Marty Lennartz

Twin Shadow (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images for SKYY Vodka)

The Big Beat: April 21, 2014 [Playlist]

The Big Beat is Chicago Radio’s premiere program for modern sounds from artists both domestic and abroad. It’s the kind of music that flies just under the radar of the mainstream. Hosted by XRT’s Marty […]

04/21/2014

Future Islands (Photo by Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images for Coachella)

The Big Beat: April 14, 2014 [Playlist]

The Big Beat is Chicago Radio’s premiere program for modern sounds from artists both domestic and abroad. It’s the kind of music that flies just under the radar of the mainstream. Hosted by XRT’s Marty […]

04/14/2014

Hamilton Leithauser (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Captain Morgan)

The Big Beat: April 7, 2014 [Playlist]

The Big Beat is Chicago Radio’s premiere program for modern sounds from artists both domestic and abroad. It’s the kind of music that flies just under the radar of the mainstream. Hosted by XRT’s Marty […]

04/07/2014

Lake Street Dive (photo: Zack Nechvatal)

Lake Street Dive Speaks with XRT’s Marty Lennartz

So, what was the first song they played when they got together? An improvised 12-bar blues was the pick, which was apparently not too glamorous. Rachel explained how she was making up lyrics as they went. Drummer Mike Calabrese seemed to sum up the band’s sentiment of their first jam by saying, “Yeah, it was very strange.”

04/02/2014

The Black Lips (Photo by Noel Vasquez/Getty Images)

The Big Beat: March 31, 2014 [Playlist]

The Big Beat is Chicago Radio’s premiere program for modern sounds from artists both domestic and abroad. It’s the kind of music that flies just under the radar of the mainstream. Hosted by XRT’s Marty […]

03/31/2014

Tune-Yards (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Coachella)

The Big Beat: March 24, 2014 [Playlist]

The Big Beat is Chicago Radio’s premiere program for modern sounds from artists both domestic and abroad. It’s the kind of music that flies just under the radar of the mainstream. Hosted by XRT’s Marty […]

03/24/2014

Avey Tare (Photo by Roger Kisby/Getty Images)

The Big Beat: March 17, 2014 [Playlist]

The Big Beat is Chicago Radio’s premiere program for modern sounds from artists both domestic and abroad. It’s the kind of music that flies just under the radar of the mainstream. Hosted by XRT’s Marty […]

03/17/2014

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The Big Beat: March 10, 2014 [Playlist]

The Big Beat is Chicago Radio’s premiere program for modern sounds from artists both domestic and abroad. It’s the kind of music that flies just under the radar of the mainstream. Hosted by XRT’s Marty […]

03/10/2014

The Faint (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Coachella)

The Big Beat: March 3, 2014 [Playlist]

The Big Beat is Chicago Radio’s premiere program for modern sounds from artists both domestic and abroad. It’s the kind of music that flies just under the radar of the mainstream. Hosted by XRT’s Marty […]

03/03/2014

Warpaint (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

The Big Beat: February 24, 2014 [Playlist]

The Big Beat is Chicago Radio’s premiere program for modern sounds from artists both domestic and abroad. It’s the kind of music that flies just under the radar of the mainstream. Hosted by XRT’s Marty […]

02/24/2014

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