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Future Islands at No. 1 on SiriusXM U: Songs of Summer Download 15 Countdown (8/30/14)

In this week’s SiriusXM U Download 15, SiriusXM U celebrates summer with Future Islands’ Seasons (Waiting on You) at number one. Meanwhile, Sylvan Esso’s Coffee comes in at number two, tUnE-yArDs is at number three with Water Fountain, Glass Animals’ … Continued

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‘Songs of Summer’ from SiriusXMU, Classic Vinyl + Classic Rewind

When Labor Day Weekend rolls around every year, people start celebrating. I mean, sure, they might not technically be celebrating the American labor movement or economic prosperity (which is what our good friend Wikipedia defines as the point of Labor Day), … Continued

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Interpol at No. 1 on SiriusXM U: Download 15 Countdown (8/23/14)

In this week’s SiriusXM U Download 15, Spoon’s Inside Out drops from number one back to number eight, and is replaced with Interpol, who roars in with Ancient Ways. Meanwhile, FKA Twigs comes in at number two with Two Weeks, … 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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Are you ready for Spoon’s Complete S**t Show’ on SiriusXMU?

Premieres Monday 8/4 at 5 pm and 8 pm ET on SiriusXMU, Ch. 35 Replays Tuesday 8/5 at 5 pm and 8 pm ET, Wednesday 8/6 at 5 pm and 8 pm ET, Thursday 8/7 at 5 pm and 8 … 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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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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SiriusXM U: Download 15 Countdown (6/16/14)

In this week’s SiriusXMU Download 15 countdown, Jack White replaces Parquet Courts’ “Black and White” with his debut at number one with “Just One Drink.” The New Pornographers grab number two with “Brill Bruisers.”, Spoon takes number three with “Rent I Pay” … Continued

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Listen to Sylvan Esso cover Cosmos by Porches

Just so everyone’s aware, the song Cosmos is a garage rock-leaning, guitar-driven track by a New York-based act called Porches, and it’s very good. It does not, for the record, sound anything like Sylvan Esso, a band that’s prone to … Continued

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Sharon Van Etten’s ‘Sun’ goes down as Parquet Courts tops SIRIUSXMU’s Download 15 (6/9/14)

In this week’s SiriusXMU Download 15 countdown, Sharon Van Etten loses the number one spot to Parquet Courts’ Black And White, followed by The Orwells at number three. Rounding out the top five are Hamilton Leithauser’s ‘I Retired’ at number four … Continued