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Steve Lacy – Playground

We head west to Los Angeles for this week’s Best in Show – “Playground” from guitarist Steve Lacy. The subtly funky tune can be found on Steve’s debut album Apollo XXI, available now. For more information visit facebook.com/stevelacystevelacy.

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radio UNLEASHED #1580 – Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween! Hoodoo Gurus – Hayride To Hell (Mars Needs Guitars!/Elektra) Squirrel Nut Zippers – Hell (Hell/Mammoth) Neko Case – Bad Luck (Hell-On/Anti) Stealers Wheel – Stuck In The Middle With You (Goin’ Back/K-Tel) Roy Orbison – Candy Man (Crying/Monument) Rainbow Kitten Surprise – Devil Like Me (clean edit) (Seven/RKS Recordings) Terrell – I Dreamed…

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Sports Team – Fishing

Our Best In Show for the week is from a London-based band that has seemingly come out of nowhere. Sports Team comes roaring out of the gate with new single “Fishing“. Catch them on tour here in the US now, and get more info by visiting sportsteamband.com.

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radio UNLEASHED #1579

(Pictured: Gillian Welch) Trigger Hippy – Don’t Wanna Bring You Down (Full Circle and Then Some/Turkey Grass Records) Steve Lacy – Playground (Apollo XXI/3qtr) Hollis Brown – Do Me Right (Ozone Park/Cool Green Recordings) Wilderado – Surefire (Single/Bright Antenna Records) Local Natives – Wild Eyes (Gorilla Manor/Infectious Records) Cass McCombs – That’s That (Dropping The…

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Marco Benevento – Let It Slide

Our latest Best In Show goes to Woodstock homeboy, Marco Benevento. “Let It Slide” is the title cut from Marco’s latest album available now from the Royal Potato Family label. For more info visit hmarcobenevento.com.

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radio UNLEASHED #1578 – Cover Songs #2

(Pictured: Jose Feliciano) Poolside – Harvest Moon (Ultimate Poolside Chill/Water Music Records) The Bird and the Bee – I Can’t Go For That (Interpreting the Masters Volume 1/Blue Note Records) Lake Street Dive – Faith (Fun Machine EP/Signature Sounds Recordings) Mike Doughty – The Gambler (The Gambler EP/ATO Records) David Gray – Money (That’s What…

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Mercury Rev feat. Norah Jones – Okolona River Bottom Band

In keeping with this week’s cover songs theme, we bring you our latest Best In Show (and their second for the year) – “Okolona River Bottom Band” by Mercury Rev featuring Norah Jones. It’s from their latest album, Bobbie Gentry’s The Delta Sweete Revisited, itself a cover of Bobbie Gentry’s 1968 album of the same…

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radio UNLEASHED #1577 – Cover Songs #1

(Pictured: Isaac Hayes) The Struts – Dancing In The Street (Dancing In The Street/Interscope) Mike Ness – Don’t Think Twice, It’s Alright (Cheating at Solitaire/Time Bomb Recordings) Cake – War Pigs (B-Sides and Rarities/Upbeat Records) The Donnas – Roll On Down the Highway (Herbie: Fully Loaded/Hollywood Records) The Clash – I Fought The Law (The…

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(Sandy) Alex G – Hope

This week’s Best In Show is from Philadelphia native, (Sandy) Alex G. “Hope” is from his latest album, House of Sugar, and to paraphrase one of the YouTube comments, the album is going to make this fall bearable. For more info visit sandyalexg.com.

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radio UNLEASHED #1576

(Pictured: Fontaines D.C.) The English Beat – Tears of a Clown ( I Just Can’t Stop it/Shout! Factory) Guadalcanal Diary – Watusi Rodeo (Walking In The Shadow of the Big Man/Hybrid Records) Fastball – The Girl You Pretended To Be (The Help Machine/33 1/3) The Pogues – The Sunny Side of The Street (Hell’s Ditch/Universal…

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