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Song of the Week | Grace Gillespie – Human (Heart)

This week’s WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight is on the wonderful new single, “Human (Heart),” from London-based artist and producer Grace Gillespie. The track was released digitally on April 12th and physically on a James Morrison-curated vinyl release by Richer Unsigned on April 13th for Record Store Day. Gillespie released her debut singles “Restoration” and “Everything (Nothing)” in March 2018 via Kaleidoscope and swiftly caught the attention of music fans across the UK. Her song-writing and composition style blends folk traditions seamlessly together with a psych-pop vibe wrapped effortlessly around intriguing harmonies. It’s quite an…

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#HotTakes | Week of 04.08.2019

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Family Ghost // Jeff Tweedy As Loving Should // Little May Shitty Ballet // Bleached Ice & Rum // Tobi Tobi Lights Off // Diane Coffee Upcoming Boston Area Show: Wednesday, May 14th @ Middle East Upstairs Nice Things // Tank And The Bangas Everybody Here Hates You // Courtney Barnett Sexy Glass // Mauwe Night Aquatic // Holy Ship

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The Music Savage Show | 04.12.2019

The new Music Savage Show is dedicated to everyone running in the 2019 Boston Marathon on April 15th! If you’re taking on that 26.2 mile challenge then YOU are a rock star. I start things off with running themed numbers to get you going, give you some fantastic tunes from bands and musicians currently on tour and stopping in the Boston area over the next few days, spin the the stellar new Song of the Week, “Oh You Are Not Well,” from UK musician Chloe Foy, play you songs from a few some super new albums out today April 12th,…

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Song of the Week | Chloe Foy – Oh You Are Not Well

The WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight is once again aimed at the UK and this week it shines directly on musician Chloe Foy with the release of her stellar new single, “Oh You Are Not Well.” Foy discovered her love of music early on in her hometown of Gloucestershire and would go on to attend the Gloucester Academy of Music where she became a classically trained pianist and cellist. You can hear just how that training was utilized listening to her first single, “I’ve Got a Feeling,” released in 2012. 2016 saw the release of…

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Photos | Robert Ellis + Ian O’Neil @ Great Scott

A night that begins with Ian O’Neil and ends with Robert Ellis in a tiny packed venue like Great Scott is all I could ever ask for a Sunday night (while Game of Thrones isn’t on yet) and hell if this night didn’t pay off in spades. Since I last saw Robert Ellis on the stage at Boston’s Great Scott last May, it seemed as though Texas Piano Man was an inevitability. During a set with Traveller, Fritz, Chisel and band would leave Robert some time alone to tickle the ivories, and put on his best Billy Joel. From that…

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#HotTakes | Week of 04.01.2019

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Punk Mom // Lindenfield Doubt // Radical Face The Great Deceiver // Saltwater Sun I Can’t Remember How To Talk To You // Someone Hungry Child // Hot Chip Upcoming Boston Area Show: Monday, September 9th @ Royal Like A Child Does // Diane Coffee Slow Dances // Winnetka Bowling League The Bottom of It // Fruit Bats Special Announcement // The Felice Brothers Honeybee // The Head and the Heart Tightly // Pocket Sun

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The Music Savage Show | 04.05.2019

It’s The Music Savage Show 3rd Birthday Extravaganza and I have a plethora of pinatas in song form for all of you fine folks! I celebrate the very first show way back in 2016 by playing the same bands I started it all with on the radio! I also play you some fantastic tunes from bands and musicians currently on tour and stopping in the Boston area over the next few days, present you with the excellent new Song of the Week, “The Great Deceiver,” from UK band Saltwater Sun, highlight a few incredible new albums out today April 5th,…

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Song of the Week | Saltwater Sun – The Great Deceiver

This week’s WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight focuses on the UK and shines brightly on the fantastic single “The Great Deceiver” from Reading band Saltwater Sun. It’s the title-track off their highly anticipated new EP out Friday, April 5th. Saltwater Sun is Jen Stearnes (vocals), Joel Neale (guitar), Dan Kingham (guitar), Rob Carter (bass) and Ben Chandler (drums). The five-piece released their debut EP, Wild, in 2015 and quickly found an audience thanks to powerfully emotional lyrics and super catchy guitar hooks. The new track, “The Great Deceiver,” is a three minute power-pop anthem on…

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#HotTakes | Week of 03.25.2019

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Slease // False Heads Don’t Feel Like Crying // Sigrid Upcoming Boston Area Show: Saturday, September 21st @ Paradise Rock Club Every Dream Can Become a Nightmare // Jonah Tolchin I’m Comin’ Out // Shovels & Rope Real Thing // Middle Kids Upcoming Boston Area Shows: Thursday, May 30th & Friday, May 31st @ Paradise Rock Club Peach // Slothrust Upcoming Boston Area Show: Sunday, June 23rd @ The Sinclair May Your Kindness Remain (Acoustic) // Courtney Marie Andrews Rhode Island // Kevin Devine You Bring Me…

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