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Live Exclusive Concert Broadcast: The National at Barclay’s Center

Indie darlings The National can hardly claim to be indie anymore – they just keep getting bigger and bigger – and we’re only too happy to celebrate them! Tune in for their LIVE concert broadcast from Brooklyn’s Barclay’s Center at … Continued

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Live Exclusive Concert Broadcast: The National at Barclay’s Center

Indie darlings The National can hardly claim to be indie anymore – they just keep getting bigger and bigger – and we’re only too happy to celebrate them! Tune in for their LIVE concert broadcast from Brooklyn’s Barclay’s Center at … Continued

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WATCH: The Tantrums meet The Raconteurs with a cover of “Steady As She Goes”

Fitz and his Tantrums rock steady at the SiriusXM studios in New York with this raucous rendition of The Raconteurs’ “Steady As She Goes.” Look out, Jack White, here they come.

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WATCH: The Tantrums meet The Raconteurs with a cover of “Steady As She Goes”

Fitz and his Tantrums rock steady at the SiriusXM studios in New York with this raucous rendition of The Raconteurs’ “Steady As She Goes.” Look out, Jack White, here they come.

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WATCH: Paramore covering The Cure’s “In Between Days”

Old world, new world, it all works. Paramore’s Hayley Williams justifies the hype with this vibrant acoustic performance of the classic The Cure song “In Between Days.” Check it out!

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WATCH: Paramore covering The Cure’s “In Between Days”

Old world, new world, it all works. Paramore’s Hayley Williams justifies the hype with this vibrant acoustic performance of the classic The Cure song “In Between Days.” Check it out!

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WATCH: Django Django Take Off with “Hail Bop” on SiriusXM U

British alt-surf duo Django Django prove they’re more than just pretty haircuts when they perform this hauntingly beautiful acoustic version of “Hail Bop” in the SiriusXM U studios.

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WATCH: Django Django Take Off with “Hail Bop” on SiriusXM U

British alt-surf duo Django Django prove they’re more than just pretty haircuts when they perform this hauntingly beautiful acoustic version of “Hail Bop” in the SiriusXM U studios.

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WATCH: Bridget does Bruno Mars’ “Locked Out of Heaven”

Pop songstress Bridget Mendler proves she’s not just a pretty face, with this intimate acoustic version of “Locked Out of Heaven.” You’ll feel like you’re there with her in the New York studios of SiriusXM Hits 1 when you watch … Continued

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WATCH: Bridget does Bruno Mars’ “Locked Out of Heaven”

Pop songstress Bridget Mendler proves she’s not just a pretty face, with this intimate acoustic version of “Locked Out of Heaven.” You’ll feel like you’re there with her in the New York studios of SiriusXM Hits 1 when you watch … Continued

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WATCH: Phillip Phillips’ “Home” is given a new home by Michael Pollack

Internet sensation Michael Pollack proves he’s not just a fly-by-nighter with this moving cover of Phillip Phillip’s “Home,” filmed recently at the SiriusXM studios in New York. Does this song just get better and better, or what?

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WATCH: Phillip Phillips’ “Home” is given a new home by Michael Pollack

Internet sensation Michael Pollack proves he’s not just a fly-by-nighter with this moving cover of Phillip Phillip’s “Home,” filmed recently at the SiriusXM studios in New York. Does this song just get better and better, or what?

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WATCH: Dunwells Find the Folk in Taylor Swift’s “I Knew You Were Trouble”

British folk rockers The Dunwells bring the acoustics back to Taylor Swift with this version of the country poptress’s “I Knew You Were Trouble.”

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WATCH: Dunwells Find the Folk in Taylor Swift’s “I Knew You Were Trouble”

British folk rockers The Dunwells bring the acoustics back to Taylor Swift with this version of the country poptress’s “I Knew You Were Trouble.”

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WATCH: Little Mix bring harmony to fun.’s “We Are Young”

Brit harmony sensations Little Mix stripped back the layers of fun.’s megahit “We Are Young” and added their own signature sound, with this a Capella version.

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WATCH: Little Mix bring harmony to fun.’s “We Are Young”

Brit harmony sensations Little Mix stripped back the layers of fun.’s megahit “We Are Young” and added their own signature sound, with this a Capella version.

