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Five EDM Artists to Watch in 2013

Last year saw a massive surge of electronic dance music (EDM) to the front lines of mainstream popularity and 2013 has already proven the trend is not going anywhere. There has been an abundance of new releases and a massive collection of up-and-coming talent flooding the industry with impressive potential. The year is not even half over […]

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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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Slacker Heads to Beale Street Music Festival

The 2013 Beale Street Music Festival, taking place May 3-5 in Tom Lee Park,marks the 37th anniversary of the festival, which each year attracts music enthusiasts from all 50 states and a dozen foreign countries to the storied city where rock-n-roll and blues music all began. Slacker will be heading to Memphis, Tennessee – along with thousands […]

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Slacker Celebrates International Jazz Day

April marks the twelfth anniversary of Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM).  Launched by the Smithsonian’s  National Museum of American History in 2002, JAM shines the spotlight on the extraordinary history of jazz and its importance in American culture through concerts, lectures, films and audio programs. Tuesday, April 30 has been designated International Jazz Day. To date, […]

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In Memoriam- Country Legend George Jones Passes Away

Country legend George Jones, the king of heartbreak ballads and good time songs, died this morning at the age of 81 in Nashville. Jones, a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and recipient of a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012, was a permanent presence on the country charts from the 1950s well […]

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New Weekly Series Spotlights Artists With On-Demand Music

We have a few new additions to our weekly spotlights here at Slacker that we are extremely excited about. Our Artist of the Week station has been such a big hit that we decided to also spotlight an album as well as a few songs we have on heavy rotation each week. Best part?  ALL […]

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