Japanese Breakfast – Head Over Heels

We’re keeping things cool around here with this week’s Best In Show. It’s Japanese Breakfast with a beautiful version of “Head Over Heels” by Tears For Fears. For more information visit japanesebreakfast.rocks.

radio UNLEASHED #1565

(Pictured: Spoon)

Fab Samperi (feat. Arthur Crudup) – That’s Alright (Moonshine Crossroads/ChinChin)
Shaka Loves You (feat. Fullee Love) – Boogie (single/Bombstrikes)
Soul Scratch – Pacified (Look How Far We’ve Come/Colemine)
The Bar-Kays – Soul Finger (Soul Finger/Volt)
Tower of Power – What Is Hip! (Tower of Power/Warner)
Frazey Ford – Done (Indian Ocean/Nettwerk)
Marco Benevento – Let it Slide (Let It Slide/Royal Potato Family)
Spoon – No Bullets Spent (Everything Hits At Once/Matador)
Brittany Howard – History Repeats (Jaime/ATO)
Parker Milsap – Everyday People (Other Arrangements/Thirty Tigers)
Japanese Breakfast – Head Over Heels (single/W Records)
Kishi Bashi – Ha Ha Pt. 2 (Lighght/Victor Ent.)
Beans & Fatback (feat. Kris Barry) – Ready (single/Excelsior)
Charlie Phillips – Golden Hour (Golden Hour/Charlie Phillips)
Two Cheers – Future Constellation (Rearview/Two Cheers)
Keane – The Way I Feel (Cause and Effect/Island)
The Replacements – Waitress In The Sky (Tim/Sire)
Hiss Golden Messenger – I Need a Teacher (Terms of Surrender/Merge)
Angie McMahon – Pasta (Salt/Dualtone)
The Temper Trap – Sweet Disposition (Conditions/Liberation)
The Harvest Ministers – Summer’s Here Again (single/Crayon Records)
Jesca Hoop – Red White and Black (Stonechild/Memphis Industries)
JumpCircus – I Know You’re Scared (single/JumpCircus)
Bedouine – Bird (Bird Songs of a Killjoy/Spacebomb)
Jamestown Revival – Who Hung The Moon (San Isabel/Thirty Tigers)
Hot Chip – Melody of Love (A Bath Full of Ecstasy/Domino)
The Ocean Blue – All The Way Blue (Kings and Queens, Knaves and Thieves/Korda)
Yaz – Don’t Go (Upstairs at Eric’s/Sire)
The xx – On Hold (I See You/Young Turks)
Metronomy – Salted Caramel Ice Cream (Metronomy/Forever Because)
Lipps, Inc. – Funkytown (Mouth To Mouth/Casablanca)

Faye Webster – Right Side of My Neck

Our Best In Show this week visits with Atlanta-based singer/songwriter Faye Webster. The laid back country/indie-hybrid sounds of “Right Side of My Neck” are doing it for us right about now. The tune can be found on her latest album, Atlanta Millionaires Club, available now from Secretly Canadian Records. For more info visit fayewebster.com.

radio UNLEASHED #1564 – Freedom Show

Happy 4th of July!

Peter Gabriel – Solsbury Hill (Peter Gabriel/Atco)
Neville Brothers – Fly Like An Eagle (Family Groove/A&M)
Cream – I Feel Free (Cream/Atco)
The Who – I’m Free (Tommy/MCA)
Burnell Pines – Be Free (Burnell Pines/Royal Potato Family)
Donovan Frankenreiter – Free (Donovan Frankenreiter/Universal)
Richie Havens – Freedom (Woodstock: Music From the Movie/Cotillion)
U2 – Freedom For My People (Rattle and Hum/Island)
Nina Simone – I Wish I Knew (How It Would Feel To Be Free) (Silk & Soul/RCA)
Sam Cooke – A Change Is Gonna Come (Ain’t That Good News/RCA)
Bob Marley & The Wailers – Duppy Conquerer (Burnin’/Island)
The Beatles – Blackbird (The White Album/Apple Records)
Tom Petty – Wildflowers (Wildflowers/Warner)
Eva Cassidy – Summertime (Somewhere/Blix Street Records)
Jake Shimabukuro – The Star-Spangled Banner (Gently Weeps/Hitchhike)
Jim Morrison – Freedom Exists (American Prayer/Elektra)
Simon & Garfunkel – America (Bookends/Columbia)
Amos Lee – Freedom (Supply And Demand/Blue Note)
Sly & The Family Stone – Hot Fun In The Summertime (I’m Back! Family & Friends/Cleopatra)
Lettuce – Express Yourself (Rage/Velour)
The Soup Dragons – I’m Free (Lovegod/Big Life)
The Isley Brothers – It’s Your Thing (It’s Our Thing/T-Neck Records)
Big Audio Dynamite – Free Ally Pally (Paradiso/Columbia)
Zac Brown Band – Violin Intro/Free (The Foundation/Atlantic)
First Aid Kit – Fireworks (Ruins/Columbia)
Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros – Redemption Song (Streetcore/Hellcat)
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young – Find The Cost of Freedom (So Far/Atlantic)
Janis Joplin – Me & Bobby McGee (Pearl/Columbia)
The Tragically Hip – Fireworks (Phantom Power/Universal)
Jimi Hendrix – Freedom (The Cry of Love/Reprise)
Dave Alvin – Fourth of July (King of California/Hightone)
Old Crow Medicine Show – Wagon Wheel (O.C.M.S./Nettwerk)

