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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]
Yeah, that Foxygen track is pretty wild. So is the new one from Bon Iver. And what’s better than Leonard Cohen’s voice? But hey, enough of the teasing. Dig into it.
Jason has become XRT’s resident Coldplay defender. Find out why he’s happy to go to bat for the band and revisit a few Coldplay tracks that you probably haven’t heard for a while ahead of this afternoon’s ticket giveaways.
They recorded a record with Wavves last year, but Cloud Nothings will be back with a proper release of their own in early 2017.
New music, new music, and more new music… And then some more new music after that. Listen to all of it right here.
This is America. OF COURSE you can combine your love of snowboarding and classic rock.
THE BIG BEAT Kicks out the Jams from Dinosaur Jr, Preoccupations, Beach Slang, Dirty Projectors, and More
If your playlists are in dire need of updating, then let Jason help you out with his weekly picks. And hey, even if you’re on top of almost everything, you’ll still find a gem or two in here. Dig in.
Yup, this is one way to calm the nerves. Um, if you’re in a state or municipality where it’s allowed, that is.
All politics and no new music makes __________ a dull boy/girl. Dig into close to two hours of the latest and greatest.
If you don’t like to tie your shoes, you might be a big fan of Spicoli’s checkered, slip-on Vans. Well, guess what! Nike is now after your heart with their new power-lacing system.
More new tunes, hand-picked by Jason just for you…