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The Music Savage Show | 05.09.2020

Quarantine show # 9 kicks off with 1.21 gigawatts of amazing music celebrating one of my favorite live music venues Great Scott which heartbreakingly closed it’s doors for good after 44 years! I also honor all the mama’s out there on this Mother’s Day weekend with a set of memorable mom music, pay tribute to Kraftwerk with a selection of terrific electro-tunes, play some songs from a few awesome new albums, hit those ears with curated set #13, and heat things up Hottakes! Playlist: Medicine – We Were Promised JetpacksFeel The Way I Want – Caroline RoseBrick X Brick –…

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The Music Savage Show | 05.02.2020

The Music Savage Show · Que Será, Será Hey take a break Veronica… sit down and listen to the new show! It’s quarantine broadcast # 7 from my home straight to your heart and soul. I start things moving with a set of music inspired by the emotional rollercoaster I go on regularly these days. You’ll also hear a Beastie Boys set honoring the late great Adam Yauch, get to know two of my Texas friends through song via their curated sets (that’s right you get two!), take in my amazing new Song of the Week, and spice it up…

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Song of the Week | Freya Beer – Arms Wide Open

The latest WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight shines down on Great Britain once again and this time focuses on the new single, “Arms Wide Open,” from London’s Freya Beer. The talented musician emerged on the UK music scene in 2018 with her self-released debut single “Bike Boy” and the follow up “Six Months.” Last few year Freya launched her own record label called Sisterhood Records and released another brilliant single, “Dear Sweet Rosie,” which is a goddamn jam! She’s been called out as one to watch from music publications everywhere (including this one!), with praise…

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The Music Savage Show | 04.24.2020

The Music Savage Show · Qu’est-ce que c’est? Hi friends! It’s dining room pajama show # 6 and I’m caffeinated up and ready to fill your ears full of amazing tunes! Going to start it off with a block of music inspired by the movie American Psycho released twenty years ago this month. You’ll also hear the latest quarantine/social distancing/when will it end set, find out about some bands/musicians on tour in their house and playing live through your computer screen, listen to the wonderful song selections from curated set # 9 in the series, get toasty with some hot…

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The Music Savage Show | 04.17.2020

It’s Quarantine Show # 5 coming at you straight from my dining room with so much great music you’ll forget what day it is! I hope you are all staying safe and sound and listening to all the tunes indoors. On this here show I kick things off with a set inspired by the great movie Adventureland which came out ten years ago this month. You’ll also get my brand new quarantine/social distancing/wtf is happening set, be introduced to the superb new Song of the Week “Who Are You?” from Diet Cig (followed by songs from past SOTW honorees), hear…

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Song of the Week | Diet Cig – Who Are You?

Photo credit: Emily Dubin The latest edition in the WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight comes to you from Virginia-based band Diet Cig. Their superb new single, “Who Are You?,” is from the band’s upcoming new album, Do You Wonder About Me?, out May 1, 2020 on Frenchkiss Records. Diet Cig is Alex Luciano (guitar/vocals) and Noah Bowman (drums). The duo formed in 2014 and released their excellent debut full-length album, Swear I’m Good At This, in 2017 to mountains of critical acclaim and love from the music loving world everywhere, including right here of course!…

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The Music Savage Show | 04.10.2020

Hey everybody! What day is it again?! The only thing keeping me sane is putting this show together for you wonderful folks that is for sure! On this episode I will start things off paying tribute to the legend of legends the one and only John Prine with a set of his music. Follow that up with a celebration of R.E.M.’s 40th anniversary by playing some of my favorite songs, play you my latest in my quarantine/social distancing sets, present your eardrums the great new Song of the Week from favorites The Beths (along with a couple of songs from…

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Song of the Week | The Beths – Dying to Believe

Photo credit: Mason Fairey The latest WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight is focused on the power-pop-tastic new single, “Dying to Believe,” from New Zealand quartet The Beths. It’s the debut single from the band’s highly anticipated sophomore album, Jump Rope Gazers, out July 10th via Carpark Records. This is the second time the SOTW has gone to the Auckland band! The Beths are Elizabeth Stokes (vocals/guitar), Jonathan Pearce (vocals/guitar), Benjamin Sinclair (bass/vocals), and newest member of the band Ivan Luketina-Johnston (drums/vocals). In March of 2016 they released their debut EP, Warm Blood, which was well…

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The Music Savage Show | 04.03.2020

How are you all holding up out there? I want you to know that I’m thinking about my listeners when I put these shows together and hoping that you are all safe and sound and listening to lots of music! Kicking things off with another quarantine set of great songs! I’ll follow that up with a set of tunes dedicated to the one and only John Prine, let you know about a few awesome albums out Friday April 3rd, hit your ears with the brand new Song of the Week “Wild Animals” from folk duo The Lowest Pair (along with…

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