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Lord Huron rocks gently with cover of The Kinks’ “Strangers”

SiriusXM U hosted indie folkers Lord Huron recently at the New York studios, where they performed this soulful version of The Kinks’ classic “Strangers.” Check out this great new twist on an old favorite.

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Lord Huron rocks gently with cover of The Kinks’ “Strangers”

SiriusXM U hosted indie folkers Lord Huron recently at the New York studios, where they performed this soulful version of The Kinks’ classic “Strangers.” Check out this great new twist on an old favorite.

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WATCH: Lord Huron Find the “Time to Run” at SiriusXM

LA-based indie folksters Lord Huron took some time to come in to the SiriusXM U studios in New York for an intimate acoustic performance of their song “Time to Run.” We’re glad they had time to play for us!

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WATCH: Lord Huron Find the “Time to Run” at SiriusXM

LA-based indie folksters Lord Huron took some time to come in to the SiriusXM U studios in New York for an intimate acoustic performance of their song “Time to Run.” We’re glad they had time to play for us!

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Black Prairie gets cozy on The Loft with cover of Song Remains the Same

Progressive string band Black Prairie were showing their roots recently when they performed this exciting cover of Led Zeppelin’s “Song Remains the Same” at the SiriusXM studios in Washington, D.C. Look out Jimmy Page, these guys can rip with the … Continued

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Black Prairie gets cozy on The Loft with cover of Song Remains the Same

Progressive string band Black Prairie were showing their roots recently when they performed this exciting cover of Led Zeppelin’s “Song Remains the Same” at the SiriusXM studios in Washington, D.C. Look out Jimmy Page, these guys can rip with the … Continued

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WATCH: Counting Crows Bring Us Back Smoothly with “Rain King/Washington Square” Acoustic Performance

Adam Duritz sang sweetly to us recently in this intimate live performance at the SiriusXM studios in New York. The Counting Crows continue to be one of the most musical bands on the scene and their musicianship shines in this … Continued

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WATCH: Counting Crows Bring Us Back Smoothly with “Rain King/Washington Square” Acoustic Performance

Adam Duritz sang sweetly to us recently in this intimate live performance at the SiriusXM studios in New York. The Counting Crows continue to be one of the most musical bands on the scene and their musicianship shines in this … Continued

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WATCH: Soundgarden Discuss Johnny Cash’s Cover of Their “Rusty Cage”

If imitation is the highest form of flattery, then Soundgarden were flying after Johnny Cash covered their song “Rusty Cage.” At a recent SiriusXM Town Hall hosted by Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins, Chris Cornell and the band talk about … Continued

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WATCH: Soundgarden Discuss Johnny Cash’s Cover of Their “Rusty Cage”

If imitation is the highest form of flattery, then Soundgarden were flying after Johnny Cash covered their song “Rusty Cage.” At a recent SiriusXM Town Hall hosted by Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins, Chris Cornell and the band talk about … Continued

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Soundgarden: “That’s the one thing we have in common with Bob Dylan”

Before going into their original version of “Rusty Cage,” Soundgarden talks about the honor of being covered by Johnny Cash.

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Soundgarden: “That’s the one thing we have in common with Bob Dylan”

Before going into their original version of “Rusty Cage,” Soundgarden talks about the honor of being covered by Johnny Cash.

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The Spectrum: 28 Best Songs of 2012

1. The Lumineers – Ho Hey 2. Mumford & Sons – I Will Wait 3. Alabama Shakes – Hold On 4. The Black Keys – Gold On The Ceiling 5. ZZ Ward – Put The Gun Down 6. Jack White – Love Interruption 7. The Avett … Continued

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The Spectrum: 28 Best Songs of 2012

1. The Lumineers – Ho Hey 2. Mumford & Sons – I Will Wait 3. Alabama Shakes – Hold On 4. The Black Keys – Gold On The Ceiling 5. ZZ Ward – Put The Gun Down 6. Jack White – Love Interruption 7. The Avett … Continued

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AltNation: The Best Alt-18 of 2012

In 2011, SiriusXM’s AltNation, Ch. 36, played Foster the People before the band was even signed, then in 2012 they jump-started Grouplove’s debut album, which the band gives credit for much of their success. Not to mention, AltNation was the … Continued

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AltNation: The Best Alt-18 of 2012

In 2011, SiriusXM’s AltNation, Ch. 36, played Foster the People before the band was even signed, then in 2012 they jump-started Grouplove’s debut album, which the band gives credit for much of their success. Not to mention, AltNation was the … Continued