Holy Pinto – Gold Leaf

If anything, this week’s Best In Show should win an award for the year’s sweetest video. Join Holy Pinto (aka Aymen Saleh) for a performance of “Gold Leaf” in a tiny bar in a tiny Nebraskan town. Now based in the U.S., the song can be found on the British singer/songwriter’s second album, Adult. For more information visit holypinto.com.

radio UNLEASHED #1563

(Pictured: Bill Withers)

Jamestown Revival – This Too Shall Pass (San Isabel/Thirty Tigers)
Devendra Banhart – Kantori Ongaku (Ma/Nonesuch)
Faye Webster – Right Side of My Neck (Atlanta Millionaires Club/Secretly Canadian)
Caamp – Penny, Heads Up (single/Mom+Pop)
Gillian Welch – I Want To Sing That Rock and Roll (Down From The Mountain/Almo)
Big Thief – Century (U.F.O.F./4AD)
Savannah Smith – Places That You Go (Leo/Savannah Smith)
The Tallest Man On Earth – I’m a Stranger Now (I Love You. It’s a Fever Dream/AWOL)
Paul Simon – Duncan (Paul Simon/Columbia)
Nearly Oratorio – A Comforting Fact (A Comforting Fact/Solitaire)
Jai Paul – Do You Love Her Now (Double B-Sides/XL)
Tame Impala – Borderline (single/Modular)
Dotan – Numb (single/7 Layers)
LuneApache – Nébuleuse (Onironautes/TooLong)
The Moody Blues – The Story In Your Eyes (This Is…/Threshold)
Los Campesinos! – Death to Los Campesinos! (Hold On Now, Youngster/Wichita)
Pinky Pinky – Do Me Dirty (Charlie) (Turkey Dinner/Innovative Leisure)
I’m From Barcelona – We’re From Barcelona (Let Me Introduce My Friends/EMI Sweden)
Gogol Bordello – Through The Roof ‘N’ Undergound (Multi Kontra Culti Vs. Irony/Gogol Bordello)
Holy Pinto – Gold Leaf (Adult/Holy Pinto)
Fruit Bats – Gold Past Life (Gold Past Life/Merge)
Barrie – Darjeeling (Happy To Be Here/Winspear)
Karen O & Danger Mouse – Turn The Light (Lux Prima/Lux Prima BMG)
Angus & Julia Stone – Grizzly Bear (Angus & Julia Stone/Republic)
Bill Withers – Ain’t No Sunshine (Just As I Am/Sussex)
The Family Daptone – Hey Brother (Do Unto Others) (single/Daptone)
Black Pumas – Fire (single/ATO)
Stevie Wonder – You Haven’t Done Nothing (Fulfillingness’ First Finale/Tamla)
Macy Gray – Sex-O-Matic Venus Freak (On How Life Is/Epic)

The Waterboys – Where the Action Is

“I wanna hear one song that tells how I feel…” Its what we do every day and every week. This week’s Best In Show delivers big time! Mike Scott and the Waterboys bring us the big-time-rock-title cut from their new album, Where the Action Is, available now from the Cooking Vinyl label. For more info visit mikescottwaterboys.com. And always remember, “Love isn’t words, honey, love is an action.”

radio UNLEASHED #1562

(Pictured: Beth Orton)

