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#HotTakes | Week of 01.13.2020

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Need Your Love // Tennis Upcoming Area Show: Saturday, April 25th @ Royale Near Enough A Woman // otta Stone Me // Margo Price Oh the Silence // October Drift Hot Tears // Fiona Silver neve give up // Son Little Let Go // Mega Simone Real You // Tré Burt The Moon is an Ashtray // Miss Tess Upcoming Area Show: Thursday, March 19th @ Lizard Lounge My Wildest Dreams // Ron Pope Upcoming Area Show: Friday, January 17th @ The Sinclair C-Side // Khruangbin &…

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The Music Savage Show | 01.17.2020

The latest show is gonna get you movin’ and shakin’! I start things off with a few songs selections inspired by the 30th anniversary of the cult-flick Tremors. You’ll also hear some tracks from a bunch of albums turning 10, find out about a handful of amazing albums out today Friday January 17th, get to know who is on tour and stopping in the Boston area, ignite your ears with some hot new tracks from our latest #Hottakes post, and much more. Your senses will be jostled! Playlist: I’m Shakin’ – Jack WhiteEven In The Tremor – Lady LambDearly Departed…

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#HotTakes | Week of 01.06.2020

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Feel The Way I Want // Caroline Rose Upcoming Area Show: Thursday, March 26th @ The Sinclair Lonely Girl In Me // Lily Ann Teenage Headache Dreams // Mura Masa Upcoming Area Show: Sunday, May 3rd @ House of Blues Space Samba // The Orielles The Roving // Bonny Light Horseman Upcoming Area Show: Tuesday, February 11th @ The Sinclair Can’t Stand Losing You // Juliana Hatfield Upcoming Area Show: Wednesday, February 12th @ Once Ballroom And It’s Still Alright // Nathaniel Rateliff Upcoming Area Show: Tuesday,…

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The Music Savage Show | 01.10.2020

The new show kicks off in tremendous style with some big sound and celebrates a gigantic anniversary! I also play some tunes from bands/musicians with shows in the Boston area over the next few days, highlight the first Song of the Week of the new year “I’m A Wreck” from Minnesota musician Sarah Morris, let you know about some fantastic bands from Edmonton, set your ears on fire with the hot Hot HOT Takes, and so much more! Playlist: 50ft Queenie – PJ HarveyGigantic – PixiesRoad Movie To Berlin – Frank BlackBirdhouse In Your House Soul – They Might Be…

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Song of the Week | Sarah Morris – I’m A Wreck

The WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” feature is back for 2020 and ready for a new year of amazing gems to share with y’all! Super excited to let the first spotlight of the year shine down on the stunning song, “I’m A Wreck,” from Minnesota musician Sarah Morris. The song is the first single released off her upcoming new album, All Mine, out February 21st. After graduating from Lawrence University Conservatory of Music, Sarah moved to Nashville to kick her music career into gear. In March of 2012 she released her debut full-length album, Lonely or…

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The Music Savage Show | 01.03.2020

It’s the first show of the new year and I start things off celebrating space exploration in song with the space oddity. I also say happy birthday to a few incredible musicians with some of their fine tunes, pay tribute to the incredible graphic designer Vaughan Oliver, play you tracks from a couple of albums turning twenty years old in 2020, highlight some outstanding bands/musicians from Rhode Island, and last but not least take a listen to some new music from a few upcoming albums. Gather your friends around the speakers for two hours of radio fun! Playlist: Dancing Out…

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2019 | Steve’s Best of the Year

Before we dig in, I wanted to express a humble thanks to you, dear reader, for following the adventures of the Music Savage gang on a weekly basis. We wouldn’t be doing this if it weren’t for you and your attention and love are truly appreciated. As the title of suggests, I’ve once again compiled a list of the albums that carried me through the year and laid them out—in no particular order—below. In an effort to not bore you, I’ve also used my beloved #50WordReview style to get you to the meat of the post faster while still being…

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The Music Savage Show | 12.27.2019

It’s The Music Savage “Best of 2019” Show and I fill your ears full of songs from my favorite albums and EPs of the year! So much amazing music so little time. Turn it up loud and enjoy some of the best songs from a few of the best albums in the world. Playlist: Fastest Horse in Town – Sturgill SimpsonSing Along – Sturgill SimpsonHighwomen – The HighwomenCrowded Table – The Highwomen Thank Me Later – Anna of the NorthLonely Life – Anna of the NorthStars of Longing – Andrew CombsSave Somebody Else – Andrew CombsNothin’ No More – The…

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2019 | Ryan’s Best Albums and EPs of the Year

Hear ye, Hear ye! The albums and EPs listed below are the best of the best, the icing on the cake that was 2019, selected from an overwhelming abundance of standout releases from the year. I want to thank each and every one of the musicians we have focused on here at the Music Savage blog and on The Music Savage Show from the bottom of my heart for creating music in 2019 that made this crazy year so much better! And now my friends, I present to you a song/video from each of my favorite albums & EPs of…

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The Music Savage Show | 12.20.2019

It’s the 2019 Music Savage Holly Jolly Holiday Show! In the first hour I stuff your stockings with a ho-ho-whole sack of indie, funk, soul, & hip-hop songs to get you into the festive spirit of the season. I also celebrate the 40th anniversary of The Clash’s “London Calling,” highlight the first airing of Nirvana’s famous Unplugged filming, give you a sweet taste of our latest and greatest HotTakes post, and much more. Available below and on your favorite streaming platform. May your holidays be full of amazing music! Playlist: Holly, Carol, Candy, & Joy – JD McPhersonChristmas All Over…

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