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.

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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 visit mikescottwaterboys.com. And always remember,

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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 visit mikescottwaterboys.com. And always remember,

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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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Keb Mo – This Is My Home

Twenty five years in, and Keb Mo shows no signs of slowing down. “This Is My Home,” this week’s Best In Show, is the lead track from Keb’s latest long player, Oklahoma, due out on June 14. For more information visit kebmo.com.

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Hatchie – Stay With Me

Here in this unofficial start of the summer season we’re grooving thanks to the shoegaze-dance vibes of this week’s Best In Show. “Stay With Me” is by Australia’s Hatchie, aka Harriette Pilbeam. The tune can be found on her soon-to-be-released debut album, Keepsake. For more information visit hatchie.net.

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Rainbow Kitten Surprise – Heart

We head south for this week’s Best In Show to Boone, NC, with “Heart” from Rainbow Kitten Surprise. The breezy tune can be found on their new album, Mary (b-sides), available now. For more information visit rksband.com.

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Fontaines D.C. – Big

Just in from Dublin are Fontaines DC with the driving “Big” – our Best In Show selection for the week. Who says rock is dead? The tune can be found on debut album, Dogrel, available now from Partisan Records. For more information visit fontainesband.com.

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Tame Impala – Borderline

Tame Impala is back with their second single of 2019, and this week’s Best In Show. “Borderline” recently wowed ’em at the Coachella festival, and we hope it wows you! For more information visit tameimpala.com.

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Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – Read My Mind

Australia’s Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever keep moving from strength to strength. This includes new single, “Read My Mind,” our Best In Show for this week. The tune is actually a B-side from a single released back in February called “In the Capital.” For more information visit rollingblackoutsband.com.

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Devon Gilfillian – Here and Now

We’re headed into southern soul territory for this week’s Best In Show: “Here and Now” is from Philly native and Nashville-based, Devon Gilfillian. It can be found on his new album, Get Out and Get It, available now from Capitol Records. Go out and get more information at devongilfillian.com.

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Pure Bathing Culture – Devotion

Our pick for this week’s Best In Show is “Devotion” from Portland’s Pure Bathing Culture. The tune features on their newest album, Night Pass, available on April 26. For more information visit purebathingculture.com.

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