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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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Coachella The Do Lab

Insiders Guide to Coachella 2013

We are officially a week away from Coachella and the air is electric with excited anticipation and spastic preparations. This two-weekend festival (April 12-14 and April 19-21) is nestled in the heart of Palm Desert, California. And yes, temperatures typically net from sweaty to Ian Somerhalder smoldering. (Nothing a little deodorant, hand-sanitizer and breathable fabric […]

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Daft Punk New Helmets

This Week in Music News

Some sleeping giants wake from hibernation and the industry says goodbye to a legend in Motown highlight this weeks round up of music news. Daft Punk Teases New Music and Album Cover Rumors of Daft Punk’s new record deal with Columbia, and subsequent new album, have been rampant for a while now. But as we […]

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Slacker's Artist of the Week

Brit Sensation Emeli Sandé is Artist of the Week

Emeli Sandé is a 25 year old British/Scottish artist that is poised to make a major impression in the US this year and is spotlighted as our new artist of the week. After dropping out of medical school in her 4th year, she went on to become one of the biggest artists in the UK. […]

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Oscars 2013 Best Original Song Slacker

Who Should Win the Oscar for Best in Original Song

So here we are.  Deep in the heart of awards season, with the Academy getting ready to pass out their golden statuettes this weekend. As Slacker’s (arguably) most pop-culture obsessed curator, I want to talk to you about this year’s Academy Award nominated songs (best original song), and who I think will (probably)(maybe)(most likely) win. […]

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