Slacker Launches the Most Complete Music Service for Xbox 360
New App Offers Millions of Songs and Hundreds of Expert-Programmed
Stations for Free, Including a New Videogame Music Station, Curated
SAN DIEGO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/26/13 -- Slacker, the world's
most complete music service, is now available on the Xbox360(R) video
game and entertainment system from Microsoft, allowing Xbox LIVE
subscribers* in the U.S. and Canada to listen to millions of songs
and hundreds of expert-programmed stations for free, including a new
videogame music station curated by popular gaming culture blog,
Destructoid. The app is now available through the Xbox LIVE
Slacker for Xbox LIVE(R) gives users access to one of the world's
largest music libraries and hundreds of expert-programmed stations
covering every mood, genre or activity right on their TV and
voice-controlled using the power of Kinect for Xbox 360. The all-new
Slacker music guide makes music discovery fun and easy with the
latest music news, artist interviews and recommendations from
Slacker's team of music curators. Listeners can also customize the
experience with news and sports from ABC and ESPN or use new
fine-tuning controls to personalize Slacker's music stations, with
newer, older or more popular songs.
"Slacker brings the world's most complete music service to Xbox LIVE
Gold subscribers in the U.S. and Canada for free*," said Craig
Rechenmacher, Slacker's Chief Marketing Officer. "Whether you're into
country, hip hop or want to listen to the soundtrack from your
favorite game, Slacker's team of music experts make it easy to find
and discover the world's best music from the comfort of your living
Slacker has also launched a new station celebrating the world of
videogame music, hosted and curated by Destructoid.com editor Dale
North. The station features hand-picked selections from the
soundtracks of epic franchises including Halo, Gears of War, and
Slacker is also available for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8, Bing
Toolbar, iOS, Android, BlackBerry and online at www.slacker.com
*Additional subscriptions/fees may be required or sold separately.
For additional details and availability, see www.xbox.com/live.
Slacker is the most complete music service on Earth.
The company delivers free and subscription-based access to millions
of songs and hundreds of expert-programmed stations, plus news,
sports and talk, on the web, mobile devices, in-car infotainment
systems and consumer electronics platforms. By blending cutting-edge
analytics with a team of expert music curators and content
programmers, Slacker delivers a seamless music discovery experience
and uniquely personalized entertainment. Slacker was founded in 2006
and is headquartered in San Diego with offices in Palo Alto, CA and
New York City. For more information about Slacker, or to listen for
free, visit www.slacker.com
For regular Slacker updates, follow Slacker at
www.Twitter.com/SlackerRadio, become a Fan on Facebook at
www.Facebook.com/SlackerRadio, watch Slacker video content at
www.YouTube.com/Slacker or visit www.Slacker.com.
Slacker and Slacker.com are registered trademarks of Slacker, Inc.
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