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The Best American Divas of All Time

To celebrate the 4th of July, we are presenting a patriotic, one-of-kind special that salutes the game-changing ladies of American pop. Hosted by Ciara, who’s new self-titled album drops on July 9th, 33 Greatest All American Divas is a countdown of the greatest divas from past and present. What does it take to be one of […]

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Rock The Bells Festival Announce Artists Additions to Lineup

The Rock The Bells festival announced a dozen additions to it’s 2013 lineup this week, including Riff Raff, Action Bronson, and Deltron 3030. Those acts join hip-hop stars like Wu-Tang Clan, J. Cole, and Kid Cudi. And to top it off: they are promising hologram performances from Ol’ Dirty Bastard and Eazy-E. Other additions include […]

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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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New Slacker EQ – The Official “Song of the Summer”

It is Thursday and that means some new EQ charts for you to dig into. Check them out here.  This weeks theme is clearly leading us into what is bound to be a big summer for music. So what’s the official “Song of the Summer” for 2013? Slacker’s EQ charts provide some early clues, as […]

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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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New Music First: Kaskade, M.I.A and Cady Groves

We’ve got some upbeat new releases that are sure to help welcome in the summer. Take a look at these fresh new tracks: In 2011, Cady Groves released a single called “This Little Girl”, which featured the lyric “This little girl is capable of murder, if you hurt her.” Clearly, she’s not your average 23-year-old […]

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Artist of the Week: Prince

The Purple One turned 55 this month, and he is celebrating by preparing to release a new album with his latest backing band, Minneapolis’ 3rdEyeGirl. On recording the new album, he said “I don’t have time for old people…I want to work with young people.” It’s a fitting approach, as his music is timeless and […]

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In Memoriam: James Gandolfini 1961 – 2013

James Gandolfini has died at the age of 51 while on vacation in Italy. The news comes as a terrible shock to the community who are collectively in mourning for the universally loved artist. “It is with immense sorrow that we report our client, James Gandolfini, passed away today while on holiday in Rome, Italy,” […]

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