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Jason Thomas

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]

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THE BIG BEAT Song of the Week: Real Estate – ‘Stained Glass’

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Ray Davies Knighted, You Will Hereby Refer to Him as ‘Sir Ray’

“It lasted three minutes and it went very well and I said goodbye and went home.”


THE BIG BEAT Song of the Week: Little Dragon – ‘Sweet’

The brand new jam from Little Dragon is just the tip of the iceberg. Sample every other track from this week’s program as well…


St. Patrick’s Weekend Do’s & Don’ts

Some of the behavior exhibited on St. Patrick’s Day (and the weekend leading up to it) can be suspect, so as a reminder here are a few things that you should, and more importantly, shouldn’t do.


THE BIG BEAT Song of the Week: Kishi Bashi – ‘Can’t Let Go, Juno’

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