Monday – Friday: 4-8pm
Host: The Big Beat
So, it may not always sound like it, but I’ve been yakking into a mic between records for almost 20 years now, if you count my time at student-run KVHS in Concord, CA in the late ’90s… Yeah, I was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area (East Bay) and developed a love for radio at the age of 8 when I would fall asleep listening to San Francisco Giants games on KNBR. It then became a bit of a habit of mine, falling asleep with the radio on. [Read Jason’s Full Bio]
The Raveonettes have 12 new songs for you to enjoy, but they’re not being released in the form of a traditional album. Not yet, anyway.
Who doesn’t love a good doc on PBS?! Janis Joplin is the subject of the latest edition of “American Masters.”
If you’re looking to get lost in a couple hours of brand new tracks… This is your jam.
When I learned of Prince’s passing earlier today, I went back to 1984 and 2008…
Another action-packed two hours of radio this past Monday night on XRT and because Jason loves you so much, he has links to everything that was played so you don’t have to miss a thing.
With Record Store Day right around the corner, it’s got me thinking about how the record stores of my youth out in the San Francisco Bay Area changed my life and how I wouldn’t be doing what I’m doing today without them.
Looking to take in some live music this weekend? Poliça and Night Moves both have Saturday night gigs coming up here in town and they’re just two of the many bands you can sample from this week’s episode of THE BIG BEAT.
If THE BIG BEAT is a new music highlights show, then think of this post as the highlights of the highlights show.
If you’re wondering what you might be missing when it comes to private performances here at XRT, Jason Thomas has a little story to tell about Ty Segall…and pantyhose.
One of our DJ’s goes through hours and hours and hours of new music every week so that you don’t have to. If you’re not yet familiar with Frankie Cosmos, LUH, Louis The Child and Eagulls… Well, THAT’S WHAT THE SHOW IS FOR. Dig into it.