SAN DIEGO, Nov. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Slacker, Inc., the world's first Personal Radio company, today announced the availability of Slacker Premium Radio, which gives customers access to all the features and capabilities of the Slacker Basic Radio service, plus the ability to skip an unlimited number of songs while playing their favorite Slacker Radio stations. For users of the Slacker Software Player and the Slacker Portable Player, Premium Radio also offers the power to effortlessly build a music library with saved songs that can be played anytime. These saved songs can be played individually or as a part of listener created playlists. Saved radio songs are tied to users' Premium Radio account and automatically sent to their Slacker Portable or Slacker Software libraries, where they can be played whenever they want. "Slacker Premium Radio is for those who want even more control over their radio listening experience," said Dennis Mudd, CEO of Slacker. "We're particularly excited by the save song feature in Premium Radio, which lets people build a library of their favorite music without having to work at it." Slacker Personal Radio enables listeners to create, edit and share their own stations or personalize over 100 professionally programmed stations. Slacker customers also have easy access to artist profiles, album reviews and cover art within the Slacker Web Player, Software Player and on the Slacker Portable Player. Personalization options include rating songs or artists, playing more popular vs. more eclectic music and listening to newer vs. classic songs. Slacker Basic Radio will remain free to use on Slacker Software and Slacker Portable Players, while Slacker Premium Radio is available today at $7.50 per month with an annual subscription. About Slacker Premium Radio -- Ad-free personalized music -- Unlimited song skipping -- Save favorite songs to play whenever you choose or create custom playlists -- Log in from any PC or Mac to hear personalized stations in high quality -- Available on Slacker Web Player, Software Player and Slacker Portable Player -- Quickly rate favorites or ban songs/artists from any station -- Easily share stations with friends -- View artist profiles, album reviews, large cover art and visualizations -- Embed custom stations in personal blogs or favorite social networking sites In March, Slacker launched the free Basic Radio service and following the launch, Slacker signed deals will all the major record labels and thousands of independent labels to give Slacker listeners access to a deep catalog of music that can be played across Slacker Software and Slacker Portable Players. Slacker Premium Radio Availability Slacker Premium Radio is available now to U.S. customers at http://www.slacker.com for $7.50 per month with an annual subscription. About Slacker, Inc. Slacker is the world's first Personal Radio company, providing a new kind of radio that enables consumers to play highly personalized music everywhere. Visit http://www.slacker.com for more information. Slacker and Slacker.com are trademarks of Slacker, Inc. All other registered or unregistered trademarks are the sole property of their respective owners. Media Contact: Anders Steele FortyThree, Inc. 831.239.0960 firstname.lastname@example.org
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