SiriusXM Canada recently announced the launch of The Tragically Hip Radio, featuring curated music from the iconic Kingston-born band and celebrating The Hip’s musical legacy – now available online and on the SiriusXM app.
The streaming service’s audience will have exclusive access to never-been-aired live recordings from the band’s personal vault; archived interviews and track-by-track sit downs with Gord Downie, Rob Baker, Johnny Fay, Paul Langlois and Gord Sinclair; solo work from all members; plus the band will host and program specialty shows from their iconic Bathouse Studios. The channel will also feature hosted programs with and music from other prominent artists who have been influenced by the band.
“It’s an honour to be asked to stand in the same light as some of our heroes,” said the band. “We are thrilled to be a part of the programing and development of The Tragically Hip Radio on SiriusXM.”
The Tragically Hip Radio went live in September on channel 757 where SiriusXM subscribers can listen online, on-the-go with the SiriusXM mobile app, and at home on a wide variety of connected devices including smart TVs, Amazon Alexa devices, Apple TV, PlayStation, Roku, Sonos speakers and more.
“The Tragically Hip’s place in history as one of the most influential and important Canadian bands ever cannot be disputed,” said Jeff Leake, Director, Music Programming, SiriusXM Canada. “We are so excited to work with the band and give our subscribers access to their incredible catalogue and exclusive content that they cannot access anywhere else.”
Fans are invited to join the online conversation by sharing their favourite The Tragically Hip songs, memories and more using #TheHipRadio.
Sign up and get access to The Tragically Hip Radio channel by visiting siriusxm.ca/plans/essential.