MUSIC

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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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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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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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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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