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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Squirrel Flower – Headlights

This week’s Best In Show makes us swoon! The dreamy “Headlights” is from Squirrel Flower (aka Ella O’Connor Williams), and can be found on her recently released second album, I Was Born Swimming on the Polyvinyl label. For more information visit squirrelflower.net.

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Squirrel Flower – Headlights

This week’s Best In Show makes us swoon! The dreamy “Headlights” is from Squirrel Flower (aka Ella O’Connor Williams), and can be found on her recently released second album, I Was Born Swimming on the Polyvinyl label. For more information visit squirrelflower.net.

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Mercury Rev feat. Norah Jones – Okolona River Bottom Band

In keeping with this week’s cover songs theme, we bring you our latest Best In Show (and their second for the year) – “Okolona River Bottom Band” by Mercury...

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(Sandy) Alex G – Hope

This week’s Best In Show is from Philadelphia native, (Sandy) Alex G. “Hope” is from his latest album, House of Sugar, and to paraphrase one of the YouTube comments,...

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Leeroy Stagger – Deeper Well

We’re digging into a “Deeper Well” for this week’s Best In Show. It’s from Canadian singer/songwriter Leeroy Stagger‘s latest album, Strange Path, available now from True North Records. For...

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Lana Del Rey – Norman effing Rockwell

Lana Del Rey is back with a new album! Lead track, “Norman F*&%! Rockwell” is our choice for this week’s Best In Show. For more info visit lanadelrey.com.

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Michael Kiwanuka – You Ain’t The Problem

It begins by sounding like Curtis Mayfield playing an Isley Brothers tune, and just gets better from there. “You Ain’t the Problem” is this this week’s Best In Show....

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Some Sprouts – Someone You Love

We unleash some indie pop magic with this week’s Best In Show. “Someone You Love” is the latest offering from Germany’s Some Sprouts. For more information visit somesprouts.de.

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Raphael Saadiq – So Ready

Mr. Raphael Saadiq has a new album and we’re all over it! This week’s Best In Show, “So Ready“, is from the recently released Jimmy Lee. Turn it up!...

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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...

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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...

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