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#HotTakes | Week of 11.18.2019

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Armageddon’s Back in Town // Drive-By Truckers Upcoming Boston Area Show: Sunday, February 23rd @ Somerville Theatre Your Girl // Basia Bulat Upcoming Boston Area Show: Monday, April 13th @ The Sinclair Jane Jane // Bonny Light Horseman Upcoming Boston Area Show: Tuesday, February 11th @ The Sinclair I Choose You // Adam Melchor Her Own Heart // Hatchie Louder // Big Freedia Money Is a Memory // Field Music Sleepwalking // Molly Tuttle Manifest // Andrew Bird (ft. Erika Wennerstrom) Deck The Halls (With Boughs of…

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The Music Savage Show | 11.22.2019

On this show I give thanks for radio and for all of you so let’s celebrate this Thanksgiving with tons of music! You’ll hear a few seasonal tunes for the holiday, celebrate 25 years of Wilco with a few of my favorite songs, dig into some new tunes from albums out today Friday November 22nd, enjoy songs from bands currently on tour and stopping in the Boston area over the next few days, and get a taste of our fresh out the oven HotTakes! Playlist: Back in Baby’s Arms – Patsy ClineMashed Potato Time – Dee Dee SharpMy Baby Makes…

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#HotTakes | Week of 11.11.2019

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Forgotten Kindness // Oginalii Nothin’ No More // The Minks Alien with a Sleep Mask On // Ratboys Upcoming Boston Area Show: Tuesday, May 5th @ Great Scott Violet Rain // Harpooner Everlasting Nothing // Beck Shaking // Hazel English Kickin Stereos // Sophie & the Broken Things Hotel Song // Diana DeMuth Piano Joint // Michael Kiwanuka Every Holiday // Mt. Joy Try Again // Andy Shauf Jas From Australia // Mo Troper

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The Music Savage Show | 11.15.2019

I want you to listen to my new show and then share it with everyone, EVERYONE!!! You’ll get to know about a few amazing bands/musicians on tour now and stopping in the Boston area, hear some excellent songs from a few brilliant albums out today November 15th, fight off the coming winter chill with some hot Hot HOT Takes, and SO much more. Turn it up loud! Playlist: The National Anthem – RadioheadRock On – T. RexFeel The Pain – Dinosaur Jr.Every 1’s A Winner – Ty Segall Hurricanes – DidoSunset – The xxTeam – LordeCount to 5 – RhyeTailwhip…

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Photos + Review | Fruit Bats + Andrew Combs @ The Sinclair

On November 6th Eric D. Johnson brought his latest and greatest incarnation of Fruit Bats to the Boston area as the tour in support of the their latest album, Gold Past Life, stopped at The Sinclair in Harvard Square. This record is one of the Music Savage gang’s favorites, so we simply had to head out for a Wednesday night show to hear the new songs come to life in one of the best venues in town.  The songs on Gold Past Life dig in deep when coming out of your speakers or headphones. Eric and his band create an…

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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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