The Big Beat

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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

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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

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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

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New Music Thursday: Alvvays – ‘Archie, Marry Me’ [Watch]

It’s New Music Thursday on the air at XRT, so we might as well bring the party over to 93xrt.com…  Alvvays are a Canadian band that have been getting some play on our Monday night […]

WXRT–10/16/2014

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Big Beat Alums BRONCHO Debut New Video [Watch]

If you listened to the Big Beat this past Monday you may have heard BRONCHO’s “Deena.” The track is one of eleven off the Oklahoma natives sophomore album, Just Enough Hip To Be Woman, which was […]

09/17/2014

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The Big Beat: September 8, 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.

09/08/2014

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Three gems: Foxygen, Diane Coffee and Gary Wilson

Foxygen, a rediculously talented band is playing a couple XRT/Heineken Big Beat Shows in October. Chicago’s own The Blisters http://theblisters.com/ and Dub Thompson open Thursday 10/16 and Friday 10/17 at Lincoln Hall. Foxygen is a four piece band from  Westlake Village, California, formed in 2005 by Jonathan […]

WXRT–09/05/2014

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The Big Beat: September 1, 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.

09/01/2014

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The Big Beat: August 25, 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 […]

08/25/2014

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