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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

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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

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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

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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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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

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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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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

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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

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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

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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 (6/23/14)

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.  

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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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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

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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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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

Music, Pop, Rock

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

Music, Pop, Rock

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

Music, Pop, Rock

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

Music, Pop, Rock

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

Music, Pop, Rock

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

Music, Pop, Rock

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

Music, Pop, Rock

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

Music, Pop, Rock

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

Music, Pop, Rock

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

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

Music, Pop, Rock

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

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

Music, Pop, Rock

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

Music, Pop, Rock

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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