Slacker Launches “Artists to Watch in 2013” Radio Station

New Station Highlights Slacker's Picks for 2013's Most Promising Up-and-Coming Artists

SAN DIEGO, CA - January 24, 2013 — Today, Slacker, the world's most complete music service, launched its “Artists to Watch in 2013” station, giving listeners a sneak peek at the songs, albums and artists that will define 2013, long before the festival lineups are announced and new albums drop. Listen to Slacker's “Artists to Watch in 2013” station for free at: www.slacker.com/station/Artists-to-Watch-2013.

The genre-hopping list of music on Slacker's “Artists to Watch in 2013” station includes tracks from HAIM, Charli XCX, AlunaGeorge, Ab-Soul, CHVRCHES, Parmalee, and more. The station was handcrafted by Slacker's team of music curators who blend the art of radio programming with the science of analyzing user data to help listeners discover new songs and artists alongside the music they already love.

“Twenty million songs and a search box makes discovering new music harder, not easier — which is where Slacker comes in,” said Jonathan Sasse, senior vice president of product and programming. “Slacker's team of music experts helps listeners navigate millions of songs and makes music discovery fun, easy and effortless.”

Slacker's top picks highlighted on the “Artists to Watch In 2013” include:

  • A$AP Rocky
  • AlunaGeorge
  • Alt-J
  • Angel Haze
  • Charli XCX
  • Churchill
  • Conor Maynard
  • Dan Croll
  • Danny Brown
  • Drake White
  • Duologue
  • Earl Sweatshirt
  • Emeli Sande
  • Girl's Generation
  • Gold Fields
  • Jake Bugg
  • Kacey Musgraves
  • Merchandise
  • Pacific Air
  • Paloma Faith
  • Parmalee
  • Porter Robinson
  • Robert DeLong
  • ScHoolBoy Q
  • St. Lucia
  • The Mowgli's
  • Trinidad James
  • Wild Cub

To learn more about Slacker, or to listen for free, visit www.slacker.com

About Slacker, Inc.

Slacker offers the world's most complete range of radio services. Whether it's the award-winning free Slacker Basic Radio, or the fully-loaded subscription services Slacker Radio Plus and Slacker Premium Radio, listeners enjoy a unique, custom listening experience. Slacker enables music lovers to play highly personalized music online at the Slacker web site, in Ford vehicles with SYNC AppLink, on connected home devices or on-the-go with Slacker Personal Radio applications. Slacker mobile applications are available for Windows Phone 7, Windows Mobile, Palm webOS, Nokia, Android, iPhone, and BlackBerry smartphones. For more information visit: http://www.Slacker.com/about.

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