ALTERNATIVE, MUSIC

Austin –> Dallas: Alt Nation playlist from Jeff Regan

Say you’re taking a road trip from Austin to Dallas, TX. How do you pass the time? I mean, that’s a solid three hours right there (according to Google Maps, anyway). Well, lucky for all y’all Texas road trippers, Alt … Continued

ALTERNATIVE, MUSIC

Listen to The Toadies cover Blondie’s Heart of Glass

If you thought Blondie’s Heart of Glass couldn’t translate to a post-grunge cover, well, you thought wrong. Not only did The Toadies morph Blondie’s twinkling pop anthem into a slowed-down, distortion-filled ballad, but they practically revamped it into an entirely … Continued

ALTERNATIVE, MUSIC, ROCK

9 things to know about Seether

Premieres Tuesday 7/1 at 5 pm ET on Octane, Ch. 37 Replays Tuesday 7/1 at 8 pm ET, Wednesday 7/2 at 9 am and 12 pm ET, Thursday 7/3 at 9 pm ET, Friday 7/4 at 12 am ET Seether’s … Continued

ALTERNATIVE, MUSIC, POP, ROCK

Governor’s Ball ’14: See Pics from Jack White, Foster the People, Janelle Monae and more!

Governors Ball came and went this weekend, and SiriusXM was there for it all on Randall’s Island along with the rest of the Tristate area’s music fans. Boasting a lineup comprised of basically every genre, from garage rock to indie to hip-hop, Gov … Continued

ALTERNATIVE, COUNTDOWNS, COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC, POP, ROCK

The Black Keys, Sylvan Esso + tUnE-yArDs top the SiriusXMU Download 15 for the 2nd week (5/26/14)

In this week’s SiriusXMU Download 15 countdown, The Black Keys are still at number one, only with a new song: It’s Up to You Now, from their latest album, Turn Blue. Next up, Sylvan Esso is at number two for … Continued

ALTERNATIVE, COUNTDOWNS, COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC

Sleeper Agent breaks The Black Keys’ Fever in the ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (5/26/14)

In this week’s Alt 18 Countdown, Sleeper Agent breaks The Black Keys’ three-time winning streak with their number one song, Waves. Meanwhile, The Black Keys are still hanging tight in the top five with Fever, Arctic Monkeys come in at … Continued

ALTERNATIVE, MUSIC, ROCK

The Black Keys rock Nashville: See pics + videos from the duo’s exclusive SiriusXM show

Who listened to The Black Keys live at The Mercy Lounge in Nashville last night? High fives all around if you did! Alt Nation aired an exclusive show by The Black Keys, where vocalist/guitarist Dan Auerbach and drummer Patrick Carney … Continued

ALTERNATIVE, MUSIC, POP, ROCK

Hear The Black Keys perform LIVE tonight at 10 pm ET on Alt Nation!

Airing Tuesday 5/27 at 10 pm ET (9 pm CT) on Alt Nation, Ch. 36 Replaying Wednesday 5/28 at 12 am ET Friday 5/30 at 10 am & 8 pm ET Saturday 5/31 at 11 am & 4 pm ET … Continued

ALTERNATIVE, COUNTRY, DANCE/ELECTRONIC, MUSIC, POP, ROCK

Sounds of Summer: All the music you’ll ever need for Memorial Day Weekend

Happy Memorial Day Weekend! What’chu got planned for Saturday, Sunday, and Monday? Maybe a little early beach trip? (Careful, the water’s gonna be COLD.) Maybe a BBQ? Maybe a day on the couch clutching your iPad while everyone else is off to the … Continued

ALTERNATIVE, MUSIC, POP, ROCK

1st Wave has come to wish Morrissey an ‘Unhappy Birthday’

Happy birthday, Morrissey! I mean… UNhappy birthday. Well, no matter how you choose to spend it, 1st Wave has a few things in store to celebrate. Today 5/22 at 3 pm ET, DJ Richard Blade will air an interview clip … Continued