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#HotTakes | Week of 12.10.2018

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Warranty // Meat Puppets Fool Moon // Anteros Lonely Town // VULFPECK (feat. Theo Katzman) Better Now // Butch Walker Heart is Healing // Martha not healthy anymore // Cale Tyson

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The Music Savage Best of 2018 Show | 12.14.2018

It’s The Music Savage “Best of 2018” Show where I fill your ears full of songs from my favorite albums and EPs of the year! So much music… so little time. Turn it up loud and enjoy some super great songs. Playlist: The Americans – Mary-Elaine Jenkins Hold Still – Mary-Elaine Jenkins Summer’s End – John Prine Knockin’ On Your Screen Door – John Prine Future Me Hates Me – The Beths Whatever – The Beths Good as Gold – Sarah Shook & The Disarmers Lesson – Sarah Shook & The Disarmers Hold Up – Floco Torres Bounce Back Like…

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2018 | Ryan’s Top Albums & EPs of the Year

As I was putting this list of my most favorites in all of music I kept saying to myself “Isn’t pretty much every song you post about, and every album you listen to, and every song you play on The Music Savage Show your favorite?” And I answered myself “Well yes Ryan, yes you are right that every song IS in fact my favorite song and every album I spend time with is my favorite album!” With that said to myself the need to put a selection of favorites into list form at the end of any year runs strong…

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#HotTakes | Week of 12.03.2018

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Love is a Beautiful Thing // VULFPECK (feat. Theo Katzman & Monica Martin) Nicole // Crane Like The Bird (feat. Ben Bridwell) Fiend // Brick + Mortar Where We Stand // The Burney Sisters Lose My Mind // The Wild Reeds Tug Of War // Calva Louise It’s Horrible!! // Kidlat The Truth // Phil Cook Stranger’s Bed // Glorietta Homeboy // Susto You Don’t Love Me // Wilderado Saying Goodbye // J.S. Ondara

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The Music Savage Show | 12.07.2018

On my new show I start you off with some spacey tunes, honor the life of legendary musician Pete Shelley frontman of punk rock pioneers Buzzcocks, highlight a few of the amazing bands nominated for the 2018 Boston Music Awards, give you the new Song of the Week, “Everlastingly Yours,” from UK quartet Piroshka, play some songs from bands currently on tour and stopping in the Boston area over the next few days, and hit you with some super hot tracks from our latest #Hottakes post. Enjoy! Playlist: Hey Man – Spacemen 3 Ladies And Gentlemen We Are Floating In…

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Song of the Week | Piroshka – Everlastingly Yours

Photo credit: Neil Stewart The new WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight shines down once again on the UK and focuses on the smashing new single, “Everlastingly Yours,” from the newly formed quartet Piroshka. The track will be on their highly anticipated debut album, Brickbat, out February 15th via Bella Union Now this band may be new but the members involved bring a hefty amount of Britpop firepower to the table. Piroshka are former Lush vocalist/guitarist Miki Berenyi, former Elastica drummer Justin Welch, Modern English bassist Mick Conroy, and former Moose guitarist KJ “Moose” McKillop. Welch was…

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Mixtape | November 2018

We’re 11 months down in 2018, and yet another mixtape here to soothe your need for the month of December. I’m stoked on this months mixtape, lots of good stuff from all over the sonic landscape. Take a listen, follow the playlist, and share it with your friends.

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#HotTakes | Week of 11.26.2018

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. J T’aime // Fling Jupiter 4 // Sharon Van Etten Upcoming Boston Area Show: Friday, February 8th @ Royale I Know What It’s Like // Jeff Tweedy Christmas Everywhere (feat. Lera Lynn) // Rodney Crowell Don’t You Know // Durand Jones & The Indications Upcoming Boston Area Show: Sunday, April 21st @ Brighton Music Hall My Name // Chel Sparkling Eyes // MSB/Michael Sackler-Berner Oh Dead On Oh Love // Lisa Papineau Ride Out In The Country // Yola Father Sky // Hiss Golden Messenger Virgo Fool…

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The Music Savage Show | 11.30.2018

Today’s show pays tribute to my favorite Beatle George Harrison who passed away 17 years ago on November 29th, 2001. I start with some of his Bealtes tunes, play a few solo tracks and throw in an awesome Traveling Wilbury’s song. I also play some great songs from a few albums out today 11/30, give you the new Song of the Week, “Joking Me,” from Liverpool trio Stealing Sheep, play some songs from bands currently on tour and stopping in the Boston area over the next few days, and highlight some super hot tracks from our latest #Hottakes post. Enjoy!…

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Song of the Week | Stealing Sheep – Joking Me

The latest edition of the WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight is once again sharply focused on the UK and this time it shines down on the dance-tastic new single, “Joking Me,” from Liverpool trio Stealing Sheep. The song is from their upcoming new album, Big Wows, set for release April 19th, 2019 via Heavenly Recordings. This will be the band’s third full-length album following their sophomore effort, Not Real, released if 2015, and their debut, Into the Diamond Sun, released in 2012. Stealing Sheep are Emily Lansley (vocals/bass/guitar), Luciana Mercer (vocals/drum kit), and Rebecca Hawley (vocals/keys, together they create energetic pop…

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