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New Music: Arctic Monkeys “Do I Wanna Know?”

It seems like it was only a few years ago that Arctic Monkeys were being hyped as the saviors of rock and roll. NME even infamously named their debut “the 5th greatest British album of all time.” Six years later, the hype has subsided, yet the lads are as fresh as ever. Their new single, […]

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This Week’s Slacker EQ Charts Are Here!

The Slacker’s EQ charts for the week of August 4th are out now! Take a look here.  Millions of Slacker music fans determine how these charts are ordered. By measuring how listeners listen to, skip, Heart, and Ban songs on Slacker, we are able to present these charts, which are a true measure of how […]

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Hip Hop Game Changer N.W.A is Slacker’s Artist of the Week

This week marks the 25th anniversary of N.W.A’s legendary “Straight Outta Compton.” In 1988, rap music sounded nothing like N.W.A. To the mainstream music fan, rap was the frat-boy antics of the Beastie Boys, the hardline political activism of Public Enemy, and an assortment of jokers and boastful urban youth. It’s hard to put “Straight […]

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Florida Georgia Line Announces Dates for First Headlining Tour

It’s been a long time since an act has shot to superstardom as quickly as Florida Georgia Line. The country duo, comprised of Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley, signed their first major label record deal just one year ago … and what a year it’s been! They have already scored quadruple platinum sales of their […]

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Win a Free Pair of Passes to Loufest!

The Slacker Tour is heading to Loufest next month and now you may have the opportunity to join us! Starting today (8/1) through August 16th, enter Slacker’s sweepstakes for a chance to win a free pair of two day passes to Loufest. Click on the picture or here to enter the sweepstakes on Slacker’s Facebook […]

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R. Kelly’s New Single is the Song Stuck in our Head

Chicago native R. Kelly was named the most successful R&B artist of the last 25 years by Billboard magazine. He’s hard at work on his 12th solo studio album, to be called “Black Panties” and set for a release later this summer. No need to be patient though, because we’ve already got the first single! It’s […]

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