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radio UNLEASHED #1491 – Love Show 1

Artist – Title (Album/Label)

Bright Eyes – The First Day of My Life (I’m Awake It’s Morning/Saddle Creek)
Teitur – One And Only (Poetry & Aeroplanes/Universal)
Ben Howard – Only Love (Every Kingdom/Island)
Band Of Horses – No One’s Gonna Love You (Cease To Begin/Sub Pop)
Echo & The Bunnymen – The Killing Moon (Ocean Rain/Sire)
The Magnetic Fields – Book of Love (69 Love Songs Vol. 1/Merge)
Iron & Wine – Such Great Heights (Give Up/Sub Pop)
Cat Power – Sea of Love (The Covers Record/Matador)
Hellogoodbye – Oh, it is Love (Zombies! Aliens! Vampires!/Drive-Thru)
Her Space Holiday – Sleepy Tigers (XOXO/No More Good Ideas)
The Weepies – Be My Thrill (Be My Thrill/Nettwerk)
Noah & The Whale – 5 Years Time (Peaceful, the World Lays Me/Vertigo)
Daniel Lee Kendall – Lost In The Moment (Lost In The Moment EP/Redcat)
Lenka – Don’t Let Me Fall (Lenka/Epic)
Bloc Party – This Modern Love (Silent Alarm/Wichita)
Phish – Waste (Billy Breathes/Elektra)
First Aid Kit – Emmylou (The Lion’s Roar/Wichita)
The Avett Brothers – January Wedding (I and Love and You/American)
Sam Cooke – Nothing Can Change This Love (Mr. Soul/RCA)
The Velvet Underground – I’ll Be Your Mirror (Velvet Underground & Nico/Verve)
The Shins – New Slang (Oh, Inverted World/Sub Pop)
Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros – Man on Fire (Little Daylight Remix) (single/Vagrant) 
The xx – VCR (xx/EAC-Secure Mode)
Blind Pilot – 3 Rounds and a Sound (3 Rounds and a Sound/Expunged)
Matt White – Love (Best Days/Geffen)
Elliot Smith – Say Yes (Either/Or/Kill Rock Stars)
Nicole Reynolds – Wonderin’ (Unordinary Mine/Nicole Reynolds)
She & Him – You Really Got a Hold On Me (Volume One/Merge)
The Maccabees – Toothpaste Kisses (Colour It In/Fiction)
The 88 – All ‘Cause of You (Over and Over/Mootron)

February 5th 2018 – February 11th 2018 – Lane 8 – No Captain (feat. POLIÇA)

We’re going electronic this week for our new Best In Show. The rapturous “No Captain” comes to us from the Denver-based, Lane 8 (aka Daniel Goldstein), and features vocals from Poliça. The song can be found on Lane 8’s brand new album, Little By Little, released on his own label, This Never Happened. It’s simply gorgeous & we hope you enjoy it! For more information visit

radio UNLEASHED #1490

Artist – Title (Album/Label)

Marlon Williams – What’s Chasing You (Make Way For Love/Dead Oceans)
Roy Orbison – In Dreams (In Dreams/Monument)
Nathanial Rateliff & The Night Sweats – I Need Never Get Old (Nathanial Rateliff & The…/Stax)
Stevie Wonder – Uptight (Everything’s All Right) (Uptight/Tamla Motown)
Ruby Velle & The Soulphonics – Broken Woman (The State of All Things/Gemco)
Nick Waterhouse – Holly (Holly/Innovative Leisure)
Brett Dennen – Already Gone (Let’s… EP/Downtown Records)
Tammy Wynette – Your Good Girl’s Gonna Go Bad (Your Good Girl’s Gonna…/Epic)
Patsy Cline – Got a Lot of Rhythm In My Soul (Honky Tonk Merry Go Round/Gusto)
Those Darlins – Wild One (Those Darlins/Oh Wow Dang)
Jules Shear – Be With You (One More Crooked Dance/Funzalo)
The Ballroom Thieves – Do Something (single/Nettwerk)
Spirit Award – Summer (Neverending/Union Zero)
BØRNS – Sweet Dreams (Blue Madonna/Interscope)
The Decemberists – Severed (I’ll Be Your Girl/Capitol)
New Order – Age of Consent (Power, Corruption & Lies/Warner)
Lane 8 (feat. POLIÇA) – No Captain (Little By Little/This Never Happened)
Franz Ferdinand – Feel The Love Go (Always Ascending/Domino)
Saint Pepsi – Fiona Coyne (Slylar Spence/Carpark Records)
Young & Sick – Ojai (Ojai EP/B3SCI Records)
Alvvays – Dreams Tonite (Antisocialites/Polyvinyl)
James Vincent McMorrow – Higher Love (Early Morning/Vagrant)
Nai Palm – Homebody (Needle Paw/Sony Classical)
Simon & Garfunkel – Bleecker Street (Wednesday Morning 3AM/Columbia)
Julien Baker – Turn Out The Lights (Turn Out The Lights/Matador)
Jade Bird – Lottery (single/Glassnote)
Blur – Tender (13/Parlophone)
War On Drugs – Clean Living (A Deeper Understanding/Atlantic)

