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The Black Keys’ Patrick Carney to Host New Monthly Show on SiriusXM

The Black Keys 2012 live by Reid Long c Patrick Carney

Patrick Carney, drummer of The Black Keys, will host Serious Boredom, an exclusive show on SiriusXMU, channel 35, Sirius XM Radio has announced. Serious Boredom will premiere this Thursday, December 20, at 8 PM ET. New episodes will debut on the first Thursday of every month beginning in January 2013.

Serious Boredom will feature Carney talking about and playing his favorite independent music, new and old, as well as music from his personal collection. During the first episode, SiriusXM listeners will hear Carney play music by artists like Pavement, Guided By Voices, and Yo La Tengo, as well as a new duet by Adam Green and Binki Shapiro.

"I'm excited about the show and the opportunity to host SiriusXMU’s Serious Boredom," says Carney. "I've wanted to do a DJ gig like this for a while now and am looking forward to being on air."

“We are the place to discover new music and we take pride in creating unique and wide-ranging opportunities for our listeners to hear new artists and songs,” said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. “When an influential artist like Patrick Carney gets behind the mic and invites listeners for an inside look into his inspirations and personal favorites, it’s a special, must-hear moment for our subscribers. And we know Patrick’s Serious Boredom will be anything but.”

After each broadcast, Serious Boredom will be available on SiriusXM On Demand for subscribers listening via the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for smartphones and other mobile devices or online at


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