/>

Slacker Radio impresses (photos)

We take a look at Slacker Radio, one of the lesser known but more impressive music-streaming apps on the market.

Jaymar_Cabebe.jpg
Jaymar Cabebe
Screenshot_2012-12-13-09-34-19.png
1 of 5 Screenshot by Jaymar Cabebe/CNET

Welcome to Slacker Radio

Start your listening with a search or browse through one of Slacker's more than 200 curated stations.
Screenshot_2012-12-13-14-17-44.png
2 of 5 Screenshot by Jaymar Cabebe/CNET

Now playing

Vote songs up or down to help calibrate a station to your tastes.
Screenshot_2012-12-13-14-58-28.png
3 of 5 Screenshot by Jaymar Cabebe/CNET

Not your typical radio app

Slacker offers live local ESPN Radio options, ABC lifestyle stations, tons of talk news radio, and dozens of stations that are actually curated by popular artists.
Screenshot_2012-12-13-15-02-46.png
4 of 5 Screenshot by Jaymar Cabebe/CNET

Listen to what you want

Slacker lets you fine-tune stations based on factors like song popularity and release date. You can also add individual artists and tracks to stations to affect the programming algorithm.
Screenshot_2012-12-13-14-43-15.png
5 of 5 Screenshot by Jaymar Cabebe/CNET

Inside info

While you listen, you can also pull up artist bios, album reviews, and even lyrics.

More Galleries

2022 Ford Maverick: This super-affordable hybrid pickup could be a gamechanger

More Galleries

2022 Ford Maverick: This super-affordable hybrid pickup could be a gamechanger

66 Photos
Nintendo Switch: The 36 best games to play in 2021

More Galleries

Nintendo Switch: The 36 best games to play in 2021

37 Photos
Toyota Land Cruiser J300 flagship is now forbidden fruit

More Galleries

Toyota Land Cruiser J300 flagship is now forbidden fruit

17 Photos
Refreshed Tesla Model S has a Knight Rider steering wheel

More Galleries

Refreshed Tesla Model S has a Knight Rider steering wheel

16 Photos
2022 Lexus NX crossover looks better inside and out

More Galleries

2022 Lexus NX crossover looks better inside and out

54 Photos
New movies coming out in 2021: Netflix, Marvel and more

More Galleries

New movies coming out in 2021: Netflix, Marvel and more

65 Photos
Best dating apps of 2021

More Galleries

Best dating apps of 2021

13 Photos