New Sirius Music Lineup May 4th

Aaron

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7 years of subscribing to Sirius makes me very skeptical that channel changes will actually occur on the radio service.

Scott, any idea which current channels didn't make the new list?
Glancing at the list too quick I guess, I'm not seeing what's missing...
 

IdRatherBeSkiing

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Missing channels that I've noticed right away...

2 - The Blend
3 - Love
64 - Willie's Place
67 - enLighten
Willies Place and Road House were merging. Heard that several months ago.

Maybe these are the ones which will be replaced for those lovely free minority channels we have been clamoring for.
 

Bandwagon03

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That is interesting, because over the last couple of weeks, I have perceived a change in the playlist @ Willies Place, they don't play near as much Texas Swing, and "old school" stuff.
 

IdRatherBeSkiing

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The Blend used to be a good channel. But it has become a copy of ThePulse playing mostly 90s/00s and current crap. Not sorry to see it go.
 

limegrass69

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I think that they still need some sort of "soft rock" channel. As others have implied, I think Love and The Blend will combine.
 

dlnester

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I have a feeling that some of the XM channels will fill the blank spots on the list. I believe that both services will have the same channel numbers, and between new stations not announced yet and the XM stations we will have to see.

Notice how Hits 1 is moving to channel 2... they are listed as Channel 2 for XM Internet Only already... maybe 20 on 20 will merge with Hits 1 and be on both services on channel 2?
 

Wolf

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With all these news and rumors are probably somewhat true. Like Willies Place and Roadhouse merging and I can probably see The Pulse and Pop2K, but I will believe it when it comes out.
 

kryptonite

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Could this channel change rival "THE" channel change from 2004 or 2005? It seems like everything, with the exception of channels 4-9 are moving.

OTOH, this is interesting. Notice the odd gaps in the categories:

BPM 36 51
NOTHING ON CHANNEL 52
Electric Area 38 53
Sirius XM Chill 35 54


The Roadhouse 62 56
NOTHING ON CHANNEL 57
Prime Country 61 58
The Highway 60 59
Outlaw Country 63 60
Bluegrass Junction 65 61
 

dlnester

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Sirius Stations missing from new layout:

The Blend (Pop Category)
Love (Pop Category)
enLighten (Christian Category)

XM Stations not listed on Sirius List:

Top 20 on 20 (Pop Category)
Pop2K (Pop Category)
The Groove (Hip-Hop / R&B)
The Village (Country Category)
Cinemagic (Jazz, Blues & Standards Category)
The Verge (Latin & World Category)

Clear Channel Stations from XM

Nashville
Kiss
Mix
Music Summit
Sixx Sense
Bollywood & Beyond
 

IdRatherBeSkiing

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Sirius Stations missing from new layout:

The Blend (Pop Category)
Love (Pop Category)
enLighten (Christian Category)

XM Stations not listed on Sirius List:

Top 20 on 20 (Pop Category)
Pop2K (Pop Category)
The Groove (Hip-Hop / R&B)
The Village (Country Category)
Cinemagic (Jazz, Blues & Standards Category)
The Verge (Latin & World Category)

Clear Channel Stations from XM

Nashville
Kiss
Mix
Music Summit
Sixx Sense
Bollywood & Beyond
My guess is the XM channels fit in the gaps.
 

dlnester

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They gaps line up... Pop2K on 3, The Verge on 43, The Groove on 50, The Village on 62, Cinemagic on 73. Of course we could all be speculating on nothing. I think Top 20 on 20 gets the ax for Hits 1.
 

IdRatherBeSkiing

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They gaps line up... Pop2K on 3, The Verge on 43, The Groove on 50, The Village on 62, Cinemagic on 73. Of course we could all be speculating on nothing. I think Top 20 on 20 gets the ax for Hits 1.
I think the same too about 20 on 20. They have been working on this for a while.