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Special Album of the Week – Born in the U.S.A

To celebrate the 4th of July holiday, we’re featuring a classic American album, Born In The U.S.A. by Bruce Springsteen. Released in 1984, Born In The U.S.A. became the best-selling album of 1985 in the US,  produced a record seven Top 10 singles  - an achievement tied only with Michael Jackson’s Thriller and Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation 1814. The album […]

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The Best American Divas of All Time

To celebrate the 4th of July, we are presenting a patriotic, one-of-kind special that salutes the game-changing ladies of American pop. Hosted by Ciara, who’s new self-titled album drops on July 9th, 33 Greatest All American Divas is a countdown of the greatest divas from past and present. What does it take to be one of […]

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They are back! New Music from Franz Ferdinand

Scotland’s Franz Ferdinand is back with their first new album since 2009.  “Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action” has been in the works since 2010, and is finally slated for release. The LP, which is the follow-up to their 2009 effort ‘Tonight’, will be released on August 26 and was recorded in frontman Alex Kapranos’ […]

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New on Slacker – Cafe Acoustic

Think Sunday mornings. Think coffee and a quiet day with the reading material of your choice. Think the corner cafe in your neighborhood; a place where you can relax and be alone with your thoughts. That’s Café Acoustic, our new station on Slacker. The expert Slacker curators have created a station that’s all about setting […]

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“Royals” is the Song Stuck in Our Heads

The 16-year-old singer/songwriter, Ella Yelich-O’Connor, a.k.a. Lorde, is already a big deal in her home country of New Zealand. Lorde was discovered by Universal when she was only 12 after a  performance at school talent show. Her record deal came shortly after and now the  soulful singer is set to release her debut album this September. Her first […]

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Rock The Bells Festival Announce Artists Additions to Lineup

The Rock The Bells festival announced a dozen additions to it’s 2013 lineup this week, including Riff Raff, Action Bronson, and Deltron 3030. Those acts join hip-hop stars like Wu-Tang Clan, J. Cole, and Kid Cudi. And to top it off: they are promising hologram performances from Ol’ Dirty Bastard and Eazy-E. Other additions include […]

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