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Artist of the Week Tribute to Lou Reed

It’s difficult to properly eulogize an artist as impactful as Lou Reed. So-we are going to pay tribute to Lou Reed the best way we know how—via music. On this week’s Artist of the Weekstation dedicated to the icon, you’ll hear work from all eras of his career- with the Velvet Underground, as a solo […]

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CMA Awards Preview: Country Music’s Biggest Night!

Country music’s biggest night is right around the corner! The CMA Awards (basically the Oscars of country music) will air live from Nashville on Nov. 6. The star-studded show will be co-hosted for the sixth straight year by Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley, and will feature performances by Lady Antebellum, Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert, Blake […]

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New Top 33 Station Featuring Eminem

Eminem releases his eighth album “The Marshall Mathers LP 2” next week, and to celebrate we’ve created a station counting down his biggest songs, as determined by you and millions of Slacker listeners. Single artist stations are usually reserved for premium subscribers, but thanks to a special agreement, everyone can listen for a limited time. […]

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Album of the Week: Katy Perry’s “Prism”

Katy Perry digs deep on “Prism,” her third studio album that draws inspiration from everything from Swedish dance music to her painful divorce. The project shows a more mature side of Katy with its emotive ballads, but also reflects what made her a superstar with its catchy pop numbers. Take a listen and see if […]

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Countdown Tom Petty’s Top 33 for a Limited Time!

Few artists reach the status of icon, but Tom Petty definitely qualifies. He turned 62 on Sunday, and to celebrate we’ve created a station counting down his biggest songs, as determined by you and millions of Slacker listeners. Single artist stations are usually reserved for premium subscribers, but thanks to a special agreement, everyone can […]

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AFI is the Artist of the Week

If you can keep a band together for one decade you’re lucky…but two decades? Why that’s outlandish! Good for AFI that was always kind of the goal. They started in high school with a hardcore punk sound and basically took that sound and threw it in the washing machine with a load of darkness. After […]

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