THE BIG BEAT Turns You onto New Ones from The Jesus & Mary Chain, The Chain Gang of 1974 and Other Bands with Long Names

Yeah, we’re not quite to the “Best of 2016” shows yet, so there’s still time for artists on the bubble to prove themselves. Making a strong case tonight are Angel Olsen, Sleaford Mods, and Kyle Craft…


Cloud Nothings – “Internal World” (Carpark)

The Chain Gang of 1974 – “Slow” (Caroline)

The Jesus & Mary Chain – “Amputation” (ADA/Warner)


Tim Darcy – “Tall Glass of Water” (Jagjaguwar)

Sleaford Mods – “I Can Tell” (Rough Trade)

Kyle Craft – “Before the Wall” (Sub Pop)

NEW GEN – “Ring the Alarm (feat. Avelino & Tiggs Da Author)” (XL)

STRFKR – “Tape Machine” (Polyvinyl)

Japandroids – “Near to the Wild Heart of Life” (ANTI-)


Whitney – “Polly” (Secretly Canadian)

Kestrels – “Temples” (Sonic Unyon)

Jai Wolf – “Indian Summer” (Mom + Pop)

Kevin Devine – “Instigator” (Procrastinate! Music Traitors)


Portugal. The Man – “Noise Pollution” (Atlantic)

Run The Jewels – “Legend Has It” (Mass Appeal)

Mother Mother – “Love Stuck” (Def Jam)


Angel Olsen – “Give It Up” (Jagjaguwar)

The Crookes – “You Bring the Snow” (Modern Outsider)

Bon Iver – “8 (circle)” (Jagjaguwar)

The Last Shadow Puppets – “Is This What You Wanted” (Domino)

Ty Segall – “Orange Color Queen” (Drag City)

A Tribe Called Quest – “Dis Generation” (Epic)


Foxygen – “Follow the Leader” (Jagjaguwar)

NE-HI – “Stay Young” (Grand Jury)

Strand of Oaks – “Radio Kids” (Dead Oceans)

Teen Daze – “Cycle” (FLORA)

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