BEST in SHOW

Think of BEST in SHOW as a kibble-sized version of radioUNLEASHED. Each week, we’ll search the kennel high and low and select one sonic purebred to highlight here. It might be a yummy new tune, an under-appreciated old bone or an old dog’s guilty pleasure.

Peach Fuzz

Caamp – Peach Fuzz

This week our Best In Show is “Peach Fuzz” by CAAMP. The band came to life in Athens, Ohio and began as a project between childhood friends Taylor Meier and Evan Westfall, who met at a summer camp in middle school. Their second album, By and By is on Mom+Pop Records and these guys represent the new face of folk

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Peach Fuzz

Caamp – Peach Fuzz

This week our Best In Show is “Peach Fuzz” by CAAMP. The band came to life in Athens, Ohio and began as a project between childhood friends Taylor Meier and Evan Westfall, who met at a summer camp in middle school. Their second album, By and By is on Mom+Pop Records and these guys represent the new face of folk

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Wilder Woods – Supply & Demand

We’re staying the summertime groove with our Best In Show selections. This week it’s “Supply & Demand” by self-described “connoisseur of intention on the winding road to ruin”, Wilder Woods. The song can be found on the very recently released self-titled album, courtesy of Atlantic Records. For more information visit iamwilderwoods.com.

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Toro y Moi – Ordinary Pleasure

Although its entitled “Ordinary Pleasure,” this week’s Best In Show is extraordinarily groovy. We always have time for Toro y Moi here at radio UNLEASHED. The song can be found TYM’s latest album, Outer Peace, available now on Carpark Records. For more info visit toroymoi.com.

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P.P. Arnold – Baby Blue

We’re happy to present P.P. Arnold‘s “Baby Blue” as this week’s Best In Show! Meticulously produced by Ocean Colour Scene’s Steve Cradock, the immediately classic sounding recording is included on The New Adventures of P.P. Arnold, her first album in 51 years! The album will be released on August 9. For more info please visit...

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Harvest Ministers – Summer’s Here Again

In keeping with the season, this week’s Best In Show is from Dublin’s own Harvest Ministers! The latest single from the long running nom de plume of songwriter Will Merriman, “Summer’s Here Again” is (as he says) “…best enjoyed from the comfort of a rocking chair wearing a Kinks’ t-shirt or similar.” For more info...

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Japanese Breakfast – Head Over Heels

We’re keeping things cool around here with this week’s Best In Show. It’s Japanese Breakfast with a beautiful version of “Head Over Heels” by Tears For Fears. For more information visit japanesebreakfast.rocks.

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Faye Webster – Right Side of My Neck

Our Best In Show this week visits with Atlanta-based singer/songwriter Faye Webster. The laid back country/indie-hybrid sounds of “Right Side of My Neck” are doing it for us right about now. The tune can be found on her latest album, Atlanta Millionaires Club, available now from Secretly Canadian Records. For more info visit fayewebster.com.

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Holy Pinto – Gold Leaf

If anything, this week’s Best In Show should win an award for the year’s sweetest video. Join Holy Pinto (aka Aymen Saleh) for a performance of “Gold Leaf” in a tiny bar in a tiny Nebraskan town. Now based in the U.S., the song can be found on the British singer/songwriter’s second album, Adult. For...

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The Waterboys – Where the Action Is

“I wanna hear one song that tells how I feel…” Its what we do every day and every week. This week’s Best In Show delivers big time! Mike Scott and the Waterboys bring us the big-time-rock-title cut from their new album, Where the Action Is, available now from the Cooking Vinyl label. For more info...

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Fruit Bats – Gold Past Life

Our Best In Show this week is from long time indie rock faves, Fruit Bats. “Gold Past Life” is the title cut from their new album available later this week from Merge Records. For more info visit fruitbatsmusic.com.

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