January 29th 2018 – February 4th 2018 – Hiss Golden Messenger – Domino (Time Will Tell)

This week’s Best In Show is the latest from our favorite North Carolinian band, Hiss Golden Messenger. If “Domino (Time Will Tell)” doesn’t get widespread airplay there’s something wrong, but we’re doing our part! The song can be found on HGM’s latest album, Hallelujah Anyhow, available now on Merge Records. For more information visit

radio UNLEASHED #1489

Artist – Title (Album/Label)

Curtis Harding – Welcome To My World (Face Your Fear/Anti)
Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings – Come and Be A Winner (Soul of A Woman/Daptone)
Bedouine – Duty Eyes (Bedouine/Caroline)
The Duke & The King – If You Ever Get Famous (Nothing Gold Can Stay/Loose Music)
Jimmy LaFave – When The Tears Fall (Highway Trance/Music Road)
The Record Company – Feels So Good (Give It Back To You/Concord)
Fleetwood Mac – Need Your Love Tonight (Shrine ’69/Rykodisc)
Bonnie Raitt – Give It Up or Let Me Go (Give It Up/Warner Brothers)
Johnny Cash – Orange Blossom Special (…Sings The Ballads…/Columbia)
CCR – Hello Mary Lou (Mardi Gras/Fantasy)
Gogol Bordello – Through The Roof n Underground (Multi Kontra Culti vs. Irony/Gogol Bordello)
The Drunken Cuddle – Scotch (Can Stay With You Tonight?/The Drunken Cuddle)
Nic Armstrong & The Thieves – Broken Mouth Blues (The Greatest White Liar/New West)
The Monks – Boys Are Boys and Girls Are Choice (Black Monk Time/Light In The Attic)
Remy – Coca Pebbles (Remy/Carpark)
Eden – Gold (Vertigo/Astrelwerks)
Mattiel – Count Your Blessings (Mattiel/Burger)
The Heroic Enthusiasts – Pure Fade (101: The Heroic Enthusiasts/Bodan Kuma)
Tall Heights – Iron In the Fire (Neptune/At the Harm Farm Music)
Real Estate – Stained Glass (In Mind/Domino)
Van William – Never Had Enough of You (Countries/Fantasy)
Jeb Loy Nichols – Countrymusicdisco45 (Parish Bar/Compass)
Hothouse Flowers – Movies (Home/London)
Ages and Ages – How It Feels (Something To Ruin/Partisan)
Sylvan Esso – Radio (What Now/Loma Vista)
Car Seat Headrest – Fill In The Blank (Teens of Denial/Matador)
Eyelids – Slow It Goes (Slow It Goes EP/Jealous Butcher)
Pool Holograph – Stratus Sheets (Transparent World/Jurassic Pop)

radio UNLEASHED #1488

Artist – Title (Album/Label)

