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Juliette Lewis hosts ALT NATION’s Alt 18; The Griswolds top the list (9/6/14)

In this week’s Alt NATION Alt-18 Countdown, hosted by Juliette Lewis, The Griswold’s Beware The Dog grabs the number one spot, followed by Knox Hamilton at number two with Work It Out. At number three is Young The Giant with … Continued

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Knox Hamilton at No. 1 on ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (8/30/14)

In this week’s SiriusXM’s Alt Nation Alt 18 countdown, Knox Hamilton finally pushes up to number one with Work It Out, while last week’s champion, The Griswolds, back down to number two. At number three is Young the Giant with … Continued

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Road Trip Playlist: 1st Wave

1st Wave’s Behind The Wheel playlist takes us back to the ’80s in the best way possible. Among the obvious songs (Gary Numan’s Car, Pretenders’ Middle of the Road, Talking Heads’ Road to Nowhere) are the slightly less obvious: Morrissey’s … Continued

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COVER: Passenger turns Bruce Springsteen’s ‘River’ into a babbling brook

When we say “Passenger,” chances are you’ll think of Michael David Rosenberg’s most successful single to date, Let Her Go. But turns out Passenger is also an adept cover singer, a delightful fact we learned when Rosenberg visited SiriusXM The … Continued

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The Griswolds at No. 1 on ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (8/23/14)

In this week’s SiriusXM’s Alt Nation Alt 18 countdown, last week’s number four The Griswolds finally ascend to number one, knocking the previously reigning Vance Joy down a peg to number three. Meanwhile, Knox Hamilton stays consistent at number two … Continued

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Watch Hozier perform From Eden on The Spectrum

Irish singer-songwriter Hozier (aka Andrew Hozier-Byrne) doesn’t even have a full-length album out yet (his self-titled is slated to drop in September), but one glance at his passionate, intense, brooding performance at SiriusXM Studios should make it easy to see … Continued

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Everyone we met at Lollapalooza ’14: Lorde, Cut Copy, Kings of Leon + more

Whew! You must be exhausted after attending Lollapalooza, which took place this past weekend (8/1–8/3) in Chicago. Or, if you listened to the three-day music fest on SiriusXM’s Lollapalooza Channel, then there’s a chance your feet are faring better than … Continued

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Alt Nation is Lollapalooza Radio! Hear performances all weekend from Lorde, Arctic Monkeys, Grouplove + more

SiriusXM’s Lollapalooza Channel Hear performances all weekend from Lorde, Arctic Monkeys, Kings of Leon, Grouplove + more Airing Friday 8/1 at 6 pm ET through Sunday 8/3 on Alt Nation, Ch. 36 Guess who’s going to Lollapalooza this weekend? YOU! OK, … Continued

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Pete Wentz’s Hits & Misses (7/26/14)

Every weekend, Fall Out Boy’s Pete Wentz shares his favorite SiriusXM Hits 1 songs and exclusive music from his personal stash! Follow Pete and let him know what you think is a hit or a miss at twitter.com/petewentz and facebook.com/petewentz. All summer long, … Continued

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Lollapalooza 2014 Live Video Stream

SiriusXM’s Lollapalooza Channel Friday, August 1 SXM’s Lollapalooza Channel Ch.36 Sirius XMU Ch.35 The Spectrum Ch.28 6pm ET Kodaline Courtney Barnett J Roddy Walston & the Business 7pm ET Bombay Bicycle Club 8pm ET J Roddy Walston & the Business … Continued