Lizzo – Juice

Every once in a while a song comes along that makes us think, “If this isn’t a hit, we have no idea what we’re doing.” “Juice” by Lizzo is one those tunes, and its our Best In Show for this week. Damn, this is fun! Her next album, Cuz I Love You, will be released in April by Atlantic Records. For more info visit lizzomusic.com.

radio UNLEASHED #1547 – WDUB Tribute

(Pictured: WDUB Radio)

The Icicle Works – Whisper To A Scream (Birds Fly) (The Icicle Works/Arista)
The Cult – She Sells Sanctuary (Love/Beggars Banquet)
U2 – The Electric Co. (Boy/Island)
The Alarm – Strength (Strength/IRS)
Yaz – Don’t Go (Upstairs At Eric’s/Sire)
Fine Young Cannibals – Johnny Come Home (Fine Young Cannibals/London)
The English Beat – Tears of a Clown (I Just Can’t Stop It/Shout! Factory)
Haircut 100 (Favourite Shirts (Boy Meets Girl) (Pelican West/Arista)
The Blasters (I’m Shakin’ (The Blasters/Slash Records)
Joe Jackson – I’m The Man (I’m The Man/A&M)
The Ramones – Rockaway Beach (Rocket To Russia/Sire)
Nick Lowe – So It Goes (Jesus of Cool/Columbia Records)
The Clash – Clampdown (London Calling/Epic)
The Smiths – Shoplifters of The World Unite (Louder Than Bombs/Sire)
INXS – Don’t Change (Shabooh Shoobah/Atco)
Violent Femmes – Kiss Off (Violent Femmes/Slash)
The Replacements – Kiss Me On The Bus (Tim/Sire)
Elvis Costello – Loveable (King of America/Columbia)
R.E.M. – Pretty Persuasion (Reckoning/IRS)
The Colourfield – Can’t Get Enough of You Baby (Virgins and Philistines/Chrysalis)
The Housemartins – Happy Hour (London 0 Hull 4/Elektra)
The Jam – Town Called Malice (The Gift/Polydor)
Talking Heads – Love Goes To a Building On Fire (The Name of This Band…/Sire)
Squeeze – Cool For Cats (Cool For Cats/A&M)
The Cure – Let’s Go To Bed (Japanese Whispers/Sire)
The Stranglers – Skin Deep (Aural Sculpture/Epic)
Howard Jones – New Song (Human’s Lib/Elektra)
Depeche Mode – Behind the Wheel/Route 66 (Mega Single 12”/Sire)
The Police – It’s Alright For You (Regatta De Blanc/A&M)
Orchestral Manoeuvres in The Dark – Tesla Girls (Junk Culture/Virgin)
Trio – Da Da Da (Trio/Mercury)

Júníus Meyvant – Lay Your Head

This week’s Best In Show comes all the way from Iceland! Júníus Meyvant (aka Unnar Gísli Sigurmundsson) brings us the simply beautiful “Lay Your Head” from his latest album, Across the Borders, available now from Glassnote Records. For more information visit juniusmeyvant.com.

radio UNLEASHED #1546

(Pictured: Robert Finley)

Robert Finley – Get It While You Can (Goin’ Platinum/Easy Eye Sound)
Nick Waterhouse – Wreck The Rod (Nick Waterhouse/Innovative Leisure)
The Starters – Uptight (Soul Clap Its Hands/Soul Clap Records)
Quantic & Alice Russel – Traveling Song (Look Around The Corner/Tru Thoughts)
Triangle Fire – Little Furs (Everything Works/Raspado Man Records)
Amy Winehouse – Valerie (Back To Black B-Sides/Island)
Courtney Marie Andrews – May Your Kindness Remain (May Your Kindness Remain/Fat Possum)
Mercury Rev feat. Margo Price – Sermon (Bobby Gentry’s The Delta Sweete Revisited/Partisan)
Genesis – Carpet Crawlers (The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway/Atco)
Big Red Machine – Forest Green (Big Red Machine/Justin Vernon & Aaron Dessner)
Aldous Harding – The Barrel (single/4AD)
Andrew Bird – Sisyphus (My Finest Work Yet/Loma Vista)
Valerie June – Got Soul (The Order of Time/Concord Bicycle Music)
Hothouse Flowers – This is It (Your Soul) (Songs From The Rain/London)
Father John Misty – We’re Only People (God’s Favorite Customer/Sub Pop)
Jonathan Something – For All My Life (Outlandish Poetica/Solitaire Recordings)
Kacey Musgraves – Slow Burn (Golden Hour/MCA Nashville)
J.S. Ondara – American Dream (acoustic) (SST Studio Session/Verve)
Del Amitri – Nothing Ever Happens (Waking Hours/A&M)
Nilüfer Yanya – Heavyweight Champion of The Year (Heavyweight Champion/ATO)
Tiny Ruins – Holograms (Olympic Girls/Ba Da Bing!)
James Blake – Can’t Believe The Way We Flow (Assume Form/Polydor)
Amen Dunes – Believe (Freedom/Sacred Bones Records)
Young The Giant – Superposition (Reprise) (Superposition/Elektra)
Junius Meyvent – Lay Your Head (Across The Borders/Glassnote)
Helado Negro – Running (This is How You Smile/RVNG Intl)

