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#TBT: Brad Paisley forever wins with his wicked guitar skills

It’s everyone’s favorite instagram day and how can we forget some of the celebs that stopped by in the past to visit us? From Chris Hardwick representing nerds everywhere, to an exclusive Passion Pit concert, check out the stars of Novembers past, below! … Continued

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#TBT: Brad Paisley forever wins with his wicked guitar skills

It’s everyone’s favorite instagram day and how can we forget some of the celebs that stopped by in the past to visit us? From Chris Hardwick representing nerds everywhere, to an exclusive Passion Pit concert, check out the stars of Novembers past, below! … Continued

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George Ezra breaks The Kooks’ streak in this week’s Alt 18 Countdown (11/10/14)

In this week’s Alt Nation Alt 18 Countdown, George Ezra kicks the Kooks’ Bad Habit out of the number one spot with Budapest. Foo Fights sneaks into second place with Something From Nothing. Lorde’s Yellow Flicker Beat follows suit at … Continued

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George Ezra breaks The Kooks’ streak in this week’s Alt 18 Countdown (11/10/14)

In this week’s Alt Nation Alt 18 Countdown, George Ezra kicks the Kooks’ Bad Habit out of the number one spot with Budapest. Foo Fights sneaks into second place with Something From Nothing. Lorde’s Yellow Flicker Beat follows suit at … Continued

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Banks guest hosts on this week’s Alt 18 Countdown (11/3/14)

West Coast singer Banks stops by to host this week’s Alt Nation Alt 18 Countdown! Bad Habit by The Kooks continue their number one streak for the second week in a row, while George Ezra’s Budapest remains at two and Something … Continued

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Banks guest hosts on this week’s Alt 18 Countdown (11/3/14)

West Coast singer Banks stops by to host this week’s Alt Nation Alt 18 Countdown! Bad Habit by The Kooks continue their number one streak for the second week in a row, while George Ezra’s Budapest remains at two and Something … Continued

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Bad Habit by The Kooks Lands at No. 1 on Alt Nation’s Alt-18 Countdown (10/27/14)

In this week’s Alt Nation Alt-18 Countdown, we have The Kook’s Bad Habit in at number one, knocking out Budapest by George Ezra to the second spot. Alt-J’s single Left Hand Free stands at three, followed by You Haunt Me … Continued

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Bad Habit by The Kooks Lands at No. 1 on Alt Nation’s Alt-18 Countdown (10/27/14)

In this week’s Alt Nation Alt-18 Countdown, we have The Kook’s Bad Habit in at number one, knocking out Budapest by George Ezra to the second spot. Alt-J’s single Left Hand Free stands at three, followed by You Haunt Me … Continued

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Alt-J continues No. 1 streak in Alt Nation’s Alt 18 Countdown (10/20/14)

For the third week in a row, Alt-J is at number one in Alt Nation’s Alt-18 countdown, followed by George Ezra’s Budapest at number two. You Haunt Me by Sir Sly is at number three, The Kooks’ Bad Habit is … Continued

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Alt-J continues No. 1 streak in Alt Nation’s Alt 18 Countdown (10/20/14)

For the third week in a row, Alt-J is at number one in Alt Nation’s Alt-18 countdown, followed by George Ezra’s Budapest at number two. You Haunt Me by Sir Sly is at number three, The Kooks’ Bad Habit is … Continued

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Alt-J is no. 1 for the second week in a row on Alt Nation’s Alt 18 Countdown (10/13/14)

In this week’s Alt Nation: Alt-18 Countdown, Alt-J triumphs at number one for the second week in row. Next up, The Kooks’ Bad Habit takes second place, The Griswolds’ Beware The Dog is at number three, George Ezra’s Budapest takes … Continued

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Alt-J is no. 1 for the second week in a row on Alt Nation’s Alt 18 Countdown (10/13/14)

In this week’s Alt Nation: Alt-18 Countdown, Alt-J triumphs at number one for the second week in row. Next up, The Kooks’ Bad Habit takes second place, The Griswolds’ Beware The Dog is at number three, George Ezra’s Budapest takes … Continued

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Alt-J is No. 1 on the Alt Nation Alt 18 Countdown (10/6/14)

Alt-J triumphs at number one in this week’s Alt Nation: Alt-18 Countdown. Beware The Dog by The Griswolds comes in at two, followed by Young The Giant’s Mind Over Matter. Debut songs making the countdown include Chet Faker’s Gold (16) and Trainwreck … Continued

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Alt-J is No. 1 on the Alt Nation Alt 18 Countdown (10/6/14)

Alt-J triumphs at number one in this week’s Alt Nation: Alt-18 Countdown. Beware The Dog by The Griswolds comes in at two, followed by Young The Giant’s Mind Over Matter. Debut songs making the countdown include Chet Faker’s Gold (16) and Trainwreck … Continued

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The Griswolds top the Alt Nation Alt 18 Countdown (9/29/14)

This week’s Alt Nation Alt 18 Countdown has Beware The Dog by The Griswolds ranked triumphantly at number one, consequently dropping Young The Giant’s Mind Over Matter down to the number two. Meanwhile, Alt-J’s Left Hand Free makes its countdown debut at number three. … Continued

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The Griswolds top the Alt Nation Alt 18 Countdown (9/29/14)

This week’s Alt Nation Alt 18 Countdown has Beware The Dog by The Griswolds ranked triumphantly at number one, consequently dropping Young The Giant’s Mind Over Matter down to the number two. Meanwhile, Alt-J’s Left Hand Free makes its countdown debut at number three. … Continued

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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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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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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

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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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

Music

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

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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

Music, Pop

Get ready to feel all the feels during Chris Martin’s solo Artist Confidential performance

Airs Sat 8/9 at 9 am ET on Alt Nation, Ch. 36 Replays Sat 8/9 at 12 pm and 6 pm ET, Sunday 8/10 at 8 am, 3 pm, and 9 pm ET, Monday 8/11 at 3 am, 9 am, … Continued

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Get ready to feel all the feels during Chris Martin’s solo Artist Confidential performance

Airs Sat 8/9 at 9 am ET on Alt Nation, Ch. 36 Replays Sat 8/9 at 12 pm and 6 pm ET, Sunday 8/10 at 8 am, 3 pm, and 9 pm ET, Monday 8/11 at 3 am, 9 am, … Continued

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Everyone we met at Lollapalooza ’14: Lorde, Cut Copy, Kings of Leon + more

Whew! You must be exhausted after attending Lollapalooza, which took place this past weekend (8/1–8/3) in Chicago. Or, if you listened to the three-day music fest on SiriusXM’s Lollapalooza Channel, then there’s a chance your feet are faring better than … Continued

