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Old 11-12-2008, 01:23 AM   #1
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Default New Sirius Channel Lineup (12nov08)

Pop
001 Hits1
002 The Blend
003 SIRIUS XM Love
004 40s on 4
005 50s on 5
006 60s on 6
007 70s on 7
008 80s on 8
009 90s on 9
011 BBC Radio 1
012 The Pulse (was 009)
013 Elvis Radio
033 The Bridge
039 Pop2K
076 Escape

Rock
010 E Street
014 Classic Vinyl
015 Classic Rewind
016 Deep Tracks
017 Jam_On
018 The Spectrum
019 Boneyard
020 Octane
021 Alt Nation
022 1st Wave
023 Hair Nation
024 Lithium
025 Underground Garage
026 SIRIUS XM U
027 Liquid Metal
028 Faction
029 The Loft
030 The Coffee House
031 Margaritaville
032 The Grateful Dead
033 The Bridge

Dance/Electronic
035 SIRIUS XM Chill
036 BPM (Replace The Beat)
038 AREA

Hip-Hop/R&B
040 Hip-Hop Nation
045 Shade45
050 The Heat
051 Heart & Soul
053 SoulTown

Country
060 The Highway
061 Prime Country
062 The Roadhouse
063 Outlaw Country
064 Willie's Place
065 Bluegrass Junction

Christian
066 The Message
067 enLighten
068 Praise

Jazz/Standards
071 Watercolors
072 Real Jazz
073 Spa
074 BB King Bluesville
075 SIRIUSLY Sinatra
077 On Broadway
081 Cinemagic

Classical
078 Met Opera Radio
079 SIRIS XM Pops
080 Symphony Hall

Latin/World
083 Caliente
084 The Joint
085 Iceberg
086 CBC Radio 3
087 Bandeapart
088 Rock Velours
089 energie2

Sports
096 Sports Extra
097 Sports Express
098 Hardcore Sports
120 ESPN Radio
121 ESPN All-Access
122 Sports Central
123 Mad Dog Radio
124 SIRIUS NFL Radio
125 Sports 1
126 Sports 2
127 Sporting News
128 NASCAR Radio
194 Sports Play by Play

Howard
100 Howard 100
101 Howard 101

Entertainment
099 Playboy Radio
102 SIRIUS XM Stars
108 SIRIUS 108
109 OutQ
111 Cosmo Radio
113 Specials
117 Book Radio
118 Radio Classics
147 RoadDog Trucking

News/NPR/Talk
094 Premiere Plus
095 RCI Plus
110 POTUS Politics
129 CNBC
130 Bloomberg
131 Fox News
132 CNN
133 CNN Headline News
134 NPR Now
135 NPR Talk
137 CBC Radio 1
140 WRN
141 BBC World Service
144 SIRIUS Patriot
145 FOX News Talk
146 SIRIUS Left

Comedy
103 Blue Collar Radio
104 Raw Dog Comedy
105 Laugh USA
106 The Foxxhole

Family & Health
112 Martha Stewart
114 Doctor Radio
115 Radio Disney
116 Kids Place Live

Religion
159 Catholic Channel
160 EWTN
161 FamilyNet Radio

Traffic/Weather
138 Canada The Weather Network
184 SIRIUS XM Weather/Emergency

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Old 11-12-2008, 06:08 AM   #2
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Where the f*ck is Boombox and backspin? I am not happy about the direction that Sirius is taking.
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Old 11-12-2008, 06:37 AM   #3
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That's it. I've had it. As soon as Howard is done, I am done. Not a very good way to retain customers, Sirius!

No more Buzzsaw!? No more Backspin!? Most importantly, no more Disorder!!!!!!!!???? Bulls&@t!!!!
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Old 11-12-2008, 06:44 AM   #4
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Buzzsaw being gone is a definite deal breaker for me. That was my favorite music channel and it means we are now down one classic rock channel.

Can't say I like the generic "decade" theme of those channels as much as Sirius's making them each more unique. Are the original VJ's gone from 8? THAT would also be a deal breaker.

All in all, I've been a Sirius subscriber since 2004, and I may be canceling. I don't like the new lineup, the sound quality DEFINITELY had a more "tinny" quality this morning, and can't see why I should spend $13/month when I can plug an Ipod into my car.
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Old 11-12-2008, 07:26 AM   #5
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I'm SO disappointed that they got rid of Boombox for some pop channel. I'll be calling their customer service to voice my opinion, for what that's worth.

At least Left of Center just got a name change, and Chill seems untouched. Those 3 channels are the ones I keep a subscription for.

