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#HotTakes | Week of 07.16.2018

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. In The Night // Favours Great No One // The Beths When The Curtain Falls // Greta Van Fleet Upcoming Boston Area Shows: Monday, July 23rd & Tuesday, July 24th @ House of Blues Date Night // Father John Misty I Don’t Need You Anymore // The Dig No Consequences // Petra Glynt Hot Summer+July // Pompeya Hanging In // We Were Promised Jetpacks Upcoming Boston Area Show: Friday, October 26th @ Brighton Music Hall Heart Slows Down // Aaron Lee Tasjan Tonight, Tonight // Mondo Cozmo…

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The Music Savage Show | Newport Folk Festival 2018 Special

The Music Savage show w/ DJ Ryan Doyon on WMFO! Today’s show celebrates my favorite time of the year… Newport Folk Festival! Together with my fellow WMFO DJ Gabi we talk about how much we love this festival and play tons of NFF musicians from past to present. You also get a new Song of the Week, “Hard Way,” from Glorietta … who are making their festival debut in 2018. Enjoy! Playlist: Maggie’s Farm – Bob Dylan (Live at Newport Folk Festival 1965) Casey Jones – Mississippi John Hurt (Live at Newport Folk Festival 1963) Big River – Johnny Cash…

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Song of the Week | Glorietta – Hard Way

The latest WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight is focused on the excellent new single, “Hard Way,” from the brand new supergroup Glorietta. The six-piece band have just released a couple of singles from their upcoming, self-tilted debut album due out August 24th. Glorietta are Matthew Logan Vasquez (Middle Brother, Delta Spirit), Noah Gundersen (The Courage), Kelsey Wilson (Wild Child), David Ramirez, Adrian Quesada (Brownout, Black Pumas), and Jason Blum. The band came to life last year when Vasquez traveled to my old hometown of Austin, Texas to catch a show by singer-songwriter David Ramirez. The…

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#HotTakes | Week of 07.09.2018

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Keep A Little Soul // Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers Cut Me Off // Madeline Kenney A Little Crazy // Nicole Atkins A Real You // Cullen Omori The One I Love // Night Shop Cooler // Mikey Mike Mask Maker // Moon Honey All Night Baby // The Velveteins New Ways to Fail // Sarah Shook & the Disarmers The Fool Pt 1 (Get it Got it Good) // Shad Don’t Tell Our Friends About Me (Blake Mills Cover) // Andrew Combs Works Every Time //…

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The Music Savage Show | 07.13.2018

The Music Savage show w/ DJ Ryan Doyon on WMFO! Today’s show begins with songs from bands my awesome sister loves for her birthday today July 13th, brings you some amazing new singles from albums released today and last Friday, features the great new Song of the Week, “The Americans,” from Brooklyn-based musician Mary-Elaine Jenkins, plays some great songs from favorite musicians celebrating birthdays the week of 7/9/2018, AND gives you a sneak peek at our new #Hottakes post…WHEW! With amazing songs from Shovels and Rope, Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit, Justin Townes Earle, Greyhounds, Frightened Rabbit, Wilco, Aubrey…

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Song of the Week | Mary-Elaine Jenkins – The Americans

The latest edition in the WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight shines on the stellar new single, “The Americans,”  from the South Carolina-born/Brooklyn-based musician Mary-Elaine Jenkins. The track is off her upcoming debut album, Hold Still, out September 28, 2018 via Good Child Music. “The Americans” is the third single to be released in 2018, following on the heels of “Fools Don’t Stay” and “The Rooster” which were released simultaneously back in May. All three tracks have one thing in common…that incredible voice! I could try to sum it up but Meghan Rose of The Deli…

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Independent Venue Week | Zonez, Blueberry Syrup, & Mokamazo @ Middle East – Upstairs

?True (Demo) by mokamazo Today is an historic day for independent music venues across the country. Why you ask? Well let me tell you. Today (specifically July 9th, 2018) marks the first day of the inaugural American edition of Independent Venue Week, which began in the UK five years ago and has seen fantastic growth with each iteration. Per the event’s website: Independent Venue Week is launching in the US from July 9–15, 2018 to unite venues, rising and established artists, promoters, labels, media, and tastemakers across a nationwide series of gigs. This is a unique live music project that,…

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#HotTakes | Week of 06.25.2018

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Ice Cream Dream // Ay Wing Apollo // St. Paul and the Broken Bones Upcoming Boston Area Show: Friday, October 5th @ House of Blues Love Is Like A Fire // GIVERS Where Do You Find the Time? // Handmade Moments I Would not Leave You Blue // Sean Alan & The True Love Band Knocking // Basement Revolver Runaway // Passenger Upcoming Boston Area Show: Friday, October 19th @ Paradise Rock Club Always Enough // John Calvin Abney

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Mixtape | June 2018

Welcome to summer friends! We’re rolling into the weekend and it’s going to be hot hot hot here in the northeast. June was a great month of music, and saw lots of great releases. This mixtape represents our favorite 40 songs of the month, across a broad spectrum of music. I hope you dig it, and as always let us know if we missed something amazing.

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