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SiriusXM U: Download 15 Countdown (6/30/14)

In this week’s SiriusXM U Download 15 countdown, Lana Del Rey is not ready to cool down yet as she remains hot at the top with Shades Of Cool at number one. Grimes (featuring Blood Diamonds) glides in at number two … 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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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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SXSW Day 3 Recap: Dee Dee from Dum Dum Girls talks Blondie collab, Damon Albarn talks going solo + more

Day three of SXSW has come and gone, and we’re nowhere near tired of gorging on breakfast tacos, catching showcase after showcase, and hanging at the Fader Fort. If you’ve been listening to SiriusXMU this week, then you’ll already know … Continued

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SiriusXM U will be in Austin during SXSW, and you know what that means: more #sxsselfies

Happy SXSW week! As we speak, all manner of self-proclaimed film, music, and tech geeks are descending on Austin, TX for this year’s South By South West festival (running March 7-16). Needless to say, things are gonna get squished. SiriusXM … 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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Listen: Los Campesinos! cover Blink 182

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SiriusXM U: Download 15 Countdown (1/25/14)

This week’s SiriusXM U Download 15 sees Beck taking the number one spot with Blue Moon. Meanwhile, Warpaint’s Love Is To Die is at number two, followed by Mac Demarco’s Passing Out Pieces at three. Check out the rest below: … Continued

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Live: Broken Bells perform Holding On for Life on SiriusXM

Airing 2/5 at 9 pm ET, 2/6 at 4 pm ET, 2/7 at 9 am ET, and 2/9 at noon ET on SiriusXM U  Airing 1/30 at 10 am ET, 1/31 at 4 pm ET, 2/1 at 1 pm ET on The Spectrum  Strong … Continued

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Live: Temples perform Keep in the Dark on SiriusXM U

When Johnny Marr and Noel Gallagher declare you the best new band in Britain, you know you must be doing something right. (And looking quite a bit like a member of The Doors doesn’t hurt either.) We’re referring, of course, to Northamptonshire … Continued