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THE BIG BEAT Playlist - 12/3/18

The last "regular" show of the year highlights the latest and greatest from Deerhunter, Toro y Moi, Grapetooth, Lana Del Rey, and a bunch more.
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THE BIG BEAT Playlist - 11/26/18

Some of the debuts this week include a 10-minute single that Lana Del Rey released despite her managers' pleas for a simple, 3-minute pop song, a B-side from Beach House, and a track from a band that most everyone can agree on, Bad Religion. And don't forget, the year-end, best-of shows will be...
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THE BIG BEAT Song of the Week: Sufjan Stevens - "Lonely Man of Winter (Doveman Mix)"

No better way to kick off the holiday season than with new music from Sufjan!
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THE BIG BEAT Song of the Week: Varsity - "The Dogs Only Listen to Him"

If you need to freshen up your playlists, here are 24 scorching-hot new ones for you to dig into.
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THE BIG BEAT Song of the Week: Grapetooth - "Blood"

They enjoy red wine and synthy pop tunes.
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THE BIG BEAT Song of the Week: Toro y Moi - "Freelance"

New track! Album announcement! Chicago tour stops! Things are good in the world of Toro y Moi this week.
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THE BIG BEAT Song of the Week: Shogun & The Sheets - "Hold on Kid"

26 scorching new tracks for your enjoyment.
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THE BIG BEAT Song of the Week: The Dirty Nil - "That's What Heaven Feels Like"

One of Canada's finest musical acts also happens to be a full-blown, real-deal rock band.
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THE BIG BEAT Song of the Week: Sharon Van Etten - "Comeback Kid"

It's been a nice chunk of time since her last album was released (4-plus years) and "Comeback Kid" is a helluva way to return.
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THE BIG BEAT Song of the Week: Villagers - "Fool"

Come for the indie-folk of Villagers and stay for the latest and greatest from Interpol, Roosevelt, Lana Del Rey, Methyl Ethel, Hippo Campus, and more.
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