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Everyone we met at Lollapalooza ’14: Lorde, Cut Copy, Kings of Leon + more

Whew! You must be exhausted after attending Lollapalooza, which took place this past weekend (8/1–8/3) in Chicago. Or, if you listened to the three-day music fest on SiriusXM’s Lollapalooza Channel, then there’s a chance your feet are faring better than … Continued

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Alt Nation is Lollapalooza Radio! Hear performances all weekend from Lorde, Arctic Monkeys, Grouplove + more

SiriusXM’s Lollapalooza Channel Hear performances all weekend from Lorde, Arctic Monkeys, Kings of Leon, Grouplove + more Airing Friday 8/1 at 6 pm ET through Sunday 8/3 on Alt Nation, Ch. 36 Guess who’s going to Lollapalooza this weekend? YOU! OK, … Continued

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Alt Nation is Lollapalooza Radio! Hear performances all weekend from Lorde, Arctic Monkeys, Grouplove + more

SiriusXM’s Lollapalooza Channel Hear performances all weekend from Lorde, Arctic Monkeys, Kings of Leon, Grouplove + more Airing Friday 8/1 at 6 pm ET through Sunday 8/3 on Alt Nation, Ch. 36 Guess who’s going to Lollapalooza this weekend? YOU! OK, … Continued

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Vance Joy takes No. 1 on ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (7/28/14)

In this week’s SiriusXM’s Alt Nation Alt 18 countdown, Vance Joy tops the list with Riptide. Bleachers’ I Wanna Get Better moves up from third to second, and Knox Hamilton’s Work It Out glides up from fifth to third. On the other hand, Milky … Continued

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Vance Joy takes No. 1 on ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (7/28/14)

In this week’s SiriusXM’s Alt Nation Alt 18 countdown, Vance Joy tops the list with Riptide. Bleachers’ I Wanna Get Better moves up from third to second, and Knox Hamilton’s Work It Out glides up from fifth to third. On the other hand, Milky … Continued

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Milky Chance at No. 1 on ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (7/21/14)

In this week’s SiriusXM’s Alt Nation Alt 18 countdown, the top three remain unchanged. Milky Chance continues to dominate the top spot with Stolen Dance, as Vampire Weekend maintains their run at number two with Step. Bleachers’ I Wanna Get Better rounds out the … Continued

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Milky Chance at No. 1 on ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (7/21/14)

In this week’s SiriusXM’s Alt Nation Alt 18 countdown, the top three remain unchanged. Milky Chance continues to dominate the top spot with Stolen Dance, as Vampire Weekend maintains their run at number two with Step. Bleachers’ I Wanna Get Better rounds out the … Continued

Music

Road trippin’ across America: 14 playlists from SiriusXM

Hit the road Jack, and dontcha come back until you’ve cruised across America to every single one of these epic playlists. Kidding! You could honestly listen to them anytime, anywhere. But, they were crafted by SiriusXM’s experts with the open … Continued

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Road trippin’ across America: 14 playlists from SiriusXM

Hit the road Jack, and dontcha come back until you’ve cruised across America to every single one of these epic playlists. Kidding! You could honestly listen to them anytime, anywhere. But, they were crafted by SiriusXM’s experts with the open … Continued

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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

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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

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

In this week’s Alt 18 countdown, Milky Chance triumphs at number one with Stolen Dance. Vampire Weekend snags number two with Step, while Bleachers grabs number three with I Wanna Get Better. Foster The People’s Best Friend takes fourth, and Knox … Continued

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

In this week’s Alt 18 countdown, Milky Chance triumphs at number one with Stolen Dance. Vampire Weekend snags number two with Step, while Bleachers grabs number three with I Wanna Get Better. Foster The People’s Best Friend takes fourth, and Knox … Continued

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Check out some killer photos from Phantogram’s SiriusXMU session

Phantogram, aka Josh Carter and Sarah Barthel, recently stopped by to do a live session for SiriusXMU. Out to promote their 2014 release, Voices, Phantogram, who will also be part of Alt Nation’s 4th Of July Guest Host Extravaganza, performed … Continued

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Check out some killer photos from Phantogram’s SiriusXMU session

Phantogram, aka Josh Carter and Sarah Barthel, recently stopped by to do a live session for SiriusXMU. Out to promote their 2014 release, Voices, Phantogram, who will also be part of Alt Nation’s 4th Of July Guest Host Extravaganza, performed … Continued

Alt Nation’s 4th of July Guest Host Extravaganza, SiriusXMU’s All-American Indie + more alt rock

On this American day of independence (and long weekend!), maybe you’re trying to decide between a few summery activities: seeing a live outdoor show, attending someone’s rooftop party, finding just the right keg for 100+ people, or gathering up some … Continued

Alt Nation’s 4th of July Guest Host Extravaganza, SiriusXMU’s All-American Indie + more alt rock

On this American day of independence (and long weekend!), maybe you’re trying to decide between a few summery activities: seeing a live outdoor show, attending someone’s rooftop party, finding just the right keg for 100+ people, or gathering up some … Continued

Music, Rock

ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (6/30/14)

In this week’s Alt 18 countdown, Vampire Weekend and Milky Chance move up in the lineup and grab the third and fourth spots (respectively) with Step and Stolen Chance. Foster The People’s Best Friend is demoted from number one to number two this week, while Tove … Continued

Music, Rock

ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (6/30/14)

In this week’s Alt 18 countdown, Vampire Weekend and Milky Chance move up in the lineup and grab the third and fourth spots (respectively) with Step and Stolen Chance. Foster The People’s Best Friend is demoted from number one to number two this week, while Tove … Continued

Music, Rock

ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (6/23/14)

In this week’s Alt 18 countdown, for the first time in three weeks, Arctic Monkeys’ Why’d You Only Call Me When You’re High? departs from the number one spot and moves back to number four. Tove Lo advances up in the lineup from number five … Continued

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ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (6/23/14)

In this week’s Alt 18 countdown, for the first time in three weeks, Arctic Monkeys’ Why’d You Only Call Me When You’re High? departs from the number one spot and moves back to number four. Tove Lo advances up in the lineup from number five … Continued

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ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (6/16/14)

In this week’s Alt 18 countown, for the second week in a row Arctic Monkeys hold onto the number one spot with “Why’d You Only Call Me When You’re High?”. Jack White and Foster The People move up to the … Continued

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ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (6/16/14)

In this week’s Alt 18 countown, for the second week in a row Arctic Monkeys hold onto the number one spot with “Why’d You Only Call Me When You’re High?”. Jack White and Foster The People move up to the … Continued

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Alt 18 Countdown: Arctic Monkeys Snag Number One (6/9/14)

