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The Music Savage Show | 08.23.2019

The new show kicks off with a few Stand By Me inspired tunes in celebration of the movie’s 33rd anniversary. I also hit your ears with a set of classic Britpop tracks, play you some songs from bands and musicians on tour and in the Boston area this weekend, highlight the wonderful new Song of the Week, “It All Matters,” from New York-based musician Bill Scorzari, spin some great tunes from amazing albums turning 25 this month, and last but certainly not least play a few hot tracks from our #Hottakes post. Playlist: Lollipop – Ben KwellerEveryday – Fiona Apple…

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Song of the Week | Bill Scorzari – It All Matters

The WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight is sharply focused on the beautiful new single from Bill Scorzari titled, “It All Matters,” off the New York-based musician’s upcoming album, Now I’m Free, out September 20th independently. Scorzari has been crafting his distinct style of Americana for a while now, picking up his first guitar at the age of eight and performing his very first gig at thirteen. After a two decade stint in the world of law a life-changing event, the passing of his beloved father, saw him turn his sights back to his true passion…

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The Music Savage Show | 08.16.2019

On my latest show I start off with a few songs perfect to play while cruising around your city in a vintage Ferrari. I also let you know about some fantastic new albums out today 8/16 and last Friday 8/9, keep you in the loop about a few bands/musicians on tour and stopping in our area, invite Boston’s very own Rachel Sumner to sing a few songs live on the air for you lucky folks, and last but not least hit ya with some choice cuts from our #Hottakes post. It WAS his fault he didn’t lock the garage! Playlist:…

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Song of the Week | Talkboy – All Works Out

Photo credit: Daisie Jacobs The latest WMFO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight focuses once again on the UK city of Leeds and shines down for the second time on Talkboy. We’ve squared our sites on their wonderful new single, “All Works Out,” taken from the band’s upcoming debut EP due out soon. Talkboy are Katie Heap (vocals), Calum Juniper (vocals), Tim Malkin (guitar), Charlotte Jones (keys), Tom Sargent (bass), and Jake Greenway (drums). Having officially formed in 2017, and with only four other (brilliant) singles to their name, they have begun to weave their way through…

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The Music Savage Show | 08.02.2019

The new show takes a loving look back on my favorite time of the year… The Newport Folk Festival! I open with a set of songs from a few of the incredible collaborative groups that graced the stages in 2019, play you some tunes from musicians and bands that were a few of the many extraordinary highlights of the weekend, showcase a handful of musicians/bands I would love to see return to the fort, and last but not least highlight the artists I hope make their debut in 2020. Let’s have some folkin’ fun! Playlist: Redesigning Women – The HighwomenBlack…

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The Music Savage Show | 07.19.2019

Today I celebrate Newport Folk Festival with an entire show dedicated to one of my most favorite weekends. As this year is the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 team landing on the moon (and cutting James Taylor’s performance short on July 20th, 1969) I kick things off with a set celebrating the ’69 festival. I also highlight the new Song of the Week “Everyone’s Gone To The Moon” from Robert Ellis, play you some songs from a few favorite moments at the fort, let you in on some amazing tracks from our #Hottakes post, and so much folkin’ more!…

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Song of the Week | Robert Ellis – Everyone’s Gone To The Moon

The new WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight shines down on the beautiful version of the classic number, “Everyone’s Gone To The Moon,” from Houston musician Robert Ellis. The single was released this week to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon launch which took place on July 16th, 1969. “Everyone’s Gone To The Moon” was written and recorded by UK musician Jonathan King in 1965 and has been performed by so many amazing bands/musicians including The Flaming Lips, Bobby Womack, Percy Faith, and many more. However, it was the Nina Simone version that…

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The Music Savage Show | 07.12.2019

My new show is serious about music… and don’t call me Shirley. I play you some songs from a few bands/musicians on tour and playing the Boston area, highlight the killer new Song of the Week, “Rats In The Kitchen,” from Leeds band Party Hardly, say happy birthday to Mavis Staples and Jack White with a few of their tracks, give you a taste of a few albums out today July 12th, let you in on a few amazing numbers from our #Hottakes post, and so much more! Playlist: The Embassy – Mos DefWhy So Serious – Alice MertonDesperate, But…

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Song of the Week | Party Hardly – Rats In The Kitchen

Photo credit: Donald Braddock The latest WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight is focused once again on the UK city of Leeds and shines on the fantastic single “Rats In The Kitchen” from Party Hardly. It’s the latest track from the band’s upcoming sophomore EP, Modern Strife is Rubbish, due out July 26th. Party Hardly consists of Tom Barr (guitars, vocals), Matt Pownall  (guitars, vocals), Stanley Braddock (bass, vocals) and Lachlan Banner (drums). They take a unique approach to that classic Britpop style made famous by the nineties legends that came before them and kick it…

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