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Jerry Bergonzi: By Any Other Name – New On Slacker Modern Jazz

There are only a handful of musicians who can simultaneously navigate through the obstacle course of chord changes on John Coltrane’s Giant Steps with finesse while totally reworking the song’s melodic content, essentially making it a fresh, new composition. That is exactly what saxophone master Jerry Bergonzi has done with PG 2013 (Giant Steps) and […]

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The Slacker Tour is Headed for Mayhem

The 2013 Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival kicks of this Saturday June 29th through August 4th and the Slacker Tour is heading to three shows beginning with this Saturday’s show at Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, California. The Mayhem Fest  is featuring Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch, Mastodon, Amon Amarth, Machine Head Behemoth and more. Plus this […]

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New Spanish Indie Music: La Bien Querida

Spain’s own Ana Fernandez-Villaverde first made a name for herself in the Indie circuit with a demo recorded with Horacio Nistal under the band name La Bien Querida, which translates to “The Well Loved”.  After winning an annual demo competition, they signed to Spanish label Elefant Records and quickly release their first album titled “Romancero” […]

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Bastille’s Single “Pompeii” is the New Song Stuck in My Head

When British band Bastille released their latest single, “Pompeii,” adoring fans throughout the UK and Europe were clamoring for it, pushing it to number two on the UK charts. Pompeii’ is an addicting combo of catchy infectious pop, complex arrangements with Dan Smith’s beautiful lyrics to appeal to an indie crowd, and even Gregorian style chanting. […]

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“I am the DJ” Featuring Jillette Johnson

The second installment of Slacker’s new series “I am the DJ” is out now with Jillette Johnson. Slacker sat down with New York singer/songwriter and mapped out an entire radio station comprised of her favorite songs. This music journey includes stories about artists and songs that have inspired and helped shape the talented singer/songwriter into […]

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Celebrate LGBT Pride With Music on Slacker

June is officially Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month (LGBT Pride Month) and the month has been ripe with milestone news, special events, and a massive amount of support for the LFBT community. Celebrate LGBT Pride with a Slacker Radio station that’s as diverse as the gay community itself. On LGBT Pride, we’ve got […]

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