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#HotTakes | Week of 07.15.2019

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Stay High // Brittany Howard Upcoming Boston Area Show: Wednesday, September 25th @ House of Blues Cat’s Eye Blue // Hiss Golden Messenger Upcoming Boston Area Show: Friday, November 15th @ The Sinclair Save Somebody Else // Andrew Combs Upcoming Boston Area Show: Wednesday, November 6th @ The Sinclair Valleys (My Love) // Whitney Upcoming Boston Area Show: Wednesday, October 2nd @ Royale Some Misunderstanding // Erin Rae Power // Seratones Upcoming Boston Area Show: Thursday, September 12th @ Great Scott Redesigning Women // The Highwomen Ellie…

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The Music Savage Show | 07.19.2019

Today I celebrate Newport Folk Festival with an entire show dedicated to one of my most favorite weekends. As this year is the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 team landing on the moon (and cutting James Taylor’s performance short on July 20th, 1969) I kick things off with a set celebrating the ’69 festival. I also highlight the new Song of the Week “Everyone’s Gone To The Moon” from Robert Ellis, play you some songs from a few favorite moments at the fort, let you in on some amazing tracks from our #Hottakes post, and so much folkin’ more!…

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Song of the Week | Robert Ellis – Everyone’s Gone To The Moon

The new WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight shines down on the beautiful version of the classic number, “Everyone’s Gone To The Moon,” from Houston musician Robert Ellis. The single was released this week to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon launch which took place on July 16th, 1969. “Everyone’s Gone To The Moon” was written and recorded by UK musician Jonathan King in 1965 and has been performed by so many amazing bands/musicians including The Flaming Lips, Bobby Womack, Percy Faith, and many more. However, it was the Nina Simone version that…

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#HotTakes | Week of 07.08.2019

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Yasmin you will never hear this // Mikey Mike Take Care // Mauno The Forty-Ninth Parallel // Kacy & Clayton Upcoming Boston Area Show: Saturday, October 12th @ The Wang Theater Limousine // Winstons Potted Plant // Bandits on the Run Lucy in Disguise // Miynt Fighter // Joseph Upcoming Boston Area Show: Friday, September 27th @ Paradise Message To You // Strange Ranger Upcoming Boston Area Show: Tuesday, November 12th @ Brighton Music Hall Tenderness // Jay Som Upcoming Boston Area Show: Saturday, October 26th @…

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The Music Savage Show | 07.12.2019

My new show is serious about music… and don’t call me Shirley. I play you some songs from a few bands/musicians on tour and playing the Boston area, highlight the killer new Song of the Week, “Rats In The Kitchen,” from Leeds band Party Hardly, say happy birthday to Mavis Staples and Jack White with a few of their tracks, give you a taste of a few albums out today July 12th, let you in on a few amazing numbers from our #Hottakes post, and so much more! Playlist: The Embassy – Mos DefWhy So Serious – Alice MertonDesperate, But…

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Song of the Week | Party Hardly – Rats In The Kitchen

Photo credit: Donald Braddock The latest WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight is focused once again on the UK city of Leeds and shines on the fantastic single “Rats In The Kitchen” from Party Hardly. It’s the latest track from the band’s upcoming sophomore EP, Modern Strife is Rubbish, due out July 26th. Party Hardly consists of Tom Barr (guitars, vocals), Matt Pownall  (guitars, vocals), Stanley Braddock (bass, vocals) and Lachlan Banner (drums). They take a unique approach to that classic Britpop style made famous by the nineties legends that came before them and kick it…

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#HotTakes | Week of 07.01.2019

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Exit // Joe Pug Marine Club Party // Big Society Calling It // Automatic My Love Surreal // Grace Gillespie I’m Afraid Of Americans // Bones UK Superficial // Tommy Down It’s Been Wrong // The Lostines Pin It Down // Madison Cunningham Tequila Island // Stanley Brinks & The Wave Pictures Kids In The Dark // Bat For Lashes

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The Music Savage Show | 06.28.2019

The latest and greatest show kicks off with a few “Sandlot” inspired tunes keeping the celebration of summer going strong! I also play you some songs from bands and musicians playing Solid Sound Festival this weekend, give you some tunes from a few stellar albums out today June 28th, highlight the new Song of the Week, “Get Well Soon,” from Oakland-based Boy Scouts, spin some great tracks picked out by my awesome sister, and last but certainly not least play a few hot tracks from our #Hottakes post. Playlist: The Lion Sleeps Tonight – R.E.M.This Magic Moment – Lake Street…

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#HotTakes | Week of 06.24.2019

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Behave // Summer Cannibals Upcoming Boston Area Show: Friday, August 16th @ Once Ballroom Dog In A Manger // Smooth Hound Smith Upcoming Boston Area Show: Thursday, September 26th @ Atwood’s Tavern Don’t Wanna Let You Go // Imperial Teen Wasteful // Helenor Delete You // Handsome Deader // James Leonard Hewitson Heart Attack // Slaughter Beach, Dog Upcoming Boston Area Show: Friday, August 16th @ The Sinclair Closer To You // Clairo Upcoming Boston Area Show: Saturday, August 10th @ TD Garden Mind Safari // Holy…

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