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The Music Savage Show | 09.27.19

I kick things off on the new show celebrating Switzerland and James Bond by playing some tunes inspired by my recent trip to the land of the Alps. How do the movie and the country intertwine you ask? Well you’ll have to tune in and find out! You also get some songs from a few incredible albums turning 25 years old today, hear some tunes from albums out last Friday as well as today September 27th, and be introduced to a few selections from our hot hot Hot Takes post.  The name is Savage, Music Savage Playlist: On Her Majesty’s…

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Photos + Review | Orville Peck @ ONCE Ballroom

The mysterious, masked country singer held the audience at ONCE Ballroom in the palm of his hand, enrapturing them with his unmatched crooner’s voice. Orville Peck is a musician that takes the entity of the classic, baritone cowboy song and makes it his own. Orville Peck and his band truly mesmerized the crowd with songs off of his 2019 album Pony released in March. The album recounts heartbreak and a life of roaming under the all encompassing theme of a forlorn cowboy. Though sad at times, the songs are generally uplifting and empowering, with that twinge of something tender, and…

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#HotTakes | Week of 09.16.2019

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Early Morning Rain // J.P. Harris and Erin Rae Everyone Hides // Wilco I Hope I’m Stoned (When Jesus Takes Me Home) // Charlie Worsham ft. Old Crow Medicine Show Feet Off The Ground // Brent Cobb ft. Jade Bird Telescope // Cavetown Love You Better // Kristopher James Dream Girl // Anna Of The North Cruel // The Cordial Sins Whip // Hiss Golden Messenger Golden // Andrew Combs Maybelle // Charley Crockett Transatlantic Flight // Leif Vollebekk Words // Gabriel Kelley

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#HotTakes | Week of 09.09.2019

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Have To Do For Now // Christopher Paul Stelling Upcoming Boston Area Show: Monday, November 25th @ The Sinclair Sunday Sunrise // Rollin Rosatti A Little More Time // The Drew Thomson Foundation HUTAH! // TENTS Bum Hour // LIFE Baby Berlin // Annabel Allum One Kind of Solomon // The New Pornographers Upcoming Boston Area Show: Monday, November 4th @ Royale Oldsmobuick // Thank God For Science Humans Are Special by Thank God For Science

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The Music Savage Show | 09.13.19

Today’s broadcast kicks off celebrating Friday the 13th in song and is the perfect soundtrack for relaxing at Camp Crystal Lake in your canoe. You’ll also hear some songs from a few fantastic albums out today September 13th, find out about a few bands/musicians on tour now and stopping by the Boston area, hear the super new Song of the Week “Wax & Digital” from Hamilton, Ontario band Basement Revolver, get to know what’s coming up in our fiery Hot Takes, and so much more! You feelin’ lucky? Playlist: Lucky Penny – JD McPhersonBad Luck – Neko CaseYou Got Lucky…

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Song of the Week | Basement Revolver – Wax and Digital

Photo Credit: Kyle Fisher The WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight is once again sharply focused on the Canadian province of Ontario. It is the second time we are highlighting Hamilton band Basement Revolver and this time it is for their epic new single, “Wax and Digital,” the title-track from the upcoming EP due out October 18th via Sonic Unyon. Basement Revolver are Chrisy Hurn (vocals/guitar), Nimal Agalawatte (bass/synth), Brandon Munroe (drums) and newest member of the crew Jonathan Malström (guitar). The addition of former The Crimson Permanent guitarist has elevated the band’s emotionally intense sound…

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#HotTakes | Week of 09.02.2019

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. If She Ever Leaves Me // The Highwomen True Flood // Miss Tess (ft. Rachael Price) Tenebrist // The Ballroom Thieves The Thinker // Flaural Upcoming Boston Area Show: Thursday, September 12th @ Middle East Upstairs Sweetheart // Kate Teague Change of Address // The Still Tide Upcoming Boston Area Show: Saturday, September 28th @ Red Room at Cafe 939 Hollow // Sin Fang Wax and Digital // Basement Revolver Freak // Paul Cauthen Mean Old World // North Mississippi Allstars (feat. Jason Isbell and Duane Betts)…

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The Music Savage Show | 09.06.19

The new show starts off celebrating the 40th anniversary of Rock ‘n’ Roll High School and plays ya a few back to school tunes, let you know about a great concert celebrating women in music here in Boston by playing some songs from bands/musicians taking the stage, hit your ears with the brilliant new Song of the Week “Dream Girl” from Norwegian musician Anna of the North (followed by a set of other incredible bands from Norway), spin some tracks from a few amazing albums out today September 6th, and last but certainly not least leave you with some fresh…

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Song of the Week | Anna of the North – Dream Girl

The latest WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight is focused on the beautiful country of Norway and shines down brightly for the second time on Anna of the North. Today it’s on the brilliant new single and title-track, “Dream Girl,” off the Oslo musician’s upcoming sophomore album out October 25th via Play It Again Sam. Anna of the North is the stage name of Anna Lotterud and she’s been making Nordic waves in the music world ever since her debut single, “Sway,” dropped back in 2014. Her debut full-length, “Lovers” was released to much rejoicing in…

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