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#HotTakes | Week of 01.14.2019

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. The Wire // Shovels & Rope Weird Ways // Strand of Oaks Upcoming Boston Area Show: Wednesday, May 8th @ The Sinclair River // Patty Griffin Upcoming Boston Area Show: Tuesday, April 9th @ Sanders Theatre – Harvard University One Thing // Night Beats Upcoming Boston Area Show: Friday, May 10th @ Once Ballroom Woman // Karen O and Danger Mouse I Get No Joy // Jade Bird Your Love is Holy // Rosie Carney Alien // Thumpasaurus Legends // Joyia Faraway Look // Yola Warm Animal…

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The Music Savage Show | 01.18.2019

The new show is coming at you like King Kong! I play you some great songs from a handful of amazing albums out today Friday January 18th, I shine a spotlight on two incredible shows this weekend in the Boston area, play you some hot new tracks from our latest #Hottakes post, and then jostle your senses with even more music. Hey..it’s what I do! Playlist: King Kong – The Kinks Feel Good Inc. – Gorillaz Ch-Check It Out – Beastie Boys You Said Something – PJ Harvey Hell Yeah – Lake Street Dive Make Some Room – The Suffers…

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#HotTakes | Week of 01.07.2019

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Fantastic Like Magic // Ruby Amanfu (feat. Yacht Money) Synchronicity // Rising Appalachia Seventeen // Sharon Van Etten Cosmic Cave // Ex Hex Like A Songbird That Has Fallen // Luther Dickinson and Sisters of the Strawberry Moon (feat. Amy Helm) The Wolves // Mandolin Orange Hey Man // Liz Cooper & the Stampede Upcoming Boston Area Show: Monday, February 25th @ Great Scott This Land // Gary Clark Jr. Gold // Sister Sparrow Daisy // Pond Torch Song // J.S. Ondara Knock Me Off My Feet…

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The Music Savage Show | 01.11.2019

The new show kicks off by paying tribute to the Goblin King/Starman/Thin White Duke/LEGEND David Bowie. I’ll highlight a few of the bands recently announced for the 2019 Boston Calling Festival taking place in May, play you some great new tracks from our latest #Hottakes post, and overload your senses with so much music your head will spin! Playlist: Moonage Daydream – David Bowie Watch That Man – David Bowie Ashes to Ashes Pt. 1 – Warpaint The Man Who Sold The World – Nirvana Pure – The Lightning Seeds No Children – Mountain Goats Young Fathers – Typhoon Eyes…

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The Music Savage Show | 01.04.2019

It’s the first show of the new year and I’ll give you some good ol’ rock n’ roll to keep your momentum going strong. I also say happy birthday to some amazing musicians celebrating being born today, play you some tunes from albums turning twenty years old in ’19, and last but not least hit ya between the ears with some fiery tracks from our latest #Hottakes post. Enjoy! Playlist: Drive – R.E.M. Rebellion (Lies) – Arcade Fire First of the Gang – Morrissey Motorcrash – Sugarcubes Borne on the FM Waves of the Heart – Against Me The Con…

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The Music Savage Show | 12.28.2017

It’s The Music Savage “What’s All This Then” Show in which I play you songs from a bunch of incredible albums coming out the first few months of the new year. I’ll give you warm comforting songs to sip drinks by the fire, I’ll hit you with hot dance tracks to keep your body moving, and keep you rocking with tunes to ring in 2019. Enjoy! Playlist: It’s So Weird – Juliana Hatfield I’m Not Here (Missing Face) – The Twilight Sad Love Feasts – Liz Brasher Give A Little – Maggie Rogers Ordinary Pleasure – Toro Y Moi Be…

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2018 | Steve’s Best of the Year

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! No, you’re not one too many eggnogs in, I said Thanksgiving. I’ll tell ya why. It’s the time of year that we find ourselves taking a step back and looking at all that presented itself to us throughout the last 365 days. In the music world, that often means a “Best of” list, but outside of that, it usually means taking stock of a whole host of other things. And this post might just be a combination of those two things, as while it’s obvious 2018 pushed forward just as much great music as years past, there’s…

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#HotTakes | Week of 12.17.2018

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Now That You’re Gone // The Raconteurs Sinking Ship // Wild Child Leave Me Be // Shy Beast Lost Ship // Juliana Hatfield Light Goes (In Mines) // Parrot Dream Fail Safe // William Tyler Passive Aggressive // Robert Ellis Trouble Letting Go // The Avett Brothers Novels of Acquaintance // Castanea + Rising Appalachia

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The Music Savage Show | 12.21.2018

It’s the 2018 Music Savage “Chriiisss-maaas” Show! In the first hour I kick your ho-ho-holidays into gear with a whole sleigh-full of indie, funk, soul, hip-hop, and Icelandic Christmas songs to get you into the spirit of the season. I also highlight the new Song of the Week, “Bad Boy,” from Oslo band Wet Dreams and hit your ears with latest hot tracks from our new #Hottakes post. Enjoy! Playlist: All I Want For Christmas – Yeah Yeah Yeahs Christmas Party – Dr. Dog Christmas Card from a Hooker in Minneapolis – Tom Waits It’s Christmas So We’ll Stop –…

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