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#HotTakes | Week of 07.23.2018

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Beauty Into Clichés // Madison Cunningham Television Era // Ed The Dog Heart To Love // Passenger Upcoming Boston Area Show: Friday, October 19th @ Paradise Rock Club Just Saying // Tiny Eyes Plain to See Plainsman // Colter Wall Upcoming Boston Area Show: Friday, November 2nd @ Somerville Theater Wild // Molly Burch Upcoming Boston Area Show: Sunday, October 14th @ Middle East Upstairs Mistakes // Punch The Sun Dressed to Suppress // Metric Upcoming Boston Area Show: Tuesday, July 31st @ TD Garden Baby It’s…

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Photos + Review | Erin Rae + Samuel Gregg @ City Winery

On July 10th Erin Rae and her incredible band brought the tour for her new album, Putting On Airs, to City Winery in Boston and as this record is one of the Music Savage gang’s favorites of the year, we simply had to head out for a Tuesday night show to hear the new songs come to life in this intimate venue. We have been following the career of Rae for some time and have watched as she has gone from being known as Nashville’s best kept secret to Nashville’s next big thing. The audience on this stop saw a…

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New Music | Dragon Inn 3 – Club Sauce

Philip Dickey from Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin has had this project simmering for a number of years, and FINALLY launching a record, and I’m psyched to finally get to hear songs that are successors to one of my favorites, their Ghoul School EP. The sound on “Club Sauce” is sugary sweet pop expose into the world of MOOG synths and sounds, as they put it “if John Hughes directed Blade Runner.” Check out Club Sauce, and do them a solid and pre-order their upcoming record Double Line which is out August 17th on CD, LP, Cassette and obviously…

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#HotTakes | Week of 07.16.2018

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. In The Night // Favours Great No One // The Beths When The Curtain Falls // Greta Van Fleet Upcoming Boston Area Shows: Monday, July 23rd & Tuesday, July 24th @ House of Blues Date Night // Father John Misty I Don’t Need You Anymore // The Dig No Consequences // Petra Glynt Hot Summer+July // Pompeya Hanging In // We Were Promised Jetpacks Upcoming Boston Area Show: Friday, October 26th @ Brighton Music Hall Heart Slows Down // Aaron Lee Tasjan Tonight, Tonight // Mondo Cozmo…

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The Music Savage Show | Newport Folk Festival 2018 Special

The Music Savage show w/ DJ Ryan Doyon on WMFO! Today’s show celebrates my favorite time of the year… Newport Folk Festival! Together with my fellow WMFO DJ Gabi we talk about how much we love this festival and play tons of NFF musicians from past to present. You also get a new Song of the Week, “Hard Way,” from Glorietta … who are making their festival debut in 2018. Enjoy! Playlist: Maggie’s Farm – Bob Dylan (Live at Newport Folk Festival 1965) Casey Jones – Mississippi John Hurt (Live at Newport Folk Festival 1963) Big River – Johnny Cash…

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Song of the Week | Glorietta – Hard Way

The latest WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight is focused on the excellent new single, “Hard Way,” from the brand new supergroup Glorietta. The six-piece band have just released a couple of singles from their upcoming, self-tilted debut album due out August 24th. Glorietta are Matthew Logan Vasquez (Middle Brother, Delta Spirit), Noah Gundersen (The Courage), Kelsey Wilson (Wild Child), David Ramirez, Adrian Quesada (Brownout, Black Pumas), and Jason Blum. The band came to life last year when Vasquez traveled to my old hometown of Austin, Texas to catch a show by singer-songwriter David Ramirez. The…

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#HotTakes | Week of 07.09.2018

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Keep A Little Soul // Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers Cut Me Off // Madeline Kenney A Little Crazy // Nicole Atkins A Real You // Cullen Omori The One I Love // Night Shop Cooler // Mikey Mike Mask Maker // Moon Honey All Night Baby // The Velveteins New Ways to Fail // Sarah Shook & the Disarmers The Fool Pt 1 (Get it Got it Good) // Shad Don’t Tell Our Friends About Me (Blake Mills Cover) // Andrew Combs Works Every Time //…

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The Music Savage Show | 07.13.2018

The Music Savage show w/ DJ Ryan Doyon on WMFO! Today’s show begins with songs from bands my awesome sister loves for her birthday today July 13th, brings you some amazing new singles from albums released today and last Friday, features the great new Song of the Week, “The Americans,” from Brooklyn-based musician Mary-Elaine Jenkins, plays some great songs from favorite musicians celebrating birthdays the week of 7/9/2018, AND gives you a sneak peek at our new #Hottakes post…WHEW! With amazing songs from Shovels and Rope, Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit, Justin Townes Earle, Greyhounds, Frightened Rabbit, Wilco, Aubrey…

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Song of the Week | Mary-Elaine Jenkins – The Americans

The latest edition in the WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight shines on the stellar new single, “The Americans,”  from the South Carolina-born/Brooklyn-based musician Mary-Elaine Jenkins. The track is off her upcoming debut album, Hold Still, out September 28, 2018 via Good Child Music. “The Americans” is the third single to be released in 2018, following on the heels of “Fools Don’t Stay” and “The Rooster” which were released simultaneously back in May. All three tracks have one thing in common…that incredible voice! I could try to sum it up but Meghan Rose of The Deli…

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