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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Amen Dunes – Miki Dora

Named after a surfing pioneer and early superstar of the sport, our Best In Show this week is “Miki Dora” by Amon Dunes. The song can be found on the band’s fifth album, Freedom, available now from Sacred Bones Records. For more information visit amendunes.com.

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Amen Dunes – Miki Dora

Named after a surfing pioneer and early superstar of the sport, our Best In Show this week is “Miki Dora” by Amon Dunes. The song can be found on the band’s fifth album, Freedom, available now from Sacred Bones Records. For more information visit amendunes.com.

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White Denim – It Might Get Dark

This week’s Best In Show marks a return from our favorite Austin, TX, band, White Denim. “It Might Get Dark” appears on their upcoming new album, Performance, which will be available August 24 from City Slang Records. For more information visit whitedenimmusic.com.  

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Lump – Curse of the Contemporary

Our Best In Show this week is the perfect soundtrack for an easy going summer late afternoon. “Curse of the Contemporary” is by LUMP, a beautiful new collaboration between Laura Marling and Mike Lindsay. Their self-titled debut album is available now from the Dead Oceans label. For more information visit lump.world.

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Archie & The Bunkers – Looking

What would the summer be without some amazing garage rock? Thankfully we have Archie & The Bunkers with this week’s Best In Show, “Looking,” from a recently released single on the always rockin’ Norton Records. We’re looking forward to hearing more from these Cleveland boys! For more information visit archieandthebunkers.com.

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The Regrettes – Helpless

We keep the summer rockin’ with this week’s Best In Show. The Regrettes cover “Helpless” from the SMASH Broadway show, Hamilton, and its a winner! It’s available now wherever you buy your music. For more information visit theregrettes.com.

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Christine and The Queens – Damn, dis-moi (feat. Dâm-Funk)

Every summer a tune seems to come along that fits the season perfectly. This year is no exception. We’re happy to bring you this week’s Best In Show by way of France: “Damn, dis-moi” (aka “Girlfriend”) by Christine and the Queens. The tune is available now (in French or English) for volume up-windows down listening....

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Yukon Blonde – Love The Way You Are

This week’s Best In Show comes to us via British Columbian band, Yukon Blonde. With the release of their fourth album in 10 years, these guys are obviously about quality, and not quantity. “Love The Way You Are” can be found on their latest, Critical Hit, just released on Dine Alone Records. For more information...

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Cut Worms – Don’t Want To Say Goodbye

Our latest Best In Show features Brooklyn newcomer, Cut Worms, and “Don’t Want To Say Goodbye” from the debut album, Hollow Ground. Pick it up now on Jagjaguwar Records. For more information visit cutworms.bandcamp.com.

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The Coral – Sweet Release

“Sweet Release“, our latest Best In Show, comes to us via Liverpool’s The Coral. They’ve been doing great work since 1996, and their next album, Move Through the Dawn, which includes this and will be released in August, sounds killer! For more info visit thecoral.co.uk.

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Eels – Bone Dry

This week’s Best In Show is yet another choice cut from Eels‘ most recent album, The Deconstruction. “Bone Dry” is a groovy mid-tempo burner, with a great video to boot. The album is available now, and Eels are on tour as we speak – catch ’em while you can! For much more information visit eelstheband.com.

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