Mercury Rev feat. Hope Sandoval – Big Boss Man

Shout out to our Hudson Valley pal’s, Mercury Rev, along with special guest, Hope Sandoval, for this week’s Best In Show: “Big Boss Man“. The tune is from the Rev’s latest long player, Bobbie Gentry’s The Delta Sweete Revisited, and we highly suggest checking the entire album out. Its available now on Partisan Records & Bella Union Records! For more info visit mercuryrev.com.

radio UNLEASHED #1545

(Pictured: Trudy and the Romance)

Crane Like The Bird feat. Ben Bridwell – Nicole (self titled/Crane Like The Bird)
Aaron Lee Tasjan – End of The Day (Karma For Cheap/New West)
Go Fever – Feel So Much (Daydream Hawker/Nine Mile Records)
White Denim – Shanalala (single/City Slang)
Quaker City Night Hawks – Suit in The Back (QCNH/Lightning Rod)
Upstate – Marietta (Healing/Royal Potato Family)
Tom Ingersoll – Why (Friday/Tom Ingersoll)
Tuba Skinny – Mother’s Son-in-Law (Garbage Man/Louisiana Music Factory)
Parov Stellar – All Night (The Princess/Etage Noir)
Yelle – Ce Jeu (Pop Up/Source Etc.)
New Navy – Zimbabwe (Uluwatu/Future Classic)
Mac Demarco – Still Together (2/Captured Tracks)
Donovan – Catch The Wind (Catch The Wind/Hallmark)
The Felice Brothers – Undress (Undress/Yep Roc)
Steve Gunn – New Moon (The Unseen In Between/Matador)
Aubrey Haddard – I Should Know Better (Blue Part/Very Jazzed)
Clarion Call – You Tell Me (You Tell Me/Memphis Industries)
Laura Stevenson – Living Room, NY (The Big Freeze/Don Giovanni)
Trudy and The Romance – The Original Doo-Wop Spaceman (Sandman/B3SCI)
Wild Nothing – Blue Wings (single/Captured Tracks)
The Decemberists – Cutting Stone (I’ll Be Your Girl/Capitol)
Passenger – Survivors (Runaway/Nettwerk)
Hand Habits – placeholder (placeholder/Saddle Creek)
Cape Francis – Nobody (single/Cape Francis)
Ryan Adams – F*^k The Rain (clean edit) (Big Colors/Pax AM)
Seth Davis – Still Would Stand All Time (single/Seth Davis)
Secondhand – Serenade Awake (single/Glassnote)
The Avett Brothers – Neapolitan Sky (single/American Recordings)
Better Oblivion Community Center – Didn’t Know What I Was In For (self titled/Dead Oceans)

Steve Gunn – Vagabond

Our Best In Show this week comes out of New York City. A sort of Americana-style version of something by the Go-Betweens, “Vagabond” is a cut from the prolific Steve Gunn‘s latest album, The Unseen In Between, available now from Matador Records. For more information visit steve-gunn.com.

radio UNLEASHED #1544

(Pictured: Band of Skulls)

