COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC, POP, ROCK

The Spectrum: Baker’s Dozen Countdown (3/15/14)

In this week’s Spectrum Baker’s Dozen, Hozier continues his Number One reign with the all-consuming Take Me To Church. Meanwhile, Beck is at number two with Blue Moon, Vance Joy is number three with Riptide, Marcus Mumford and Oscar Isaac … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC, POP, ROCK

ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (3/17/14)

In this week’s Alt 18 Countdown, Big Data’s Dangerous takes the top spot for the third week running! Foster The People’s Coming of Age hits the second slot this time around, knocking Magic Man’s Paris to number three. Bastille’s Bad … Continued

MUSIC, POP, ROCK

SXSW Day 4 Recap: Phantogram, Sylvan Esso, The Black Lips + more

Well, we did it. We made it through SXSW ’14! And what do we have to show for it? Oh, just some moments idolizing the great Damon Albarn, talking career resurgences with Gary Numan, hanging with SiriusXMU at the Fader … Continued

MUSIC, POP, ROCK

SXSW Day 3 Recap: Dee Dee from Dum Dum Girls talks Blondie collab, Damon Albarn talks going solo + more

Day three of SXSW has come and gone, and we’re nowhere near tired of gorging on breakfast tacos, catching showcase after showcase, and hanging at the Fader Fort. If you’ve been listening to SiriusXMU this week, then you’ll already know … Continued

MUSIC, POP, ROCK

SXSW Day 2 Recap: Cloud Nothings talks Wavves collab, Steve Aoki causes mass hysteria + more

Day two of SXSW has come and gone, and we’re feeling exhilarated, overwhelmed, full of Tex-Mex, and frankly a little out of breath. (People do a lot of walking in Austin.) Anyway. If you’ve been following along in your prayer … Continued

MUSIC, ROCK

Watch Hozier’s first US Radio performance of Take Me to Church

I first heard Hozier towards the end of last year and was immediately struck by his voice – I hadn’t heard a voice that special in a really long time. While everyone is saying his single Take Me To Church … Continued

MUSIC, POP, ROCK

SXSW 2014 Day 1 Recap: SiriusXMU befriends London Grammar, Charli XCX, Bob Mould + more

SXSW 2014 is finally here! (Well, the music portion is, anyway.) Technicalities aside (love you, Interactive and Film!), the fact remains that #SpringBreakAustin is officially underway, and SiriusXMU is along for the ride. Stationed at the Fader Fort all week, … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC, ROCK

OCTANE: Big Uns Countdown (3/12/14)

In this week’s Big Uns Countdown, Gemini Syndrome’s hard rock anthem Stardust finally grabs the number one spot. Last week’s reigning champ Love the Way You Hate Me (by Like A Storm) eats its dust at number two, and Starset’s … Continued

COUNTRY, MUSIC, ROCK

Watch The Wild Feathers get country rock right with Got It Wrong

Despite their roots in music hotspots like Tennessee, Texas, and Oklahoma, The Wild Feathers are hardly a five-piece country band. By the same token, their rock music has that signature hint of Southern sound. The band has made this combination … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC, ROCK

LIQUID METAL: The Devil’s Dozen (3/7/14)

For the fifth week running, Behemoth triumphs at number one with the unapologetic Ora Pro Nobis Lucifer in the Devil’s Dozen countdown. Just as impressively, Whitechapel’s The Saw Is the Law takes a massive leap from number 12 to number … Continued