Hear the Black Keys LIVE on SiriusXMU

Airing Tuesday 5/27 at 8 pm ET on Alt Nation (Ch. 36), SiriusXMU (Ch. 35), and The Spectrum (Ch. 28)

Mark your calendars: Garage/blues rock duo The Black Keys are performing at The Mercy Lounge in Nashville this month, and Alt Nation plans to air the entire show live! And even better? The Spectrum and SiriusXMU will air the broadcast too. Black Keys for everybody!

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Damon Albarn, Pixies + Tune-Yards top SiriusXMU’s Download 15 Countdown (5/5/14)

In this week’s SiriusXMU Download 15, Damon Albarn’s Lonely Press Play takes the number one spot from Jack White’s Lazaretto, which falls to number four. Pixies’ Greens and Blues makes an impressive jump to number two, as does the Tune-Yards’ Wait For A Minute at number three. Wye Oak’s Glory enters the countdown at number five. Check out the rest below!

15. BEVERLY – YOU CAN’T GET IT RIGHT
14. BATHS – OCEAN DEATH
13. SYLVAN ESSO – PLAY IT RIGHT
12. SHARON VAN ETTEN – EVERY TIME THE SUN COMES UP
11. THEE OH SEES – ENCRYPTED BOUNCE
10. HOORAY FOR EARTH – KEYS
9. FUCKED UP – LED BY THE HAND (FEAT. JAY MASCIS)
8. BOB MOULD – I DON’T KNOW YOU ANYMORE
7. CHRISTOPHER OWENS – STEPHEN
6. PARQUET COURTS – BLACK AND WHITE
5. WYE OAK – GLORY
4. JACK WHITE – LAZARETTO
3. TUNE-YARDS – WAIT FOR A MINUTE
2. PIXIES – GREENS AND BLUES
1. DAMON ALBARN – LONELY, PRESS PLAY

Jack White enters (and tops!) SiriusXM U’s Download 15 Countdown (4/28/14)

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Jack White’s rockin’ Lazarretto enters SiriusXMU’s Download 15 countdown at number one this week! Thee Oh Sees The Drop takes the second spot, and The Afghan Whigs hangs tight at number three with Algiers. Parquet Courts’ Sunbathing Animal makes an impressive leap to number four, and Sunny Day Real Estate makes their debut at number five. Be sure to see who else made the cut below!

15. CRAFT SPELLS – BREAKING THE ANGEL AGAINST THE TIDE
14. DEVONTE HYNES – PALO ALTO
13. WOODS – MOVING TO THE LEFT
12. DAMON ALBARN – LONELY PRESS PLAY
11. FEAR OF MEN – DESCENT
10. TUNE-YARDS – WAIT FOR A MINUTE
9. JAMIE XX – GIRL
8. TWIN SHADOW – TO THE TOP
7. PIXIES – GREEN AND BLUES
6. BLACK KEYS – TURN BLUE
5. SUNNY DAY REAL ESTATE – LIPTON WITCH
4. PARQUET COURTS – SUNBATHING ANIMAL
3. THE AFGHAN WHIGS – ALGIERS
2. THEE OH SEES – THE DROP
1. JACK WHITE – LAZARRETTO

SiriusXM U: Download 15 Countdown (4/20/14)

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Greetings, Snarf!

In this week’s SiriusXM U Download 15 countdown, the unstoppable Black Keys are at number one with Turn Blue. At number two is Twin Shadow’s To The Top (which he debuted on SXMU just last week — nice work!), and Afghan Whigs follow with their track Algiers. Next up is Woods at number four with Moving To The Left, and rounding out the top five is Lana Del Rey’s West Coast.

