MUSIC, POP

Watch Jack Antonoff of Bleachers perform I Wanna Get Better

You might already know singer-songwriter Jack Antonoff as either one-third of indie-pop outfit fun., Lena Dunham’s be-speckled BF, or even the former lead singer of NJ-based indie-rock project Steel Train. These days, however, Jack’s rocking a side gig called Bleachers … Continued

DANCE/ELECTRONIC, MUSIC

Pay homage to the godfather of house music DJ Frankie Knuckles

Airing Friday 4/4 at 10 pm ET on BPM, Ch. 51 Replaying Saturday 4/5 at 9 am ET, Monday 4/7 at 12 am ET Airing Friday 4/4 at 8 pm ET on Studio 54 Radio, Ch. 54 Replaying Saturday 4/5 … Continued

MUSIC, POP

Hear stories and snippets from MKTO’s self-titled debut album!

You’ve probably listened to hip-pop duo MKTO on Hits 1 for months now, and now their long-awaited debut album is finally out today! #Praise! Comprised of former child actors Malcolm Kelley and Tony Oller, MKTO have been taking over the … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC, ROCK

LIQUID METAL: The Devil’s Dozen, Pantera track-by-track (3/28/14)

Good Tuesday afternoon, metal mayhem makers. In honor of last week’s Pantera 20th anniversary album special on Liquid Metal, this week’s Devil’s Dozen features a track-by-track review of Pantera’s Far Beyond Driven. Read on, and rawk on. 12. “Strength Beyond … Continued

HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC

Get the Backspin back story on classic hip-hop duo Mobb Deep

Airing Tuesday 4/1 at 6 pm ET on Backspin, Ch. 46 Replaying Thursday 4/3 at 8 pm ET, Saturday 4/5 at 4 pm ET, and Sunday 4/6 at 1 pm ET Classic hip-hop duo Mobb Deep have been performing together … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC, POP, ROCK

’80s on 8: Big 40 Countdown March 28, 1989 (3/31/14)

1989 may have been the year of When Harry Met Sally, the Energizer Bunny, Field of Dreams, “This is your brain on drubs,” and “Eat my shorts,” but it was also a big year for the Bangles, Milli Vanilli (pre-lip-synching … Continued

JAZZ/STANDARDS, MUSIC

Celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month on Real Jazz and Watercolors

Airing Tuesday, 4/1 through Wednesday, 4/30 on Real Jazz and Watercolors You may associate April with rainy days and not-quite-winter, not-quite-spring temperatures, but if you’re a jazz aficionado, it means something else: Jazz Appreciation Month on SiriusXM! From April 1 through 30, Real … Continued

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