It appears that in the fierce battle between the streaming music offerings, Slacker Radio is upping the ante. Slacker now offers three tiers of service that range from the entirely free Slacker Basic Radio service, to the ad-free Slacker Radio Plus to on-demand access with Slacker Premium Radio for $9.99/month.
Slacker Premium Radio now allows:
• Search, play and replay specific songs or entire albums
• Create specific playlists on mobile and on the web
• Off-line playback of stations, playlists and albums on the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch, Android and BlackBerry smartphones
• Replay specific songs on programmed and custom stations
• Browse and play “Favorite” songs, now collected in one location
• Unlimited song skipping
• Ad-free listening
• Complete song lyrics (when available)
• Browse Top Charts on all Slacker genre stations
• “Peek Ahead” artist, album and song preview
• Ability to skip forward and backward
You can pick up the new version of the Slacker app today for your BlackBerry via Slacker.com on your phone or through BlackBerry App World and for a limited time, a free subscription to Slacker Premium Radio is available by visiting Slacker’s Facebook page.