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Category: Song of the Week

Song of the Week | The Lowest Pair – Wild Animals

Photo Credit: Sarah Kathryn Wainwright This week’s WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight is brightly focused on the incredible new single, “Wild Animals,” from Olympia/Minneapolis duo The Lowest Pair. The band officially formed in 2013 and have recorded and released four albums of original songs and one covers album over the years. The Lowest Pair is Kendl Winter and Palmer T. Lee, both of whom had made names for themselves in the folk music scene for quite a while before their paths crossed while performing at festivals across the midwest. Winter had released three solo albums…

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The Music Savage Show | 03.28.2020

I think it is safe to say that without music we would all be a bit more loopy with everything that is going on. So I’m extremely happy to bring you show #2 from my dining room straight to your ears. As baseball season should have started this week and the hockey season stalled I start the show with a sporting set of great songs to ease the pain a bit (after all there’s no crying in baseball). After which I’ll spin some tunes in relation to being holed-up safely in our homes, honor Phife Dawg and say Happy Birthday…

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Song of the Week | Luka Kuplowsky – Anew Day

Photo credit: Melissa Richards This week’s WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight is once again focused on the wonderful city of Toronto and shines down brightly on the fantastic cover of Mary Margaret O’Hara’s, “Anew Day,” from Canadian musician Luka Kuplowsky. The track features Bahamas’ Felicity Williams and is off the upcoming EP, Judee Justin Arthur Mary, out April 24th via Mama Bird Recording Co. Luka speaks to the song saying; “When I sing Mary Margaret O’Hara’s “Anew Day”, I feel directly channeled to the joy and sorrow embedded in the music and lyrics. The first…

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Song of the Week | Fenne Lily – Hypochondriac

Photo Credit: Nicole Loucaides The latest edition in the WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight shines on the beautiful new single, “ Hypochondriac,” from the UK’s Fenne Lily. This is the second time we have focused on the Bristol-based musician. Almost two years ago to the day Lily was featured as a SOTW for the wonderful single “On Hold” “Hypochondriac” is the first new music since her brilliant debut album, On Hold, which was self released on April 6th, 2018. Speaking about the track Lily states “The song’s theme was realized immediately; pressure to feel enough but…

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Song of the Week | Stars and Rabbit – Little Mischievous

Photo credit: Robby Suha The latest edition in the WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight focuses for the first time on the Indonesian island of Java and shines down brightly on the super-cool duo Stars and Rabbit. The single, “Little Mischievous,” is off their latest album, Rainbow Isle, released February 26th via Green Island Music. Stars and Rabbit are Elda Suryani and Didit Saad. The musicians joined forces in 2011 and have been making a name for themselves in the Indonesian music scene by combining their love of indie rock perfectly together with the island’s style…

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The Music Savage Show | 02.14.2020

Today’s show kicks things off all romantic like with some love songs to share with your significant other, I also celebrate the classic 90’s mix tape, play you some fantastic songs from a handful of albums out today February 14th, shine the spotlight on the excellent Song of the Week “We Are Gold” from Peruvian musician Zophy Ohr (along with a set of ‘Gold’ named bands/musicians), highlight the new curated set of incredible tunes, and heat up the day with a few spicy #Hottakes numbers! Playlist: This Modern Love – Bloc PartyMaps – Yeah Yeah YeahsFiresmoke – Kate TempestI Went…

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Song of the Week | Zophy Ohr – We Are Gold

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 wonderful debut single “We Are Gold” from London-based Zophy Ohr, the stage name of Peruvian singer, songwriter, and actress Alessandra Morris. She left Peru to pursue a professional career as a singer/songwriter in England, where she began playing open mics around London, studied music and earned an MA in Music Business. The moment I pressed play on this one I was dancing along to the incredible beat pulsing from my speakers. Ohr has amazing way…

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The Music Savage Show | 02.07.2020

This week I kick things off with a tribute to Ritchie Valens, Buddy Holly, & The Big Bopper by playing a few of their fantastic songs. I’ll also celebrate the 40th anniversary of a brilliant album, play some tunes in honor of Bob Marley and Andy Gill, tell you about some great albums out today February 7th, highlight the stellar new Song of the Week “Es De Fantasía” from Wichita’s MariaElena (along with some music from a few other Kansas-based bands/musicians), hit your ears with a curated set of outstanding tunes, and last but certainly not least heat up your…

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Song of the Week | MariaElena – Es De Fantasía

The new WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” shines brightly down on Kansas and focuses sharply on the incredible song, “Es De Fantasía,” from Wichita-based project MariaElena. It’s the first song and title track off her sophomore album released November 2019. Music has long been a part of Maria Elena’s life and she has been writing and releasing songs, either in bands or on her own, for many years. She formed a band called The Great Plains while living in Beijing and upon returning home formed a jazz-infused folk band called El Cuco. In 2018 Elena and…

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