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Song of the Week | Operator Music Band – Squaresoft

This week’s WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight is once again focused on New York and this time it shines down Brooklyn band Operator Music Band and their new single, “Squaresoft.” The quartet released a debut EP, Puzzlephonics I, in 2015 and their first full length, Puzzlephonics I & II, in 2017. Despite their short period of existence, they already have the music world taking notice. Operator Music Band are Dara Hirsch (vocals/guitar/keys), Jared Hiller (vocals/guitar/synths), Gabe Pittleman(bass), and Alejandro Salazar (drums). Together they create uniquely energetic music that can be labeled art-rock, but if you…

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#HotTakes | Week of 05.13.2019

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Earthquake Love // Stray Local Nowhere // Black Match Ain’t It Magical // Mauwe I’m Your Man // Grace Gillespie Go // The Black Keys Upcoming Boston Area Show: Friday, October 11th @ TD Garden House Fire // Tyler Childers Honor Among Thieves // Dylan LeBlanc You and I // Reuben and the Dark One Way Ticket // Spirit Family Reunion

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The Music Savage Show | 05.17.2019

The new show delivers the wish for new music right to your ears! I say happy birthday to NIN frontman Trent Reznor, highlight the brilliant new Song of the Week, “You’ve Got It Good,” from UK musician Annabel Allum (and play a couple of songs from a few other bands on the Supercat PR roster), give you a taste of a few albums out today May 17th, let you in on a few tracks from our #Hottakes post, and so much more! Playlist: You’re The Wish You Are I Had – XTCWishing Well – INXSI Wish I Could Be You…

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Song of the Week | Annabel Allum – You Got It Good

Photo credit: Stephanie Carral The latest WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight shines down on the UK once again and this time focuses on the brilliant new single, “You Got It Good,”  from Guildford-based musician Annabel Allum. The talented singer songwriter emerged on the UK music scene in 2016 and carved a name for herself the following year with her excellent EP, “All That For What,” In the last few years Allum has been called out as one to watch, with praise for her music coming from the big guns like BBC Radio 1 and NME.…

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#HotTakes | Week of 05.06.2019

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. The Mother // Brandi Carlile Man on Fire // Sam Cohen Upcoming Boston Area Show: Saturday, June 3rd @ The Sinclair We Do What We Do Best // Imperial Teen Horizon // Cat Power Upcoming Boston Area Show: Tuesday, September 24th @ Royale Get Down // Haybaby Upcoming Boston Area Show: Friday, July 19th @ O’Brien’s Smoke Inside // Harmony Byrne I Live a Little Lie // Donovan Woods Hero Town // Fearless Flyers Playmate // Olive B Hard To Believe // Charly Bliss Upcoming Boston Area…

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The Music Savage Show | 05.10.2019

Today’s show is for all the great moms out there who love music and don’t give a damn about wire hangers! I pay tribute to the late great Scott Hutchison, let you in on some incredible bands/musicians on tour and in the Boston area, spin the great new Song of the Week, “Closet Fulla Fresh Lo,” from Bronx hip-hop musician losLauren 718 (and play a couple of tracks from a few other Bronx MCs), play you some sweet songs from albums out today May 10th, and hit your ears with some #Hottakes! Playlist: Punk Mom – LindenfieldJ Station – Adult…

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#HotTakes | Week of 04.29.2019

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Student Housing // Truth Club Upcoming Boston Area Show: Saturday, June 8th @ Townsend House Give Me // Sego Upcoming Boston Area Show: Friday, May 10th @ Brighton Music Hall Marigolds // Kishi Bashi Vacation with Bond in south of France part 2 // MIYNT Temper Temper // Black Pistol Fire Gold Past Life // Fruit Bats Running Behind // Rose Hotel Century // Big Thief Nail it on the First Try // The Felice Brothers We See U // Walker Lukens I Feel Emotion // Operators…

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The Music Savage Show | 05.03.2019

The Music Savage Show…60% of the time, it works every time. On the new show I pay tribute to Adam Yauch aka MCA with a few Beastie Boys tunes, throw the spotlight on some amazing records that just turned thirty years old, say happy birthday to The Red-Headed Stranger with a few Willie Nelson songs and covers, highlight the brilliant and beautiful Song of the Week, “Firesmoke,” from UK artist Kate Tempest, hit you with some fine tunes from albums out today May 3rd, give you a taste of our new #Hottakes post… and much more! Playlist: Wildcat – RatatatCalling…

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Song of the Week | Kate Tempest – Firesmoke

The new WMFO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight shines brightly on the beautiful new single, “Firesmoke,” from Kate Tempest . The track is the first taste of music off what will undoubtably be one of my favorite albums of the year, The Book of Traps and Lessons, out June 14th via American Recordings/Republic Records. Kate Tempest is not only an incredible hip-hop musician. She is also an award winning poet who was named “Next Generation Poet” by the Poetry Book Society (an accolade handed out once every decade), an acclaimed playwright with three plays currently to…

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