Slacker Makes Basic Radio Service Free for Canadians

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Slacker announced today that they’re expanding the free unlimited Basic Radio service to all Canadian users. Initially, the basic radio service was offered with a 30 day trial, but not it’s free indefinitely. Slacker is also available as a premium service, called Slacker Radio Plus. With the premium service, users get station caching, ad-free listening, complete song lyrics, unlimited song skipping, song requests and more.

Slacker Basic Radio features:

• Create custom stations based on artists or songs
• No monthly listening limits
• High-quality stereo playback from any available wireless connection
• Over 80 professionally programmed and customizable genre stations
• View artist biographies and photos
• View album art and reviews
• Pause and skip songs
• Rate songs as favorites
• Ban songs and artists

Slacker Radio Plus features:

• Cache stations to leading smartphones and listen even without a wireless network
• Unlimited song skipping
• Ad-free listening
• Complete song lyrics*
• Unlimited song requests for creating stations
• “Peek Ahead” artist and album preview
• ABC News station and headline news updates for any station

Take a tour of Slacker at their site with this link. Slacker Basic Radio is free to download and Slacker Radio Plus is available for around CAD$3.99 per month.