Feeling kinda stupid that I renewed just a couple weeks ago for the 2 year plan.
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Old 11-12-2008, 07:48 AM   #6
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I had a co worker I had just recently turned on to Sirius, mostly Backspin. He got XM with his new vehicle and was going to switch because of Backspin, now he's not sure he will keep either service. They need to get rid of these one group 24/7 stations and bring back the better ones. If I want to hear one group/person's entire discography I will download it and throw it on the ipod.
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Old 11-12-2008, 07:49 AM   #7
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Amazing that the genius Mel has been able to alienate all the customers of both XM and Sirius within months of the merger.
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Old 11-16-2008, 07:40 AM   #8
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Default these changes suck

4 years ago i made the mistake of getting XM, after 3 weeks, I cancelled it and got Sirius.
I mainly listen to the 80s channel. The Sirius channel back then was so far superior, now,
it is back to the XM way, and it is horrible. Casey Kasum sucks, and the music is shit I would change on commercial radio. Gone are the popular tracks. Same with Left of Center.
XM U is horrible. I hope enough people complain that Sirius changes back their decades channels to the way they were, or after Howard is done, I am gone. Hell if they don't resign
Bubba, i may go ahead and cancel my subs.
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Old 11-16-2008, 09:23 AM   #9
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I can not expess my disappointment of when I hit the preset on my radio and it read empty. Thinking it was somehow deleted, I manually tuned and realized it was gone. This could be a deal breaker for me. Not having a "Classic Rap" station to me is akin to dropping the 60s and 70s rock channels. Bring it back!
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Lithium is starting to become a bit of a disappointment to me (on top of the aforementioned stations)...as this is the channel I primarily listen to. So far this week I have noticed that songs are being censored....they go from Tool, NIN (or the like) to Bob Marley or the Back Street Boys???????????
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Old 11-16-2008, 02:37 PM   #11
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I am not upset with the new lineup because all the channels I listened to on both services are still there, I just wish we could find a way exclusively use XM's sats because of them being geostationary.
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Old 11-17-2008, 10:25 AM   #12
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I noticed last week that they had changed the channel lineup. I lost Buzzsaw and Moving Easy, two of my favorite stations. Buzzsaw was replaced by Boneyard which is an AC/DC channel until January. While I like AC/DC I don't need them 24/7. I hope Boneyard is equivalent to Buzzsaw or else I will be pissed. as is I can't get the music I loved on Buzzsaw until at least January providing Boneyard plays the same type of music. The fact I have to go two month without is pissing me off. These one artist stations are the friggin pits and need to stop.

As for Moving Easy I am told that The Blend, Escape and Sirius Love are stations I can listen to instead of Moving easy. May I say this option is a travesty. First off none of these stations the variety Moving easy did. they may play some songs from Moving Easy but not everything Moving easy did. Secondly, Escape is nothing but elevator music. This is supposed to be one of the replacements, Please!!!!

Presently, the fact I lost two of my favorite stations is making me wonder if Sirius is worth keeping. I have kpt it to this point because I get music I just can't get on regular radio. While to some extent that is true killing the two stations I liked makes less true. For me my choices of stations has now become limited. This is not what I expected from Sirius. Great way to treat a loyal customer.

Now, I did e-mail customer care to complain but the response I received was bull. They told me how concerned they are and I can still request songs to hear what I want. Hello, before I didn't have to request songs to get what I wanted. All I had to do was turn on the station. Now that option is gone and I have to do more work and hope a friggin DJ plays the song I asked for. Huh?

Just to show how Sirius seems to not get it I am posting the e-mail response I received:

Dear Sean,

Thank you for contacting SIRIUS regarding the removal of Moving Easy and
Buzzsaw. We understand your frustration, and we're here to assist you!

SIRIUS strives on making our programming the best radio has to offer.
Song choices on our music channels are made based on feedback from our
listeners. Sean, we are happy to forward your comments and suggestions
to our programming department for further consideration. In the
meantime, we suggest requesting songs and/or emailing your favorite DJs.
Please follow the steps below to do so. Please keep in mind not all of
our channels have DJ contact information.

- Visit sirius.com

- Click "What's On SIRIUS"

- Select "Music"

- Click on the channel of your choice

- Click "Request a Song" or "Send Us Email"

We also suggest making a request by phone at:

877-33-SIRIUS

We are committed to providing you with the best in customer care. If
you have any more questions, please feel free to contact SIRIUS Customer
Care. For your convenience, we are available 7 days a week at:

1-888-539-SIRIUS (7474)

As well as by email at:

www.sirius.com/customercare

And you can always manage your account 24/7 by visiting our website at:

www.sirius.com

Sincerely,

Amber
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