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Keep SiriusXM Weird – Company Opens Austin Studio

If you think the title of this article is strange consider that the official slogan of Austin Texas is “Keep Austin Weird”.  Now SiriusXM is doing its part to keep Austin Weird by opening a brand new studio in the great state of Texas!  That’s right, SiriusXM will now have a presence in what many consider… → Read More

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Seamless SiriusXM is the Next Step

For quite some time I had harped on the fact that I felt SiriusXM (NASDAQ:SIRI) needed to embrace its Internet platform for growth.  Yes, the royalties are higher, but the Internet platform offered a wealth of potential that included the ability to offer more content, customized content, and even services like On-Demand.  When the company… → Read More

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Pandora Founder Pens Letter To Music Fans

I do not care if you are a SiriusXM, Spotify, Slacker, or a Pandora fan!  The fact of the matter is that I am a consumer of several services and enjoy them all for what they are.  While Pandora is not really my cup of tea, there are some 55 million active users that find… → Read More

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SiriusXM Should Make an App For That

There’s an App for that.  It was a genius marketing move by Apple when the company launched its iPhone, and it still applies today. Apps have a massive place in the daily lives of millions of people and SiriusXM (NASDAQ:SIRI) could capitalize on that in a substantial way.   No, I am not talking about… → Read More

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Radio Wars Film up for Award

The story of SiriusXM (NASDAQ:SIRI) has been an interesting decade long journey.  Satellite radio stock has seen massive highs and massive lows and the drama that has played out both as a service and as an investment has been the stuff of near legendary status.  Satellite radio has created millionaires and seen some lose everything…. → Read More

Van Halen Announces 2012 Tour – A Channel On Sirius XM Would Be Intense

Well for music fans there was a bit of a holiday surprise this week. Iconic 80’s rock band Van Halen has dropped some serious hints that they will embark on a world tour in 2012. The band just signed a new record deal with Intersope, and intends to announce some tour dates with tickets going… → Read More

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Sirius XM Personality Lynn Samuels Passes Away Christmas Eve

Whether you agreed with her politics or not, one thing was true about Lynn Samuels.  She was passionate about her position and created compelling radio.  Lynn had been with Sirius XM for about 8 years, and was once a staple with a regular weekday slot on Sirius XM’s Liberal channel.  Most recently she had a… → Read More

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Is Sirius XM Pushing The Envelope With Email Featuring Naked Baby?

Nirvana has made the news of late due to the 20th anniversary of their “Nevermind” album.  It is not so much the band or music that is garnering the attention, but rather the iconic album cover featuring a naked baby boy reaching for a $20 bill in the pool.   Facebook has removed the photo from… → Read More

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R.E.M. Breaks Up – Sirius XM Tribute Channel Would Only Be Natural

While the break-up of R.E.M. is sad news to fans, it has potential of becoming huge for the record industry and radio companies like Sirius XM, Clear Channel, and Pandora. The band has called it quits after a long and illustrious 31 year career, but their music will live on forever, and if there was… → Read More

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Pioneer Launches AppRadio – Aftermarket Solution To Smartphone Integration

It was only a matter of time before aftermarket car stereo companies began offering stereos capable of integration with smartphones. Pioneer is stepping up to the plate with AppRadio, a new aftermarket car stereo designed to capitalize on the increased functionality that smartphones allow. The AppRadio, set to launch in June, will include Pandora and… → Read More