Episode 1457: The Beta Band Effect feat. Harris King




September 30, 2022


  • Paris Combo “Terrien D’Eau Douce” Living Room (Universal Music Division Polydor) 1999
  • John Fahey “The Bells of Saint Mary’s” The New Possibility (Takoma Records) 1968
  • This is the Kit “Moonshine Freeze” Moonshine Freeze (Rough Trade) 2017


Did anyone out there know Patrick used to work in a record store?

Harris King dials in to discuss the phenomenon often described as “the Beta Band effect.” This occurs when an individual hears music (usually in a record store) and is compelled to immediately find out what it is and purchase it. 

Harris and Patrick contribute stories today and ask for yours. 

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