This week’s Best In Show is “Hotter Colder” from the UK’s This Is The Kit. Bubbling under for some time now, TITK has been developing a loyal following which includes the support of some influential people-in-the-know like Elbow’s Guy Garvey. “Hotter Colder” can be found on TITK’s fourth album, Moonshine Freeze, available now on Rough Trade Records. For more information, including upcoming US tour dates, visit thisisthekit.co.uk.
Our Best In Show this week is from long time favorite, Tracey Thorn, who of course you’ll recognize as the voice of Everything But The Girl. “Queen” is the first single from her latest solo album, simply entitled Record, available March 2 on Merge Records. For more information visit traceythorn.com.
This week’s Best In Show is an easy going summery groover called “Rosebud“. The cute video features two singing & dancing birds! The song is brand new from U.S. Girls, and can be found on their very-soon-to-be-released album, In A Poem Unlimited, on 4AD Records. For more information visit 4ad.com/artists/109.
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 this-never-happened.com/littlebylittle.
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 hissgoldenmessenger.com.
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 facebook.com/catholicactionband.
Although released back in June of 2017, we’re making “Mythological Beauty” by Brooklyn’s Big Thief our Best In Show for the week. Why? Firstly, its a cool tune, and secondly, they made a nice wintery video for the song. Their album, Capacity, will you warm you up, and it’s available now from Saddle Creek Records. Visit bigthief.net for more info.