many YouTubers are calling it “Always the Same.” Frontman Caleb Followill booms on the song’s catchy chorus of this  uptempo rocker that is reminiscent of Queens Of The Stone Age. There’s […]

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Festival News: ACL and EDC Lineups Prove Bigger is Better

Two of the American festival season’s biggest events revealed stacked lineups full of top tier artists and expansions to make room for more people – proving that music addicts’ favorite time of year keeps getting bigger and better. Austin City Limits Reveal Lineup and Additional Weekend Festival favorite Austin City Limits revealed a fully loaded […]

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Vampire Weekend is Slacker’s Artist of the Week.

Vampire Weekend have been the subject of so much hype and critical attention- both positive and negative- that it’s hard to believe that their new album “Modern Vampires of the City” is only their 3rd effort. While they will always be the poster boys for a culture of Wes Anderson films and prep-school kids discovering afro-pop […]

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