Slacker Announces On-Demand Radio

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Tim Higgins

Slacker has launched a new option providing on-demand access to specific songs and albums.

Slacker Premium Radio is a new service tier providing the ability to search, play and replay specific songs or entire albums and create playlists for mobile and web use.

It also supports offline playback of stations, playlists and albums on the iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, and Android and BlackBerry smartphones.

Other features include:
– Browse and play "Favorite" songs, now collected in one location
– Unlimited song skipping
– Ad-free listening
– Complete song lyrics (as available)
– Browse Top Charts on all Slacker genre stations
– "Peek Ahead" artist, album and song preview
– Ability to skip forward and backward

Slacker now has three service levels including the entirely free Slacker Basic Radio service, the ad-free Slacker Radio Plus and now Slacker Premium Radio.

Slacker Premium Radio is available now for $9.99 per month on the web and on new applications for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch and supported Android and BlackBerry smartphones. For a limited time, a free one-month subscription to Slacker Premium Radio is available by visiting

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