THE BIG BEAT'S Second Best of 2017

December 11, 2017
I can never fit the best tracks of the year into one show, so i stopped trying. I now do the best-of over two weeks and since we're off for both Christmas and New Year's Day, the first of the two is tonight with what I refer to as "The Second Best of 2017." 10pm Japandroids - "North East South West" (ANTI-) Wolf Alice - "Don't Delete the Kisses" (RCA) Cut Copy - "Black Rainbows" (Astralwerks) (break) Slowdive - "Star Roving" (Dead Oceans) Young Fathers - "Only God Knows" (Big Dada) Kyle Craft - "Chelsea Hotel #2" (Sub Pop) LCD Soundsystem - "call the police" (DFA/Columbia) ODESZA - "Line of Sight (feat. WYNNE & Mansionair)" (Foreign Family Collective/Counter) Teenage Wrist - "Swallow" (Epitaph) (break) The War on Drugs - "Strangest Thing" (Atlantic) Yoke Lore - "Goodpain" (ILA/Yell House) 11pm Quicksand - "Cosmonauts" (Epitaph) DJ Shadow - "Systematic (feat. Nas)" (Mass Appeal) The xx - "Say Something Loving" (Young Turks) (break) Father John Misty - "Total Entertainment Forever" (Sub Pop) Wolf Parade - "You're Dreaming" (Sub Pop) HAIM - "Want You Back" (Columbia) Shame - "Concrete" (Dead Oceans) Charlotte Gainsbourg - "Deadly Valentine" (Atlantic) Mount Kimbie - "Blue Train Lines (feat. King Krule)" (Warp) (break) Belle & Sebastian - "I'll Be Your Pilot" (Matador) Manchester Orchestra - "The Moth" (Loma Vista) Big Thief - "Shark Smile" (Saddle Creek)