Slacker Radio

Slacker Radio

By Slacker, Inc.

  • Category: Music
  • Release Date: 2009-01-13
  • Current Version: 7.21.3
  • Adult Rating: 12+
  • File Size: 100.34 MB
  • Developer: Slacker, Inc.
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later.
Score: 3.5
From 88,636 Ratings


Slacker Radio is the best-kept secret in music, giving you free access to highly curated music programming that you simply won’t find anywhere else—and you can customize it to fit your distinct tastes. Plus, Slacker provides more than the power to download and listen to your favorite stations. Our patented offline mode gives subscribers dynamic personalization while listening data-free. • Free access to the music you love • Hundreds of interactive and hand-crafted music stations • Exclusive hosted music shows every week • The power to create and share your own custom music stations • Available on mobile, web, home and car platforms • Unique interactive news and sports programming • On-demand access to millions of songs with subscription • Offline playback on mobile available with subscription If you’re still wondering why you should download this app, here’s the answer: Slacker gets you. The very fact that you’ve found us indicates that you’re looking for something different. You could have just opted for a bigger brand, but you took the time to dig deeper…and that’s why we’re perfect for each other. You’re going to find what you’re looking for because we’re different. Like you. More listening options… Subscribe to Slacker Radio Plus • Ad-free • Maximum audio quality • Unlimited skips • Auto renews monthly at $3.99 USD Subscribe to Slacker Premium • All the benefits of Slacker Radio Plus • Listen offline • Play on demand • Auto renews monthly at $9.99 USD For all subscriptions, payment will be charged to your iTunes Account only after confirmation of purchase. Your account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period with no change in price. Your subscriptions may be managed and auto-renewal may be turned off by going to your iTunes Account Settings after purchase. Privacy policy: Terms of use:



  • “Top Tracks” sorting skewed

    By LAX20531
    There’s a bug related to the ranking and sorting of tracks in programmed Radio Channels, seemingly limited to channels that haven’t been updated lately. When viewing “Top Tracks” the list is first grouped by artist, which effectively lists less variety than is otherwise available. Example Stations: Metropolitan Mood, New Wave Deep Dive, Classic Alternative. Slacker has a YUGE variety of hand-curated content, perfect for people who are overwhelmed by the build-you-own sites and would like someone to do the initial creation. The playlists can usually be further culled by using the Fine Tuning feature (Slacker’s Secret Sauce IMO!) to adjust whether you content within a channel to be newer/older, hits/or B-side obscure, deejay or not, and how often to repeat your favorited tracks. You can ban certain tracks or entire artists so they don’t play again. You can also build your own channel from the Slacker channel. IMO it’s the most flexible app, although it doesn’t display playlists of self-created channels in advance like Spotify and this would be a welcome enhancement.
  • quit your whining ../

    By Brerfrase
    Slacker gives you so much freedom with Plus — no offline, but you don’t need an iPod do you? Oh, you do? Then get one. You can curate your own artist stations and slacker adds the element of surprise and discovery in just the right amount Or you can get bludgeoned by pandora if you prefer Oh and slackers best kept secret? Pay for plus for a year and it’s only 2.00 plus change per month If that’s too much I recommend AccuRadio and Spotify free — they are pretty great Let’s face it we are very spoiled — let’s not whine about it though ... Slacker is FUN!!
  • Custom stations are great. Everything else is buggy

    By Argh iTunes and gimlet
    I’m a premium $10 subscriber. I don’t care about the cost. I love the custom stations. But... Why do I have to turn the stupid host off on every station? Want to hear your speakers pop every time you switch playlists, switch stations, go back a song, pause, etc? Then slacker is for you! You can’t see upcoming songs, and going back to previous songs is impossible unless you exit your station and start a station of that one song. Searching for songs isn’t always easy. It plays weird versions of songs like instrumentals, and censored versions (even though I have censors turned off) I’m still trying to like it because of custom stations, but I’m pretty close to abandoning it.
  • Used to be good

    By Ghostly potato
    Now it's 💩
  • What I’ve Been Looking For!!

    By fantastickkay
    The one thing I miss with streaming music these days is the lack of news updates and little personal dj touches. I thought it was a pipe dream to have news included with music streaming but somehow I found the perfect app! Not only does it have an option to include news updates, it has amazing curated stations for absolutely every mood. I have a spot in my heart for the 60s Deep Dive station. I paid for it for a while, which is great to curate your own stations, but now I use the free version which only adds adverts to my experience but I can still listen to the stations I created so it’s all the same to me!
  • 😊

    By unhappy skipper
    Still loving it after 6 years
  • Use to be great

    By NinjaPurgs
    Slacker use to be awesome, until the last several updates brought more and more ads with each one. Sometimes it's so bad that I'll only be able to listen to one song before having to listen to two more commercials. They now have implemented full pop up ads that they make you watch if you want to switch stations. They've also completely screwed over their Plus members by taking away the offline feature, and now they're expecting you to pay $10 a month to get it back. Greed has ruined yet another great app. I will be searching for a replacement.
  • It’s been better

    By SaturnIonRedline
    The app is great. It plays most of the songs I love I just have one gripe and that is; I hate them your skipping songs the app can’t keep up. So let’s say I’m listening to sorry not sorry by Demi lovado and skip a few tracks and it’s playing Nobody love by Tori Kelly the app is still playing sorry not sorry on top of nobody love. So still needs work. Other than that I love it sooooo much better than pandora.
  • Go to streaming app

    By no service at all
    I’ve made Slacker my default music app. I love the ‘My Favorites’ station. Evolving over time. Accumulating ‘liked’ songs, and songs of similar artist and genres. You truly create your own station. Perfect for my commute. The $25/year ad free version is a bargain compare to others I’ve tried. Give Slacker a try. I think be impressed.
  • Update screwed up slacker app completely

    By deathlygamerg
    It will no longer even let me on to my account or even make one to listen to music anymore. Guess it’s time to move on to something that doesn’t waste my time.