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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(Pictured: Far Caspian)

Far Caspian – Blue (single/Dance To The Music)
The Ocean Blue – Ballerina Out of Control (Cerulean/Reprise)
Amen Dunes – Miki Dora (Freedom/Sacred Bones)
Bedouin Soundclash – Brutal Hearts (Light The Horizon/Pirates Blend)
Anna Calvi – As A Man (Hunter/Domino)
Lake Street Dive – Who Do You Think You Are? (Freak Yourself Out EP/Warner)
Parquet Courts – Mardi Gras Beads (Wide Awake!/Rough Trade)
Joyce Manor – Silly Games (Million Dollars To Kill Me/Epitaph)
Flasher – Skim Milk (Constant Image/Domino)
Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – An Air Conditioned Man (Hope Downs/Sub Pop)
The Decemberists – Sucker’s Prayer (I’ll Be Your Girl/Capitol)
Nap Eyes – I’m Bad (I’m Bad For Now/Paradise of Bachelors)
Starsailor – Four To The Floor (single/Polydor)
J.S. Ondara – American Dream (Tales of America/Verve)
Michael Kiwanuka – Tell Me A Tale (single/Polydor)
Richard Swift – Broken Finger Blues (The Hex/Secretly Canadian)
Moscow Apartment – Orange (single/HandsomeBoy)
Adrienne Lenker – Symbol (Abysskiss/Saddle Creek)
Mitski – Me and My Husband (Be The Cowboy/Dead Oceans)
Cut Worms – Don’t Want To Say Goodbye (single/Randy Records)
The Beatles – You Really Got A Hold On Me (With The Beatles/Parlophone)
The Rolling Stones – You Better Move On (December’s Children/ABKCO)
Jeff Tweedy – Some Birds (Warm Glow EP/dBpm Records)
Haley Hendrickx – No Face (I Need To Start A Garden/Mama Bird)
Neko Case – Last Lion of Albion (Hell-On/Anti)
Yo La Tengo – For You Too (There’s A Riot Going On/Matador)
Arctic Monkeys – Tranquility Bass Hotel & Casino (Tranquility Bass…/Domino)
David Bowie – Lazarus (Blackstar/Columbia)

She Drew the Gun – Something For the Pain

This week’s Best In Show comes courtesy of Liverpudlian newcomers, She Drew the Gun. “Something For the Pain” is a slow burning groover to heat you up this winter. The song can be found on the band’s sophomore album, Revolution of Mind, available now from Skeleton Key Records. For more information visit shedrewthegun.com.

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(Pictured: Bettye Lavette)

Kacey Musgraves – Butterflies (Golden Hour/MCA Nashville)
Paul Kelly – With The One I Love (Nature/EMI)
Bettye Lavette – The Times They Are A-Changin’ (Things Have Changed/Universal)
Flasher – Pressure (Constant Image/Domino)
Caroline Rose – Cry! (Loner/New West)
Peter Bjorn and John – Gut Feeling (single/PBJ Musik)
She Drew The Gun – Something For The Pain (Revolution Mind/Skeleton)
Rex Orange County – Sunflower (bcos u will never b free/Alex O’Connor)
Boy Pablo – WTF (Soy Pablo/777 records)
Moon Taxi – Two High (single/12th South)
San Cisco – When I Dream (single/Island City)
Sunflower Bean – Come For Me (King of Dudes EP/Mom+Pop)
The Smashing Pumpkins – Silvery Sometimes (Ghosts) (Shiny and…/Martha’s Music)
Middle Kids – Salt Eyes (single/Middle Kids Music)
The Beths – Happy Unhappy (Future Me Hates Me/Carpark Records)
Cat Power – Wanderer (Wanderer/Domino)
Haley Heyndericks – Oom Sha La La (In Need To Start A Garden/Mama Bird)
Skinshape – I Didn’t Know (Filoxony/Lewis Recordings)
One Eskimo – Kandi (UK Mix) (One Eskimo EP/Shangri-La)
Cayucas – Jessica WJ (single/Park The Van)
Yoann Minkoff & Kris Nolly – Once I (Leaving Home/Yoann Minkoff & Kris Nolly)
Eric Bachmann – No Recover (No Recover/Merge)
Tom Mishc – You’re On My Mind (Geography/Beyond The Groove)
Lucy Dacus – Night Shift (Historian/Matador)
Big Red Machine – Lyla (Big Red Machine/Justin Vernon & Aaron Dessner)
Pink Floyd – The Gunner’s Dream (The Final Cut/Columbia)
Foxwarren, Andy Shauf & Darryl Kissick – To Be (Foxwarren/Anti)
Westerman – Albatross (Ark EP/Blue Flowers)