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The Pulse: Top 30 of 2012

From Gotye and P!nk to Gavin DeGraw, Imagine Dragons and Green River Ordinance, it was a hell of a year in pop and rock music, and The Pulse was giving it to you every step of the way. Gotye’s “Somebody … Continued

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The Pulse: Top 30 of 2012

From Gotye and P!nk to Gavin DeGraw, Imagine Dragons and Green River Ordinance, it was a hell of a year in pop and rock music, and The Pulse was giving it to you every step of the way. Gotye’s “Somebody … Continued

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WATCH: One Republic Finds a Lotta “Love” with Acoustic Rihanna Cover

Colorado’s One Republic pulled a fast one on us when they incorporated Rihanna’s hit anthem “We Found Love” into an acoustic version of their breakout single “Apologize” live in the Hits 1 studios. Anything can happen here at SiriusXM – … Continued

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WATCH: One Republic Finds a Lotta “Love” with Acoustic Rihanna Cover

Colorado’s One Republic pulled a fast one on us when they incorporated Rihanna’s hit anthem “We Found Love” into an acoustic version of their breakout single “Apologize” live in the Hits 1 studios. Anything can happen here at SiriusXM – … Continued

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WATCH: We Want More of The Wanted. Acoustic Performance of “Iris” by the Goo Goo Dolls

Megapop Brit band The Wanted brought the hits of the ’90s back to Hits 1 when they performed this richly layered, acoustic cover of the Goo Goo Dolls’ “Iris” for lucky listeners in the SiriusXM studios. Sometimes it’s just as … Continued

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WATCH: We Want More of The Wanted. Acoustic Performance of “Iris” by the Goo Goo Dolls

Megapop Brit band The Wanted brought the hits of the ’90s back to Hits 1 when they performed this richly layered, acoustic cover of the Goo Goo Dolls’ “Iris” for lucky listeners in the SiriusXM studios. Sometimes it’s just as … Continued

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WATCH: Gaslight Anthem’s Pearl Jam Moment Covering “State of Love and Trust”

Brian Fallon from Gaslight Anthem conjures his best Eddie Vedder in this hot performance of Pearl Jam’s “State of Love and Trust” at the SiriusXM Alt Nation studios. Proof that great rock and passion unite us all – from the … Continued

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WATCH: Gaslight Anthem’s Pearl Jam Moment Covering “State of Love and Trust”

Brian Fallon from Gaslight Anthem conjures his best Eddie Vedder in this hot performance of Pearl Jam’s “State of Love and Trust” at the SiriusXM Alt Nation studios. Proof that great rock and passion unite us all – from the … Continued

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WATCH: Bonnie Raitt’s Classy Take on Gerry Rafferty’s “Right Down the Line”

A cardboard statue of Elvis gazes on as Bonnie Raitt performs this incredible cover of Gerry Rafferty’s “Right Down the Line” for an exclusive studio audience in New York. We’d like to join the King in saying to Bonnie, “Thank … Continued

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WATCH: Bonnie Raitt’s Classy Take on Gerry Rafferty’s “Right Down the Line”

A cardboard statue of Elvis gazes on as Bonnie Raitt performs this incredible cover of Gerry Rafferty’s “Right Down the Line” for an exclusive studio audience in New York. We’d like to join the King in saying to Bonnie, “Thank … Continued

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WATCH: Karmin Kill It with Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used to Know” Live Acoustic Performance

The best covers happen when artists bring their own essence into a song. This is what happened at the SiriusXM Hits 1 studios in New York when duo Karmin performed their acoustic version of the Gotye hit “Somebody That I … Continued

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WATCH: Karmin Kill It with Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used to Know” Live Acoustic Performance

The best covers happen when artists bring their own essence into a song. This is what happened at the SiriusXM Hits 1 studios in New York when duo Karmin performed their acoustic version of the Gotye hit “Somebody That I … Continued

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WATCH: Ingrid Michaelson Sings with Herself in Cover of R.E.M.’s “Nightswimming”

How’d she do that? Ingrid Michaelson was her own band for a recent performance in the SiriusXM studios. Using a sampler, Michaelson built a full choir right before our eyes for this inventive interpretation of a favorite R.E.M. song.

