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Mixtape | August 2018

I’m super late (vacation, and some technical issues) to getting this to ya’ll but hey music is music. August was a pretty great month for new music, with new music from some of our favorites like Aaron Lee Tasjan, Ron Gallo and Tallest Man on Earth. But we saw and heard great tunes from all over. Please do let us know if we’ve missed any songs that you are loving right now.

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The Music Savage Show | 09.21.2018

The Music Savage show w/ DJ Ryan Doyon on WMFO! Today’s show is S-M-R-T… I mean S-M-A-R-T! I play you some great tunes from albums that have turned, or are turning, 25 in 2018, highlight some songs from a few albums out today 9/21, feature the excellent new Song of the Week, “Gilly,” from Mississippi musician Kate Teague, give you a preview of a few of the great musicians playing this week/weekend’s Bust Out Boston A Celebration of Women in the Boston area music scene, and give you a sneak peek at our new #Hottakes post! Playlist: Leave It in…

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#HotTakes | Week of 09.17.2018

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Do I Need You (Live) // Julie Rhodes Shadows // Roosevelt Upcoming Boston Area Show: Friday, December 7th @ Middle East Son of a Gun // The YeahTones Cut out the Lights // Satellite Stories Love Supreme (Work Together!) // Ron Gallo Upcoming Boston Area Show: Sunday, November 11th @ Brighton Music Hall Over And Over // Jim James Upcoming Boston Area Show: Friday, November 16th @ Shubert Theatre Wrong Side // Noah Gundersen & SISTERS Upcoming Boston Area Show: Tuesday, September 25th @ The Sinclair Golden…

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Song of the Week | Kate Teague – Gilly

Photo Credit: Graham Hamaker The latest WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight shines brightly on the beautiful new single, “Gilly,” from Mobile, Alabama native/Oxford, Mississippi, based musician Kate Teague’s upcoming debut solo record, due out in 2019. Teague became well known for her songwriting prowess as the frontwoman for the Oxford indie band Reels after the release of the their self-tilted debut EP in 2015. “Gilly” takes on the difficulty of comforting a loved one during a difficult time while being far away from the person you want just want to hug. When asked on the…

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#HotTakes | Week of 09.10.2018

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Lie Lie Lie // Sure Sure Upcoming Boston Area Show: Tuesday, October 23rd @ Brighton Music Hall Heart and Mind // Courtney Marie Andrews Annihilation Song // Rubblebucket Upcoming Boston Area Show: Friday, January 25th @ Paradise Rock Club Lake/Ocean // Mirah Upcoming Boston Area Show: Tuesday, October 9th @ First Church of Somerville Cuff // illuminati hotties Upcoming Boston Area Show: Wednesday, October 3rd @ O’Briens Sweaty Lake // Active Bird Community Upcoming Boston Area Show: Saturday, October 6th @ Great Scott Jan // Buxton Sparkle…

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The Music Savage Show | 09.14.2018

The Music Savage show w/ DJ Ryan Doyon on WMFO! Today’s broadcast is titled Must Be A King. I start off with some tunes inspired by one of my favorite movies Monty Python and The Holy Grail. I give you some great new songs from albums released today Friday 9/14, feature the fantastic new Song of the Week, “Lie Lie Lie,” from LA band Sure Sure (followed by some songs about the art of lying), and give you a sneak peek at our new #Hottakes post. Enjoy! Playlist: King of Birds – R.E.M. Karma Police – Ryan Adams The National…

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Song of the Week | Sure Sure – Lie Lie Lie

Photo credit: Brittany O’Brien This week’s WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight shines brightly on the ridiculously awesome song “Lie Lie Lie” from Los Angeles quartet Sure Sure. It’s their first new music since the release of the band’s excellent, self-titled debut album on January 12th, 2018. Sure Sure are Chris Beachy (keyboardist, singer), Charlie Glick (guitarist, singer), Kevin Farzad (drums, percussion) and Michael Coleman (producer/percussion/bass). They released their debut EP, Songs from 2014, in 2016 and quickly found an audience thanks to super catchy lyrics and immensely poppy hooks. The new track, “Lie Lie Lie,”…

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#HotTakes | Week of 09.03.2018

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. I Feel a Change // Charles Bradley Peach // Broods This Is My Cue // Eliza Shaddad Yellow // False Heads Rock N Roll // Welles Upcoming Boston Area Show: Saturday, September 22nd @ Middle East Upstairs Little Death // The Beths Upcoming Boston Area Show: Wednesday, October 10th @ Atwood’s Tavern Come Around // Lauren Balthrop Upcoming Boston Area Show: Sunday, September 10th @ Club Passim Wild Heart // Kashena Sampson Nina Cried Power // Hozier (ft. Mavis Staples) Upcoming Boston Area Show: October 1, 2018…

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The Music Savage Show | 09.07.2018

The Music Savage show w/ DJ Ryan Doyon on WMFO! Today’s broadcast is themed The Golden Episode. I start off with tribute to the late great Burt Reynolds before rolling into some tunes inspired by one of my favorite scenes from The Golden Child. I also play you some great new songs from albums released on Friday 8/31 and today Friday 9/7, feature the stellar new Song of the Week, “The Bells,” from LA based musician Anna St. John, highlight some great new and classic UK and Irish punk rock, and give you a sneak peek at our new #Hottakes…

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