In this week’s Alt 18 Countdown, Arctic Monkeys grab the number one spot with “Why’d You Only Call me When You’re High?” Sleeper Agent’s “Waves” is bumped down to number two after their two-week streak in the number one spot. … Continued

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Alt 18 Countdown: Arctic Monkeys Snag Number One (6/9/14)

In this week’s Alt 18 Countdown, Arctic Monkeys grab the number one spot with “Why’d You Only Call me When You’re High?” Sleeper Agent’s “Waves” is bumped down to number two after their two-week streak in the number one spot. … Continued

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Sleeper Agent makes Waves in the ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (6/2/14)

In this week’s Alt 18 Countdown, Sleeper Agent takes the number one spot for the second week in a row with Waves. Meanwhile, Arctic Monkeys are at number two with Why’d You Only Call Me When You’re High?, The Black … Continued

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Sleeper Agent makes Waves in the ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (6/2/14)

In this week’s Alt 18 Countdown, Sleeper Agent takes the number one spot for the second week in a row with Waves. Meanwhile, Arctic Monkeys are at number two with Why’d You Only Call Me When You’re High?, The Black … Continued

This Week On Demand: The Black Keys in Concert + a Jerry Lewis Town Hall

Celebrating the release of their new album Turn Blue, The Black Keys delivered a super-intimate concert live on SiriusXM! Plus, comedy legend Jerry Lewis sits down for an intimate Q&A session, as part of SiriusXM’s Town Hall series. You can check … Continued

This Week On Demand: The Black Keys in Concert + a Jerry Lewis Town Hall

Celebrating the release of their new album Turn Blue, The Black Keys delivered a super-intimate concert live on SiriusXM! Plus, comedy legend Jerry Lewis sits down for an intimate Q&A session, as part of SiriusXM’s Town Hall series. You can check … Continued

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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The Black Keys can’t kick their Fever in Alt Nation’s Alt 18 Countdown (5/19/14)

In this week’s Alt 18 countdown, The Black Keys’ Fever continues to run high at number one, while Arctic Monkeys’ Why’d You Only Call Me When You’re High? comes in at number two. At number three is Sleeper Agent with … Continued

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The Black Keys can’t kick their Fever in Alt Nation’s Alt 18 Countdown (5/19/14)

In this week’s Alt 18 countdown, The Black Keys’ Fever continues to run high at number one, while Arctic Monkeys’ Why’d You Only Call Me When You’re High? comes in at number two. At number three is Sleeper Agent with … Continued

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The Black Keys’ Fever won’t break in the ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (5/12/14)

Guess that Tylenol PM hasn’t been working, ’cause Fever by The Black Keys is still at number one in this week’s Alt 18 countdown! Sleeper Agent’s Waves stays steady at number two, and Arctic Monkeys are at number three with … Continued

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The Black Keys’ Fever won’t break in the ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (5/12/14)

Guess that Tylenol PM hasn’t been working, ’cause Fever by The Black Keys is still at number one in this week’s Alt 18 countdown! Sleeper Agent’s Waves stays steady at number two, and Arctic Monkeys are at number three with … Continued

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My Presets: Chris Martin’s 5 favorite SiriusXM channels

Alt Nation’s Jeff Regan caught up with Coldplay frontman Chris Martin backstage at the band’s super-special concert at NYC’s Beacon Theater. They chatted about his new record Ghost Stories, of course, but also his favorite SiriusXM channels.  

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My Presets: Chris Martin’s 5 favorite SiriusXM channels

Alt Nation’s Jeff Regan caught up with Coldplay frontman Chris Martin backstage at the band’s super-special concert at NYC’s Beacon Theater. They chatted about his new record Ghost Stories, of course, but also his favorite SiriusXM channels.  

Music, Rock

Hear The Black Keys perform live from Nashville 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 Mark your calendars: Garage/blues rock duo The Black Keys are performing at The Mercy Lounge in Nashville this … Continued

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Hear The Black Keys perform live from Nashville 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 Mark your calendars: Garage/blues rock duo The Black Keys are performing at The Mercy Lounge in Nashville this … Continued

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Coldplay LIVE at the Beacon Theatre: See photos of the special show

Who listened to Coldplay’s live performance at the Beacon Theatre on Alt Nation? If you did, then full marks! You officially win the Coldplay game. You got to hear Chris Martin utter phrases like, “If only we had the courage to … Continued

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Coldplay LIVE at the Beacon Theatre: See photos of the special show

Who listened to Coldplay’s live performance at the Beacon Theatre on Alt Nation? If you did, then full marks! You officially win the Coldplay game. You got to hear Chris Martin utter phrases like, “If only we had the courage to … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

The Black Keys rise back to the top in this week’s Alt 18 Countdown (5/5/14)

The doctor must be in, because Fever by The Black Keys is back at number one in this week’s Alt 18 countdown! Sleeper Agent’s Waves turns the tide at number two for Grouplove’s Shark Attack, which falls to number three … Continued

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The Black Keys rise back to the top in this week’s Alt 18 Countdown (5/5/14)

The doctor must be in, because Fever by The Black Keys is back at number one in this week’s Alt 18 countdown! Sleeper Agent’s Waves turns the tide at number two for Grouplove’s Shark Attack, which falls to number three … Continued

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Hear Coldplay perform live from NYC’s Beacon Theatre on Monday, May 5 at 10 pm ET

Airing Monday 5/5 at 10 pm ET on Alt Nation, Ch. 36 If you’ve been following mighty piano pop pioneers Coldplay, then chances are you’ll be aware that the British boys are set to release their sixth studio album, Ghost … Continued

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Hear Coldplay perform live from NYC’s Beacon Theatre on Monday, May 5 at 10 pm ET

Airing Monday 5/5 at 10 pm ET on Alt Nation, Ch. 36 If you’ve been following mighty piano pop pioneers Coldplay, then chances are you’ll be aware that the British boys are set to release their sixth studio album, Ghost … Continued

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Grouplove, The Black Keys + Sleeper Agent top the Alt 18 Countdown (4/28/14)

For the third week in a row, Grouplove’s Shark Attack sinks its teeth into the number one spot of the Alt 18 Countdown. The Black Keys’ Fever rises to number two, and Sleeper Agent’s Waves follows suit at number three. … Continued

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Grouplove, The Black Keys + Sleeper Agent top the Alt 18 Countdown (4/28/14)

For the third week in a row, Grouplove’s Shark Attack sinks its teeth into the number one spot of the Alt 18 Countdown. The Black Keys’ Fever rises to number two, and Sleeper Agent’s Waves follows suit at number three. … Continued

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ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (4/21/14)

In this week’s Alt 18 Countdown, Grouplove takes the the top spot with Shark Attack. Meanwhile, Arctic Monkeys climb toward the top with Why Do You Always Call Me When You’re High?, and The Black Keys’ Fever drops a degree … Continued

