Hear Beach Slang, Lower Dens, Bon Iver, Leonard Cohen, and Other New Jams on THE BIG BEAT

Well, that was a bit stressful. Trying to assemble a radio program while the first presidential debate was going on? I was convinced that I was going to screw something up trying to sample records, tweet about the show, watch the debate, and read about it on social media all at the same time, but things seemed to work out just fine.

Dig into this week’s selections below, and share it with the rest of the planet if you like what you hear. It would be much appreciated.


Merchandise – “Lonesome Sound” (4AD)

Junior Boys – “Some People Are Crazy” (City Slang)

True Widow – “Theurgist” (Relapse)


JEFF The Brotherhood – “Juice” (Dine Alone)

Bon Iver – “33 “God”” (Jagjaguwar)

Cherry Glazerr – “Told You I’d Be with the Guys” (Secretly Canadian)

Sleaford Mods – “TCR” (Rough Trade)

LVL UP – “Hidden Driver” (Sub Pop)

Moby and the Void Pacific Choir – “Are You Lost in the World Like Me?” (Mute)


Leonard Cohen – “You Want It Darker” (Columbia)

Lil Silva – “Caught Up (feat. Cosima)” (Good Years)

Sneaks – “True Killer” (Merge)


Beach Slang – “Atom Bomb” (Polyvinyl)

Francis and the Lights – “Friends (feat. Bon Iver)” (Francis and the Lights Music)

Sampha – “Blood on Me” (Young Turks)


Psychic Twin – “Hopeless” (Polyvinyl)

Alex Cameron – “Take Care of Business” (Secretly Canadian)

Kate Tempest – “Don’t Fall In” (Lex)

HalfNoise – “Know the Feeling” (Congrats)

Tycho – “Epoch” (Ghostly International)

Dirty Projectors – “Keep Your Name” (Domino)


Cymbals Eat Guitars – “Have a Heart” (Sinderlyn)

D.D. Dumbo – “Walrus” (4AD)

Lower Dens – “Real Thing” (Ribbon Music)

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