Upstate – Healing (Healing/Royal Potato Family)
Imelda May – inside out (Mayhem/Decca)
Sister Sparrow – Gold (Ghost/Thirty Tigers)
Shirley Bassey – Light My Fire (Something/United Artists)
Earl St. Clair – Ain’t Got It Like That (My Name is Earl/Def Jam)
Better Oblivion Community Center – Dylan Thomas (Better Oblivion…/Dead Oceans)
Shovels 7 Rope – The Wire (By Blood/Dualtone)
Lily & Madeline – Can’t Help The Way I Feel (Canterbury Girls/New West)
Jade Bird – I Get No Joy (Jade Bird/Glassnote)
Stella Donnelly – Old Man (Beware of The Dogs/Secretly Canadian)
Crane Like The Bird feat. James Mercer – Wishing Cap (Crane Like The Bird/Crane Like The Bird)
Tracyanne & Danny – Alabama (Tracyanne & Danny/Merge)
Oh Pep! – Your Nail and Your Hammer (I Wasn’t Only Thinking About You/ATO)
The Wild Reeds – Telepathic (Cheers/Dualtone)
Seth Walker – All I Need To Know (Are You Open?/Royal Potato Family)
Go Fever – Olivia (Daydream Hawker/Nine Mile Records)
TOY – Sequence One (Happy In The Hollow/Tough Love)
Westerman – Roads (Call and Response/Blue Flowers Music)
Shana Cleveland – Face the Sun (Night of The Worm Moon/Hardly Art)
Mercury Rev feat. Lucinda Williams – Ode To Billy Joe (Bobby Gentry’s The Delta Sweete Revisited/Partisan)
Steev Richter – Conquer Me (Beloved/STEEV J RICHTER)
Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats – Hey Mama (Tearing at The Seams/Bottleneck Music)
Steve Gunn – Vagabond (The Unseen In Between/Matador)
Feist – Inside and Out (Let It Die/Arts & Crafts)
Ben L’Oncle – Soul Hallelujah!!!! (J’Ai Tant Besoin De Toi) (single/Motown France)
The Raconteurs – Sunday Driver (Sunday Driver/Third Man)
Band of Skulls – Cool Your Battles (Love Is All You Love/SO Recordings)
Mike Edel – Houdini (Thresholds/PENNANT)

David Mead – Bedtime Story

Settle in for this week’s Best In Show, “Bedtime Story“, by Nashville-based David Mead. Its been a while since we’ve heard from David, and we’re extremely happy to hear some new music from him. “Bedtime Story” is the first single from his new album, Cobra Pumps, available now! For more information visit davidmead.com.

radio UNLEASHED #1543 – Valentine’s Day Love Show

(Pictured: The Velvet Underground)

Katie Melua – Just Like Heaven (Piece By Piece/Dramatico)
Landon Pigg – Falling In Love at a Coffee Shop (single/RCA)
Joshua Radin – Only You (single/Joshua Radin)
Ingrid Michelson – The Way I Am (Girls and Boys/Ingrid Michelson)
Sam Cooke – Nothing Can Change This Love (Mr. Soul/RCA)
Cat Power – Sea Of Love (The Covers Record/Matador)
The Avett Brothers – January Wedding (I and Love and You/American)
Barry Louis Polisar – All I Want Is You (My Brother Thinks…/Rainbow Morning)
First Aid Kit – Emmylou (The Lion’s Roar/Wichita)
Rachael Yamagata – Saturday Morning (Chesapeake/Frankenfish)
Paul McMahon – Only Love Is (Hymn To Her/Paul McMahon)
Iron & Wine – Such Great Heights (Give Up/Sub Pop)
She & Him – You Really Got A Hold On Me (Volume One/Merge)
The Magnetic Fields – The Book of Love (69 Love Songs Vol. 1/Merge)
The Velvet Underground – I’ll Be Your Mirror (Velvet Underground & Nico/Verve)
Jackie Wilson – (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher & Higher (Essential Blues & Soul/Brunswick)
Bright Eyes – First Day of My Life (I’m Wide Awake It’s Morning/Saddle Creek)
Bon Iver – Skinny Love (For Emma, Forever Ago/Jagjaguwar)
Neko Case – Buckets of Rain (Sweetheart 2005: Love Songs/Hear Music)
Van Morrison – Crazy Love (Moondance/Reprise)
Teitur – One and Only (Poetry & Aeroplanes/Universal)
Glen Hansard & Marketa – Falling Slowly (The Swell Season/Overcoat)
Amos Lee – Arms of A Woman (Amos Lee/Blue Note)
John Hiatt – Feels Like Rain (Slow Turning/A&M)
The Damnwells – I Will Keep The Bad Things From You (Bastards of The Beat/Epic)
Damien Rice – The Blower’s Daughter (O/Vector)
Band of Horses – No One’s Gonna Love You (Cease To Begin/Sub Pop)
Finley Quaye – Your Love Gets Sweeter (Maverick A Strike/Sony)
The Cure – Lovesong (Disintegrate/Elektra)
The Pixies – La La Love You (Doolittle/4AD)