COUNTDOWNS, COUNTDOWNS, POP

’80s on 8: Big 40 Countdown April 11, 1983 (4/11/14)

1983: the year of Star Wars: Return Of The Jedi, National Lampoon’s Vacation, Ronald Reagan, and Michael Jackson! In April 1983, Jackson’s Billie Jean ruled the charts, while The Culture Club’s Do You Really Want To Hurt Me followed not … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC, POP, ROCK

The Spectrum: Baker’s Dozen Countdown (4/12/14)

The temperatures are finally starting to rise this week, and Black Key’s Fever follows suit, grabbing the number one spot in The Spectrum‘s Baker’s Dozen Countdown. Hozier’s Take Me To Church makes a comeback at number two after last week’s … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC, POP, ROCK

SiriusXM U: Download 15 Countdown (4/14/14)

Future Islands’ summer fling frustration jam Seasons (Waiting On You) grabs the number one spot in this week’s Download 15 countdown, as Tune-Yards makes a countdown comeback at number two. Debuting on this week’s Download 15 we have Avey Tare’s … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC, POP, ROCK

ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (4/14/14)

Much like Steven Spielberg’s summer smash hit Jaws and the spontaneous spring weather, Grouplove’s Shark Attack sneaks into the number one spot in this week’s , knocking Magic Man’s Paris into the third slot after its two week run at … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC, POP

Hits 1: Weekend Countdown (4/12/14)

OneRepublic claims the number one spot for the 7th time! Find out where your most WutChuWanted songs landed in the Weekend Countdown.

COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC, POP

The Pulse: 2000s & Today Top 15 Countdown (4/14/14)

For the third week in a row, Bastille’s uproarious Pompeii grabs the number one spot in this week’s Pulse countdown. Neon Trees crazy catchy Sleeping With a Friend hangs tight at number two. In the year of The Fame Monster, … Continued

MUSIC, POP, ROCK

Hear Coachella artists Chvrches, HAIM, Bastille, Capital Cities + more on SiriusXMU and Alt Nation

If you’re one of the lucky few who managed to nab tickets to Coachella, then good on ya! You win the live music game. But If traveling to the deserts of Southern California isn’t logistically feasible (or you simply don’t … Continued

COMEDY, ENTERTAINMENT, MUSIC, POP

Patton Oswalt live tweeted ’80s on 8, and when we say ‘live tweeted,’ we mean ‘mercilessly mocked’

What do you usually do on Thursday nights? Maybe you attend happy hour, maybe you morph into a couch potato in front of some must-see TV, or maybe you let the cat take over your lap while you attempt to … Continued

HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC, POP

I’mma let you finish, but the Groove’s B.K. Kirkland is one of the best urban radio personalities of all time!

We love all of our SiriusXM jocks equally around here, but it’s always exciting to see one called out in an industry top ten list. We’re of course referring to The Groove‘s B.K. Kirkland, who recently earned the number three … Continued

MUSIC, POP, ROCK

ICYMI: Hear Courtney Barnett’s charming rendition of the Lemonheads’ Bein’ Around

We’d like to call “LATE PASS” on this one: A couple weeks back, Shaggy-haired alt-rock revivalist Courtney Barnett stopped by SiriusXMU to record a minimalist, vulnerable-sounding, and shockingly pretty rendition of The Lemonheads’ cutesy and oh-so ’90s B-side Bein’ Around. … Continued