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ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (4/21/14)

In this week’s Alt 18 Countdown, Grouplove takes the the top spot with Shark Attack. Meanwhile, Arctic Monkeys climb toward the top with Why Do You Always Call Me When You’re High?, and The Black Keys’ Fever drops a degree … Continued

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Coachella artists Bear Hands, Warpaint, Bombay Bicycle Club + more go acoustic at SONOS Studio

If you’re a band playing Coachella, then it’s probably safe to say that you’ll spend some time feeling hot and dusty (that California desert does not mess around). On the plus side, if you’re a Coachella band tapped to play … Continued

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Coachella artists Bear Hands, Warpaint, Bombay Bicycle Club + more go acoustic at SONOS Studio

If you’re a band playing Coachella, then it’s probably safe to say that you’ll spend some time feeling hot and dusty (that California desert does not mess around). On the plus side, if you’re a Coachella band tapped to play … Continued

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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

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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

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ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (4/7/14)

For the second week running, Magic Man’s Paris takes the number one spot in Alt Nation‘s Alt 18 countdown. Grouplove’s Shark Attack creeps along from number four to number two this week, knocking Big Data’s Dangerous down to number three. … Continued

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ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (4/7/14)

For the second week running, Magic Man’s Paris takes the number one spot in Alt Nation‘s Alt 18 countdown. Grouplove’s Shark Attack creeps along from number four to number two this week, knocking Big Data’s Dangerous down to number three. … Continued

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ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (3/31/14)

After taking the third spot in the Alt 18 countdown last week with Paris, Magic Man hits number one this time around. Big Data’s Dangerous hangs tight at number two, but Foster the People’s Coming of Age drops down to … Continued

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ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (3/31/14)

After taking the third spot in the Alt 18 countdown last week with Paris, Magic Man hits number one this time around. Big Data’s Dangerous hangs tight at number two, but Foster the People’s Coming of Age drops down to … Continued

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Grouplove are REALLY good at table tennis. Relive Alt Nation’s epic Ping-Pong Throwdown!

Yesterday, Alt Nation held its third Ping-Pong Throwdown. This time, it was scraggly haired indie-pop collective Grouplove who joined in. Grouplove didn’t just play ping-pong, either — they also rocked out in the SXM Fishbowl. The group covered Beyonce’s Drunk In Love … Continued

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Grouplove are REALLY good at table tennis. Relive Alt Nation’s epic Ping-Pong Throwdown!

Yesterday, Alt Nation held its third Ping-Pong Throwdown. This time, it was scraggly haired indie-pop collective Grouplove who joined in. Grouplove didn’t just play ping-pong, either — they also rocked out in the SXM Fishbowl. The group covered Beyonce’s Drunk In Love … Continued

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Hear Grouplove square off against SXM listeners in Alt Nation’s latest Ping-Pong Throwdown

Airing Thursday 3/27 at 1 pm ET on Alt Nation, Ch. 36 Replaying Thursday 3/27 at 10 pm ET and Friday 3/28 at 10 am ET Heads up: Alt Nation is organizing another Ping-Pong Throwdown, and this time they’re inviting … Continued

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Hear Grouplove square off against SXM listeners in Alt Nation’s latest Ping-Pong Throwdown

Airing Thursday 3/27 at 1 pm ET on Alt Nation, Ch. 36 Replaying Thursday 3/27 at 10 pm ET and Friday 3/28 at 10 am ET Heads up: Alt Nation is organizing another Ping-Pong Throwdown, and this time they’re inviting … Continued

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ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (3/24/14)

In this week’s Alt 18 Countdown, Foster The People takes the number one spot from Big Data, who are now at number two. Meanwhile, Magic Man’s Paris is at number three, Bastille’s Bad Blood hangs tight in the top five … Continued

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ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (3/24/14)

In this week’s Alt 18 Countdown, Foster The People takes the number one spot from Big Data, who are now at number two. Meanwhile, Magic Man’s Paris is at number three, Bastille’s Bad Blood hangs tight in the top five … Continued

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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

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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

ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (3/10/14)

In this week’s Alt 18 Countdown, Big Data takes the the top spot for the second week in a row with Dangerous. Meanwhile, previously reigning countdown champion Bastille stays steady at number four with Bad Blood, Magic Man’s Paris grabs … Continued

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ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (3/10/14)

In this week’s Alt 18 Countdown, Big Data takes the the top spot for the second week in a row with Dangerous. Meanwhile, previously reigning countdown champion Bastille stays steady at number four with Bad Blood, Magic Man’s Paris grabs … Continued

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ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (3/3/14)

In this week’s Alt 18 Countdown, Big Data takes the the top spot with Dangerous. Meanwhile, previously reigning countdown champion Bastille gets knocked down to number four with Bad Blood, Magic Man’s Paris grabs the second spot, and Foster the … Continued

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ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (3/3/14)

In this week’s Alt 18 Countdown, Big Data takes the the top spot with Dangerous. Meanwhile, previously reigning countdown champion Bastille gets knocked down to number four with Bad Blood, Magic Man’s Paris grabs the second spot, and Foster the … Continued

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Watch Young the Giant rock out live to Firelight and It’s About Time on SiriusXM

California indie-rockers Young the Giant recently performed a private concert for SiriusXM subscribers at The Studio at Webster Hall in NYC, where they rocked out, harmonized like pros, busted a move or two, and showed off some impressive falsetto (seriously, … Continued

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Watch Young the Giant rock out live to Firelight and It’s About Time on SiriusXM

California indie-rockers Young the Giant recently performed a private concert for SiriusXM subscribers at The Studio at Webster Hall in NYC, where they rocked out, harmonized like pros, busted a move or two, and showed off some impressive falsetto (seriously, … Continued

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ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (2/24/14)

This week on Alt Nation‘s Alt 18 Countdown, Bastille keeps the number one crown yet AGAIN with Bad Blood. Big Data gets Dangerous at number two, and Magic Man rounds things out at number three with Paris. Remember to request … Continued

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ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (2/24/14)

This week on Alt Nation‘s Alt 18 Countdown, Bastille keeps the number one crown yet AGAIN with Bad Blood. Big Data gets Dangerous at number two, and Magic Man rounds things out at number three with Paris. Remember to request … Continued

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ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (2/15/14)

This week on Alt Nation‘s Alt 18 Countdown, Bastille’s Bad Blood nabs the number one spot once again. At number two is Big Data with Dangerous, Magic Man’s Paris is at number three, Young The Giant’s It’s About Time comes in … Continued

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ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (2/15/14)

This week on Alt Nation‘s Alt 18 Countdown, Bastille’s Bad Blood nabs the number one spot once again. At number two is Big Data with Dangerous, Magic Man’s Paris is at number three, Young The Giant’s It’s About Time comes in … Continued