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WATCH: Ingrid Michaelson Sings with Herself in Cover of R.E.M.’s “Nightswimming”

How’d she do that? Ingrid Michaelson was her own band for a recent performance in the SiriusXM studios. Using a sampler, Michaelson built a full choir right before our eyes for this inventive interpretation of a favorite R.E.M. song.

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WATCH: Youth Lagoon and John Denver? Check Out Cover of “Goodbye Again”

Who says John Denver wasn’t an indie rocker? Youth Lagoon, otherwise known as Trevor Powers, visited the SiriusXM U studios to bring his indie sound from Boise to the Rocky Mountains through this rendition of a Denver classic.

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WATCH: Youth Lagoon and John Denver? Check Out Cover of “Goodbye Again”

Who says John Denver wasn’t an indie rocker? Youth Lagoon, otherwise known as Trevor Powers, visited the SiriusXM U studios to bring his indie sound from Boise to the Rocky Mountains through this rendition of a Denver classic.

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WATCH: Sugarcubes’ “Birthday” Celebrated in New Cover by The Drums

Brooklyn indie band The Drums made a special appearance in the SiriusXM U studios in New York to perform their acoustic version of the Sugarcubes’ haunting classic “Birthday.” Listen to proof that a great song always stands the test of … Continued

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WATCH: Sugarcubes’ “Birthday” Celebrated in New Cover by The Drums

Brooklyn indie band The Drums made a special appearance in the SiriusXM U studios in New York to perform their acoustic version of the Sugarcubes’ haunting classic “Birthday.” Listen to proof that a great song always stands the test of … Continued

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WATCH: Switchfoot’s Cover of “Lucky Man” by The Verve

Alt rockers Switchfoot brought their spirited interpretation of The Verve’s “Lucky Man” to the SiriusXM studios in New York. Jon Foreman’s soulful voice seems effortless as he nails this indie classic.

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WATCH: Switchfoot’s Cover of “Lucky Man” by The Verve

Alt rockers Switchfoot brought their spirited interpretation of The Verve’s “Lucky Man” to the SiriusXM studios in New York. Jon Foreman’s soulful voice seems effortless as he nails this indie classic.

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WATCH: 2CELLOS Cover Nirvana Classic “Smells Like Teen Spirit” Live On SiriusXM Pops

Grunge meets grace and classic meets classical in this powerful performance at the SiriusXM Pops studios. Listen to strings burning as indie duo 2CELLOS slam their way through Nirvana’s biggest hit.

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WATCH: 2CELLOS Cover Nirvana Classic “Smells Like Teen Spirit” Live On SiriusXM Pops

Grunge meets grace and classic meets classical in this powerful performance at the SiriusXM Pops studios. Listen to strings burning as indie duo 2CELLOS slam their way through Nirvana’s biggest hit.

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Train Gives Acoustic Re-Take of Rihanna’s “Umbrella”

You wouldn’t normally put ‘90s rockers Train together with Pop/R&B goddess Rihanna, but this cover of her hit “Umbrella” proves that a good voice and a good song equals a good jam, no matter who the artist is. Check it out.

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Train Gives Acoustic Re-Take of Rihanna’s “Umbrella”

You wouldn’t normally put ‘90s rockers Train together with Pop/R&B goddess Rihanna, but this cover of her hit “Umbrella” proves that a good voice and a good song equals a good jam, no matter who the artist is. Check it out.

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John Legend Does Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes’ “Wake Up”

John Legend got up close and personal for SiriusXM “Heart & Soul” when he performed this emotional cover of the Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes classic, “Wake Up.” Check out this big message delivered by a big talent of … Continued

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John Legend Does Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes’ “Wake Up”

John Legend got up close and personal for SiriusXM “Heart & Soul” when he performed this emotional cover of the Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes classic, “Wake Up.” Check out this big message delivered by a big talent of … Continued

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Oak Ridge Boys Show Their (White) Stripes Covering “Seven Nation Army”

The Oak Ridge Boys show us why they’re still at the top of their game after so many years, so many miles and so many hit songs. In fact, they’re not only on top, they’re on The Pulse – with … Continued

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Oak Ridge Boys Show Their (White) Stripes Covering “Seven Nation Army”

The Oak Ridge Boys show us why they’re still at the top of their game after so many years, so many miles and so many hit songs. In fact, they’re not only on top, they’re on The Pulse – with … Continued

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