SAN DIEGO, Oct. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Slacker, Inc. today announced the availability of the Hedley Showcase, a radio station that has been hosted and hand-curated by the Canadian pop punk band Hedley. The Hedley Showcase features songs by the band along with their favorite tracks by bands and artists such as Johnny Cash, The Jam, The Tragically Hip and The Black Keys.
The Hedley Showcase can be found in the "Artist Showcase" station category everywhere Slacker Radio is available, including all major smartphones, the iPad, in Ford vehicles with SYNC AppLink and on the web at www.Slacker.com/Hedley.
"Slacker Radio is putting the power of music back into the hands of people who love enjoying music together," said Dave Rosin of Hedley. "We had a total gas assembling our ultimate playlist of tunes for your listening enjoyment. Ranging from old classics to new faves, the Hedley Showcase on Slacker Radio is bound to surprise even the most comprehensive fan."For exclusive performance videos from the Slacker studios and a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the Hedley Showcase, visit: http://bit.ly/Pg8740. "It's clear that the success Hedley has had to date is a testament to the talent and passion for music from its members," said Scott Riggs, senior director of radio at Slacker. "Hearing stories about the artists and songs that helped shape their love of music makes for a very interesting radio station." Slacker Radio offers the best listening experience on the market, providing unrivaled music discovery, exclusive content, customizable sports and news coverage to the service's millions of listeners. Slacker Artist Showcase stations are a compelling take on music discovery, offering listeners unique insight into the music that their favorite bands and artists enjoy alongside personal stories of teenage rebellion, family memories and career triumphs. Slacker Radio has the most varied and compelling range of customizable content offered by any radio service, while maintaining the most personal listening experience. This includes over 200 expert-programmed and interactive music stations, along with customizable stations featuring ESPN Radio and live programming, ABC News, comedy, custom artist-hosted showcase stations and leading music festival stations. In addition, Slacker listeners can create their own personalized radio stations featuring their favorite music, news and sports. Slacker Premium Radio also includes on-demand access to the entire Slacker music library featuring millions of songs. About Hedley Hedley, one of the biggest and brightest bands in Canada, returns with Storms, the group's fourth album. It is a raw and riveting, emotionally-complex record, which finds the Vancouver pop act more open and more driven than ever before. After forming in 2004, the band signed a deal with Universal Music Canada and released their self-titled debut album and entered the stratosphere of bonafide Canadian pop superstars.