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#HotTakes | Week of 12.16.2019

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. The World’s About To Blow (Thank God It’s Christmas) // Nancy The Wind, She Whispers // Tall Tall Trees Open Relations // Heart Bones Upcoming Boston Area Show: Sunday, March 8th @ Great Scott One Last Embrace // Eliza Shaddad Turn Me Up feat. Aloe Blacc // José James True Colours // Stealing Sheep Upcoming Boston Area Show: Tuesday, March 10th @ Great Scott Christmas With You // Coco Reilly Little Bit Sweet // The Wood Brothers So Alive // Jonathan Wilson F.L.Y. // Taylor Ashton Proof…

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#HotTakes | Week of 12.09.2019

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Young at Heart // Dan Reeder Let it Roll // Sam Doores How Could You Not Like Me? // Stella and the Very Messed My Desperate House // Gaffa Tape Sandy 7 O’Clock News / Silent Night // Phoebe Bridgers (featuring Fiona Apple and Matt Berninger) In Love With Everyone // Mo Troper Homegirl (Live) // King Princess Rare Thing // Frances Quinlan One Day She’s Here // Marcus King Resentment // Kesha (feat. Sturgill Simpson, Brian Wilson & Wrabel)

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The Music Savage Show | 12.13.2019

The new show flexes its music muscles and hits ya in the kisser with great tunes! I highlight a few great album anniversaries and musician birthdays, play some amazing songs from a few of the incredible bands/musicians who won at the 2019 Boston Music Awards this week, heat you up with some super hot tracks from our new HotTakes post, and so SO much more. Turn it up! Playlist: Bad Guy – Billie EilishTough – Quinn XCIIMr. Big Stuff – Jean KnightTruth Hurts – Lizzo Buggin Out – A Tribe Called QuestOnly You – PortisheadDance Yrself Clean – LCD SoundsystemNobody…

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Song Premier | KaiL Baxley – These Arms Are Open

The Music Savage gang is once again honored to be able to share an exclusive new track from KaiL Baxley and this time around we are also excited to premier the video as well for the track titled, “These Arms Are Open,” off Baxley’s upcoming album out early 2020 via Antifragile Records. “I’ve started experimenting with film and editing. I wanted this to arrive visually in the same way images or memories flash through the mind while in the process of creating music. Kinda like when you close your eyes on DMT. What music would look like. It was a…

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#HotTakes | Week of 12.02.2019

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Original Material // Colony House Sweat Patch // Lauran Hibberd Riding Solo // Hinds Texas Sun // Khruangbin + Leon Bridges Migration Of Souls // M. Ward Upcoming Boston Area Show: Friday, November 24th @ The Sinclair Marshmallow World // The Lone Bellow Upcoming Boston Area Show: Thursday, April 16th @ Paradise Rock Club Lazy Giants // Ásgeir Forget Me Now // POLIÇA Future Pain // Vanessa Carlton Harder Dreams // John Moreland Upcoming Boston Area Show: Sunday, March 29th @ The Sinclair D.I.N.K. // Tattletale Saints…

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The Music Savage Show | 12.06.2019

Today’s show kicks into gear with a couple of stellar tunes from a few heady bands. I also give ya some dear deer songs, show some birthday love for a couple of incredible musicians celebrating another trip around the sun, hit your ears with two… yes TWO doses of piping hot HotTakes, and so much more! Playlist: Fall Around – False HeadsStruck Dumb – The FutureheadsCrosseyed and Painless – Talking HeadsThe Great Big No – The Lemonheads Confetti To The Hurricane – The DeerDeath in Midsummer – DeerhunterCard House – Deer TickShe Skates Boards, and She Gets Real High –…

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Photos | Matt and Kim + The Frights @ House of Blues

Matt and Kim are an honorary punk band. Their special brand of indie pop has something about it that you can mosh to every song, and the crowd at the House of Blues on November 23rd made no exception to the rule. From crowd surfers, to a “wall of love”, Matt and Kim have got the hardcore mentality down. Their show is an explosion of confetti, blow up sex dolls being passed around like beach balls, and nonstop goofy love between Matt and Kim. The couple celebrated their years of making music together and their love with a 10-year anniversary…

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#HotTakes | Week of 11.25.2019

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Girls // Eliza Shaddad Blood Brother // Leif Vollebekk Upcoming Boston Area Show: Wednesday, December 11th @ Great Scott Different // Fay Wildhagen Give It Up, Son // White Tail Falls Disconnect // Smoke Fairies Small Hours // otta I Love You Too // Gill Landry Party’s Over // Anthony D’Amato One Little Soldier // Regina Spektor

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Photos + Review | Hiss Golden Messenger + Molly Tuttle @ The Sinclair

November 15th was a special night for the Music Savage gang. Two of our absolute favorites shared the bill at one of our absolute favorite stomping grounds in the Greater Boston area. North Carolina’s Hiss Golden Messenger and Nashville-based musician Molly Tuttle brought all the Newport Folk energy they collected this year (Molly playing sets at the festival and Hiss appearing at an official after-show) to the packed, NFF loving crowd at The Sinclair in Cambridge. Hiss Golden Messenger has been amassing an adoring fanbase since the debut record, Country Hai East Cotton, was released in 2008. While no songs…

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