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Latest staff music picks


The Joy Of Painting

Always fast, always upbeat, these guys are successful in making their music fun both live and recorded. The Joy Of Painting is a Nashville-based band that delivers finely crafted garage-pop layered with droll, witty lyrics […]


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Ariana Grande Celebrates With Pink Champagne!

Ariana Grande has a lot to celebrate these days. She just reached 10 million Twitter followers, she’s dating Nathan from The Wanted, and last month her debut album Yours Truly, went number one on Billboard, […]

98.7 AMP Radio–10/11/2013

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Rihanna: What Now

Unapologetic from Rihanna is an album you can listen to over and over again. It’s loaded with good music, and in my opinion Unapologetic is one of the best albums that’s come out in the […]

98.7 AMP Radio–09/24/2013

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Cash Cash “Take Me Home”

It’s time for another Slacker Staff Pick! Do you know about Cash Cash? The crew has done so much over the years with remixing Bruno Mars, Icona Pop, Capital Cities and even co-writing/producing Krewella’s ‘Live For […]

98.7 AMP Radio–09/23/2013

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Robert DeLong: Happy

Like any true music fan I’m always searching for what’s new, hot or different. I came across this song Happy from Robert Delong, and I’m digging it! Check it out! The music video for that […]

98.7 AMP Radio–09/16/2013

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Madison Beer ‘Melodies’

Let’s not forgot Justin Bieber was discovered on YouTube and now he’s rich and famous, and adored by millions worldwide! Well about a year ago Justin came across a singer named Madison Beer on YouTube. […]

98.7 AMP Radio–09/13/2013

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The Boy Band Project: Find That Girl

They have all the makings of a boy band. The looks, the moves, the hair, and sweet tender voices. Say hello to The Boy Band Project! You might recognize one of the girls in the […]

98.7 AMP Radio–09/05/2013

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The Weeknd Remixes Lorde’s ‘Royals’

16 year old singer Lorde, the first woman to top the Alternative Charts in 17 years, gets a silky remix from the Canadian R&B Lothario The Weeknd.


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Robin Thicke: For The Rest Of My Life

Robin Thicke has one of the bigget songs of the summer, Blurred Lines. The feel good record has everyone of every age dancing and feeling good! That’s what Thicke set out to do when he […]

98.7 AMP Radio–08/19/2013