MUSIC, POP, ROCK

Watch Vance Joy perform an acoustic cover of Bruce Springsteen’s Dancing in the Dark

You might already know folk-pop prince Vance Joy (aka Australia’s James Keogh) from his Spectrum hit, Riptide, but did you know that the shaggy-haired singer also has a special gift for stripping down ’80s pop hits and morphing them into … Continued

MUSIC, POP

Watch Rixton play their smash single, Me And My Broken Heart + Drake’s Hold On, We’re Going Home

Brit-pop quartet Rixton are on the fast track to stealing every young lady’s heart, and it’s not just because they’re kinda dreamy and happen to know their way around a well-constructed piano solo. These guys are also the masters of … Continued

MUSIC, POP, ROCK

Grouplove are REALLY good at table tennis. Relive Alt Nation’s epic Ping-Pong Throwdown!

Yesterday, Alt Nation held its third Ping-Pong Throwdown. This time, it was scraggly haired indie-pop collective Grouplove who joined in. Grouplove didn’t just play ping-pong, either — they also rocked out in the SXM Fishbowl. The group covered Beyonce’s Drunk In Love … Continued

COUNTRY, MUSIC, ROCK

Hear Johnny Cash: Out Among the Stars in Outlaw Country, hosted with commentary from Cash’s son

Airing Saturday 3/29 at 9 am ET and 5 pm ET on Outlaw Country, Ch. 60 Replaying Sunday 3/30 at 12 pm ET and 9 pm ET If all you know of Johnny Cash’s story is movie Walk the Line, … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC, POP

Caliente: Area Interactiva Countdown (3/24/14)

It might be taking un momento for spring to get here, but temps are always a gusto with the Caliente Area Interactiva countdown. Esta semana, Enrique Iglesias te da un beso, landing at número uno, Yanfourd snags número dos with … Continued

MUSIC

SiriusXM is nominated for an A2IM Independent Music Ally of the Year award

From SiriusXMU to Alt Nation, The Loft to Little Steven’s Underground Garage, The Highway to Octane, Jam_ON to Liquid Metal, Hip-Hop Nation to Electric Area, The Coffee House to The Spectrum, SiriusXM supports the best independent music in every genre … Continued

COUNTRY, MUSIC

Hear the 3rd Annual Heartbreaker Banquet from Willie Nelson’s private ranch in Outlaw Country

Airing Saturday 3/29 at 10 pm ET on SiriusXM Outlaw Country, Ch. 60 Replaying Sunday 3/30, 10 am ET, Monday, 3/31 2 am & 2 pm ET, Wednesday, 4/2 12 am & 10 pm ET We’ve got your invitation to … Continued

MUSIC, ROCK

OCTANE: Big ‘Uns Countdown (3/22/14)

In this week’s Octane Big ‘Uns Countdown, Like A Storm is back with another number one for Love The Way You Hate Me (check out the video below). Meanwhile, former reigning champion Gemini Syndrome is at number two with Stardust, … Continued

MUSIC, POP, ROCK

Hear Grouplove square off against SXM listeners in Alt Nation’s latest Ping-Pong Throwdown

Airing Thursday 3/27 at 1 pm ET on Alt Nation, Ch. 36 Replaying Thursday 3/27 at 10 pm ET and Friday 3/28 at 10 am ET Heads up: Alt Nation is organizing another Ping-Pong Throwdown, and this time they’re inviting … Continued

MUSIC, POP, ROCK

Watch The Fray toss back shots + perform Love Don’t Die at NYC’s Webster Hall

With his cute bald head and cheerful demeanor, Fray lead singer Joe King doesn’t exactly look like your average rock star. But as he stomp-clapped his way through The Fray’s new single, Love Don’t Die, and tossed back shots during … Continued