15. LA SERA – RUNNING WILD
14. PAINS OF BEING PURE AT HEART – EURYDICE
13. SKY FERRIERA – I BLAME MYSELF
12. TUNE-YARDS – WAIT FOR A MINUTE
11. PARQUET COURTS – SUNBATHING ANIMALS
10. CHROMEO / EZRA KOENIG – EZRA’S INTERLUDE
9. HOORAY FOR EARTH – KEYS
8. FUTURE ISLANDS – SEASONS (WAITING ON YOU)
7. SIGUR ROS – THE RAINS OF CASTAMERE
6. THEE OH SEES – DROP
5. LANA DEL RAY – WEST COAST
4. WOODS – MOVING TO THE LEFT
3. AFGHAN WHIGS – ALGIERS
2. TWIN SHADOW – TO THE TOP
1. BLACK KEYS – TURN BLUE

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Check out our Top 25 picks for this year’s Record Store Day.

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DROWNERS, in town for Coachella 2014 and strumming it out at SONOS. Hear their SXMU session tonight at 9pm ET!

DROWNERS, in town for Coachella 2014 and strumming it out at SONOS. Hear their SXMU session tonight at 9pm ET!

The lovely ladies of Warpaint, live from SONOS studio. Hear their live set on SiriusXMU tomorrow (4/16) at 6 pm ET!

The lovely ladies of Warpaint, live from SONOS studio. Hear their live set on SiriusXMU tomorrow (4/16) at 6 pm ET!

ICYMI: Courtney Barnett covers The Lemonheads’ ‘Bein’ Around’

In case you’d run out of reasons to <3 Courtney Barnett…

SiriusXM U: Download 15 Countdown (4/7/14)

In this week’s SiriusXM U Download 15 countdown, we’ve got Cloud Nothings at number one with Now Hear In from their new album, Here and Nowhere Else. Next up is Future Islands with their highly addicting single Seasons (Waiting On You) at number two, then Jack White follows at number three with High Ball Stepper. Mac DeMarco’s Brother comes in at number four, and Parquet Courts rounds out the list at number five. Check out the rest below.

15. SMALL BLACK – LINES OF LATITUDE
14. CLAP YOUR HANDS SAY YEAH – COME DOWN (FEAT. MATT BERNINGER FROM THE NATIONAL)
13. TOBACCO - STREAKER
12. COURTNEY BARNETT – BEING AROUND (LEMONHEADS COVER)
11. ANTLERS - PALACE
10. HAIM – IF I COULD CHANGE YOUR MIND (CERRONE FUNK MIX)
9. HOW TO DRESS WELL – REPEAT PLEASURE
8. BOB MOULD – HEY MR. GREY
7. ST. VINCENT – DIGITAL WITNESS (DARKSIDE REMIX)
6. BLACK KEYS - FEVER
5. PARQUET COURTS – SUNBATHING ANIMALS
4. MAC DEMARCO - BROTHER
3. JACK WHITE – HIGH BALL STEPPER
2. FUTURE ISLANDS - SEASONS (WAITING ON YOU)
1. CLOUD NOTHINGS – NOW HEAR IN

SiriusXM U: Download 15 Countdown (3/31/14)

In this week’s Download 15 Countdown, the Black Keys burn up the number one spot with Fever, knocking Tune-Yards’ Water Fountain down to number four. Future Islands makes an impressive leap to number two with Seasons (Waiting On You), as does Perfect Pussy, grabbing the third slot with Driver. Cloud Nothings makes its first appearance in the countdown at number five with Now Hear In. See who else made the cut below!

15. HAERTS – CALL MY NAME
14. JAMIE XX – SLEEP SOUND
13. COURTNEY BARNETT – BEING AROUND (LEMONHEADS COVER)
12. AFGHAN WHIGS – THE LOTTERY
11. AVEY TARE’S SLASHER FLICKS – STRANGE COLORS
10. BUILT TO SPILL – JOKERMAN
9. LIARS – MESS ON A MISSION
8. MAC DEMARCO – BROTHER
7. HOLD STEADY – I HOPE THIS WHOLE THING DIDN’T FRIGHTEN YOU
6. BLACK LIPS – NIGHTMARE FIELD
5. CLOUD NOTHINGS – NOW HEAR IN
4. TUNE-YARDS – WATER FOUNTAIN
3. PERFECT PUSSY – DRIVER
2. FUTURE ISLANDS – SEASONS (WAITING ON YOU)
1. BLACK KEYS – FEVER