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    Slacker Radio

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    • Vendor: Slacker Inc.
    • Version: Varies with device
    • Price: Free

    One of the most establish music streaming apps on Android, Slacker Radio touts itself as "human-powered radio," bridging the gap between computer-generated playlists and curated stations. Slacker lets you find a station based on an artist, activity (like cleaning or driving), or a single song, and as with more streaming services, Slacker has free and paid versions of its service. The free service allows you to listen with ads and limited song skips. To get rid of the ads and bring on offline caching, you'll pay $3.99 a month. Then you have Premium, which lets you create your own custom playlists. Slacker advertizes differnt stations each day, hoping to lure you into listening or an old favorite or a new hit based on the songs users heart or "ban," their take on the thumbs-down button.

    Slacker Radio's interface has undergone a number of changes over the years, but it's current, somewhat material UI seems to alternate between bright whites and dark shadows in a mostly monochromatic layout that highlights the bright, colorful albums, artists and stations it showcases. Slacker has an Android Auto app, if you'd like to jam out in the car, and Slacker also has comedy, sports, and talk radio if you're looking for something a little less rhythmic. If Pandora, Spotify, or iHeartRadio aren't doing it for you, Slacker might be the service you've been looking for.


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