RokuGuide Quick Look: Slacker Radio is a fully customizable channel that allows you to add any number of stations to your favorites for easy listening. The channel requires you to set up an account on the Slacker Website. Slacker has over 200 stations in its library plus several ABC and ESPN stations available for listening on all levels of membership.
ABC Channels; There are currently five options available including ABC News, Dancing with the Stars,Top 14 Stories for 2014, Mens Life, Womens Life
ESPN: ESPN Radio, Gruden's Groove, SVP & Russillo Music Show
Favorite Stations: Create your own library of radio stations
Favorite Songs: favorite mashup station
Recently Played: tracks your listening habits
Slacker Spotlight: Highlights albums , Top 40 songs, events
Top Stations: List of the top 20 stations based on listeners response
Station Categories: Alternative/Indie, American Public Media, Artist DNA, Artist Takeovers, Blues, Chill, Christian, Classical, Comedy, Christian, Countdown, Country, Dance/Electronic, Decades, Hip-Hop/R&B, Hits, Holiday, International, Jazz, Kids, Latin, Talk/News/Sports, Oldies, Pop, Radio Disney, Rock, Standards/Big Band, Themes
If the basic channel isn't cutting it you can opt for one of the Slacker Upgrade Packages
Slacker Premium: Requires a $9.99/month subscription. What you get is:
Commercial free online listening
The ability to listen offline to your personalized radio stations
Unlimited On demand access to Slacker's library,listen to any song or album on demand
Create single artist stations, complete song lyrics
Download playlists on Mobile devices
Customize your ESPN stations to prioritize updates
Slacker Radio Plus: Requires a $3.99/month subscription. What you get is:
Commercial free radio with unlimited song skips
Customize and download your favorite stations for offline listening
Prioritize updates on your ESPN stations
The search option on Slacker allows you to search based on Song Title, Artist, or Album. Once you have chosen your respective option, Slacker will create a station based on your selection. Add a premium membership and you can listen to music On demand.
In addition to Roku, Slacker is supported on Sonos, Sony and Xbox. Visit the Slacker Website for additional information.
-- Information is current as of March 19, 2015
Developer's Channel Description: Slacker Radio. Crafted by hand to deliver the perfect music for any moment. Slacker Radio is handcrafted radio from passionate music experts. Listen for free and discover the perfect music for any moment with hundreds of stations, playlists and recommendations. Turn up the volume on an old favorite or discover your next obsession as we help you explore one of the largest music libraries anywhere. Slacker Radio is constantly updated and adapts to your tastes so the music is always fresh, fun and unexpected.
- Hundreds of handcrafted stations that adapt to your tastes
- Customizable news, sports, talk and weather from ABC, ESPN, American Public Media and The Weather Channel
- Subscribe for ad-free, off-line and on-demand access to millions of songs
- Original programming you won’t hear anywhere else
CHANNEL STORE CATEGORY: Music
FEES: Basic Ad-Supported channel is Free
Slacker Radio Plus: Requires a $3.99/month subscription
Slacker Premium: Requires a $9.99/month subscription