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#HotTakes | Week of 03.16.2020

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Play Nice // Skylar Gudasz Hell In A Handcart // Exit Kid Let’s Get Married // The Voodoo Children Open Up // The World of Birds Falling Asleep At The Wheel // Holly Humberstone Juggle // Honey Lung Vanishing Twin // Blake Mills Acrobats // Mt. Joy Devotion // Margaret Glaspy Can’t Do Much // Waxahatchee

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The Music Savage Show | 03.20.20

It’s a new broadcast platform for a strange new day! With WMFO shuttered for the time being I bring the music to your soul straight from my dining room. I’m kicking things off with a few devilish tunes, flow right to a set of quarantine inspired songs, get you moving with some fantastic dance numbers, hit you in the feels with the wonderful new Song of the Week “Anew Day” from Toronto musician Luka Kuplowski, inspire you with a set of Spring songs celebrating the new season, fire you up with a couple of hot #Hottakes, and much more! We…

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Song of the Week | Luka Kuplowsky – Anew Day

Photo credit: Melissa Richards This week’s WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight is once again focused on the wonderful city of Toronto and shines down brightly on the fantastic cover of Mary Margaret O’Hara’s, “Anew Day,” from Canadian musician Luka Kuplowsky. The track features Bahamas’ Felicity Williams and is off the upcoming EP, Judee Justin Arthur Mary, out April 24th via Mama Bird Recording Co. Luka speaks to the song saying; “When I sing Mary Margaret O’Hara’s “Anew Day”, I feel directly channeled to the joy and sorrow embedded in the music and lyrics. The first…

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#HotTakes | Week of 03.09.2020

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Twinkle Twinkle // Margo Price Monte Carlo // Caleb Caudle Upcoming Boston Area Show: Wednesday, April 15th @ Atwood’s Tavern Desire // Liza Anne Upcoming Boston Area Show: Friday, June 12th @ House of Blues Different Planet // Lion Babe Sports! // Dream Wife Don’t Run And Hide // Ane Brun Ptarmigan // Michelle Mandico CVS // Winnetka Bowling League Goodbye // Grace Gillespie Take It Easy // Esmé Patterson Queen // Loren Oden

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The Music Savage Show | 03.13.2020

I’m mad as hell and I’m going to play some music to try and make everything just a little bit better! You’ll get some songs celebrating the one and only Rick Rubin’s brilliant career on his birthday week, hear tunes from a handful of incredible albums out today Friday March 13th, listen to the super Song of the Week “Hypochondriac” from UK musician Fenne Lily (followed by a few more artists on the Dead Oceans label), take in the 6th in the series of the curated set from my friends, heat up with the new batch of #Hottakes, and much…

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Song of the Week | Fenne Lily – Hypochondriac

Photo Credit: Nicole Loucaides The latest edition in the WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight shines on the beautiful new single, “ Hypochondriac,” from the UK’s Fenne Lily. This is the second time we have focused on the Bristol-based musician. Almost two years ago to the day Lily was featured as a SOTW for the wonderful single “On Hold” “Hypochondriac” is the first new music since her brilliant debut album, On Hold, which was self released on April 6th, 2018. Speaking about the track Lily states “The song’s theme was realized immediately; pressure to feel enough but…

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Watch Heartworn Highways Revisited and Support #NashvilleStrong

Music lovers! Looking for something to watch while you socially distance yourself from the rest of world? Well, have we got a win-win situation for you. In an effort to support #nashvillestrong and help all of those who are now not only dealing with a pandemic but also trying to rebuild their lives after a devastating tornado, the filmmakers behind Heartworn Highways Revisited — a documentary made in the tone of the original which follows some of today’s Outlaw Country musicians (John McCauley, Langhorne Slim, Jonny Fritz, Andrew Combs, Joshua Hedley, Nikki Lane, Justin Townes Earle, Shovels & Rope, Robert…

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#HotTakes | Week of 03.02.2020

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. The Way I Talk // S.G. Goodman Upcoming Boston Area Show: Sunday, March 29th @ The Sinclair Oriole // Glenn Thomas Do You Think We’ll Last Forever? // Caroline Rose Upcoming Boston Area Show: Thursday, March 26th @ The Sinclair Thriving // Diet Cig Upcoming Boston Area Show: Wednesday, March 20th @ The Sinclair Days // CIEL The Steps // Haim Anywayz // Austra La Yarará // Malena Zavala Unchained (Stripped) // Devon Gilfillian Hallelujah, Love is Real! // David Ramirez Butterfly // Avi Jacob Upcoming Boston…

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The Music Savage Show | 03.06.2020

This week I kick things off with some far out tunes celebrating The Big Lebowski released on this day twenty two years ago. You’ll also hear songs from a few bands/musicians on tour and in the Boston area, let you know about some great albums out today Friday March 6th, highlight the outstanding new Song of the Week “Little Mischievous” from Indonesia duo Stars and Rabbit, hit your ears with the 5th in the series of my curated set, light up the speakers with some of the hottest #Hottakes, and so much more! The new show really ties the room…

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