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#HotTakes | Week of 11.23.20

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Sunday Women // Aaron Lee Tasjan Brother! // Boulevards Back Into My Body // Slow Dress Heavy Rain // Desolation Horse Feeling Fine // SKIA Jack of Fools // Spencer Cullum’s Coin Collection Sky Is Falling // Talkboy Headlights // MTMBO Caroline // Arlo Parks Houdini // Jade Bird Daisy // Josiah and the Bonnevilles Don’t Let the Horns Fool You // Floco Torres and ZOD1AC Souvenirs // Andrew Bird

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#HotTakes | Week of 10.26.20

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. High Tide for One // Johanna Samuels Up All Night // Aaron Lee Tasjan Crying // Still Corners I Guess This Is Life // Jordana ACTING NORMAL // BLACKSTARKIDS I Love Me Too // BYFYN Watch That Madman Go // London Plane Reverie Neverending // llawgne llawgne · Reverie Neverending Goin’ Through the Big D // Izaak Opatz Revolution // Heartless Bastards Drive Alone // Rose Hotel BLINDED BY SUBSTANCE // Dirt Miller Believe // Anna Of The North Christmas In April // Andrew Bird Drawing out…

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#HotTakes | Week of 03.30.2020

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Check // Qveen Herby Alligator Lilly // Matt Lovell Trust // Ane Brun The World Is Ending // Brent Cobb Rocket // Rose Betts Alice Hyatt // Damien Jurado Selfish // SKIA I Wanna Live In Your Bedroom // David Ramirez Capital Crimes // Andrew Bird 3 on E // VULFPECK (feat. Antwaun Stanley) I Forget Myself // Henry Jamison (feat. Darlingside) The Best // Josiah and The Bonnevilles Losing My Grip // American Trappist The Gate by American Trappist Chocolate Samurai // Fantastic Negrito Bluebird //…

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2019 | Steve’s Best of the Year

Before we dig in, I wanted to express a humble thanks to you, dear reader, for following the adventures of the Music Savage gang on a weekly basis. We wouldn’t be doing this if it weren’t for you and your attention and love are truly appreciated. As the title of suggests, I’ve once again compiled a list of the albums that carried me through the year and laid them out—in no particular order—below. In an effort to not bore you, I’ve also used my beloved #50WordReview style to get you to the meat of the post faster while still being…

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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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#HotTakes | Week of 01.28.2019

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Bluesboy // Deer Tick Love Keeps Kicking // Martha Old Black Magic // Josh Ritter Upcoming Boston Area Show: Saturday, May 11th @ Wilbur Theatre Afterlife // William Fitzsimmons Lunch // Stella Donnelly Moonlight // Earthquake Lights Sisyphus // Andrew Bird Can’t Nobody Stop Us // Bhi Bhiman Black and Red // Reignwolf Love All Night (Work All Day) // Yola Shining // Skyway Man & Teddy and the Rough Riders

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Mixtape | October 2017

Press Play October was a spooky good month for new music, and I’m psyched for the broad range of music that we’ve got on this playlist. Everything from power pop jams to jangly americana to lo-fi ambling indie rock. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do. As always if there’s something I missed, please leave a comment and tell me what it is.

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Pickathon 2013 @ Pendarvis Farm (PDX)

Photos by inger klekacz [T]he first year I went to Pickathon, I accidentally disturbed a bee nest while pitching my tent, and was stung three times while getting chased out of the area. The second year I went to Pickathon, I pitched my tent on a hill, neglecting to put up the rain fly. I was awakened by rain around 2am on day 3, and as I rushed to put the rainfly up, I tripped on the tent’s threshold and took a tumble down the hill, in the dark, in the rain, in my underwear, onto the world’s unluckiest fern.…

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Sunday at Newport Folk Festival in Photos

Beck [I]t’s hard to believe that the festival was just last weekend. Sunday was a welcome repeat of clear skies and a warm sun shining down on the Fort. There were a lot of acts we wanted to see and there was no time to sit idly by. Among the numerous performers were Cold Specks, Andrew Bird, Tift Merritt, The Felice Brothers, Spirit Family Reunion, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, Joe Fletcher, Michael Kiwanuka, The Lumineers and a grand finale with Beck. Enjoy the final in photos from our photographer, Jamie Reiley, and let us know what your favorite act or acts…

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