New Sirius XM Radio Extra 2.0 Channels

October 17, 2011

Sirius XM (NASDAQ:SIRI) Satellite Radio 2.0 ChannelsBy William Damsky

We’ve heard a lot about Sirius XM’s (NASDAQ:SIRI) Satellite Radio  2.0 adding Spanish channels, but according to our brothers at Satellite Radio Playground, there will be a number of new rock stations and even a George Carlin comedy channel added as well.

The listings were apparently posted on Sirius XM’s site and then quickly taken down last weekend. You can see the roster as it was originally displayed below.

The satellite radio company refers to the new stations as  “SiriusXM +XTRA Channels.”   They will only be available through new Sirius XM products coming in the fall and in 2012, or online.

SiriusXM +XTRA Channels:

Party Mega Mix – A deep selection of uptempo tunes selected for any party, or whenever you’re in a festive party mood!

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Radio – The greatest collection of  Rock & Roll is represented in it’s entirety on SiriusXM’s Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Radio.  This channel exclusively represents the music of the artists enshrined in Cleveland’s Rock  & Roll Hall of Fame and it’s Inductees and their stories.  Featuring music from all niches of the Rock & Roll era – including those from whom the inducted acts who drew their influences from – the history of Rock & Roll is only on SiriusXM.

RockBar – It’s you, some friends, a round of longnecks – and the best collection of party style Rock to get you ready to lose control to. Welcome to RockBar, where it’s a party in each song. And it builds to a wild crescendo that invites you to release your inhibitions…indulge with us.

SiriusXM Comes Alive! – Everyone remembers their favorite concerts.  Relive that experience on SiriusXM Comes Alive -  the Live Classic Rock Channel. Hear concert performances hand crafted into one seamless virtual concert experience!  It’s all of Rock’s greatest performers, captured on stage in arenas around the world!

Classic College Radio – Re-live the days of alternative rock when it truly was an “alternative” – not new wave, not punk, and not grunge. Hear classic Indie Rock songs and bands, completely free from corporate mainstream.

Red White & Booze – The music of Country Honky Tonks across America. The music exudes the spirit of hard-working, hard-partying fans everywhere!

Yoga – Inspired by the rejuvenating discipline of yoga, unwind and refocus to music that inspires through chants, grooves and meditative rhythms. Relax and breathe deeply…Namaste.

SportsCenter – This is your one-stop channel for the latest sports news!  Stay on top of what’s happening in sports with ESPN SportsCenter. Heard live throughout the day, the same ESPN SportsCenter you watch on TV is now available on your satellite radio.

Carlin’s Corner – The albums, concerts and  private archives of George Carlin.

Dirty Dog – Our down and dirtiest comedy channel, untamed and uncensored. Roasts, rants and rude.

UCB Radio – Comedy from Upright Citizens Brigade: underground sketch and stand-up, improve comedy, and the stars of tomorrow.

According to information leaked, Sirius XM’s Spanish Programming +XTRA Channels will include:

Viva – The brightest Latin stars in contemporary Pop, Alternative and Ballads. “¡Pop, Rock y Mas!

La Mezcla – Blending the biggest hits of today, in Spanish and English.

Flow Nación – The hottest sounds in Latin Hip Hop , Reggaeton and more!

Aguila – Norteño, Banda, Ranchera, Duranguense, Mariachi…all the sounds of traditional Mexican music.

Latidos – Romantic love songs from the ’90s to today.

Caricia – Relive the classics from unforgettable artists in Spanish and English.

Luna – Latin percussion and Afro Cuban rhythms blended with Jazz for a fun filled musical journey.

Rumbón Classic Salsa from the legendary artists and bands of yesterday.

La Kueva – The Latin Rock classics you know and love with today’s upcoming artists.

RadioFórmula México – News, Talk, Entertainment and more from Mexico.

Playboy Radio en Español – Smart, sexy Adult radio programming en Español.

Source: Satellite Radio Playground

William Damsky is a Contributing Author and Editor at CEoutlook.

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