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Category: Song of the Week

Song of the Week | The Lone Bellow – Time’s Always Leaving

This week’s WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight is on the fantastic song, “Time’s Always Leaving,” from Brooklyn, New York’s The Lone Bellow. It’s the first single released from the band’s third studio album, Walk Into A Storm, which will be released September 15th on Descendant Records/ Sony Music Masterworks. The Lone Bellow started as a solo project by Georgia native Zach Williams who began songwriting in 2005 to help cope with his emotions during a particularly difficult family crisis. For the next few years the musician wrote and performed songs as Zach Williams & The Lone Bellow. Williams moved to…

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Song of the Week | Waxahatchee – Never Been Wrong

Photo credit: Jesse Riggins This week’s WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight is on the fantastic track “Never Been Wrong” from Waxahatchee. It’s the latest single from the brand new album, Out in the Storm, released July 14th via Merge Records. Waxahatchee is the project of Alabama-born, now Philadelphia-based, musician Katie Crutchfield, a talented singer-songwriter who began creating music as a child in her hometown of Birmingham. She wrote and recorded her debut album, American Weekend, in one week and released it in 2012 to critical acclaim. Crutchfield’s innate capability to connect with the listener through her deeply personal and emotionally charged…

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Song of the Week | Teen Vice – Anti-Privilege

The latest WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight is focused on the fantastic new single “Anti-Privilege” from NYC based rockers Teen Vice. It’s the latest single from the band’s incredible debut album, Saddest Summer, which was released on July 14th via Commission Music. Teen Vice are Tammy Hart (guitars, vocals), Joshua Ackley (bass, vocals), May Dantas (guitars, vocals) and Derek Pippin (drums), all of whom kicked their rock n’ roll life into gear in their teens. Hart released her critically acclaimed debut solo album at age 18, and her fellow bandmates were all members of successful punk-rock bands. Dantes started her first band at 13 and…

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Song of the Week | Basement Revolver – Tree Trunks

The WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight is back with the gorgeous new single, “Tree Trunks,” from Hamilton, Ontario’s Basement Revolver. We have been following the Canadian band for just over a year now and it has been fantastic to see the talented trio find their shoegaze footing. Following the release of their June 2016 debut single, “Johnny,” they have seen their hometown fanbase grow by leaps and bounds while steadily making waves here in the states. Basement Revolver are Chrisy Hurn (vocals/guitar), Nimal Agalawatte (bass/synth), and Brandon Munroe (drums) and their upcoming sophomore EP, Agatha, will be released July 21st on Yellow K Records in the states…

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Song of the Week | Meadowlark – Body Lose

The latest WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight is focused on the beautiful new single “Body Lose” from UK duo Meadowlark. The track is from their debut album, Postcards, out June 30th via Allpoints and can be purchased on the band’s website. You may recognize Kate from her series of cover songs on YouTube, including her well received versions of Adele’s “Someone Like You,” and Lady Gaga’s “Paparazzi.” McGill no longer wanted to be known as the singer who only performs covers and was becoming frustrated with where her music career was going when she met fellow musician Dan Broadley, who was also…

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Song of the Week | Erin Rae – Like The First Time

The latest WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight is focused on the great new single, “Like The First Time,” from Tennessee musician Erin Rae. It’s the first song from her forthcoming sophomore album which is due out this year. Rae has been called Nashville’s best kept secret, quietly making her mark on the Music City by providing her extraordinary vocal talent to a number of albums from notable area musicians such as Margo Price, Andrew Combs, and Anderson East. She is also a voice coach and has helped aspiring singers to find their place in a city that radiates talent. In…

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Song of the Week | Anna of the North – Lovers

Photo credit: Jonathan Vivaas Kise The latest WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight is focused on the beautiful country of Norway and shines directly on the amazing new single, “Lovers,” which is the title-track from Oslo duo Anna of the North’s upcoming debut LP, out September 8th via Different Recordings. Anna of the North is Anna Lotterud and Brady Daniell-Smith. They met five years ago in Australia after Lotterud left Norway to find new and exciting challenges away from her everyday life and came across Daniell-Smith, a New Zealand-born Australian, playing an acoustic set in a club. The two found a kinship…

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Song of the Week | Floco Torres – You!

Photo credit: Brandon Everett Thompson The new WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight shines brightly on the brilliant new single, “You!,” from Ohio based hip-hop artist Floco Torres. It’s the first song from the musician’s upcoming EP, again, which he will be self-releasing July 7th. Torres is a New Jersey native whose career took off after moving to Macon, Georgia where he was supposed to begin an internship for a record label. Upon arrival he discovered that the internship was no longer available so he did what any talented emcee would do when facing unexpected adversity,…

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Song of the Week | Terror Watts – Time Bomb

The latest WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight is focused on the incredibly catchy new single “Time Bomb” from Birmingham, UK trio Terror Watts. It’s the second single from the band’s fantastic self-titled debut EP, out now via PNKSLM Recordings. Terror Watts are Tom Hughes (vocals/guitar), Jake Wilks (bass) and Olly Caunce (drums), three friends who had previously played together in a rockabilly band called The Cedar House before parting ways and each moving on to new adventures in different countries. In 2016 they all found their way back to Birmingham where the pull of music…

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