Music, Rock

ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (2/10/14)

This week on Alt Nation‘s Alt 18 Countdown,  Bad Blood by Bastille stays at the top for an impressive four weeks in a row, with Magic Man’s Paris at number 2 followed by It’s About Time by Young the Giant. Remember … Continued

Music, Rock

ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (2/10/14)

This week on Alt Nation‘s Alt 18 Countdown,  Bad Blood by Bastille stays at the top for an impressive four weeks in a row, with Magic Man’s Paris at number 2 followed by It’s About Time by Young the Giant. Remember … Continued

Music, Rock

ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (2/3/14)

This week on Alt Nation‘s Alt 18 Countdown, Bad Blood by Bastille holds on tight to the number one spot for a third week in a row, once again followed by Wild Cub’s Thunder Clatter at number two. Remember to request … Continued

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ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (2/3/14)

This week on Alt Nation‘s Alt 18 Countdown, Bad Blood by Bastille holds on tight to the number one spot for a third week in a row, once again followed by Wild Cub’s Thunder Clatter at number two. Remember to request … Continued

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Live: Birdy covers Avicii’s Wake Me Up on Alt Nation

British indie-pop sensation Birdy might be best known for her chart-topping rendition of Bon Iver’s Skinny Love, but the 17-year-old piano prodigy apparently has a few more covers up her sleeve — most notably Avicii’s Wake Me Up. Stopping by … Continued

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Live: Birdy covers Avicii’s Wake Me Up on Alt Nation

British indie-pop sensation Birdy might be best known for her chart-topping rendition of Bon Iver’s Skinny Love, but the 17-year-old piano prodigy apparently has a few more covers up her sleeve — most notably Avicii’s Wake Me Up. Stopping by … Continued

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ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (1/27/14)

This week on Alt Nation‘s Alt 18 Countdown, Bastille keeps the crown, staying at number one with Bad Blood. Wild Cub keeps steady at number two with Thunder Clatter, and Magic Man rounds things out at number three with Paris. … Continued

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ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (1/27/14)

This week on Alt Nation‘s Alt 18 Countdown, Bastille keeps the crown, staying at number one with Bad Blood. Wild Cub keeps steady at number two with Thunder Clatter, and Magic Man rounds things out at number three with Paris. … Continued

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ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (1/21/14)

This week on Alt Nation‘s Alt 18 Countdown, Bastille swaps places with Wild Cub, with Bad Blood earning the number one spot and Thunder Clatter falling back to number two. Young The Giant gets ahead too, with their song It’s … Continued

Music, Rock

ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (1/21/14)

This week on Alt Nation‘s Alt 18 Countdown, Bastille swaps places with Wild Cub, with Bad Blood earning the number one spot and Thunder Clatter falling back to number two. Young The Giant gets ahead too, with their song It’s … Continued

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This Week On Demand: Bruce Springsteen exclusive, town halls & More

The Boss is back, gearing up for the release of his 18th studio album High Hopes. Tune in for an exclusive round-table conversation with Bruce Springsteen and the staff of his very own satellite radio station, E Street Radio! Plus, … Continued

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This Week On Demand: Bruce Springsteen exclusive, town halls & More

The Boss is back, gearing up for the release of his 18th studio album High Hopes. Tune in for an exclusive round-table conversation with Bruce Springsteen and the staff of his very own satellite radio station, E Street Radio! Plus, … Continued

Music, Rock

ALT NATION: Alt-18 Countdown (1/13/14)

This week on Alt Nation’s Alt-18 Countdown, Wild Cub and Bastille hold on to number one and number two with their songs Out Of The Black and Bad Blood, respectively. In at number three is Magic Man’s Paris, which pushes … Continued

Music, Rock

ALT NATION: Alt-18 Countdown (1/13/14)

This week on Alt Nation’s Alt-18 Countdown, Wild Cub and Bastille hold on to number one and number two with their songs Out Of The Black and Bad Blood, respectively. In at number three is Magic Man’s Paris, which pushes … Continued

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This Week’s Alt Nation Picks: Capital Cities, Cherub, Silversun Pickups + more

Hey there. My name’s Jeff Regan, and you might know me as the host and Program Director of Alt Nation on SiriusXM. (Word to the wise: I don’t look like a screaming baby anymore. That baby is my avatar. Also, … Continued

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This Week’s Alt Nation Picks: Capital Cities, Cherub, Silversun Pickups + more

Hey there. My name’s Jeff Regan, and you might know me as the host and Program Director of Alt Nation on SiriusXM. (Word to the wise: I don’t look like a screaming baby anymore. That baby is my avatar. Also, … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

Live: The Neighbourhood perform Afraid on Alt Nation

If you’re a regular Alt Nation listener, then chances are you’ve already heard alt-rock outfit The Neighbourhood’s ubiquitous single, Sweater Weather (from their debut disc, I Love You). And true, it might still technically be sweater weather outside (ugh, January), but … Continued

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Live: The Neighbourhood perform Afraid on Alt Nation

If you’re a regular Alt Nation listener, then chances are you’ve already heard alt-rock outfit The Neighbourhood’s ubiquitous single, Sweater Weather (from their debut disc, I Love You). And true, it might still technically be sweater weather outside (ugh, January), but … Continued

Music, Rock

ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (1/6/13)

This week on Alt Nation‘s Alt 18 Countdown, Wild Club keeps the crown, staying at number one with Thunder Clatter. Bastille keeps steady at the number two spot with Bad Blood. While Lorde yet again rounds up the top three … Continued

Music, Rock

ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (1/6/13)

This week on Alt Nation‘s Alt 18 Countdown, Wild Club keeps the crown, staying at number one with Thunder Clatter. Bastille keeps steady at the number two spot with Bad Blood. While Lorde yet again rounds up the top three … Continued

Entertainment

Best of 2013: Alt Nation’s Alt36 countdown

It’s been a year of heavy-hitters on Alt Nation‘s airwaves. From songs that had you air-guitarring (come on, admit it!), to tunes that you just couldn’t get out of your head, there was a little bit of it all in … Continued

Entertainment

Best of 2013: Alt Nation’s Alt36 countdown

It’s been a year of heavy-hitters on Alt Nation‘s airwaves. From songs that had you air-guitarring (come on, admit it!), to tunes that you just couldn’t get out of your head, there was a little bit of it all in … Continued

Music, Rock

ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (12/23/13)

This week on Alt Nation‘s Alt 18 Countdown, Wild Club stays strong at number one with Thunder Clatter, while Bastille snags the number two spot from Lorde with Bad Blood. She comes in at number three with Team. While you’re … Continued

Music, Rock

ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (12/23/13)