Marianne Faithfull – The Gypsy Faerie Queen (feat. Nick Cave)

Our Best In Show this week suits the January-weather-in-November we’ve been experiencing recently. From two legends, Marianne Faithfull & Nick Cave, comes the gorgeous “The Gypsy Faerie Queen” from Marianne’s recent album, Negative Capability. The album is available now. For more information visit mariannefaithfull.org.uk.

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(Pictured: The Revivalists)

Anchorsong – Testimony (Cohesion/Tru Thoughts)
Tiggs Da Author – Do My Thing (single/Sony)
Caravan Palace – Lone Digger (<|°_°|>/Wagram Music)
Little Dragon – Lover Chanting (Lover Chanting EP/Ninja Tune)
Phosphorescent – There From Here (C’est La Vie/Dead Oceans)
Amos Lee – Little Light (My New Moon/Dualtone)
Cass McCoombs – Sleeping Volcanoes (Tip of The Sphere/Anti)
Snail Mail – Heat Wave (Lush/Matador)
David Bowie – Queen Bitch (Hunky Dory/RCA)
Flo Morrissey & Matthew E. White – Look At What The Light Did Now (Gentlewoman, Ruby Man/Glassnote)
Mercury Rev with Margo Price – Sermon (The Delta Sweete Revisited/PTKF)
Gillian Welch – I Want To Sing That Rock and Roll (Down From The Mountain/Almo Sounds)
The Avett Brothers – Roses and Sacrifice (single/American)
Gregory Alan Isakov – Dark, Dark, Dark (Evening Machines/Suitcase Town)
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats – Thank You (Nathaniel Rateliff…/Stax)
Aaron Lee Tasjan – Heart Slows Down (Karma For Cheap/New West)
The Revivalists – Change (Take Good Care/Loma Vista)
Gold Star – Baby Face (Uppers & Downers/Autumn Tone)
Sister Sparrow – Gold (Ghost/Thirty Tigers)
Iron & Wine – Flightless Bird, American Mouth (The Shephard’s Dog/P-Vine)
Father John Misty – Chateau Lobby #4 (I Love You, Honeybear/Bella Union)
Good Old War – Misty-Eyed (single/Nettwerk)
Marianne Faithful w/ Nick Cave – The Gypsy Faerie Queen (Negative Capability/Panta Rei)
Andrew Bird – Bloodless (single/Loma Vista)
Charles Bradley – I Feel A Change (Black Velvet/Daptone)
Sly & The Family Stone – Thankful N’ Thoughtful (Fresh/Epic)
Melvin Sparks – Thank You Pt 1 (Ain’t It Funky Now/BGP)

Snail Mail – Pristine

We have a delightful indie rock Best In Show for you this week from Lindsey Jordan and her band, Snail Mail. “Pristine” can be found on their debut album, Lush, available now from Matador Records. For more information please visit snailmail.band.

