MUSIC, POP

Video: Is Sheppard’s Geronimo the catchiest song… ever?

Brisbane-born boy-girl-boy-girl collective Sheppard has recently taken SiriusXM by storm with their ultra-catchy, cross-genre single Geronimo, which they recently performed live for Alt Nation. And after watching the band performing a stripped-down rendition of their hit song, we had to … Continued

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Young The Giant tops the Alt Nation Alt 18 Countdown (9/13/14)

Young The Giant’s Mind Over Matter is number one for the second week in a row in Alt Nation‘s Alt 18 Countdown! Also in the running are songs from bands such as Alt-J (Every Stone), The Kooks (Bad Habit), Weezer (Back … Continued

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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

ALTERNATIVE, MUSIC, POP

When Chris Martin sings, the entire world swoons. Also, he gets career advice from Bruce Springsteen

There’s a reason why Chris Martin is such a strong frontman. Consistently finding an authentic balance between charming, charismatic and humble, Coldplay’s lead singer stopped by SiriusXM’s studios to chat with Alt Nation‘s Jeff Regan and perform solo tracks from … 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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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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Vance Joy at No. 1 on ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (8/18/14)

In this week’s SiriusXM’s Alt Nation Alt 18 countdown, Vance Joy remains dominant at number one with Riptide and Knox Hamilton maintains the number two spot with Work It Out. Young The Giant rises from number four to round out the top three with … Continued

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SiriusXM Music Discovery Week: Ella Henderson, Hozier, Ariana Grande + more

Part of having such a wide variety of music at SiriusXM means we’re always discovering new bands. And the best part? You, the listeners, get first crack at what we find. So, in honor of SiriusXM’s Music Discovery Week, we’ve … Continued

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Vance Joy at No. 1 on ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (8/11/14)

In this week’s SiriusXM’s Alt Nation Alt 18 countdown, Vance Joy tops the list once again with Riptide. Knox Hamilton rises from number three to take the number two spot with Work It Out, and Milky Chance dances their way up from number four to … Continued

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This Week On Demand: Chris Martin talks a little, sings a little during Artist Confidential

Lead heart-throb and singer Chris Martin of Coldplay stopped by our NYC studios last week for a very special edition of SiriusXM’s exclusive Artist Confidential series. Chris performed in front of a live studio audience of Alt-Nation super fans, and talked … Continued