SAN DIEGO, Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Slacker, Inc. today announced the availability of Austin City Limits 2012, the official radio station of the 2012 Austin City Limits Music Festival. Slacker listeners can tune in to this station everywhere the service is available, including all major smartphones, the iPad, Ford vehicles with SYNC AppLink and on the web. The Austin City Limits 2012 station can also be found at this direct link: http://www.Slacker.com/ACL.
This station will be available for listening before, during and after the festival. As with all Slacker Radio stations, Austin City Limits 2012 can be customized to listeners' tastes by hearting and banning songs. Slacker Radio will also be on-site at Austin City Limits Music Festival, updating this station live with exclusive artist interviews conducted by Slacker DJs.
"The Austin City Limits Music Festival is one of the truly great American festivals of our time," said Scott Riggs, senior director of radio at Slacker. "Engaging with the talented and diverse lineup of artists is one of the high points of our year. Having the chance to share our exclusive interviews with fans through the Austin City Limits 2012 radio station makes it a rewarding experience that we can relive long after the festival is over."
The Austin City Limits Music Festival, named after the PBS concert series, runs Oct. 12-14, 2012 in Austin, Texas' Zilker Park with a lineup of 130 artists playing on eight stages. Slacker's Austin City Limits 2012 station plays music from the festival's wide range of bands and artists, including Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Black Keys, Weezer, Delta Spirit, Florence + The Machine, Metric and M83.
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.
For more information about Austin City Limits Music Festival, please visit: http://www.aclfestival.com.
About Slacker, Inc.
Slacker offers the world's most complete range of radio services, from millions of songs to custom content from ESPN Radio, ABC News and much more. Whether it's the award-winning free Slacker Basic Radio, the fully-loaded Slacker Radio Plus, or Slacker Premium offering on-demand access to Slacker's music catalog, listeners enjoy a unique, custom listening experience. Slacker enables music lovers to play highly personalized music online at the Slacker web site, in Ford vehicles with SYNC AppLink, on connected home devices or on-the-go with free Slacker Personal Radio applications. Slacker mobile applications are available for iPhone, iPad, Android, BlackBerry smartphones and more. For additional information visit: www.Slacker.com/about.
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