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Exclusive: The Cure’s Greatest Hits on Slacker

As The Cure prepares to headline Lollapalooza this Sunday night, Slacker celebrates with an exclusive station built out of their greatest hits. This all-Cure countdown is determined by Slacker users, via our E.Q. (“Engagement Quotient”) methodology—allowing us to rank their 33 most played, most hearted and most shared classics. Stations built from the music of […]

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Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” is the Album of the Week

Robin Thicke maintains his rule-breaker status with his sixth studio album, “Blurred Lines,” which is now available to listen on demand on Slacker’s Album of the Week here. The 11-songs represent a genre-mixing blend of R&B, pop, soul, hip-hop and dance music. Pour in his smooth vocals, and you’ll either want to dance or relax […]

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Pearl Jam’s “Mind Your Manners” is the Song Stuck in our Head

Seattle’s Pearl Jam have sold 60 million albums worldwide and garnered 14 Grammy nominations since their formation in 1990, and they’re still going strong. Their first album in four years, “Lightning Bolt,” is set for an October 24 release, and we’ve already got the first single, “Mind Your Manners.” It’s Slacker’s Song Stuck In My […]

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The Grateful Dead is Slacker’s Artist Of The Week to Celebrate Jerry Garcia’s Birthday

This week would have been Jerry Garcia’s 71st birthday, and Slacker is joining music fans all over the globe in celebrating his life, memory, and music. As a founder of the Grateful Dead, he wrote and performed songs that galvanized an entire community. His musical legacy spans 4 decades and transcends generations. He was incredibly […]

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Jennifer Nettles’ Solo Album Merges Mix of Influences

Dynamo country duo Sugarland has always incorporated a hodgepodge of influences in their platinum-selling music, blending country with pop, rock and soul, and even going so far as to cover Beyonce and Pearl Jam. So it’s no surprise that when lead singer Jennifer Nettles stepped out on her own to make a solo album, she […]

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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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Slacker EQ Charts for the Week are Here!

Welcome to Slacker’s EQ Charts for the week of July 21st! Take a look here.  This week on the Slacker EQ, Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” continues to resonate with Slacker listeners across many stations and genres; it’s #1 on the Pop, Hip Hop/R&B, and Overall EQ charts. This appears to be the official song of the summer […]

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Selena Gomez Grows Up with New Album of the Week

Selena Gomez has graduated from Disney princess to club queen with her new album “Stars Dance.” Led by the top 10 hit “Come & Get It,” her first solo album is full of EDM-leaning dance pop that is perfectly suited for summer fun. From the throbbing bass of the dance flavored “B.E.A.T.” to the all […]

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