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#HotTakes | Week of 11.04.2019

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Tidal Wave // Slater Smith and The Weather Machine Take Me Down Easy // James Henry Jr. For The First Time // Best Coast Upcoming Boston Area Show: Monday, March 16th @ Royale I’ll Get By // Avi Kaplan Upcoming Boston Area Show: Wednesday, April 1st @ Paradise Wildflowers & Wine // Marcus King Lovesunk // The Arthur Brothers Fear // Kyshona Dark Places // Beck Light In Your Window // Esmé Patterson Waimanalo (Fug Yep) // The Shins I Don’t Work in a Bank // Joe…

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The Music Savage Show | 11.08.2019

Are you ready to escape your surroundings through music? Or simply enhance your current situation in song? Look no further than the new show! I kick things off with a set of tunes from artists who have left one coast to move to a sunnier coast, you’ll also hear songs from sibling bands, get to know a few albums out today Friday November 8th, enjoy the excellent new Song of the Week, find out about a few of the bands/musicians announced for High Water Festival, heat up with a few Hot Takes, and a whole lot more! Playlist: Careful You…

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Song of the Week | The Golden Age of TV – Caught in Doors

Photo credit: Andrew Benge This week’s WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight is focused yet again on the city in West Yorkshire, England. It is the third time that Leeds band The Golden Age of TV are SOTW recipients, making them the first to three-peat! This time the honor is for the brilliant new single, “Caught in Doors,” which will be featured on their upcoming self-titled EP due to be released soon. The Golden Age of TV are Bea Fletcher (vocals), Andrew Edwards (bass/vocals), Sam Carty (vocals/guitar/keys), Ryan Bird (guitar), and Josh Ketch (drums. The quintet…

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#HotTakes | Week of 10.28.2019

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Comme Ça // South of France Dry Eyes // Andrew Combs Upcoming Boston Area Show: Wednesday, November 6th @ The Sinclair Be On My Side // Dragon Inn 3 Bring Me // Pieta Brown Now I’m In It // HAIM By My Side // Joyia Fall Around // False Heads Hollow Spheres // Talkboy Been Around // A Girl Called Eddy

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The Music Savage Show | 11.01.2019

The new show is a celebration! We start by playing a few covers and songs from my favorite Beatles album “Abbey Road” which just celebrated it’s 50th anniversary, you’ll also hear about the greatness that is Iceland Airwaves with just a handful of Icelandic bands/musicians playing this year, find out about a few bands that have been a part of Billsville House Concerts in Vermont, enjoy a set of excellent requests, find out about tours coming through the area, get lit up with smokin’ hot Hot Takes, and so much more! Playlist: Polythene Pam – The BeatlesShe Came in Through…

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#HotTakes | Week of 10.21.2019

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Count On Me // The Lone Bellow Upcoming Boston Area Show: Thursday, April 16th @ Paradise Rock Club Tongue Kissing // Little Dragon Upcoming Boston Area Show: Wednesday, April 22nd @ Paradise Rock Club Rusty Nail // Peter Bjorn and John Upcoming Boston Area Show: Saturday, April 11th @ Brighton Music Hall Mouthbreather // Saltwater Sun Alabaster // The Wood Brothers Uneventful Days // Beck West Coast Mama // Deren Ney Love Is Easy // The Ballroom Thieves Peachy Keen // Golden Cinema

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The Music Savage Show | 10.25.2019

It’s the annual spook-tastic Halloween show! I start things off with an hour of ghost haunting, werewolf howling, witch cackling tunes perfect for trick-or-treating! You’ll also hear the brilliant new Song of The Week “Girls” from London musician Eliza Shaddad, get the lowdown on a few new albums out today Friday the 25th, and hear your new favorite song during the Hot Takes set!  Come play with us forever and ever and ever! Playlist: The Ghost of You Lingers – SpoonLittle Ghost – The White StripesGhosts of a Different Dream – Guided By VoicesThe Ghost Who Walks – Karen ElsonLeslie…

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Song Premiere | KaiL Baxley – “Beneath the Bones”

The Music Savage gang is stoked to be able to share an exclusive new track from KaiL Baxley called “Beneath The Bones”. “It’s an autobiographical song about learning how to live with regret. The process of moving on and letting go. The acknowledgement that there are no perfect answers and that sometimes what is, is simply what it is because it is.” This beautifully moody, soul-laden track is the first single off of Baxley’s upcoming self-produced LP which was recorded at the late Elliot Smith’s New Monkey Studios and United Studios in Los Angeles. Baxley’s life itself is quite a…

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Song of the Week | Eliza Shaddad – Girls

The new WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” is sharply focused on London and shines down for the second time on Eliza Shaddad. Today we highlight her brand new single, “Girls,” out today via Big Indie Records and will be on her upcoming EP due for release early next year. It’s the first new music since her excellent debut full-length album, Future, released October 2018. Shaddad is an acclaimed musician who has played in the popular UK jazz band Hansu-Tori and was a member of the UK band Clean Bandit. She broke out on her own in…

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