Van William – Cosmic Sign (Demo) (The Revolution EP/Concord)
Fleetwood Mac – Never Going Back Again (Rumours/Warner)
Van Halen – Spanish Fly (Van Halen II/Warner)
Led Zeppelin – Bron-Yr-Stomp (Physical Graffiti/Swan Song/Atlantic
Living Color – Solace of You (Time’s Up/Epic)
Stevie Ray Vaughn – Lenny (Texas Flood/Epic)
Didirri – Blind You (single/Didirri)
Hozier – Angel of Small Death and the Codeine Scene (Hozier/Rubyworks)
MGMT – Hand It Over (single/Columbia)
Morcheeba – Trigger Hippie (Who Can You Trust?/Indochina)
Motopony – King of Diamonds (single/Motophoninc)
Hiss Golden Messenger – Domino (Time Will Tell) (Hallelujah Anyhow/Merge)
The Rolling Stones – Just My Imagination (Some Girls/Rolling Stones Records)
Nathanial Rateliff & The Nightsweats – You Worry Me (Tearing at The Seams/Caroline)
Glen Hansard – Time Will Be The Healer (Between Two Shores/Anti)
Young & Sick – Dreams (Ojai EP/B3SCI Records)
Sylvan Esso – Song (What Now/Loma Vista)
The Cure – Just Like Heaven (Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me/Fiction)
School of Fish – Intro/Three Strange Days (School of Fish/Capitol)
Superchunk – What a Time To Be Alive (What a Time To Be Alive/Merge)
Spacehog – In The Meantime (Resident Alien/Capitol)
David Bowie – Queen Bitch (Hunky Dory/RCA)
Moby – Like a Motherless Child (Everything Was Beautiful/Mute)
Erika Wennerstrom – Extraordinary Love (Sweet Unknown/Partisan)
Alvvays – Plimsoul Punks (Antisocialites/Polyvinyl)
The Plimsouls – A Million Miles Away (A Million Miles Away/Geffen)
Talking Heads – Thank You For Sending Me An Angel (Stop Making Sense/Sire)

January 15th 2018 – January 21st 2018 – Catholic Action – New Year

This week we’re pleased to bring you a rockin’ new Best In Show from Scotland’s Catholic Action as we kick off the “New Year” in earnest. This is the second Best In Show from these guys, and like the first, this track can be found on their debut album, In Memory of, available now! Keep an eye on this great band by visiting

radio UNLEASHED #1487

Artist – Title (Album/Label)

Catholic Action – New Year (In Memory Of/Modern Sky)
The New Pornographers – This is The World of the Theater (Whiteout Conditions/Concord)
Anna Burch – Tea-Soaked Letter (Quit The Curse/Polyvinyl)
Eyelids – Falling Eyes (Or/Jealous Butcher)
Van William – The Country (Countries/Fantasy)
Chris Stapleton – Broken Halos (From A Room Vol 1/Mercury Nashville)
Ty Segall – My Lady’s On Fire (single/Drag City)
Nikki Lane – Jackpot (Highway Queen/New West)
Pokey LaFarge – Better Man Than Me (Manic Revelations/Universal)
The Mavericks – Easy As It Seems (Brand New Day/Mono Mundo)
Jay Som – One More Time, Please (Everybody Works/Polyvinyl)
Julien Baker – Appointments (Turn Out The Lights/Matador)
Aquilo – Thin (ii Side A EP/Island)
Tall Heights – Spirit Cold (Neptune/At the Harm Farm)
Bahamas – Way With Words (Earthtones/Republic)
Horrorshow – Cherry Blossom (Bardo State/Elegant Traks)
Bay Ledges – Safe (single/Bay Ledges)
Sampha – Blood On Me (Process/Young Turks)
CCFX – The One To Wait (CCFX EP/DFA)
Hundred Waters – Parade (Communicating/OWSLA)
Emmit Fenn – Lost In Space (single/TH3RD BRAIN)
Straight White Teeth – Lifetime (single/Straight White Teeth)
Beacon – Marion (single/Ghostly)
Joan Shelley – The Push and Pull (Joan Shelley/No Quarter)
Julie Byrne – Natural Blue (Not Even Happiness/Ba Da Bing!)
Moses Sumney – Plastic (Aromanticism/Jagjaguwar)
Penguin Café – Wheels Within Wheels (The Imperfect Sea/Erased Tapes)