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Automatic – Calling It

We’re calling it for “Calling It” – this week’s Best In Show from Automatic, a Los Angeles-based trio with a fantastic take on minimal post punk/new wave. For more information visit stonesthrow.com/automatic.

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radio UNLEASHED #1586

(Pictured: Big Thief) Rachel Dadd – Cut My Boots (Flux/Taitres/Memphis Industries) Pet Shop Boys – Burning the heather (radio edit) (Burning the heather/x2) The Colourfield – Pushing Up Daisies (Virgins and Philistines/Chrysalis Records) Milky Chance – The Game (Mind The Moon/BMG) Citizen Cope – Sun’s Gonna Rise (The Clarence Greenwood Recordings/RCA) J.S. Ondara – Heart…

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Graham Parker – Nixon’s Rules

Our new Best In Show is from long time favorite, the prolific Graham Parker, who takes the UK government to task for policies that can be traced back to Richard Nixon in the early 70’s. “Nixon’s Rules” is the sort of protest song we need these days. Shout out to fellow Hudson Valley resident, Wreckless…

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radio UNLEASHED #1585

(Pictured: Graham Parker) Graham Parker – Nixon’s Rules Better Oblivion Community Center – Dylan Thomas (Better Oblivion Community Center/Dead Oceans) Caamp – Wolf Song (By and By/Mom+Pop Records) Clairo – Bags (Immunity/Clairo) Elvis Costello – Less Than Zero (My Aim is True/Columbia) Miranda Lambert – Tequila Does Kelsey Waldon – Kentucky, 1988 (White Noise/White Lines/Oh…

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Devon Gilfillian – Unchained

We’re headed to Nashville for our Thanksgiving week Best In Show selection – “Unchained” by Devon Gilfillian. The song is a preview of what to expect from Devon’s debut album, Black Hole Rainbow, available in January. For more info visit devongilfillian.com.

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radio UNLEASHED #1584 – Happy Thanksgiving!

(Happy Thanksgiving!) The Shins – Young Pilgrims (Chutes Too Narrow/Sub Pop) Iron & Wine – Flightless Bird, American Mouth (The Shepherd/s Dog/P-Wine Records) The Appleseed Collective – Pumpkin Pie (Young Love/Earthworks) Mac DeMarco – Cooking Up Something Good (2/Captured Tracks) Poi Dog Pondering – Thanksgiving (Wishing Like a Mountain and Thinking Like The Sea/Texas Hotel…

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Omni – Courtesy Call

Our Best in Show this week comes from recent Sub Pop signees, Omni. These guys are obviously fans of the post punk era, and with “Courtesy Call” are reminiscent of Television – a big compliment in our book! Check out their debut album, Networker, available now. For more info visit omniatl.bandcamp.com.

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radio UNLEASHED #1583

(Pictured: New Order) The Highwomen – If She Ever Leaves Me (The Highwomen/Low Country/Elektra) Sturgill Simpson – Turtles All the Way Down (Metamodern Sounds in Country Music/Atlantic) Jack Grace – You’d Be Disappointed (If I Didn’t Disappoint You) (What a Way to Spend a Night/Independent) Caamp – Keep The Blues Away (By and By/Mom +…

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Zero 7 – Swimmers

Our Best In Show this week features UK duo, Zero 7, with “Swimmers“, their second single of the year after taking a break of several years. Have a listen here, and get more info at zero7.co.uk.

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radio UNLEASHED #1582

(Pictured: New Pornographers) Shintaro Sakamoto – Another Planet (Love If Possible/Zelone Records) Paul Simon – Crazy Love Vol. II (Graceland/Warner Brothers) Oysterhead – Birthday Boys (The Grand Pecking Order/Elektra) Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – Ain’t No Easy Way (Howl/RCA) White Denim – It Might Get Dark (Performance/City Slang) Devon Gilfillian – Even Though It Hurts…

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