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Song of the Week | Fenne Lily – On Hold

Photo Credit: Carl Osbourn The latest edition in the WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight shines on the beautiful new single, “On Hold,”  from Bristol-based musician Fenne Lily. Lily broke in the heavily crowded UK music scene in 2016 with the release of the stellar, “Top to Toe,” which hit half a million plays on Spotify in just two weeks! The latest single is the title-track to her debut album, which is set to be released on April 6th. It’s a great song to listen to while gliding through the streets of your city on roller skates…

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Song of the Week | False Heads – Retina

Photo Credit: Luke Nugent Photography ? The WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight is focused sharply on the killer new single, “Retina,” from East London trio False Heads. We have been following the British band for just about two years now and it has been fantastic to see the talented trio find their punk rock footing in a punk rock scene in serious need of a punk rock attitude adjustment. Following the release of their first single, “Steal and Cheat,” for Gary Powell’s label 25 Hour Convenience Store, the guys have seen their European fan base grow by leaps and bounds. “Retina”…

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Song of the Week | Buffalo Tom – Roman Cars

The latest WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight is on the incredible new single, “Roman Cars,” from Boston’s very own Buffalo Tom. This is the second time we have focused on the legendary local trio, and for good reason. Their ninth studio album, Quiet and Peace, is out Friday, March 2nd via Scrawny/Schoolkids Records, and as I have listened to it front and back quiet a few times now, I can honestly say that their first album in seven years was well worth the wait! Buffalo Tom are Bill Janovtiz (vocals/guitar), Chris Colbourn (vocals/bass), and Tom Maginnis (drums)…

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Song of the Week | The Clockworks – Rumours in the Stockroom

This week’s WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight is once again focused on the Emerald Isle and shines down on the punchy new song, “Rumours In The Stockroom,” from a relatively new band from Galway, Ireland known as The Clockworks. The quartet formed in 2015 and have just a handful of terrific singles to their name. Despite their short period of existence they already have the music world taking notice. The Clockworks take a tried and true approach to the classic post-punk sound and add an undeniable dance beat to create a sound that makes you want…

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Song of the Week | Band of Gold – Well Who Am I

Photo credit: Anthony Huus The latest edition in the WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight comes to you from Norwegian duo Band of Gold. Their dynamic new single, “Well Who Am I,” is from the band’s upcoming sophomore album, Where’s The Magic, which will be released Friday, March 23rd via Jansen. Band of Gold are songwriter Nina Mortvedt and musician/producer Nikolai Eilertsenand. They released their debut self-titled album in 2015 to critical acclaim. So much so that it earned the band the coveted Nordic Music Prize, which is the annual award for the Best Nordic Album Of The Year. Their debut was nominated that year…

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Song of the Week | Amethysts – Be There

Photo credit: Webb Street Studios The latest WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight is focused on the spectacular single titled, “Be There,” from East Anglian duo Amethysts. This is their first song in the new year, having released a number of successful singles in 2017 which were picked up and played on BBC Radio 1. After recording a few Sofar Sounds sessions the band saw their fanbase grow by leaps and bounds which paved the way for their very first London headline shows. Those are some pretty incredible accomplishments for a relatively new band on the scene. The latest single, “Be There,” fuses guitar chords with fluid synths and classic drum beats effortlessly together…

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Song of the Week | Lucius – Neighbors

Photo credit: Christopher Velasco The latest WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight is focused on the luminous new Lucius single, “Neighbors,” from the LA-based band’s forthcoming release, Nudes, out March 2nd via Mom + Pop Music. The album is a collection of acoustic songs which features contributions from Roger Waters and Nels Cline (Wilco). Lucius are Jess Wolfe, Holly Laessig, Dan Molad and Peter Lalish, all of whom attended Berklee College of Music here in Boston. The band formed in Brooklyn in 2005 and they released their now out of print debut album, Songs From The Bromley House, in 2009,…

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Song of the Week | Cat Princess – Fly On Your Wall

Photo credit: Nora Cederin The latest edition in the WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight comes to you from art-pop-dance band extraordinaires Cat Princess. The Swedish quintet formed during a New Year’s Eve party in 2015 and made their first live appearance just a few days later. They released their debut EP, Please Me, in December 2016 on Rama Lama Records. The band are Nils Krång (vocals/synth), Robin Åberg (guitar), Robert Lanneborn (guitar), Isabelle Friberg (bass) and Victor Klint (drums).  Their super new single, “Fly On Your Wall,” released today (January 23rd) via Rama Lama, was mixed and recorded to…

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Song of the Week | Erika Wennerstrom – Extraordinary Love

This week’s WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight is on the beautiful new single, “Extraordinary Love,” from Austin-based musician Erika Wennerstrom. The extraordinary track is the from her upcoming debut solo album, Sweet Unknown, out March 23rd via Partisan Records. Wennerstrom is the lead singer of the acclaimed Cincinnati-born/Austin-based band Heartless Bastards whose fifth album, Restless Ones, was released on June 16, 2015 and is overwhelmingly considered to be the band’s finest album to date. The super-talented musician decided to put the comfort that comes with being a member of a band aside for a moment to strike out on her…

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