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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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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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Song of the Week | losLAUREN 718 – Closet Fulla Fresh Lo

My latest WMFO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” focuses sharply on the infectious track, “Closet Fulla Fresh Lo,” from Bronx hip-hop musician losLAUREN 718. The single is just one of the many insta-likable songs from the hard working New York artist who has a new album titled, Only Believers Achieve Success, scheduled to be released this summer. Clocking in at just over two minutes “Closet Fulla Fresh Lo” hits you quick with that smooth lyrical flow and a straight-up NYC beat. The old school vibe in the accompanying video is chock-full of the Big Apple eighties style…

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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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The Music Savage Show | 04.26.2019

This latest Music Savage Show starts off highlighting fantastic covers of songs from one of my favorite movies, gives you a good dose of rock-a-billy via Roy Orbison and musicians he has influenced, hits you with songs from a few bands and musicians currently on tour and stopping in the Boston area over the next few days, spotlights the charming new Song of the Week, “End of the World” from UK musician Lucy Spraggan, plays you tracks from some incredible albums out today April 26th, and heats you up with some tunes from our new #Hottakes post. Playlist: Wild World…

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Song of the Week | Lucy Spraggan – End Of The World

The new WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” shines down on the amazing song, “End Of The World,” from English musician Lucy Spraggan. It’s the latest single from her upcoming fifth studio album, Today Was A Good Day,” out May 3rd via Cooking Vinyl. Spraggan’s musical career started as a performer at open-mic nights across England. It took off after performing her song, “Last Night (Beer Fear), on UK’s The X Factor, which helped her self-release her debut album, Now she is the only X Factor contestant ever to be asked to play Glastonbury…not once but twice! That…

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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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