This week on Alt Nation‘s Alt 18 Countdown, Wild Club stays strong at number one with Thunder Clatter, while Bastille snags the number two spot from Lorde with Bad Blood. She comes in at number three with Team. While you’re … Continued

Country, Dance/Electronic, Hip-Hop/R&B, Jazz/Standards, Music, Pop, Rock

SiriusXM’s best of 2013 countdowns

This year has been busy for everyone here at SiriusXM. Full of many memorable moments, big hits, and hot new artists. SiriusXM’s programmers have been hard at work recapping the past year and putting together their best of 2013 lists … Continued

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SiriusXM’s best of 2013 countdowns

This year has been busy for everyone here at SiriusXM. Full of many memorable moments, big hits, and hot new artists. SiriusXM’s programmers have been hard at work recapping the past year and putting together their best of 2013 lists … Continued

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Live New Year’s Eve Concerts on SiriusXM

Celebrate the old and ring in the new with concert broadcasts from across American and airing across your many of your favorite SiriusXM channels. You’ll hear performances genres and time zones, so don’t drop the ball on these outstanding, exclusive … Continued

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Live New Year’s Eve Concerts on SiriusXM

Celebrate the old and ring in the new with concert broadcasts from across American and airing across your many of your favorite SiriusXM channels. You’ll hear performances genres and time zones, so don’t drop the ball on these outstanding, exclusive … Continued

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Franz Ferdinand’s Right Action

Fresh off the release of their fourth album, Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action, Glasgow rockers Franz Ferdinand stopped by the SiriusXM studios and performed their single Right Action for Alt Nation. For a free 30-day trial, click here http://bit.ly/1hLC8LU

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Franz Ferdinand’s Right Action

Fresh off the release of their fourth album, Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action, Glasgow rockers Franz Ferdinand stopped by the SiriusXM studios and performed their single Right Action for Alt Nation. For a free 30-day trial, click here http://bit.ly/1hLC8LU

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What’s On: CHVRCHES private performance for SiriusXM listeners

Recap Monday night football with Pat Kirwan and Jim Miller then get your daily metal fix with Jack Osbourne, who takes over dad’s channel, Ozzy’s Boneyard. If that’s not your speed, hang in there to hear CHVRCHES’ private performance at … Continued

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What’s On: CHVRCHES private performance for SiriusXM listeners

Recap Monday night football with Pat Kirwan and Jim Miller then get your daily metal fix with Jack Osbourne, who takes over dad’s channel, Ozzy’s Boneyard. If that’s not your speed, hang in there to hear CHVRCHES’ private performance at … Continued

Music, Rock

ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (12/16/13)

This week on Alt Nation‘s Alt 18 Countdown, the top two spots from last week have traded places. Wild Club takes over the top spot with Thunder Clatter and Lorde comes in at number two with Team, all the while … Continued

Music, Rock

ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (12/16/13)

This week on Alt Nation‘s Alt 18 Countdown, the top two spots from last week have traded places. Wild Club takes over the top spot with Thunder Clatter and Lorde comes in at number two with Team, all the while … Continued

Music, Rock

ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (12/9/13)

This week on Alt Nation‘s Alt 18 Countdown, the top two spots from last week hold strong. Lorde stands in at number one with Team, Wild Club remains at number two with Thunder Clatter, while Chvrches gets pushed back to … Continued

Music, Rock

ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (12/9/13)

This week on Alt Nation‘s Alt 18 Countdown, the top two spots from last week hold strong. Lorde stands in at number one with Team, Wild Club remains at number two with Thunder Clatter, while Chvrches gets pushed back to … Continued

Country, Dance/Electronic, Hip-Hop/R&B, Jazz/Standards, Latin, Music, Pop, Rock

Best of 2013 Listener Poll

SiriusXM listeners were invited to vote for their favorite new and established artists, songs and albums across our commercial-free music platform. And today we announced the results of the first ever Best of 2013 Listener Poll! You voted, now see … Continued

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Best of 2013 Listener Poll

SiriusXM listeners were invited to vote for their favorite new and established artists, songs and albums across our commercial-free music platform. And today we announced the results of the first ever Best of 2013 Listener Poll! You voted, now see … Continued

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ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (12/2/13)

This week on Alt Nation‘s Alt 18 Countdown, the same top three powerhouses stay in the lead. Lorde clocks in at number one with Team, Wild Club keeps steady at number two with Thunder Clatter and Chvrches yet again rounds … Continued

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ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (12/2/13)

This week on Alt Nation‘s Alt 18 Countdown, the same top three powerhouses stay in the lead. Lorde clocks in at number one with Team, Wild Club keeps steady at number two with Thunder Clatter and Chvrches yet again rounds … Continued

Music, Rock

ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (11/25/13)

This week on Alt Nation‘s Alt 18 Countdown, Lorde climbs up to the number one spot with Team, Wild Club jumps up to number two with Thunder Clatter and Chvrches sticks to the top three with The Mother We Share. … Continued

Music, Rock

ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (11/25/13)

This week on Alt Nation‘s Alt 18 Countdown, Lorde climbs up to the number one spot with Team, Wild Club jumps up to number two with Thunder Clatter and Chvrches sticks to the top three with The Mother We Share. … Continued

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What’s On: Hip Hop Pioneer Melle Mel with Ed Lover on Backspin

The Limousines interview on Alt Nation 10 am & 5 pm ET on Alt Nation The Limousines have finally arrived for their long overdue visit to the Alt Nation studios! After putting out their latest album Hush on their own, … Continued

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What’s On: Hip Hop Pioneer Melle Mel with Ed Lover on Backspin

The Limousines interview on Alt Nation 10 am & 5 pm ET on Alt Nation The Limousines have finally arrived for their long overdue visit to the Alt Nation studios! After putting out their latest album Hush on their own, … Continued

Music, Rock

ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (11/18/13)

This week on Alt Nation‘s Alt 18 Countdown, Chvrches holds onto their crown yet again with The Mother We Share, Lorde bumps all the way up to the second spot with Team, while Wild Club climbs a few spots, rounding … Continued

Music, Rock

ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (11/18/13)

This week on Alt Nation‘s Alt 18 Countdown, Chvrches holds onto their crown yet again with The Mother We Share, Lorde bumps all the way up to the second spot with Team, while Wild Club climbs a few spots, rounding … Continued

Music, Rock

ALT NATION: Alt-18 Countdown (11/11/13)

This Week on Alt Nation’s Alt-18 Countdown, Cage The Elephant’s reign as champion comes to an end when Chvrches bumps them into second and takes the top spot with The Mother We Share. Meanwhile, The Arctic Monkeys move up to #3 with … Continued

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ALT NATION: Alt-18 Countdown (11/11/13)

