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Hope Tala – Lovestained

As the year winds down, and the weather cools down, we’re thinking of warmer places & times, like this week’s Best In Show: “Lovestained” by London-based Hope Tala. For more information visit facebook.com/hopetalamusic and have a wonderful Christmas and a happy new year!

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radio UNLEASHED #1588 – Merry Christmas!

(Merry Christmas!) Brenda Lee – Papa Noel Scar McLollie with His Honey Jumpers – Dig That Crazy Santa Claus Louis Prima – Shake Hands With Santa Claus Johnny Preston – (I Want a) Rock and Roll Guitar Red Foley and the Little Foleys – Frosty The Snowman Herb Alpert’s Tijuana Brass – Jingle Bells Bruce…

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Zero dB – Party Girl

With the end of the year screaming towards us, we’re going out partying, which brings us to this week’s Best In Show: “Party Girl” by Zero dB (Chris Vogado and Neil Combstock), a party starter if we’ve ever heard one. Available now from the Tru Thoughts label, get more info at tru-thoughts.co.uk/artists/zero-db.

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radio UNLEASHED #1587

(Pictured: Angel Olsen) Electric Guest – More (KIN/Atlantic) Alex Ebert – Stronger (Single/Community Music/AWAL) The Chamanas – Feel It Still (Single/The Chamanas) Tame Impala – Posthumous Forgiveness (The Slow Rush/Modular Recordings) Those Pretty Wrongs – Carousel (Zed for Zulu/Burger Records) Laughed The Boy – Sun (Change of Scenery/Laughed The Boy) Calexico and Iron & Wine…

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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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