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The “55 Best Ideas in Music History” Station Rewards Risk-Takers Who Expanded Our Musical Palates

“This is never going to work.” That was the recurring theme when it came to creating Slacker’s brand-new station, the “55 Best Ideas in Music History.” The brainchild of music historians (and two of the funniest guys we know), Craig Marks and Rob Tannenbaum, this station counts down the creative curveballs that left lasting impressions […]

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Selena Gomez Grows Up with New Album of the Week

Selena Gomez has graduated from Disney princess to club queen with her new album “Stars Dance.” Led by the top 10 hit “Come & Get It,” her first solo album is full of EDM-leaning dance pop that is perfectly suited for summer fun. From the throbbing bass of the dance flavored “B.E.A.T.” to the all […]

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Hip Hop Supergroup Rich Gang is Slacker’s Artist of the Week

Rich Gang is the hottest hip hop supergroup we’ve seen in over a decade. Cash Money Records and Young Money Entertainment have come together under the ubiquitous YMCMB umbrella—AKA Young Money Cash Money Billionaires—and this week they’ve released an album that is absolutely stacked with today’s hottest rappers. Featuring YMCMB members Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, […]

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Loufest Music Festival’s All Star Lineup Promises to Rock St. Louis

This year the Loufest music festival is rocking St. Louis once again – with a new weekend and an all star lineup that will play on three stages for the first time in the festival’s four-year history. The Killers, Wilco, The National, Robert DeLong, Alabama Shakes and many more will be at the St. Louis Central Fields […]

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The Top 13 Pop Songs of 2013…So Far

The anthems, the dance floor smashes, the songs that make the bedroom shake – we’ve got the top 13 (being that it’s 2013) pop songs of the year so far. We are only halfway through the year and the list was already almost too difficult to narrow down.  Here we go…. Robin Thicke featuring Pharrell […]

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Bronze Radio Return’s “Further On” is the Song Stuck in our Head

Hartford, Connecticut combo, Bronze Radio Return, look to roots and folk rock for their musical inspiration and their new album, Up, On & Over, is the band’s most ambitious and inspiring release to date. Leading the way is the first single “Further On,” an optimistic summertime anthem with catchy hooks and twangy guitars. “Further On” started […]

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Court Yard Hounds Return With ‘Amelita’

The future of the Dixie Chicks isn’t looking so bright, but Court Yard Hounds is certainly filling the void. The duo, comprised of Chicks co-founders Martie Maguire and Emily Robison, released its sophomore album, Amelita, this week. The collection not only shows a happier side of the Texas sisters, but also solidifies them as a […]

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Justin Timberlake’s “Take Back the Night” is the Song Stuck in Our Heads

The power of Justin Timberlake’s talent elevated his latest release, The 20/20 Experience, from a soulful R&B album with an infectious groove to a major pop event. It turns out the second part of his musical journey, The 20/20 Experience: 2 of 2, won’t be out until September 30, but we already have the first […]

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