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(Pictured: Charles Bradley)

The Tracks – The Quit Song (Treasured Memories/The Tracks)
Tokyo Police Club – Hercules (single/Dine Alone Music)
White Denim – Ha Ha Ha Ha (Yeah) (Stiff/Downtown Records)
Courtney Barnett – Small Talk (10 Years of Mom+Pop/Mom+Pop)
Whitney – Golden Days (Light Upon The Lake/Secretly Canadian)
Stephen Kellogg – Love of My Life (Objects In The Mirror/Stephen Kellogg)
Sara Bareilles – Armor (single/Epic)
Charles Bradley – Fly Little Girl (Black Velvet/Daptone)
Lake Street Dive – I Can Change (Freak Yourself Out/Nonesuch)
Cat Power – You Get (Wanderer/Domino)
The O’My’s – Baskets (single/height.)
Boy Pablo – Sick Feeling (single/777 Records)
Snail Mail – Pristine (Lush/Matador)
Tom Walker – Angels (What a Time To Be Alive/Relentless)
William Fitzsimmons – Second Hand Smoke (Mission Bell/Nettwerk)
Angelo De Augustine – Time (Tomb/Asthmatic Kitty)
Deerhunter – Death In Midsummer (single/4AD)
Joseph – White Flag (acoustic) (I’m Alone, No You’re Not/ATO)
Ambar Lucid – A Letter To My Younger Self (single/Loma Vista)
The Milk Carton Kids – Younger Years (All The Things I Did…/Anti)
Hiss Golden Messenger – Black Country (Woman Virgo Fool/Merge)
Roseanne Cash – The Wheel (The Wheel/Columbia)
Harriet Brown – Man (Mall of Fortune/Innovative Leisure)
The Marías – Cariño (Superclean Vol. II EP/Superclean)
Photay – Oh Bay (Onism/Astro Nautico)
Gorillaz – Clint Eastwood (Clint Eastwood/EMI)
St. Paul & The Broken Bones – Convex (Young Sick Camelia/Single Lock)

Becky Warren – Carmen

Our Best In Show this week takes us to Nashville for the quirky new wave/country hybrid sounds of Becky Warren. “Carmen” can be found on the singer/songwriter’s sophomore album, Undesirable, available now. For more information visit beckywarren.com.

radio UNLEASHED #1530

(Pictured: Shana Falana)

The Smashing Pumpkins – Silvery Sometimes (Ghosts) (Shiny and Oh So Bright/Martha’s Music)
Cage The Elephant – Cigarette Daydreams (Melophobia/RCA)
Boy Pablo – Feeling Lonely (Soy Pablo/777 Records)
Rostam – In A River (single/Matsor Projects)
The Soundtrack of Our Lives – Flipside (Communion/Yep Roc)
Jonathan Something – Fine (Outlandish Poetica/Solitaire)
Whim – Mouths (single/Fluff and Gray Records)
Becky Warren – Carmen (Undesirable/Becky Warren)
Sunflower Bean – Come For Me (single/Fat Possum)
DAVIE – Testify (Black Gospel Vol. 1/The Swellco)
Prince – Musicology (Musicology/Columbia)
Decker. – Burnin’ Grass (Born To Wake Up/Royal Potato Family)
Bessie Turner -Nino (single/Don’t Try-LAB)
Laura Jane Grace & The Devouring Mothers – Apocalypse Now (Bought To Rot/Bloodshot)
Elvis Costello & The Imposters – Under Lime (Look Now/Concord)
P. Hux – This Is The One (This Is The One/Nine 18)
Sharon Van Etten – Comeback Kid (Remind Me Tomorrow/Jajjaguwar)
Shana Falana – Stripped (Darkest Light/Golddrone)
The Call – Let The Day Begin (Let The Day Begin/MCA)
Guadalcanal Diary – Watusi Rodeo (Walking In The Shadow/Hybrid Records)
We Are The Way for The Cosmos To Know Itself – Don’t Bother (Flashbacks EP/Celebration)
King Princess – Talia (Make My Bed/Columbia)
Caroline Rose – Jeannie Becomes a Mom (Loner/New West)
Jungle – (More and More) It Ain’t Easy (For Ever/XL Recordings)
Christine and the Queens – 5 dollars (Chris/Because Music)
The Gooms – My Dad (With an M EP/Squange Records)
Eric Bachmann – Jaded Lover, Shady Drifter (No Recover/Merge)
Beirut – Gallipoli (Gallipoli/4AD)
Whyte Horses feat. La Roux – The Best of It (single/CRC Records)
Valerie June – Got Soul (The Order of Time/Concord)