This Week on Alt Nation’s Alt-18 Countdown, Cage The Elephant’s reign as champion comes to an end when Chvrches bumps them into second and takes the top spot with The Mother We Share. Meanwhile, The Arctic Monkeys move up to #3 with … Continued

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Sons of the Sea do impromtu Led Zeppelin cover on Alt Nation

Incubus front man Brandon Boyd and mega alt-rock producer Brendan O’Brien were on Alt Nation to talk about their Sons of the Sea side-project, which is out now. They played some acoustic tracks off the album and then we said it … Continued

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Sons of the Sea do impromtu Led Zeppelin cover on Alt Nation

Incubus front man Brandon Boyd and mega alt-rock producer Brendan O’Brien were on Alt Nation to talk about their Sons of the Sea side-project, which is out now. They played some acoustic tracks off the album and then we said it … Continued

Music, Rock

ALT NATION: Alt-18 Countdown (11/4/13)

This Week on Alt Nation’s Alt-18 Countdown, Cage The Elephant’s Come a Little Closer is hanging on to the top spot and holding Arcade Fire’s title track Reflektor back at #2. CHVRCHES sticks around at third with The Mother We Share in this … Continued

Music, Rock

ALT NATION: Alt-18 Countdown (11/4/13)

This Week on Alt Nation’s Alt-18 Countdown, Cage The Elephant’s Come a Little Closer is hanging on to the top spot and holding Arcade Fire’s title track Reflektor back at #2. CHVRCHES sticks around at third with The Mother We Share in this … Continued

Music

ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (10/28/13)

We can’t stop strumming our air guitars along to Cage the Elephant’s Come A Little Closer – which would explain why they’ve snagged the top spot this week on Alt Nation. Following closely behind is Chvrches with The Mother We Share … Continued

Music

ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (10/28/13)

We can’t stop strumming our air guitars along to Cage the Elephant’s Come A Little Closer – which would explain why they’ve snagged the top spot this week on Alt Nation. Following closely behind is Chvrches with The Mother We Share … Continued

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What’s On: AFI celebrate their new album, plus Katy Perry and Jimmy Buffet Live

Tomorrow’s a great day for music fanatics of all kinds, with highlights like the Grateful Dead tearing it up in New York, Jimmy Buffet live from Denver, Katy Perry’s track-by-track of her new album PRISM and last, but definitely not … Continued

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What’s On: AFI celebrate their new album, plus Katy Perry and Jimmy Buffet Live

Tomorrow’s a great day for music fanatics of all kinds, with highlights like the Grateful Dead tearing it up in New York, Jimmy Buffet live from Denver, Katy Perry’s track-by-track of her new album PRISM and last, but definitely not … Continued

Music, Rock

ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (10/21/13)

Alt Nation is one of SiriusXM’s top spots for music discovery, and this week proves to be another opportunity to find out about new bands and find more reasons to love the ones you already know. MS MR’s Hurricane is … Continued

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ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (10/21/13)

Alt Nation is one of SiriusXM’s top spots for music discovery, and this week proves to be another opportunity to find out about new bands and find more reasons to love the ones you already know. MS MR’s Hurricane is … Continued

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This Week On Demand: The SiriusXM debut of Piolín Radio, Katy Perry and more

This week, SiriusXM welcomes Spanish-language radio’s top host Eddie “Piolín” Sotelo, with the launch of his brand new channel, Piolín Radio! Piolín has won numerous prizes including several NAB Marconi Radio Awards, and was picked as one of the most influential people … Continued

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This Week On Demand: The SiriusXM debut of Piolín Radio, Katy Perry and more

This week, SiriusXM welcomes Spanish-language radio’s top host Eddie “Piolín” Sotelo, with the launch of his brand new channel, Piolín Radio! Piolín has won numerous prizes including several NAB Marconi Radio Awards, and was picked as one of the most influential people … Continued

Music, Rock

ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (9/30/13)

Alt Nation’s artist to watch RAC enters this week’s Alt 18 Countdown at #17 while the Killers and Phoenix are a few places ahead with their new, long-awaited singles. We’re still singing along to Bastille at #8, but it’s The Neighborhood … Continued

Music, Rock

ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (9/30/13)

Alt Nation’s artist to watch RAC enters this week’s Alt 18 Countdown at #17 while the Killers and Phoenix are a few places ahead with their new, long-awaited singles. We’re still singing along to Bastille at #8, but it’s The Neighborhood … Continued

Music, Rock

ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (9/23/13)

Pearl Jam’s brand new single Sirens’ world premiere may have only been on Wednesday on Pearl Jam Radio, but it already made the countdown this week on Alt Nation. That didn’t take long! The Neighborhood is holding down the top … Continued

Music, Rock

ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (9/23/13)

Pearl Jam’s brand new single Sirens’ world premiere may have only been on Wednesday on Pearl Jam Radio, but it already made the countdown this week on Alt Nation. That didn’t take long! The Neighborhood is holding down the top … Continued

Music, Rock

#sxmNewTracks: RAC

Regan here from SiriusXM Alt Nation with the new artist to watch this week: RAC. He’s a remixer/producer extraordinaire-turned-song crafter, and this is his new single “Let Go.” Pronounced “R-A-C,” we’ve been into his remix work for some time, focusing … Continued

Music, Rock

#sxmNewTracks: RAC

Regan here from SiriusXM Alt Nation with the new artist to watch this week: RAC. He’s a remixer/producer extraordinaire-turned-song crafter, and this is his new single “Let Go.” Pronounced “R-A-C,” we’ve been into his remix work for some time, focusing … Continued

Entertainment, Latin, Music

What’s On: Art Bell’s Dark Matter, Hispanic Heritage Month and Grouplove

September always proves to be one of our most action-packed months here at SiriusXM; you could say we catch a bit of the back-to-school fever. And this year is proving to be no different. Today we’ve got the epic return … Continued

Entertainment, Latin, Music

What’s On: Art Bell’s Dark Matter, Hispanic Heritage Month and Grouplove

September always proves to be one of our most action-packed months here at SiriusXM; you could say we catch a bit of the back-to-school fever. And this year is proving to be no different. Today we’ve got the epic return … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

WATCH: Bastille performs Pompeii acoustically

The giant talent that is Bastille shines through in this clip of their recent live acoustic performance of Pompeii for the Alt Nation crew in New York. Singer Dan Smith delivers powerful vocals despite being under the weather. If they … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

WATCH: Bastille performs Pompeii acoustically

The giant talent that is Bastille shines through in this clip of their recent live acoustic performance of Pompeii for the Alt Nation crew in New York. Singer Dan Smith delivers powerful vocals despite being under the weather. If they … Continued

Music, Rock

ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (8/31/13)

