MUSIC, POP, ROCK

WATCH: Bastille performs Pompeii acoustically

The giant talent that is Bastille shines through in this clip of their recent live acoustic performance of Pompeii for the Alt Nation crew in New York. Singer Dan Smith delivers powerful vocals despite being under the weather. If they … Continued

MUSIC, POP

WATCH: Lorde gives us the Royals treatment

New Zealand sensation Lorde took time out of a whirlwind US tour to stop by The Spectrum and deliver this positively regal performance. How can so much talent fit inside someone so young? We are royally curious. We love her … Continued

COUNTRY, DANCE/ELECTRONIC, ENTERTAINMENT, HIP-HOP/R&B, MOVIES, MUSIC, ROCK

4 Channels 1 Question: If you could have anyone guest DJ with you…

If you could have anyone guest DJ with you, living or dead, who would it be and why?  The Heat = Diplo “I’d love to guest DJ a live festival set with Diplo. Diplo’s sets are high-energy, organized chaos, from … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC, ROCK

ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (8/31/13)

Every week, Alt Nation’s crew of music mages casts out to the interwebs for your requests. This Labor Day Weekend, Bastille are back on top, while American Authors makes a strong showing with their sure-to-be-a-hit new single, “Best Day of … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC, ROCK

OCTANE: Big ‘Uns Countdown (8/31/13)

The Octane Big ‘Uns Countdown is back with the week’s biggest and best new rock tracks. This Labor Day Weekend, Avenged Sevenfold are still holding the number 1 slot, while new entries Red Line Chemistry show they can move forward … Continued

COUNTRY, DANCE/ELECTRONIC, ENTERTAINMENT, HIP-HOP/R&B, MOVIES, MUSIC, ROCK

4 Channels 1 Question: If your channel was a movie soundtrack…

If your channel was a movie soundtrack, which movie would it be?  Hair Nation = Bill and Ted’s Bogus Journey (Yes, the sequel) “Bill and Ted play Battleship with the Grim Reaper himself! All while blasting tunes from King’s X, … Continued

MUSIC, POP

Lady Gaga brings Applause to the Morning Mash Up!

The indomitable Lady Gaga paid a personal visit to SiriusXM Hits 1 Morning Mash Up! to show off her new look and her new single “Applause.” Nicole, Ryan, Rich and Stanley also enjoyed finding out what artist she wishes she … Continued

MUSIC, POP

Behind the Scenes: Macklemore visits the MMU

It was a fun morning at SiriusXM Hits 1 when Macklemore stopped in to hang with the Morning Mash Up! He talked with Nicole, Ryan, Stanley and Rich about his sudden success, his music partner Ryan Lewis, and his recent … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC, ROCK

ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (8/10/13)

Every week, Alt Nation’s crew of music mages casts out to the interwebs for your requests. As Bastille holds strong, our faves Atlas Genius are creeping up from behind – will they sneak into the lead? Request your favorite song … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC, POP

HITS 1: Weekend Countdown (8/10/13)

The SiriusXM Hits 1 Weekend Countdown is back with the nation’s top hit songs! And we see some amazing lasting power this week with Imagine Dragons, P!nk, and summer standouts Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. Avril Lavigne is back, Awolnation never … Continued