Marty Lennartz

Monday, Tuesday: 9pm-Midnight
Host: The Big Beat

Marty Lennartz claims that his most irrational act, quitting a full-time job to intern at WXRT, was also his best move, as he officially joined the staff in 1981 as producer for Terri Hemmert’s morning show. Since 1986 Marty has been hosting the overnight program, and he also can be heard on weekend afternoons.[Read Marty’s Full Bio]

Hot Chip // By: Kevin Winter (Getty Images)

The Big Beat: February 23, 2015 [Playlist]

THE BIG BEAT – 2/23/15 Juliana Hatfield Three- I’m Shy The Growlers- Good Advice Sonny & The Sunsets- Cheap Extensions The Singularity- Wetter Hot Chip- Huarache Lights Courtney Barnett -Pedestrian At Best Will Butler- Take […]

WXRT–02/23/2015

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The Big Beat: February 16, 2015 [Playlist]

THE BIG BEAT – 2/16/15 Happy Fangs- Hiya Kaw Kaw POND- Elvis Flaming Star Will Butler- Anna Father John Misty- The Ideal Husband Coleen Green- Pay Attention Chappo -I’m Not Ready The Amazing- Picture This […]

WXRT–02/16/2015

Father John Misty // By: Karl Walter (Getty Images)

The Big Beat: February 9, 2015 [Playlist]

THE BIG BEAT – 2/9/15 Panda Bear- Boys Latin Sam Prekop- Weather Vane Belle And Sebastian- Allie Courtney Barnett- Pedestrian At Best The Districts- 4th And Roebling Toro Y Moi -Empty Nesters Sleater- Kinney- Surface […]

WXRT–02/09/2015

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The Big Beat: February 2, 2015 [Playlist]

THE BIG BEAT – 2/2/15 Will Butler- Anna Glass Gang- I Will Save You September Girls- Melatonin Toro Y Moi- Empty Nesters The Dodos- The Tide Warren Teagarden & The Good Grief -We Are Gold […]

WXRT–02/02/2015

Will Butler // By: Jason Oxenham (Getty Images)

The Big Beat: January 26, 2015 [Playlist]

THE BIG BEAT – 1/26/15 Django Django- First Light Murder By Death- Strange Eyes The Blind Pets- TV Baby The Do- Lick My Wounds Will Butler- Anna Ariel Pink – Dayzed Inn Daydreams Jose Gonzalez- […]

WXRT–01/26/2015

Dan Deacon // By. Kevin Winter (Getty Images)

The Big Beat: January 19, 2015 [Playlist]

THE BIG BEAT – 1/20/15 Sleater-Kinney- The New Wave The Amazing- Picture You Dan Magnan + Blacksmith- Vessel Parquet Courts- Boots Viet Cong- Bunker Buster Panda Bear – Boys Latin The Dodos- Competition The Vaselines- […]

WXRT–01/19/2015

Sleater-Kinney (By: Karl Walter//Getty Images)

The Big Beat: January 12, 2015 [Playlist]

THE BIG BEAT – 1/12/15 TV On The Radio- Winter Viet Cong- Silhouettes Django Django- First Light Strand Of Oaks-Shut In Belle And Sebastian- The Party Line Menace Beach- Come On Give Up Purity Ring- […]

WXRT–01/12/2015

Ty Segall // By: Katie Stratton (Getty Images)

The Big Beat: Best Of 2014 [Playlist]

THE BIG BEAT – 1/5/15 THE BEST OF 2014 The Wytches- Wire Frame Mattress GOAT- Hide From The Sun Mac Demarco- passing Out Pieces Ex Hex-Don’t Wanna Lose Black Lips- Drive By Buddy King Tuff- […]

WXRT–01/05/2015

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Was This The Greatest Year In TV History? Marty & Sarah Wrap Up 2014 [XRT On Demand]

Hits, misses, and anywhere in between. Marty and Sarah take a look back into one of the most extensive years in television history. Plus, where do TV critics find the time to watch every single show on TV or streaming.

12/31/2014

Modest Mouse // By: Kevin Winter (Getty Images)

The Big Beat December 29, 2014 [Playlist]

THE BIG BEAT – 12/29/14 Father John Misty- Chateau Lobby #4 (In C Two Virgins) Murder By Death- Strange Eyes Sleater Kinney- Bury Our Friends Modest Mouse-Lampshades On Fire Bob Mould- The War Alvvays- Archie, […]

WXRT–12/29/2014

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