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#HotTakes | Week of 04.29.2019

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Student Housing // Truth Club Upcoming Boston Area Show: Saturday, June 8th @ Townsend House Give Me // Sego Upcoming Boston Area Show: Friday, May 10th @ Brighton Music Hall Marigolds // Kishi Bashi Vacation with Bond in south of France part 2 // MIYNT Temper Temper // Black Pistol Fire Gold Past Life // Fruit Bats Running Behind // Rose Hotel Century // Big Thief Nail it on the First Try // The Felice Brothers We See U // Walker Lukens I Feel Emotion // Operators…

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The Music Savage Show | 05.03.2019

The Music Savage Show…60% of the time, it works every time. On the new show I pay tribute to Adam Yauch aka MCA with a few Beastie Boys tunes, throw the spotlight on some amazing records that just turned thirty years old, say happy birthday to The Red-Headed Stranger with a few Willie Nelson songs and covers, highlight the brilliant and beautiful Song of the Week, “Firesmoke,” from UK artist Kate Tempest, hit you with some fine tunes from albums out today May 3rd, give you a taste of our new #Hottakes post… and much more! Playlist: Wildcat – RatatatCalling…

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Song of the Week | Kate Tempest – Firesmoke

The new WMFO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight shines brightly on the beautiful new single, “Firesmoke,” from Kate Tempest . The track is the first taste of music off what will undoubtably be one of my favorite albums of the year, The Book of Traps and Lessons, out June 14th via American Recordings/Republic Records. Kate Tempest is not only an incredible hip-hop musician. She is also an award winning poet who was named “Next Generation Poet” by the Poetry Book Society (an accolade handed out once every decade), an acclaimed playwright with three plays currently to…

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Photos | Pup + Diet Cig + Ratboys @ Royale

PUP rocked a sold out Boston crowd at the Royale on the first night of tour for their latest album Morbid Stuff. Although the band’s third album came out less than a month before the show, fans erupted for new songs which are immediately becoming classics. Ratboys opened the show with some heartfelt indie rock right before Diet Cig slammed the high kicks, intersectional pep talks, and some delightfully poppy tunes. PUP’s electricity had the crowd moving all night complete with a nonstop mosh pit and crowd surfers. Even PUP’s singer, Stefan made sure to jump in the crowd during their…

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#HotTakes | Week of 04.22.2019

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Geology // Barrie Desert Rose // TK & The Holy Know-Nothings Wanna Be // Robin Alice Nobody Ever Got Rich (By Making People Sad) // The Golden Dregs 2 Ugly 4 NY // Kyle Craft & Showboat Honey Beliefs and Prayers // Middle Kids Upcoming Boston Area Show: Thursday, May 30th + Friday, May 31st @ Paradise Rock Club If I Could Only Dream // Honey Moon Bad Mind // Erin Rae Upcoming Boston Area Show: Monday, May 13th @ ONCE Ballroom Electric Soul // Rodrigo y…

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The Music Savage Show | 04.26.2019

This latest Music Savage Show starts off highlighting fantastic covers of songs from one of my favorite movies, gives you a good dose of rock-a-billy via Roy Orbison and musicians he has influenced, hits you with songs from a few bands and musicians currently on tour and stopping in the Boston area over the next few days, spotlights the charming new Song of the Week, “End of the World” from UK musician Lucy Spraggan, plays you tracks from some incredible albums out today April 26th, and heats you up with some tunes from our new #Hottakes post. Playlist: Wild World…

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Song of the Week | Lucy Spraggan – End Of The World

The new WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” shines down on the amazing song, “End Of The World,” from English musician Lucy Spraggan. It’s the latest single from her upcoming fifth studio album, Today Was A Good Day,” out May 3rd via Cooking Vinyl. Spraggan’s musical career started as a performer at open-mic nights across England. It took off after performing her song, “Last Night (Beer Fear), on UK’s The X Factor, which helped her self-release her debut album, Now she is the only X Factor contestant ever to be asked to play Glastonbury…not once but twice! That…

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#HotTakes | Week of 04.15.2019

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Saw Lightning // Beck Upcoming Boston Area Show: Thursday, August 15th @ Xfinity Center The Joke of Life // Tacocat Upcoming Boston Area Show: Wednesday, May 15th @ The Sinclair Flashback // Fujiya & Miyagi Upcoming Boston Area Show: Saturday, July 20th @ Red Room Cafe 939 Tiny Lil Robots // Dressy Bessy Conversation // Lucy Rose Jenny & James // Ordinary Elephant Upcoming Boston Area Show: Thursday, May 2nd @ Club Passim Sorry, I’m busy // The Harmaleighs Earth // Lil Dicky Sunny Days // Rising…

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