Best in Show

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.

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.

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.

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.”

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.

Keb Mo – This Is My Home

Twenty five years in, and Keb Mo shows no signs of slowing down. “This Is My Home,” this week’s Best In Show, is the lead track from Keb’s latest long player, Oklahoma, due out on June 14. For more information visit kebmo.com.

Hatchie – Stay With Me

Here in this unofficial start of the summer season we’re grooving thanks to the shoegaze-dance vibes of this week’s Best In Show. “Stay With Me” is by Australia’s Hatchie, aka Harriette Pilbeam. The tune can be found on her soon-to-be-released debut album, Keepsake. For more information visit hatchie.net.

Rainbow Kitten Surprise – Heart

We head south for this week’s Best In Show to Boone, NC, with “Heart” from Rainbow Kitten Surprise. The breezy tune can be found on their new album, Mary (b-sides), available now. For more information visit rksband.com.

Fontaines D.C. – Big

Just in from Dublin are Fontaines DC with the driving “Big” – our Best In Show selection for the week. Who says rock is dead? The tune can be found on debut album, Dogrel, available now from Partisan Records. For more information visit fontainesband.com.

Tame Impala – Borderline

Tame Impala is back with their second single of 2019, and this week’s Best In Show. “Borderline” recently wowed ’em at the Coachella festival, and we hope it wows you! For more information visit tameimpala.com.