New Song Stuck In My Head – Marc Anthony’s “Vivir Mi Vida”

Screen Shot 2013-05-01 at 1.56.15 PMAfter months out of the spotlight, Marc Anthony is back with a new single, “Vivir Mi Vida.”

 

This title track from his forthcoming album, due out in July, embraces the New York singer’s salsa origins and moves away from the pop sound of his previous albums.

 

“Vivir Mi Vida” is the new Song Stuck In My Head on Slacker so remember, you can listen to the tune on demand all week!

Update: The week to listen to “Vivir Mi Vida” on demand has passed- but you can still hear the tune (plus all of Marc Anthony) on Slacker here.

 

Aleks Syntek Celebrates New Album and New Home

Aleks Syntek Syntek AlbumAleks Syntek has jumped ship from his old label and has a new home, Sony Latin Music- who rolled out the red carpet and had Syntek visit Los Angeles for some much needed radio schmoozing, album promoting and celebrating.

While in town, the Mexican musician-singer-songwriter offered a special showcase at the label’s Beverly Hills offices to present his new album “Syntek,” a throwback to the 80s with a synth-heavy sound throughout the 12 songs that the artist declared as “Mexican electronic music.” We had the opportunity to attend the showcase where the multi-talented pop singer gave us a sampling of some of the new tracks on the album, including the single “La Tormenta,” as well as some classics like “Sexo, Pudor y Lágrimas.”

Aleks Syntek Album PartyThe special gathering brought together a who’s who of L.A.’s Spanish-language media and radio stations, including sponsoring outlet KSSE (Súper Estrella) and of course some of us at Slacker.  Syntek’s friends, including Mexican actor Diego Boneta (that cutie from Rock of Ages), celebrity Michelle Salas (famous for being the daughter of superstar Luis Miguel and rumored to be dating Boneta), Edward James Olmos and a few other celebs.

It was a lively and fun night, which was refreshing to see in a day and age when labels don’t tend to throw these kinds of shindigs any more, at least not Latin labels. Times are tight in this “sequester” reality we live in so it was nice to experience a party reminiscent of music label glory days.