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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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Mixtape | November 2018

We’re 11 months down in 2018, and yet another mixtape here to soothe your need for the month of December. I’m stoked on this months mixtape, lots of good stuff from all over the sonic landscape. Take a listen, follow the playlist, and share it with your friends.

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#HotTakes | Week of 10.15.2018

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Jeannie Becomes A Mom // Caroline Rose Upcoming Boston Area Show: Thursday, November 3rd @ The Sinclair Sports // Viagra Boys All The Reaching Trims // Daniel Romano Your Nail And Your Hammer // Oh Pep! Upcoming Boston Area Show: Friday, March 15th @ Great Scott Can’t Fight the Feeling // Charles Bradley Freakin’ U Out // Antarctigo Vespucci Time (feat. Sufjan Stevens)” Live at Reservoir Studios // Angelo De Augustine Bloodshot Eyes // Helenor Hey Skinny Santa! // JD McPherson Where We Are // Curtis Harding…

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#HotTakes | Week of 09.03.2018

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. I Feel a Change // Charles Bradley Peach // Broods This Is My Cue // Eliza Shaddad Yellow // False Heads Rock N Roll // Welles Upcoming Boston Area Show: Saturday, September 22nd @ Middle East Upstairs Little Death // The Beths Upcoming Boston Area Show: Wednesday, October 10th @ Atwood’s Tavern Come Around // Lauren Balthrop Upcoming Boston Area Show: Sunday, September 10th @ Club Passim Wild Heart // Kashena Sampson Nina Cried Power // Hozier (ft. Mavis Staples) Upcoming Boston Area Show: October 1, 2018…

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Charles Bradley

photo credit Boston Concert Photography We here at Music Savage mourn the loss of the extraordinary Charles Bradley who passed away today at the age of 68 after a long battle with stomach cancer. We were so fortunate to have last seen this amazing man perform a full set at this year’s All Newport’s Eve show on July 27th at Newport Blues Cafe. Bradley had just wonderfully rebounded, after having to cancel a number of shows while going through treatment, and the crowd that night was eagerly awaiting his return to the stage. The moment he appeared the audience let…

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MusicFestNW (PDX)

Photos by inger klekacz [T]here are fantastic reasons for not going to concerts. The standing, the waiting, the crowds, the noise, the heat, the late-night hours, the cost, the fact that your friends might not go and…who goes to concerts alone??? Concerts, to most people, are a pain, or at best, something they’ll only do if the band risks breaking up or dying. And those of us who are addicted to live music are alright with the extra room at the venue. But with the music industry at the mercy of free Internet streams and downloads, live shows are are often the…