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#HotTakes | Week of 08.10.20

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Cope Trip // Wilderman That Early Love // Natalie Schlabs Cure Is You // The Nude Party Blurred Visions // Chemtrails Little Raptures // Zaliza Five and Dime // Hazel English Home Again // Delta Spirit A Rat Without A Tale // Daniel Romano’s Outfit Hello Hello Hello (Live) // Remi Wolf

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The Music Savage Show | 08.14.2020

The Music Savage Show · As If Be a total Betty and give the new show a listen! I start the fun off celebrating the 25th anniversary of Clueless with a set of tunes from the terrific soundtrack! You’ll also hear outstanding songs from some of my favorite live acts, check out the title-track off the stellar new Album of the Week, “Pick It Up,” from Toronto band Fast Romantics, heat things up with a few smoking hot #Hottakes, and a whole lot more. Oh my god I am totally buggin’ Playlist: Kids in America – The MuffsFake Plastic Trees…

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Album of the Week | Fast Romantics – Pick It Up

Fast Romantics · Pick It Up It’s time for a new “Album of the Week” my friends and this time I have selected, Pick It Up, from Toronto band The Fast Romantics, released August 7th via Postwar Records. This outstanding record is the band’s fourth full-length album and their first new music in three years. The album took shape in California before the pandemic and was completely formed back in Canada under quarantine. Each member contributing via email and video calls to create a cohesive collection of songs that speak on the world we live we find ourselves in and…

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#HotTakes | Week of 08.03.20

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Black Muddy River // Glenn Thomas Palace Flophouse Records · Glenn Thomas – Black Muddy River Old Habits // Jenny O. Lights Out // Deep Sea Diver Last of the Loving // Coco Strange Overtones // Whitney Keeper // Baker Grace Baker Grace · Keeper Sometimes Darkness / Railroad / Sometimes Darkness Reprise // Skyway Man (God Damn!) What I Am // Naked Giants Paper Boat // Imogen Clark Can I Speak to a Manager? // The Clockworks Paper Thin Walls // Terra Lightfoot Somewhere // Cold…

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The Music Savage Show | 08.07.2020

The Music Savage Show · But What Am I? I know you are, but what am I? The new show starts off with a set of songs inspired by the cinematic masterpiece Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure released 35 years ago on August 9th, 1985! You’ll also hear a set of songs celebrating the birth of hip-hop, a bunch of amazing tunes from birthday girl Kristin Hersh, listen to an excellent tune from the new Album of the Week, fire it up with two sets of smokin’ hot #Hottakes, and so much more! Playlist: Bicycle Race – Queen Tequila – The ChampsBig…

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Album of the Week | Madeline Kenney – Sucker’s Lunch

Carpark Records · Madeline Kenney – White Window Light The new “Album of the Week” spotlight shines down on, Sucker’s Lunch, from Oakland musician Madeline Kenney, released July 31sh via Carpark Records. This stunner of record is her third and was co-produced by Jenn Wasner and Andy Stack of the band Wye Oak. Together the three have created a collection of songs that perfectly captures Kenney’s incredible vocals and outstanding guitar playing. Of the album, Kenney shares, “I’m not interested in something easy or immediately apparent. My experience writing these songs wasn’t easy, it was painful and difficult. I was…

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#HotTakes | Week of 07.27.20

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Plenty of Time // Killer Whale Love Blind // Jon Reynolds Jon Reynolds · Love Blind Summer Love // Muzz Wunday (Crazy After Dark) // Ron Gallo Ten Girls // Circe Jazz Life · Circe – Ten Girls Positive Push // Luka Kuplowsky Mandrake Handshake // Mandragora Olympia, WA // Molly Tuttle Revolution is the New Normal // Floco Torres Spanish Bombs // Hinds

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The Music Savage Show | 07.31.2020

The Music Savage Show · Be Present Be Open Be Kind Join me as I celebrate my favorite place in the whole world with a show dedicated to the bands/musicians who would have played live at Newport Folk Festival this weekend. We’re Stronger When We Sing Together. -Pete Seeger Playlist: Maggie’s Farm (Live @ Newport) – Bob DylanVanity Trip – The Ballroom ThievesGeorgia – Brittany HowardIt Ain’t Easy – Delta SpiritCocaine Jesus – Rainbow Kitten Surprise Just Another Reason – Watkins Family HourAge of a Man – Sunny WarGrand Restoration – Natalie HembyGood Luck Kid – JosephDrown – Son Volt…

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Album of the Week | Courtney Marie Andrews – Old Flowers

Old Flowers by Courtney Marie Andrews The new “Album of the Week” honoree is, Old Flowers, from Nashville-based musician Courtney Marie Andrews, released on July 24th via Fat Possum Records. Each song on this record is a journey through every single one of your emotions my friends. The ability to find beauty in sadness and comfort in the acceptance of grief in order to move past it and become stronger. Of the album, Andrews shares, “Old Flowers is about heartbreak. There are a million records and songs about that, but I did not lie when writing these songs. This album is about…

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#HotTakes | Week of 07.20.2020

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Dark Soul // Kitty Coen Love Is Not Enough // Lydia Loveless It Ain’t Easy // Delta Spirit Gone for Good // Arlo McKinley Bossa Nova Baby ft. Mi$HNRZ // Teddi Gold Shine Your Light // The Nude Party Picture of You // Madeline Kenney Don’t Cry // Charley Crockett Hour In The Forest // Garrett Owen Garrett Owen · 2nd Single Today // Fruit Bats That Lucky Old Sun // Matt Rollings (Ft. Lyle Lovett, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott and Willie Nelson) Weeds // Handsome Ghost Handsome…

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