Music, Pop, Rock

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

Music, Pop, Rock

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

Music, Pop, Rock

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

Music, Rock

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 (2/15/14)

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

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

Music, Pop

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

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

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

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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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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

Country, Music, Pop, Rock

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

Music, Rock

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

Music, Rock

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 (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

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

Music, Rock

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

Jazz/Standards, Music, Pop, Rock

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

Jazz/Standards, Music, Pop, Rock

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

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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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

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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

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#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

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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

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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

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#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

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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

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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

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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.

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