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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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Song of the Week | Talkboy – Mother

Photo credit: Jeff Barnett ? The WMFO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight this week is once again focused sharply on the UK city of Leeds (a place that seems to have a never ending wealth of musical talent given the number of times I have highlighted bands from the area). This time we have brand new band Talkboy square in our sites with their debut single, “Mother.” The sextet officially formed late in 2017 and with only a few months of existence they’ve already received tons of attention. That is saying something! Talkboy are Katie Heap…

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#HotTakes | Week of 06.18.2018

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. If Not Now When // Aaron Lee Tasjan Million Dollar Man // The Dig Talk With Your Hands // Bad Bad Hats Upcoming Boston Area Show: Friday, June 22nd @ The Sincliar Back To Life // Neil & Liam Finn Synchronicity // Free Love Signal // Sylvan Esso Upcoming Boston Area Show: Saturday, July 28th @ Blue Hills Bank Pavilion I See You // The Bones of J.R. Jones Kids These Days // Shakey Graves Street Fighter Mas // Kamasi Washington Ghost Town // The Mulligan Brothers

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