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Category: Song of the Week

Song of the Week | Grace Gillespie – Human (Heart)

This week’s WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight is on the wonderful new single, “Human (Heart),” from London-based artist and producer Grace Gillespie. The track was released digitally on April 12th and physically on a James Morrison-curated vinyl release by Richer Unsigned on April 13th for Record Store Day. Gillespie released her debut singles “Restoration” and “Everything (Nothing)” in March 2018 via Kaleidoscope and swiftly caught the attention of music fans across the UK. Her song-writing and composition style blends folk traditions seamlessly together with a psych-pop vibe wrapped effortlessly around intriguing harmonies. It’s quite an…

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Song of the Week | Chloe Foy – Oh You Are Not Well

The WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight is once again aimed at the UK and this week it shines directly on musician Chloe Foy with the release of her stellar new single, “Oh You Are Not Well.” Foy discovered her love of music early on in her hometown of Gloucestershire and would go on to attend the Gloucester Academy of Music where she became a classically trained pianist and cellist. You can hear just how that training was utilized listening to her first single, “I’ve Got a Feeling,” released in 2012. 2016 saw the release of…

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Song of the Week | Saltwater Sun – The Great Deceiver

This week’s WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight focuses on the UK and shines brightly on the fantastic single “The Great Deceiver” from Reading band Saltwater Sun. It’s the title-track off their highly anticipated new EP out Friday, April 5th. Saltwater Sun is Jen Stearnes (vocals), Joel Neale (guitar), Dan Kingham (guitar), Rob Carter (bass) and Ben Chandler (drums). The five-piece released their debut EP, Wild, in 2015 and quickly found an audience thanks to powerfully emotional lyrics and super catchy guitar hooks. The new track, “The Great Deceiver,” is a three minute power-pop anthem on…

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Song of the Week | Diane Coffee – Like A Child Does

Photo credit: Alexa Viscius The new WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” is brightly focused on the stellar new single, “Like A Child Does,” from southern California musician Diane Coffee. It’s the second single from his forthcoming third album, Internet Arms, out April 19 on Polyvinyl. Diane Coffee is the dazzling glam-rock persona of the multi-talented artist Shaun Fleming. The former Foxygen drummer started to craft his new presence while on tour with the band and pretty much wrote and recorded the debut album, My Friend Fish, while on the road. It was released in 2013 and…

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The Music Savage Show | 03.22.2019

On my new show I start you off with some spellbinding tunes, honor the amazing work of legendary hip-hop trio De La Soul on the 30th anniversary of their debut album “Three Feet High and Rising,” play some great songs from bands currently on tour and stopping in the Boston area over the next few days, highlight the new Song of the Week, “Shapeshift,” from Australian five-piece The Florets (as well as play a few other great bands on the Diet Cokes and Smokes PR roster),let you know about some great albums out today March 22nd, and finally hit you…

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Song of the Week | The Florets – Shapeshift

The latest edition of the WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight shines down on Australia and focuses on Melbourne’s The Florets. The wonderful new song, “Shapeshift,” is the band’s third single and follows, “Just Coast,” released in November and their debut, “Sleep,” which introduced the world to the five-piece last July. Forming in 2018 the Florets are Nick Mitty(Vocals/Guitar), Joshua Dawes(Bass), Kimbo Star(Keys), Alec Cimera(drums), & Amitay Moody(Guitar). Known for their energetic live shows the band has begun to build a strong fanbase within the Melbourne music scene and are currently preparing to release their debut…

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Song of the Week | Durand Jones & The Indications – Long Way Home

Photo credit: Rosie Cohe The latest WFMO & Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight is focused on the fantastic new single “Long Way Home” from Bloomington, IN band Durand Jones & The Indications. The hip-swaying song is off their sophomore album, American Love Call, released March 1st, 2019 via Dead Oceans/Colemine Records. The band are Durand Jones (vocals), Aaron Frazer (vocals/drums), Blake Rhein (guitars), Kyle Houpt (bass), and Steve Okonski (keys), five friends who met while studying at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. The Indications’ self-titled debut album was released in 2016 and the band hit the road…

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The Music Savage Show | 03.08.2019

Today’s show celebrates International Women’s Day (which just so happens to be today March 8th )so I play two full hours of songs from amazing female musicians! I give you some great songs from a few albums released on new music Friday, highlight the rockin’ new Song of the Week “I Wanna Keep Yr Dog” from L.A.s illuminati hotties, and as always leave you with a few fantastic tracks from our #Hottakes post. The Future Is Female… and it’s already here!. Playlist: Heads Will Role – Yeah Yeah Yeahs Men Explain Things To Me – Tacocat #1 Must Have –…

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Song of the Week | illuminati hotties – I Wanna Keep Yr Dog

This week’s WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight shines down on Southern California and focuses on the ridiculously catchy new song “I Wanna Keep Yr Dog” from illuminati hotties, the Los Angeles band fronted by Sarah Tudzin. It’s the first new music released since their highly acclaimed 2018 debut album Kiss Yr Frenemies. The new single is a high-octane, indie-pop jam that blasts off the instant you press play, taking you on a three minute tear through fuzzed-out guitar riffs and sixties style hooks. Tie it all together with swinging Doo-wop drums and you have yourself a song that will…

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