Jamestown Revival – Harder Way (San Isabel/Jamestown Revival)
Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors – American Beauty (Medicine/Dualtone)
Fruit Bats – Ocean Gold (Past Life/Merge)
Simon & Garfunkel – I Am a Rock (Sound of Silence/Columbia)
The Western States Motel – Powerlines (The Western States Motel/Firebird Field)
Keb’ Mo’ – This Is My Home (Oklahoma/Concord)
Rainbow Kitten Surprise – Heart Mary (single/Elektra)
The Waterboys – Right Side of Heartbreak (Where The Action Is/Cooking Vinyl)
Dehd – Lucky (Water/Fire Talk)
The Hombres – Let it Out (The Hombres/Verve Forecast)
The Music Explosion – Little Bit O’ Soul (Little Bit O’ Soul/Laurie)
Young & Sick – Queen of The Valley (Queen of The Valley EP/B3SCI-Neon Gold)
Shy Beast – Leave Me Be (Leave Me Let Me EP/Shiny Cat Records)
Panda Bear – Token (Buoys/Domino)
SHAED – Trampoline (Dingle/Photo Finish Records)
Beth Orton – 1973 (Kidsticks/Anti)
The Raconteurs – Help Me Stranger (Help Us Stranger/Third Man)
Wand – Walkie Talkie (single/Drag City)
Hatchie – Obsessed (Keepsake/Double Double Whammy)
Two Cheers – Love You To Death (Two Cheers/Two Cheers)
Noah Kahan – Young Blood (Busyhead/Future Classic)
Yoke Lore – Safe and Sound (single/Yellhouse Records)
Bishop Briggs – Dream (Church of Scars/Teleport Records-Island)
Flume feat. London Grammar – Let You Know (single/Future Classic)
FUKC – Ride (single/+1 Records)
Radical Face – Doubt (Therapy EP/Bear Machine)
Sir Was feat. Little Dragon – Deployed (Holding On To A Dream/Memphis Industries)
Jay Som – Superbike (Anak’ Ko’/Polyvinyl)
Real Estate – Talking Backwards (Atlas/Domino)
The Flaming Lips – Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots (Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots/Warner)

Fruit Bats – Gold Past Life

Our Best In Show this week is from long time indie rock faves, Fruit Bats. “Gold Past Life” is the title cut from their new album available later this week from Merge Records. For more info visit fruitbatsmusic.com.

radio UNLEASHED #1561

(Pictured: Sleaford Mods)
Vampire Weekend – Bambina (Father of The Bride/Columbia)
Whitney – Giving Up (Forever Turned Around/Secretly Canadian)
Fruit Bats – Gold Past Life (Gold Past Life/Merge)
The Jolly Boys – Rehab (Great Expectation/Wall of Sound)
Sleaford Mods – Discourse (Discourse/Cargo Records)
The Clash – Wrong Em ’Boyo (London Calling/Epic)
Keb’ Mo’ – I Remember You (Oklahoma/Concord Records)
The Bergamont – P.D.R. (single/The Bergamont)
The Restless Age – Bright Man (single/The Restless Age)
Hiss Golden Messenger – I Need a Teacher (Terms of Surrender/Merge)
Mt. Joy – Sheep (Mt. Joy/Dualtone)
The Call – Everywhere I Go (Reconciled/Elektra)
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – Ain’t No Easy Way (Howl/RCA)
Deep Purple – Woman From Tokyo (Who Do We Think We Are/Warner)
Penelope Isles – Leipzeg (Until The Tide Creeps In/Bella Union)
Still Woozy (feat. Odie) – Lucy (single/Still Woozy)
Yeasayer – Ecstatic Baby (Erotic Reruns/Yeasayer)
Toro y Moi – Laws of The Universe (Outer Peace/Carpark Records)
TK & The Holy Know-Nothings – Good Stuff (Arguably OK/Mama Bird)
Crumb – Fall Down (Jinx/Crumb Records)
Faye Webster – Right Side of My Neck (Atlanta Millionaires Club/Secretly Canadian)
Kacey Musgraves – Slow Burn (Golden Hour/MCA Nashville)
Willie Nelson – My Favorite Picture of You (Ride Me Back Home/Legacy)
Linda Ronstadt – Blue Bayou (Simple Dreams/Asylum)
Ages and Ages – Just My Luck (Me You They We/Needle & Thread)
Max Jury – Sweet Lie (Modern World/Marathon Artists)
Amber Mark – Mixer (single/PMR Virgin EMI)
Claud – Never Meant To Call (single/Terrible Records)
Jake Bugg – Gimme The Love (On My One/Virgin EMI)