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#HotTakes | Week of 02.08.21

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Gravitating // ROJAZ So Far Away // The Muckers Octopus // ISLAND Do the Resurrection! // Gentlemen Rogues State of Denial // Chelsea Lovitt The Balcony // Fruit Bats Evil Vibes // Typhoon I Ain’t Living Long Like This // Shannon McNally Tangled Love // Lydia Luce Redemption // Nathaniel Rateliff Vulnerable // Parker Millsap Cry Baby // Shovels & Rope + Deer Tick I Don’t Think About It // Jackson Scribner Letter to the Editor // Sarah Cicero

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#HotTakes | Week of 01.11.21

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Whatcha Looking For // Billy Wylder Stone Cold // Viana Don’t Overthink It // Aaron Lee Tasjan All The Time // Lydia Luce Bring It Back My Way // Airpark (ft. Erin Rae) Galloper // Tender Central Holy Rose // Fruit Bats Sanctuary // Hiss Golden Messenger Lean In More // Sadie Gustafson-Zook Gettin Around To It // Kaiti Jones Questions // Middle Kids The Real Thing // Parker Millsap

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#HotTakes | Week of 09.14.20

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Where To Go // SOFIA SOFIA · WHERE TO GO FLORIST // Ilithios Guess Again // Jeff Tweedy What’s The Deal? // The Nude Party Ain’t Gonna Be Lonely // BYFYN BYFYN · Ain’t Gonna Be Lonely Elijah // Hayley Thompson-King I Must Be in a Good Place Now // Robert Ellis First Yoke // Daniel Romano Stunned One // Fruit Bats Are We Alright Again // EELS Straws In The Wind // King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard Turning Back // Ron Pope (ft. Emily Scott…

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#HotTakes | Week of 07.20.2020

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Dark Soul // Kitty Coen Love Is Not Enough // Lydia Loveless It Ain’t Easy // Delta Spirit Gone for Good // Arlo McKinley Bossa Nova Baby ft. Mi$HNRZ // Teddi Gold Shine Your Light // The Nude Party Picture of You // Madeline Kenney Don’t Cry // Charley Crockett Hour In The Forest // Garrett Owen Garrett Owen · 2nd Single Today // Fruit Bats That Lucky Old Sun // Matt Rollings (Ft. Lyle Lovett, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott and Willie Nelson) Weeds // Handsome Ghost Handsome…

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#HotTakes | Week of 04.13.2020

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Burlap String // Courtney Marie Andrews Shoes Too Tight // Liam Kazar midnight love // girl in red Shane // Fruit Bats Kindred Spirit // Faux Real Hurt So Bad (feat. Shooter Jennings) // Jaime Wyatt Laurie // Tim Burgess My Head // Public Practice Give It Back To The Feelings // Konradesn The River Always Wins // Mark Erelli One Day She’s Here // Marcus King Kangaroo // Winnetka Bowling League Loretta // Taylor Ashton and Aoife O’Donovan Hollywood // Car Seat Headrest Brave // Ruston…

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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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2019 | Ryan’s Best Albums and EPs of the Year

Hear ye, Hear ye! The albums and EPs listed below are the best of the best, the icing on the cake that was 2019, selected from an overwhelming abundance of standout releases from the year. I want to thank each and every one of the musicians we have focused on here at the Music Savage blog and on The Music Savage Show from the bottom of my heart for creating music in 2019 that made this crazy year so much better! And now my friends, I present to you a song/video from each of my favorite albums & EPs of…

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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 06.03.2019

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. rbbts // Kate Davis Honeysuckle // Jonah Tolchin mercury // Ada Lea Young At Heart (Windosill Sessions, Vol. 1) // Covenhoven Head Over Heels // Japanese Breakfast Giving Up // Whitney Upcoming Boston Area Show: Wednesday, October 2nd @ Royale Loving You // Ian Noe Existential Dread // UV Rays Ocean // Fruit Bats Upcoming Boston Area Show: Wednesday, November 6th @ The Sinclair Hey, Ma // Bon Iver Upcoming Boston Area Show: Tuesday, October 15th @ TD Garden UFO // Bad Books Upcoming Boston Area Show:…

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