Every week, Alt Nation’s crew of music mages casts out to the interwebs for your requests. This Labor Day Weekend, Bastille are back on top, while American Authors makes a strong showing with their sure-to-be-a-hit new single, “Best Day of … Continued

Music, Rock

ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (8/31/13)

Every week, Alt Nation’s crew of music mages casts out to the interwebs for your requests. This Labor Day Weekend, Bastille are back on top, while American Authors makes a strong showing with their sure-to-be-a-hit new single, “Best Day of … Continued

Music, Rock

sxm Graffiti: Royal Teeth

Whenever celebrities, artists and musicians come to the SiriusXM studios, we we make sure to get their John Hancock on our massive signature wall. Here’s the story behind some of their signatures (and their visits).  In addition to Royal Teeth … Continued

Music, Rock

sxm Graffiti: Royal Teeth

Whenever celebrities, artists and musicians come to the SiriusXM studios, we we make sure to get their John Hancock on our massive signature wall. Here’s the story behind some of their signatures (and their visits).  In addition to Royal Teeth … Continued

Music, Rock

ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (8/24/13)

Every week, Alt Nation’s crew of music mages casts out to the interwebs for your requests. For the first time in a few weeks, Bastille got bumped to Number 2 for Grouplove’s Ways to Go, which took the top spot. … Continued

Music, Rock

ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (8/24/13)

Every week, Alt Nation’s crew of music mages casts out to the interwebs for your requests. For the first time in a few weeks, Bastille got bumped to Number 2 for Grouplove’s Ways to Go, which took the top spot. … Continued

Music, Rock

#sxmNewTracks: Bastille

Regan here from SiriusXM Alt Nation with this week’s hot band to watch: infectious UK foursome Bastille. Though they have a sound anthemic enough to fill arenas, Bastille are also uniquely sincere in their performance, capable of making a point-to-point … Continued

Music, Rock

#sxmNewTracks: Bastille

Regan here from SiriusXM Alt Nation with this week’s hot band to watch: infectious UK foursome Bastille. Though they have a sound anthemic enough to fill arenas, Bastille are also uniquely sincere in their performance, capable of making a point-to-point … Continued

Music, Rock

Jimmy Eat World: Something old and something new

Instagram don’t lie. Jimmy Eat World did indeed stop by the SiriusXM New York City studios bright and early to perform a session for Alt Nation. After sound check (and several cups of coffee) we got songs old and new, … Continued

Music, Rock

Jimmy Eat World: Something old and something new

Instagram don’t lie. Jimmy Eat World did indeed stop by the SiriusXM New York City studios bright and early to perform a session for Alt Nation. After sound check (and several cups of coffee) we got songs old and new, … Continued

Music

Mona performs “Goons,” resurrects The Cranberries’ “Zombie”

Nashville-based indie rock band Mona came into the New York City studios last week to play an exclusive session for Alt Nation, which included an acoustic version of their hit single “Goons” and a cover of The Cranberries’ 1994 hit “Zombie.” … Continued

Music

Mona performs “Goons,” resurrects The Cranberries’ “Zombie”

Nashville-based indie rock band Mona came into the New York City studios last week to play an exclusive session for Alt Nation, which included an acoustic version of their hit single “Goons” and a cover of The Cranberries’ 1994 hit “Zombie.” … Continued

Music, Rock

ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (8/10/13)

Every week, Alt Nation’s crew of music mages casts out to the interwebs for your requests. As Bastille holds strong, our faves Atlas Genius are creeping up from behind – will they sneak into the lead? Request your favorite song … Continued

Music, Rock

ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (8/10/13)

Every week, Alt Nation’s crew of music mages casts out to the interwebs for your requests. As Bastille holds strong, our faves Atlas Genius are creeping up from behind – will they sneak into the lead? Request your favorite song … Continued

Music, Rock

Silversun Pickups take on fans at Alt Nation Ping Pong Throwdown

Silversun Pickups are really good at making music, but not so good at playing ping pong. The band stopped by the SiriusXM studios for the second Alt Nation ping pong throwdown—a tradition started by ping pong fanatics Muse in April. … Continued

Music, Rock

Silversun Pickups take on fans at Alt Nation Ping Pong Throwdown

Silversun Pickups are really good at making music, but not so good at playing ping pong. The band stopped by the SiriusXM studios for the second Alt Nation ping pong throwdown—a tradition started by ping pong fanatics Muse in April. … Continued

Music, Rock

ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (8/3/13)

Every week, Alt Nation’s crew of music mages casts out to the interwebs for your requests. As August dawns, Is it still Bastille’s day? Or does Frank Ferdinand have a shot? Request your favorite song at AltNation@siriusxm.com or tweet it … Continued

Music, Rock

ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (8/3/13)

Every week, Alt Nation’s crew of music mages casts out to the interwebs for your requests. As August dawns, Is it still Bastille’s day? Or does Frank Ferdinand have a shot? Request your favorite song at AltNation@siriusxm.com or tweet it … Continued

Music, Rock

The 1975 goes acoustic with Chocolate

The 1975’s song “Chocolate” has become one of the stop summer anthems of 2013. So we were surprised to find out that this upbeat tune could sound just as good slowed down. Check out the video below of the guys … Continued

Music, Rock

The 1975 goes acoustic with Chocolate

The 1975’s song “Chocolate” has become one of the stop summer anthems of 2013. So we were surprised to find out that this upbeat tune could sound just as good slowed down. Check out the video below of the guys … Continued

Music, Pop

WATCH: You’ve Never Been “Closer” to Tegan and Sara

Alt Nation songstresses Tegan and Sara performed their latest single “Closer” on a recent visit to the SiriusXM studios. “Here come the dreams of you and me,” they sang in perfect twin unison. Such pleasant dreams, indeed.

Music, Pop

WATCH: You’ve Never Been “Closer” to Tegan and Sara

Alt Nation songstresses Tegan and Sara performed their latest single “Closer” on a recent visit to the SiriusXM studios. “Here come the dreams of you and me,” they sang in perfect twin unison. Such pleasant dreams, indeed.

Music, Pop

WATCH: fun. Bring the Pop to Country with Cover of Lady Antebellum’s “We Owned the Night”

Indie pop meets country pop in the SiriusXM studios as fun. cover the Lady Antebellum song “We Owned the Night.” Check out their emotional, acoustic version from this visit to SiriusXM’s Alt Nation and Hits 1 in New York.

Music, Pop

WATCH: fun. Bring the Pop to Country with Cover of Lady Antebellum’s “We Owned the Night”

Indie pop meets country pop in the SiriusXM studios as fun. cover the Lady Antebellum song “We Owned the Night.” Check out their emotional, acoustic version from this visit to SiriusXM’s Alt Nation and Hits 1 in New York.

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